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Santosh Sivan is an Indian cinematographer, producer, film director and actor, who is well-known for his work in Malayalam cinema, Tamil cinema, Telugu cinema, Hindi cinema industry. He made his debut movie Nidhiyude Katha which is a Malayalam movie in the year 1986. He recently worked for the movie Chekka Chivantha Vaanam. Check out below for Santosh Sivan Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies List, Family, Images and more.

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Santosh Sivan Details

Santosh Sivan was born on 8 February 1964 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Santosh Sivan family and schooling details will be updated soon. He did his graduation in Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum. He was basically brought up from an artist family, from his grandmother he learnt painting and music. Then he got an opportunity to become familiar in the painting of Raja Ravi Varma, a nineteenth-century Indian painter who is well-known for her works on the themes of Hindu mythology, and everyday life of his times. During his holidays his father used to make documentaries and he is more excited about it and helps him as a volunteer. Moreover, he is the younger brother of filmmaker Sangeeth Sivan and elder brother of Sanjeev Sivan. All three were the sons of well-known cinematographer and director Sivan.

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He is also the graduate of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), with that, he has completed 45 feature films and 41 documentary movies to date. Moreover, his is the founding member of the Indian Society of Cinematographers, and he is one of the most awarded Director of Photography in India. Apart from all these things he is the first Cinematographer in the Asia-Pacific region who honoured with American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) membership. As a Cinematographer, he has won the five National Film Awards that includes four for Best Feature Film Cinematography. Then in the year 2014, he grabbed eleven National Film Awards and twenty-one international awards for his works in his movies. Then for his work in  Indian cinema in 2014, he grabbed the Padma Shri. Then as a director, he grabbed his first National Award for the movie Story of Tiblu in the year 1988 and the movie Halo was honoured in the 43rd National Film Awards as the Best Children’s Film and Best Sound.

In the year 2008, he started his production company Santosh Sivan Films as a Pvt Ltd concern along with Producer Mubina Rattonsey and Milind Verekar. Even though, the company has not handled any film ventures successfully they done many commercials, documentaries and music videos. The feature films that offer credits that includes Terrorist, Malli, Navarasa, Anandabhadram, A Hollywood film “Before the Rains” for Echo Lake Productions and more. Then for the social cause, he took many documentary films in the movie Prarambha won the National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film at the 55th National Film Awards in the year 2007.

Santosh Sivan Biography

Name Santosh Sivan
Real Name Santosh Sivan
Nickname Santosh
Profession Cinematographer
Date of Birth 8 February 1964
Age 54 (As of August 2018)
Zodiac sign Yet to be Updated
Father Name Sivan
Mother Name Yet to be Updated
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Graduate
School Yet to be Updated
College Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum
Hobbies Traveling, Watching movies, Reading Books
Hometown Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Married Yes
Wife Name Deepa
Current City Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Santosh Sivan Movies list

Year Film Director Notes
1986 Nidhiyude Katha Cinematographer Malayalam film
Oru Maymasa Pulariyil Cinematographer Malayalam film
1988 Story of Tiblu Director National Film Award for Best Short Fiction Film
1989 New Year Cinematographer Malayalam film
Raakh Cinematographer Hindi film
1990 Midhya Cinematographer Malayalam film
Indrajaalam Cinematographer Malayalam film
Dr. Pasupathy Cinematographer Malayalam film
No.20 Madras Mail Cinematographer Malayalam film
Second Unit Cameraman
Perumthachan Cinematographer Malayalam film
National Film Award for Best Cinematography
1991 Thalapathi Cinematographer Tamil film
1992 Roja Cinematographer Tamil film
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Cinematographer
Aham Cinematographer Malayalam film
Kerala State Film Award for Best Cinematography
Yodha Cinematographer Malayalam film
1993 Gandharvam Cinematographer Malayalam film
1994 Pavithram Cinematographer Malayalam film
1995 Nirnayam Cinematographer Malayalam film
1995 Barsaat Cinematographer Hindi film
Filmfare Award for Best Cinematography
1995 Indira Cinematographer Tamil film
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Cinematographer
1996 Kalapani Cinematographer Malayalam film
National Film Award for Best Cinematography
Kerala State Film Award for Best Cinematography
1996 Halo Director, Cinematographer, Writer Hindi film
National Film Award for Best Children’s Film
1997 Iruvar Cinematographer Tamil film
National Film Award for Best Cinematography
Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer – South
1997 Darmiyan Cinematographer Hindi film
1998 Dil Se.. Cinematographer Hindi film
National Film Award for Best Cinematography
Filmfare Award for Best Cinematography
1998 The Terrorist Director, Writer Tamil film
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
1998 Malli Director, Cinematographer Tamil film
National Film Award for Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation
1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Cinematographer Hindi film
Additional shots
1999 Vanaprastham/Mohanlal Cinematographer Malayalam film
Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer – South
2000 Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani Cinematographer Hindi film
Pukar Cinematographer Hindi film
Fiza Cinematographer Hindi film
2001 Asoka Director, Cinematographer, Writer Hindi Film
Filmfare Award for Best Cinematography
2003 Tehzeeb Cinematographer Hindi film
2004 Bride and Prejudice Cinematographer
Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities Cinematographer Hindi film
Zee Cine Award for Best Cinematography
2005 Anandabhadram Director, Cinematographer Malayalam film
Kerala State Film Award for Best Cinematography
Navarasa Director, Cinematographer, Writer Tamil film
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
The Mistress of Spices Cinematographer
2007 Prarambha Director Kannada short film
National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film
2007 Before the Rains Director, Producer, Cinematographer Bilingual film in English and Malayalam
2008 Tahaan Director, Writer Hindi Film
The best feature film award, CIFEJ Award (Centre International du Film pour l’ Enfant et la Jeunesse)
UNICEF Award at 11th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Greece
2010 Raavan Cinematographer Hindi film
Raavanan Cinematographer Tamil film
2011 Urumi Director, Producer, Cinematographer Malayalam film
Best Director at the Imagineindia International Film Festival, Madrid
Indian Rupee Malayalam film
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam
2012 Thuppakki Cinematographer Tamil film
2013 Rangrezz Cinematographer Hindi film
Ceylon Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Writer
2014 Inam Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Writer Tamil film
Anjaan Cinematographer Tamil film
Sapthamashree Thaskaraha Producer Malayalam film
2015 Double Barrel Producer Malayalam film
2016 Darvinte Parinamam Producer Malayalam film
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam Producer Malayalam film
2017 The Great Father Producer Malayalam film
Spyder[9] Cinematographer
2018 Chekka Chivantha Vaanam Cinematographer

