World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Sidharth Srinivasan

Sidharth_Srinivasan_-_Director_Pairon_Talle_kleinBiography
Sidharth Srinivasan was born in New Delhi, India, in 1975. After studying economics, he assisted renowned Indian filmmaker Kumar Shahani. Sidharths debut short film Swamohita (The Tightrope Walker), made when he was 23, was at the Venice Film Festival Competition in 2000. His debut feature Divya Drishti (The Divine Vision), which swept the awards at the KaraFilm Festival, Karachi, 2002, was at festivals worldwide. His second feature Pairon Talle (Soul of Sand), which he wrote, produced and directed, had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival to great acclaim, and was one of TIFF Co-Director Cameron Baileys Daily Picks. Sidharth has also directed numerous documentaries and is currently working on a feature-length documentary, Outpost of Delhi.

Filmography
Features
2011 An Outpost of Delhi (in production)
2010 Pairon Talle (Soul of Sand)
2002 Divya Drishti (The Divine Vision)

Shorts
2005 Where the Ruins Speak
2000 Swamohita (The Tightrope Walker)