Maniratnam is doing well and he is busy with the script work of a movie. There were rumours that Maniratnam the super director was admitted to hospital in Chennai because of a heart attack.
His wife and actor Suhasini tweeted that Maniratnam was doing well and that he was working in the office.
Suhasini said that Mani went to the office after having a breakfast of roti and mango chutney which he likes very much. Maniratnam had heart attack earlier and now he has no problem at all. He is fine and doing well.
He is, in fact, working on his next script. Maniratnam is still popular with his Telugu movie Geetanjali. Nagarjuna the hero was introduced by Maniratnam. His film Nayakudu with Kamal Hassan got a lot of appreciation.
His film Roja which introduced Rahman as the music director also won many awards. Most of the films done by Ratnam were dubbed to Telugu and they did well at the box office.
He is one of the popular directors in the Indian film industry.