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Sivan, Santosh

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Most widely held works by Santosh Sivan
Bride & prejudice by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,604 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?
The terrorist Theeviravaathi by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 450 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
Before the rains( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Hindi and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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As̄oka by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Hindi and English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film traces the life of Emperor As̄oka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who ascended the throne of Magadha in the 3rd century B.C. In order to extend the boundaries of his kingdom, he conquors the neighboring kingdom of Kalinga leaving it ravaged and devastated. Confronted by the aftermath of his conquest, As̄oka is overcome with remorse and consequently renounces the path of war to dedicate his life to spreading the teachings of Buddhism
Dil se by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 244 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
Meenaxi tale of 3 cities( Visual )

2 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 by Khalid Mohamed( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 35 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 )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 29 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 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short dramatic films about AIDS in India
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
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
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
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
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
La Terroriste by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agée de 19 ans, Malli a passé la majorité de sa vie dans un camp d'entraînement révolutionnaire. Elle est déjà la vétéran de plusieurs opérations couronnées de succès et c'est une terroriste impitoyable, sans compassion, qui a grandi dans le mythe du martyr. Quand le chef de son groupe la désigne pour une mission suicide, c'est d'abord avec fierté qu'elle prépare cet assassinat
Roja by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Tamil and held by 3 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
Rudaali Rudālī = Rudaali (the mourner)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in Hindi and held by 2 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
Mallī( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malli, a poor tribal girl in Kerala, loves yarns spun by the village storyteller Monu. Being a child, she believes her tale about the magical blue bead which grants wishes. Malli wants it to cure her dumb friend. Once while helping an injured fawn in the forest, she finds the bead. Malli rushes to give it to her friend, who is going away. Would she reach on time? Inspired by a true incident and starring the real dumb girl, this multiple award winning film both in India and abroad by celebrated director Santosh Sivan is beautifully and evocatively shot in Kerala and means to inspire in kids the love for a simple life and nature
 
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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

Sivan, Shantosh

Śivana, Santosha

Σαντός Σιβάν Ινδός σκηνοθέτης

Сантош Сиван

சந்தோஷ் சிவன்

സന്തോഷ് ശിവൻ

桑塔纳·斯万

Languages
English (33)

Hindi (26)

Tamil (20)

Spanish (2)

French (2)

Malayalam (2)

Telugu (1)

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