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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. V. Manikandan is a leading Indian cinematographer. Since his debut Atharmam (1994), he has shot some of India’s biggest hits including Main Hoon Na (2004), Om Shanti Om (2007), both starring Shahrukh Khan; and Kuch Naa Kaho (2003), starring Aishwarya Rai. Winner of the Film Fare Award for Best Cinematographer for Anniyan (2005); he is an acclaimed cinematographer for television commercials with more than 3,000 to his credit.

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