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Santosh Sivan Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 8, 2019

Santosh Sivan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown


56 years, 1 month, 28 days old age Santosh Sivan will turn 57 on 08 February, 2021. Only 10 months, 2 days, 5 hours, 24 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Short Biography

Santosh Sivan was born on 8th February 1964 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He is an Indian Cinematographer, Film Director, Documentary Filmmaker, Film Actor & Film Producer who known for his work in Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi and Kannada films.

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Santosh Sivan Complete Bio & Career

He was born into a family of artists. He used to accompany his father who was known for making documentary films. He graduated from Film & Television Institute of India. Till date, he has directed 45 feature films and some 41 documentary films. He is one of the founding members of the prestigious Indian Society of Cinematographers. For his splendid work, he was honoured by the Japanese Society of Cinematographers and has also served as the jury for the Busan Film Festival.
 
He has directed some of the worldwide acclaimed films like Ashoka, Halo, The Terrorist, Tahaan, Parambha and Malli to name a few. In addition to films, he has shot advertisements for famous brands like Cadbury, BPL, Pepsi, Lays, Santro, Voltas, Kerala Tourism, Bhima Jewelry and Indian Express amongst others.
 
He has earned the highest fame as a cinematographer. His famous films as a cinematographer are Roja, Barsaat, Fiza, Dil Se, Bride and Prejudice, Urumi, Iruvar, and Raavanan just to name a few. He became the first person from the Asia Pacific region, who has received membership of the American Society of Cinematographers. His rare achievements include 11 National and 16 International awards.

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Padma Shri Civilian Award 2014 Arts

Santosh Sivan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to film director Sivan and has two brothers named Sangeeth Sivan (film director) & Sanjeev Sivan (screenwriter). He is married to Deepa since 1993 and the couple is blessed with two children.

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