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Santosh Sivan est un Acteur, Réalisateur, Scénariste, Producteur, First Assistant Camera et Cinématographie Indien né le 8 mars 1964 à Thiruvananthapuram (Inde)

Santosh Sivan

Santosh Sivan
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Nationalité Inde
Naissance 8 mars 1964 (58 ans) à Thiruvananthapuram (Inde)
Fondateur de August Cinema
Récompenses Padma Shri, Filmfare Awards South

In this Indian name, Sivan is a patronymic, and not a family name, and the person should be addressed by the given name, Santosh

Santosh Sivan ASC, ISC (born 8 February 1964) 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. He is a founding member of the Indian Society of Cinematographers (ISC) and is the most awarded Director of Photography (DOP) in India. Sivan 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 for his work in various films.He was awarded the Padmashree by the president of India in the year 2014.

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Filmographie de Santosh Sivan (63 films)

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Celluloid Man, 2h30
Réalisé par Shivendra Singh Dungarpur
Genres Biographie, Documentaire
Thèmes Documentaire sur le monde des affaires, Documentaire sur le cinéma
Acteurs Krzysztof Zanussi, Lester James Peries, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Gulzar, Naseeruddin Shah
Note75% 3.7883.7883.7883.7883.788
P. K. Nair’s fascination with cinema began as a child and he watched his first few films lying on the white sand floor of a cinema in Trivandrum. He was a collector even then - collecting ticket stubs, lobby cards, even weighing machine tickets sporting pictures of the stars of the day. He grew up to be a great collector of films.
Thuppakki (2012)
, 2h52
Réalisé par A. R. Murugadoss
Genres Thriller, Action
Thèmes La musique, Le terrorisme, Musique, Bollywood
Acteurs Vijay, Kajal Agarwal, Sathyan, Vidyut Jamwal, Jayaram, Zakir Hussain
Rôle Cameo
Note79% 3.9986453.9986453.9986453.9986453.998645
Lors d'une permission, Jagdish (Vijay), des forces spéciales, tente de neutraliser une cellule terroriste composée d'agents dormants perpétrant des attentats sur le sol indien. S'engage alors pour le soldat d'élite, une course contre la montre, pour enrayer le processus meurtrier...
Réalisé par Lenin Rajendran
Genres Drame, Biographie, Historique, Romance
Acteurs Santosh Sivan, Karthika Nair, Nithya Menen, Jagathy Sreekumar, Mallika Kapoor, Lakshmi Sharma
Rôle Ravi Varma
Note57% 2.8798052.8798052.8798052.8798052.879805
The film tells the story of Raja Ravi Varma at a certain stage in his life. He is in the process of painting a masterpiece. The theme of his painting is Pururavas, the legendary king who fell in love with the heavenly nymph Urvashi, who later agrees to become his wife on certain conditions, but disappears without a trace when she discovers that the conditions were violated. Pururavas wanders all around to find her and ultimately does get united with his lover. Ravi Varma, during his work, finds himself attracted to his model Sugandha Bai and this relationship begin to acquire certain shades of the legend of Urvashi and Pururavas. Together they are thrown into a torrent of love and passion from which they find it difficult to scape.


