Santosh Sivan

  • Santosh Sivan's son contributed to the teaser of 'Inam' 27-02-2014 02:42 PM

    Chennai: The first teaser of cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan's Tamil drama 'Inam', which was released recently has received phenomenal response from the audience. Santosh says he has incorporated a few things that he learnt from his son in the teaser. The 50 seconds teaser shows how even small living beings such...
  • With Padma Shri, I'm empowered to expand my voice: Santosh Sivan 29-01-2014 05:40 PM

    Mumbai: Cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan is delighted by the government's decision to honour him with a Padma Shri, since the recommendation for the honour came from within the film industry. "I understand that it was Graftii, former students of the Pune Film Institute Of India, who recommended my name for the...
  • Filmmaker Santosh Sivan gets Padma Shri 26-01-2014 10:11 AM

    Chennai: Cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan, known for his work in films like 'Kaalapani', 'Iruvar' and 'Dil Se', was Saturday conferred the Padma Shri on the eve of the 65th Republic Day. The 49-year old Sivan got the award for his contribution to Indian cinema over the last two decades. Starting his...
  • Lekha Washington in Santosh Sivan's next 27-11-2013 05:41 PM

    Chennai: Lekha Washington, who is awaiting the release of her forthcoming Tamil romantic comedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham', has been roped in by cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan for his yet untitled project in the same language. "I'm quite excited to be working with Santosh. I can't reveal much about the project but...
  • Santosh Sivan broke grammar of capturing shots in 'Ceylon': TS Suresh 11-11-2013 02:08 PM

    Chennai: Instead of retaining visually striking shots in upcoming Tamil drama 'Ceylon', director Santosh Sivan has broken the grammar of capturing shots, says the film's editor TS Suresh and adds that it was a great learning experience for him. 'Ceylon' is the story of a homeless refugee girl during the...
  • I'm glad Woody Allen took a stand against anti-smoking warning: Shoojit 08-10-2013 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Hollywood filmmaker Woody Allen won't release his latest work 'Blue Jasmine' in India, objecting to anti-smoking warnings being inserted into his film. It has evoked a mixed response from Indian filmmakers - some are glad that he took a stand while others are okay with the statutory warning. Here...
  • Watch: Rahman, Farah, Santosh on 15 years of 'Chhaiyya Chhaiyya' 24-08-2013 02:18 PM

    Music composer AR Rahman, choreographer Farah Khan and cinematographer Santosh Sivan recalls how the song 'Chhaiyya Chhaiyya' from the film 'Dil Se' was made. It completed 15 years this week. ...
  • We need more cinematography schools: Shanmugasundaram 02-11-2012 03:41 PM

    Cinematographer Shanmugasundaram, known for his slick camera work in Tamil films such as 'Rowithram' and 'Aarohanam', feels there is a need for more schools to hone the skills of aspiring cinematographers. "When I was studying visual communication, there were only two schools in Tamil Nadu that offered courses in cinematography....
  • Audio release of Santosh Sivan's 'Urumi' 16-11-2011 01:39 PM

    'Urumi' is one of the most talked about Malayalam films of the year starring Prithviraj and Genelia D'Souza. ...
  • It's difficult to make a film as 'Urumi': Sivan 17-10-2011 02:15 PM

    Mumbai: Celebrated cinematographer-director Santosh Sivan, who revisits the pages of history once again with his multi-starrer 'Urumi', says he is attracted to themes which deal with conflict and cultural clashes. The director, who has previous made period films like 'Asoka' and 'Before the Rains', says he researched for a long...
  • Urumi: history from the vanquished's eyes 02-04-2011 03:02 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Touted as the first global film from Kerala, recently released 'Urumi' is an attempt to read history from the side of the vanquished, its director Santosh Sivan said. "Generally, history is written from the perspective of the conqueror. But, 'Urumi' is an attempt to read history from the side...
  • LIGHTS CAMERA POLITICS: Films on Politics 05-06-2010 04:43 PM

    Filmmakers Prakash Jha, Shyam Benegal, Sudhir Mishra and Dibakar Banerjee talk about directing political thrillers ...
  • First Cut: 'Click' is spooky 27-03-2010 04:36 PM

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  • Rajeev's Recco: The Bicycle Thief 25-10-2008 05:08 PM

    Filmmaker Santosh Sivan says the story's simplicity is touching. ...
  • Santosh Sivan brings Kerala to US in period film 02-05-2008 12:52 AM

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts pay rich tributes to Rahul Dravid who brought his glittering career to a close on Friday. ...
  • Rahul Bose's Before The Rains set for US release 29-04-2008 11:41 AM

    Harsha Bhogle comments on the announcement of the Indian squad for the Asia Cup, by chairman of selectors Krish Srikkanth. ...
  • After film fests, Mira Nair's Jaago goes online 01-02-2008 04:07 AM

    Port-of-Spain: Despite missing several star players, including Sachin Tendulkar and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India will pose a tough challenge in the limited overs series starting at the Queen's Park Oval, said West Indies coach Ottis Gibson. We had mixed results against Pakistan but we expect a tougher challenge from...
  • Bollywood slowly renewing its J&K ties with Daastan 12-12-2007 09:01 PM

    New Delhi: Batsmen are expected to have a ball on flat sub-continental pitches in the World Cup -- only if allowed by Dale Steyn and other skillful speed merchants. Pitches may be slow but there is always room for quality pacemen to make a mark, as was proved by Australian...
  • H'wood-B'wood come together at Dubai in Dec 07-11-2007 01:53 AM

    Nagpur: Rahul Dravid reached 166 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on 95 as India stretched its first innings lead to 317 runs at tea on the third day of the third and final Test against New Zealand on Monday. With the Test series deadlocked after two draws, top-ranked India was...
  • 4 B'wood filmmakers, 1 big cause 23-01-2007 08:22 AM

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