Santosh Sivan

Born in March 8th, 1964

From Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Santosh Sivan Biography

Santosh Sivan ASC, ISC is an Indian cinematographer, film director, producer and actor in Indian cinema. Santosh graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and has to date completed 45 feature films and 41 documentaries.[3] He is a founding member of the Indian Society of Cinematographers (ISC) and is the most awarded Director of Photography (DOP) in India.

Santosh became the first Cinematographer in the Asia-Pacific region to be honoured with American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) membership. As a cinematographer, he has won five National Film Awards – including four for Best Feature Film Cinematography. As of 2014, he has received 11 National Film Awards , and 21 international awards,for his work in various films.

He was awarded the Padmashree by the president of India in the year 2014.

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Santosh Sivan Filmography

Before the Rains Poster
September 7, 2007
Bride & Prejudice Poster
February 11, 2004
Aśoka Poster
September 13, 2001
Dil Se.. Poster
August 23, 1998
Thalapathi Poster
November 25, 1991