Roja ( 1993 ) , Hindi
Synopsis: Roja (Madhoo) a young woman is married off to Rishi (Arvind) after her elder sister rejects him. Rishi and Roja relocate to Kashmir due to Rishi's professional commitments and they start falling in love with each other. However tragedy strikes their short married life when Rishi is kidnapped by a terror group and held to ransome for the release of Wasim Khan a dreaded terrorist. Will Roja be able to bring her husband back from the clutches of death? The film was subsequently dubbed in Hindi Marathi Malayalam and Telugu languages. The film won three National Film Awards including Best Film on National Integration catapulting Ratnam to national acclaim. The film's successful and acclaimed score and soundtrack were composed by A. R. Rahman who debuted in Tamil as a music director with this film.