Santosh Sivan
Santosh Sivan

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Name: Santosh Sivan
Occupation: Director
Gender: Male
Birth Day: February 8, 1964
Age: 56
Country: India
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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Santosh Sivan

Santosh Sivan was born on February 8, 1964 in India (56 years old). Santosh Sivan is a Director, zodiac sign: Aquarius. Find out Santosh Sivannet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Brief Info

Prolific Indian filmmaker with more than eighty films to his name. Santosh Sivan has won double-digit National Film Awards as a director and cinematographer on films like 1996's Kalapani.

Trivia

Santosh Sivan has made films for children, winning the Best Children's Film award for his 1996 film Halo.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

Undisclosed

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

Santosh Sivan was raised in a family full of artists and made his film debut as a cinematographer on the 1989 film Raakh.

Biography Timeline

1988

As a director, Santosh won his first National Award in 1988 for the film Story of Tiblu (1988). His film Halo was honoured at the 43rd National Film Awards as the Best Children's Film and Best Sound.

2007

His 2007 release, Prarambha won the National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film at the 55th National Film Awards. The film dealt with the stigma attached to an HIV + person. It dealt with a little boy who had been ostracised from school only because he is diagnosed with HIV. This film highlighted the plight of the boy and highlighted the ignorance of the society towards this virus. It dealt with the myths surrounding HIV and aimed at educating the masses through an entertaining story weaved around the little boy. This was produced by the Bill and Melinda Gates Aids foundation and was shot entirely in Mysore.

2008

In 2008, Santosh Sivan Films was formed, as a Pvt ltd concern, with Producer Mubina Rattonsey and Milind Verekar. The company has not only handled film ventures successfully but has to its credit numerous commercials, documentaries and music videos as well. Feature film credits include Terrorist, Malli, Navarasa, Anandabhadram, A Hollywood film "Before the Rains" for Echo Lake Productions, Prarambha, a short film for The Bill and Melinda Gates AIDS Foundation, Tahaan-A Boy with the Grenade, Urumi-Vasco Da Gama and more recently done Ceylon.Tahaan, won a High Commendation in Children's Feature Film section at the 2009 Asia Pacific Screen Awards and UNICEF Award at 11th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People in 2008 held at Greece. It also won "The German Star of India award" at "Bollywood and Beyond" festival at Stuttgart Germany in 2009.

Tahaan Won Best feature film award, CIFEJ Award (Centre International du Film pour l' Enfant et la Jeunesse)and UNICEF Award at 11th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People in 2008 held at Greece[11] Than won "The German Star of India award" at "Bollywood and Beyond" festival at Stuttgart Germany in 2009[12] Urumi=

2012

His latest Malayalam film, Urumi (2011) was screened at the Indian Panorama of the International Film Festival of India to be held in Goa 2012, to Busan and NHK film festivals. He was also the cinematographer for the Tamil movie Thuppakki, starring Vijay and directed by AR Murugadoss.

Family Life

Santosh Sivan's father was a documentarian.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Santosh Sivan is 57 years, 2 months and 10 days old. Santosh Sivan will celebrate 58th birthday on a Tuesday 8th of February 2022. Below we countdown to Santosh Sivan upcoming birthday.

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