Santosh Sivan is an acclaimed Indian director and cinematographer who has received five National Film Awards, three Filmfare and ten international film festival awards. His body of work includes 45 features and 41 documentaries in Hindi, English, Tamil and Malayalam. As a cinematographer he is best known internationally for Bride and Prejudice (2004) and he both directed and shot Asoka (2001), selected for Venice and Toronto International Film Festivals. He directed Tahaan: A Boy With A Grenade, which received a 2009 APSA High Commendation.

Accolades

Shripal Morakhia and Mubina Rattonsey and Santosh Sivan
Best Children's Feature Film, 2009

Tahaan: A Boy with a Grenade (Tahaan)

Best Children's Feature Film, 2009

Tahaan: A Boy with a Grenade (Tahaan)

A fable-like journey of an eight-year-old boy, Tahaan, and his beloved donkey, Birbal. Tahaan lives in the Kashmir valley with his grandfather, mother and older sister,…

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Santosh Sivan and V Manikandan
Best Cinematography, 2010

Santosh Sivan and V Manikandan

Best Cinematography, 2010

Santosh Sivan and V Manikandan

Raavan

Santosh Sivan is an acclaimed Indian director and cinematographer who has received five National Film Awards, three Filmfare and ten international film festival awards. His…

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Films

Tahaan: A Boy with a Grenade
2009

Tahaan: A Boy with a Grenade (Tahaan)

Jammu and Kashmir (India), India
2009

Tahaan: A Boy with a Grenade (Tahaan)

A fable-like journey of an eight-year-old boy, Tahaan, and his beloved donkey, Birbal. Tahaan lives in the Kashmir valley with his grandfather, mother and older…

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Raavan
2010

Raavan

India
2010

Raavan

A bandit leader kidnaps the wife of the policeman who killed his sister, but later falls in love with her.

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