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Sivan, Santosh

Overview
Works: 52 works in 178 publications in 9 languages and 3,489 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Director, Author, Photographer, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Performer, Cartographer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Santosh Sivan
Bride & prejudice by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,605 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 479 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 )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 453 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 Dechang Yang( Visual )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is chosen to be a suicide bomber by her terrorist group. It is a high honor but can she go through with it?
Dil se by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 231 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 42 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 by Khalid Mohamed( 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 during 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 34 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 )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 28 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
Tahaan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Hindi and English and held by 19 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
AIDS JaaGO( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short dramatic films about AIDS in India
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

Barsaat : a sublime love story = Barasāta : e sublāi'ma lavastorī by Rāja Kapūra( Visual )

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

The sublime love story of three young people caught in a vortex of love they have no control over. Love is what they must believe in, for that's what will see them through the stormiest of circumstances
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
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 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
Uyirē = Uyire( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Tamil and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story of the clash between love and ideology, the focus is on Shahrukh, a deceased army's officer's son. As a program executive for All India Radio, he travels all over India to interview citizens to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Indian independence. On one of his trips, he meets and falls for an intriguing and mysterious woman, who later seeks his help without revealing that she is part of a terrorist organization
A farmer from Kuttanad( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Malayalam and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the social life and customs of farmers of Kuṭṭanāt, Kerala
 
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The terrorist = Theeviravaathi
Alternative Names
Cantōṣ Civan̲

Civan̲, Cantōṣ

Santosh Sivan.

Santosh Sivan director de cine indio

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

סנטוש סיוואן במאי קולנוע הודי

سانتوش سیوان

संतोष सीवान

சந்தோஷ் சிவன்

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