ഉറുമി, 2h40
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Genres Drame, Guerre, Fantasy, Action
Thèmes Sport, Arts martiaux
Acteurs Prithviraj Sukumaran, Prabhu Deva, Arya, Genelia D'Souza, Nithya Menen, Vidya Balan
Note69% 3.496713.496713.496713.496713.49671
From the executives of Nirvana Group, Krishna Das (Prithviraj Sukumaran) learns that his ancestral property in Kerala, leased out to a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by his late-grandfather, is rich in minerals and is free to be sold as the lease period has expired. The multinational mining company [Nirvana Group] offers him a large sum of money as advance. The NGO currently runs a tribal school in the land property, which is situated inside the Kannadi Forest Range. When Krishna Das and his friend Thanseer (Prabhu Deva) reach the plot, they are kidnapped by the local tribal men to a cave deep in the forest. Krishna Das meets their chief Thangachan (Arya) in the cave. Thangachan explains to him that he is the descendant of certain Chirakkal Kelu Nayanar.
Keshu (2010)
, 1h27
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Genres Drame
Thèmes Le handicap, Films pour enfants
Acteurs Priyanka Nair
Note56% 2.8150352.8150352.8150352.8150352.815035
Keshu (Navneet Krishnan) is a deaf and dumb boy who lost his mother when he was born. He was raised by his maternal uncle (Kaladharan) and wife (Lakshmi Krishnamoorty). Being mischievous, there were many complaints against Keshu by the villagers. His uncle kept punishing him, but to no avail. The only person who Keshu could find solace was his distant relative and the maid of the house, Devu (Amala). Then, Shalini (Priyanka Nair), a drawing teacher transferred to that village started living with the family. Keshu did not spare her from his mischief, but she did not complain to anyone, and instead started liking Keshu. He reciprocated the affection shown to him and there was a gradual change in his behaviour. She encouraged him to take up drawing and even convinced his uncle to enroll him in a special school for the deaf and the dumb. Keshu wins an international award for his painting, The elephant and the Mahout, and become the darling of the whole village. The end of the happy chapter came as a letter to Shalini informing that her marriage is fixed . Her return was a torment to Keshu, his family as well as Shalini. Keshu remained sad and desperate for her return for days, but eventually realised that she will not come back. He asked his uncle to take him back to his school, and his uncle took him back to his world of colours and drawings.
Tahaan (2008)

Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Genres Drame
Acteurs Anupam Kher, Sarika, Rahul Bose, Rahul Khanna, Victor Banerjee, Rasika Dugal
Note70% 3.5437453.5437453.5437453.5437453.543745
After salvaging money using various means, Tahaan reaches the moneylender to reclaim Birbal. He is told that old Subhan Darr (Anupam Kher) bought the donkey and went across the mountains in which Tahaan's father went missing. Gathering courage, Tahaan goes in search of the old man. He finds him and he follows Subhan and his assistant Zafar (Rahul Bose) and their mule train, leading Birbal despite their protests. Although Subhan promises to return Birbal to Tahaan if he can win a race against the incompetent Zafar, when he wins Subhan refuses to give him Birbal. Instead, Subhan gives the donkey to his eight-year-old nephew. Zafar tries to give Tahaan his sunglasses as a replacement for the donkey, but Tahaan will not accept the gift.
Before The Rains, 1h36
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Romance
Acteurs Linus Roache, Rahul Bose, Nandita Das, Jennifer Ehle, Lal, Paul Michael
Note64% 3.246153.246153.246153.246153.24615
Before the Rains is set in 1930s Malabar District of the Madras Presidency of British India, against the backdrop of a growing nationalist movement. An idealistic young Indian man, T.K. (Rahul Bose) finds himself torn between his ambitions for the future and his loyalty to tradition when people in his village learn of an affair between his British boss and close friend Henry Moores (Linus Roache) and a married village woman Sajani (Nandita Das).
Prarambha (2007)
, 13minutes
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Genres Drame
Thèmes Maladie, Sida
Acteurs Prabhu Deva, B. Saroja Devi, Jayanthi, Anu Prabhakar, Ramya, Sadhu Kokila
Note77% 3.8854253.8854253.8854253.8854253.885425
The story of the film begins when Puttaswamy (Prabhu Deva), a truck driver, arrives at his place in Mysore. Puttaswamy discovers a little boy Kittu (Skandha) in the back of his truck. Kittu is on a journey to find his mother (Anu Prabhakar), who left him upon discovering that she was HIV positive.
Anandabhadram, 2h10
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Genres Drame, Fantasy, Romance
Thèmes Fantômes
Acteurs Prithviraj Sukumaran, Kavya Madhavan, Manoj K. Jayan, Riya Sen, Kalabhavan Mani, Biju Menon
Note71% 3.594623.594623.594623.594623.59462
In the ancient village of Shivapuram, little Ananthan hears a tale from his mother, Gayathri (Revathi). She tells him that his family comes from a line of powerful magicians, and they are responsible for protecting nagamanikyam, a jewel on a serpent's head. The jewel, she narrates, lies in a secret place in the house guarded by snakes, including a tiny snake called Kunjootan.
Neuf émotions, 1h30
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Genres Drame
Acteurs Kushboo Sundar, Bobby Darling, Vishnuvardhan
Note70% 3.546913.546913.546913.546913.54691
Le film se situe dans le milieu des hijras, personnes qui se disent du troisième sexe.
Asoka (2001)
, 2h51
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Origine Inde
Genres Drame, Guerre, Biographie, Action, Aventure, Historique, Musical, Romance
Thèmes La musique, Politique, Religion, Sport, Arts martiaux, Musique, Politique, Bouddhisme, Bollywood, Royauté
Acteurs Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa, Milind Soman, Rahul Dev, Hrishitaa Bhatt
Note63% 3.1998153.1998153.1998153.1998153.199815
Le film raconte l'ascension romancée d'Asoka (Shahrukh Khan) qui deviendra le plus grand empereur de l'Inde antique, de son amour pour Kaurwaki (Kareena Kapoor), une princesse du Kalinga (aujourd'hui l'Orissa), de la conquête de ce territoire et de sa conversion au bouddhisme devant l'horreur du champ de bataille.
Malli (1999)
, 1h30
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Acteurs Janagaraj
Note74% 3.7281953.7281953.7281953.7281953.728195
The film revolves around the story of Malli (P. Shwetha), a poor girl who spends most of her time helping her family by collecting firewood, and playing games in a nearby forest with her deaf and dumb best friend. Amongst her many dreams, her one main wish is to get herself a colourful dress to wear to a lively festival. However, during her quest she meets an old, local storyteller, who shares with her a story of a magical blue stone that can cure her best friend's muteness. With new horizons to pursue, she sets off to find this mysterious blue wishing stone.
La Terroriste, 1h35
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Origine Inde
Genres Drame
Thèmes La mer, La musique, Le terrorisme, Transport, Musique
Acteurs Ayesha Dharker, Vishnuvardhan, Anuradha, Kreshna, Vishnuvardhan
Note69% 3.4965053.4965053.4965053.4965053.496505
Malli, jeune femme de 19 ans, est une révolutionnaire qui appartient à une fraction armée depuis la mort de son frère alors qu'elle était enfant. Combattante aguerrie et impitoyable, elle se porte volontaire pour commettre un attentat suicide contre un homme politique important. Lors du voyage et de la préparation de cette action, ses rencontres avec un enfant dont la famille a été décimée par les combats et avec un couple dont le fils unique est mort, l'amènent à repenser à sa propre existence. Touchée par leur douleur et l'affection qu'ils lui témoignent, elle réévalue douloureusement ses convictions.
Halo (1996)
, 1h32
Réalisé par Santosh Sivan
Genres Drame
Thèmes Films pour enfants
Acteurs Benaf Dadachanji, Viju Khote, Rajkumar Santoshi, Mukesh Rishi, Tinnu Anand
Note82% 4.1241154.1241154.1241154.1241154.124115
Halo revolves around a seven-year-old girl, Sasha (Benaf Dadachandji), who is in quest of her lost puppy. Having lost her mother in childhood, she yearns for mother’s love and always feels lonely even though, there is a doting father in Rajkumar Santoshi. During vacation, when all other kids are busy playing, she sits silently and doesn’t even eat properly. So, the gluttonous servant fabricates a story that a miracle will happen in form of a Halo. There comes a street dog and Sasha believes it to be the miracle, the God sent Halo. She adopts it and names it Halo. Now her life revolves around it. She sleeps, she drinks, she eats with it. Her father doesn’t object. One day Halo is lost. Sasha is terribly upset. The quest of her lost puppy takes her through the terrifying streets of Mumbai to the neurotic editor of a newspaper, for smuggling, a police commissioner (Mukesh Rishi) and a colorful gang of street urchins.