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Sivan, Santosh

Overview
Works: 49 works in 133 publications in 8 languages and 3,238 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Romance films  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer , Photographer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Cartographer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Santosh Sivan
Bride & prejudice by Gurinder Chadha ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Indian woman attempts to marry her four daughters off to prosperous bachelors. In the process, several of the daughters fall for men their families do not approve of
As̄oka by Santosh Sivan ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Emperor As̄oka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who ascended the throne of Magadha in the 3rd century B.C. To extend the borders of his kingdom, he wages one of the bloodiest wars in history with the neighboring kingdom of Kalinga, leaving it ravaged and devastated. Confronted by the aftermath of his conquest, As̄oka is overcome with remorse and renounces the path of war to dedicate his life to spreading the teachings of Buddhism
Before the rains ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an idealistic young man finds himself torn between his ambitions and his family, his village, and his past. Loyalties are tested and destinies decided as two worlds collide
The terrorist Theeviravaathi by Santosh Sivan ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by the events surroudning the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, The Terrorist focuses on the making of a suicide bomber marching towards the end of her life. Malli (Ayesha Dharkar) has spent most of her nineteen years in revolutionary training. A hardened killer, she interviews for and wins the coveted bomber position. However, the path to the VIP's assassination allows her to examine her own emotions for the first time
The terrorist Theeviravaathi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Tamil and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a story inspired by the events surrounding the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, a suicide bomber examines her emotions and finds herself in a psychological divide as she contemplates her future
Dil se by Mani Rathnam ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Hindi and Tamil and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this love story, a young man meets an enigmatic girl who later seeks his help without revealing that she is part of a terrorist organization
Dil se Dila se ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Hindi and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An impassioned love story involving a radio journalist venturing into militarily sensitive border territories who, en route, is love struck by a mysterious, elusive, intractable stranger. Despite his subsequent engagement to a vivacious and dynamic young woman, his obsession is revived when he reencounters the mystery woman. Suspense, dramatic tension, popular hit songs and artful camerawork accounted for this film's immediate box-office success
Meenaxi tale of 3 cities ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A popular writer develops writer's block. An enigmatic attractive girl, Meenaxi, inspires him to produce three tales set in three different beautiful locations - Hyderabad, Jaisalmer and Prague. The film explores "the relationship between art, the real and the imagined" (container)
Fiza Fiẓā ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of a young girl (Kirisma Kapoor) in search of her brother, who dissappeared duting the communal riots of 1992-1993 in Mumbai
Urumi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Telugu and Malayalam and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chirakkal Kelu Nayanar sets on a mission to kill Vasco da Gama. But he faces lots of odds on his way to reach his target. He had to encounter many conflicts within the kinsmen, kings, ministers, peasants and Muslim warrior princess Ayesha of the famed Arackal Sultanat. He has a forte, a legendary golden Urumi, which is made from the ornaments of women and children, who were burnt alive by Vasco da Gama
AIDS JaaGO ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four short dramatic films about AIDS in India
Roja Rojā ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Tamil and Hindi and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expert in computers and cryptography, comes to a South Indian village in search of a bride. He marries the younger sister of his original intended. Immediately after the wedding he is posted to Kashmir. Just as the newlyweds are getting acquainted and beginning to fall in love, he is kidnapped by Kashmiri separatists. Delicate negotiations ensue, with his wife pleading with officials to recover her husband
Moderne Gallerie Motion Pictures, New York, in association with Indian Image Production presents a Santosh Sivan picture Ṭerarisṭ by Santosh Sivan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Tamil and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Script of a Tamil motion picture
Gardish Gardiśa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An honest constable has only one ambition, that his elder son become an inspector. Everything is working out fine until the constable goes against the underworld lord
N'CYP presents a Santosh Sivan picture Malli by Santosh Sivan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Tamil and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Script of a Tamil motion picture
As̄oka / Arclightz & Films ; a Santosh Sivan picture ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film based on the life of Aśoka, King of Magadha, India; a journey of transformation of a youth from a beloved son to an obessive romantic; from a man embittered by betrayal to a ruthless warrior consumed by ambition; from a conqueror of lands to a conqueror of self
Rudaali Rudālī = Rudaali (the mourner) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A social drama emphasizing conventions of social roles and narrative development through conflict and cathartic resolution of a woman who becomes a "Rudaali" i.e. a professional mourner
Tahaan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tender fable about childhood innocence amid the realities of war is set against the rugged landscape of Kashmir, so long a flash point for the territorial claims of neighboring India and Pakistan. The title character, an eight year old mountain boy, often hears distant gunfire. But it is not until he goes on a quest to reclaim his beloved donkey, which has been confiscated as payment of his poor family's debts, that he is drawn toward a violence he has no capacity to understand
Tahaan Tahan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tahaan živi skupaj z dedkom, mamo in starejšo sestro. Vsu upajo, da se bo nekega dne vrnil oče, ki je izginil neznano kam. Ko dedek umre zapusti družini dolgove, zato jim lokalni mogotec zapleni vse premoženje, tudi Tahaanovega oslička Birbala. On pa se je trdno odličil, da bo oslička dobil nazaj
Fiza in search of her brother ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of a young girl (Kirisma Kapoor) in search of her brother, who dissappeared duting the communal riots of 1992-1993 in Mumbai
 
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Alternative Names
Cantōṣ Civan̲
Civan̲, Cantōṣ
Santosh Sivan.
Sivan, Shantosh
桑塔纳·斯万
Languages
Hindi (45)
English (29)
Tamil (16)
German (3)
Telugu (1)
Indo-European (1)
Spanish (1)
Malayalam (1)
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