Santosh Sivan as an Actor

Year Film Role Language Notes
2011 Makaramanju Raja Ravi Varma Malayalam
2012 Thuppakki Tamil Special appearance in the song “Google Google”

Santosh Sivan Awards

From Award
Civilian honours Padma Shri

National Film Awards

Year Film Language Category Notes
1988 Story of Tiblu English National Film Award for Best Short Fiction Film Short film
director
1990 Perumthachan Malayalam National Film Award for Best Cinematography
1991 Mohiniyattam Malayalam National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film Cinematography Short film
1995 Kalapani Malayalam National Film Award for Best Cinematography
1996 Halo Hindi National Film Award for Best Children’s Film Director
1998 The Terrorist Tamil National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil Director
1998 Malli Tamil National Film Award for Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation Director
1997 Iruvar Tamil National Film Award for Best Cinematography
1998 Dil Se.. Hindi National Film Award for Best Cinematography
2004 Navarasa Tamil National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil Director
2008 Prarambha Kannada National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film Short film
2011 Indian Rupee Malayalam National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam Co-producer

Kerala State Film Awards

  • 1992 – Aham – Best Cinematography (Colour)
  • 1996 – Kalapani – Best Cinematography
  • 2005 – Anandabhadram – Best Cinematography
  • 1994 – Pavithram-best cinematography

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

  • 1992 – Roja – Best Cinematography
  • 1996 – Indira – Best Cinematography
  • 2010 – Raavanan – Best Cinematography

Filmfare Awards

  • 1995 – Barsaat – Best Cinematography
  • 1998 – Dil Se.. – Best Cinematography
  • 2000 – Halo – Critics Award for Best Movie
  • 2001 – Asoka – Best Cinematography

Filmfare Awards South

  • 1997 – Iruvar – Best Cinematographer – South
  • 1999 – Vanaprastham – Best Cinematographer – South

IIFA Awards

  • 2002 – Asoka – IFFA Best Cinematographer Award

Star Screen Awards

  • 2005 – Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities – Best Cinematography

Zee Cine Awards

  • 2005 – Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities – Best Cinematography

International

Won:

  • 1998 – The Terrorist– Best Director at Cairo International Film Festival
  • 1998 – The Terrorist– Golden Pyramid at Cairo International Film Festival
  • 1999 – Malli – Adult’s Jury Award for Feature Film and Video (2nd Place) at Chicago International Film
  • Festival
  • 1999 – The Terrorist – Grand Jury Prize at Cinemanila International Film Festival
  • 1999 – The Terrorist – Lino Brocka Award for Best Film at Cinemanila International Film Festival
  • 2000 – Malli– Poznan Goat for Best Director at 18th Ale Kino! International Young Audience Film Festival
  • 2000 – The Terrorist – Panorama Jury Prize for Honorable Mention at Sarajevo Film Festival
  • 2000 – Malli Emerging Masters Showcase Award at Seattle International Film Festival Awards
  • 2004 – Malli – Audience Award for Best Feature Film at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
  • 2005= Navarasa=Monaco International Film Festival (Monaco)
  • Won – Best Supporting Actor – Bobby Darling
  • Won – Angel Independent Spirit Award – Navarasa – Santosh Sivan
  • 2008 – Before the Rains – Grand Award for Best Theatrical Feature at WorldFest Houston International Film
  • Festival
  • 2008 = Before the Rains= Crystal Kodak award for best cinematography.
  • 2009, Tahaan= Tahaan won a High Commendation in Children’s Feature Film section at the 2009 Asia Pacific
  • Screen Awards.
  • 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 Than won “The German Star of India award” at “Bollywood and Beyond” festival at
  • Stuttgart Germany in 2009

Nominated:

  • 2001 – The Terrorist– Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film
  • 2001 – The Terrorist – Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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