Santosh Sivan directs Hollywood flick


Santosh Sivan directs Hollywood flick

For the first time, ace cinematographer Santosh Sivan, who is a director too, is wielding the megaphone for a Hollywood film. Titled ‘Lies We Tell’, the movie is fast taking shape and will be released next year.

“We have completed 50 per cent shoot. Actors from Asia and the UK are part of the movie. Shooting is on in the United Kingdom,” says Santosh Sivan.

Santosh graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and has to date completed nearly 50 feature films and more than 40 documentaries. He is a founding member of the Indian Society of Cinematographers (ISC) and is the most awarded Director of Photography (DOP) in India.

As of 2014, he has received 11 National Film Awards for his work in various films.He was awarded the Padmashree by the president of India in the year 2014. Santosh was also honoured by the Japanese Society of Cinematographers and has been on the Jury for the Busan Film Festival.

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