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Sivan, Santosh

Overview
Works: 63 works in 168 publications in 7 languages and 3,513 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  History  Fiction  Historical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Director, Author, Photographer, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, 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 )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, Pride and prejudice, with a Bollywood twist. In Ammritsar, the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find matches for her four daughters. Second sister, Lalita, meets American Will Darcy - is it love?
Before the rains( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 475 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
As̄oka by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Emperor As̄oka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who assended 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
The terrorist = Theeviravaathi by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 439 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
Dil se by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 233 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
Raavan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beera (Abhishek Bachchan), bent on revenge against Dev (Vikram), a cop, for the murder of his sister, kidnaps the cop's wife, Ragini (Aishwarya Rai), a dance teacher, and runs off with her deep into the jungle. Dev desperately tries to hunt down and kill Beera so that he could reunite with his wife once again. Meanwhile, Beera start to fall in love with Ragini along the way. A modern adaptation of the great Indian epic poem, Rāmāyana
Fiza( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a young girl (Kirisma Kapoor) in search of her brother, who disappeared duting the communal riots of 1992-1993 in Mumbai
Meenaxi : tale of 3 cities( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 35 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)
Urumi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Telugu and held by 19 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Under the auspices of Mirabai Films and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the AIDS JaaGO project presents four short dramatic films by cutting-edge Indian directors, Mira Nair, Vishal Bhardwaj, Santosh Sivan and Farhan Akhtar, who aim to dismantle myths and misconceptions about HIV / AIDS."--Container
Tahaan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 10 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
Roja by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Tamil and Hindi and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian police officer, expert in computers and cryptography, comes to a South Indian village in search of a bride where he marries the younger sister of his original intended. Immediately after the wedding he is posted to embattled Kashmir but 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
Liebe lieber indisch by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tahaan Tahan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Hindi and held by 8 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
Barsaat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the story of two men in a girl's life. One loves her, the other wants to kill her. The girl is an heiress and her stepfather is waiting for her to turn 18, so he can inherit her wealth. He tries to coax, cajole and coerce the boy out of her life but to no avail. Finally, he takes the help of a corrupt inspector to eliminate the boy
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
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
Urumi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Malayalam and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assisted by his best friend and a warrior princess, Chirakkal Kelu Nayanar, a warrior in 16th century Kerala, wants to avenge his father
Gardish = Gardiśa( Visual )

2 editions 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
Rudaali = Rudālī = Rudaali (the mourner)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 6 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
 
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The terrorist = Theeviravaathi
Alternative Names
Cantōṣ Civan̲

Civan̲, Cantōṣ

Santosh Sivan.

Santosh Sivan Indiaas director of photography

Santosh Sivan Indian film director

Santosh Sivan réalisateur et directeur de la photographie indien

Santosh Sivan regista e direttore della fotografia indiano

Sivan, Shantosh

Śivana, Santosha

Σαντός Σιβάν Ινδός σκηνοθέτης

Сантош Сиван

Սանտոշ Սիվան

سانتوش سیوان

சந்தோஷ் சிவன்

సంతోష్ శివన్ భారతీయ సినీ దర్శకుడు, సినిమాటోగ్రాఫర్, నిర్మాత

സന്തോഷ് ശിവൻ

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Languages
Hindi (56)

English (38)

Tamil (16)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Telugu (1)

Malayalam (1)

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