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Sarangi Sourav

Sarangi Sourav

India

Biography

Sourav Sarangi was born 1964 in India. He is graduate of Film and Television Institute of India. He has been working in televison since 1988 - as an editor, as a director of tele-films and as head of the popular Bengali channel Aakash Bangla. He made his treatrical debut in 1996 with the documentary Tusu Katha. „Tusu“ is a festival in the tribal-dominated areas of West Bengal and Jharkhand. Determined not to simply recreate “local colour”, he attended the ritual four times in four different places. His third movie, Bilal, whichs follows a life story of young boy raised by his blind parents, has been shown at over 40 film festivals worldwide and won eight awards.


Filmography:

Tusu Katha (India, 1996)
Bhangon/ Erosion (India, 2006)
Bilal (52´, India, 2008)
...Moddhikhane Char (88', India, 2012)

Sourav

Haiku - Saranji Sourav

Haiku - Saranji Sourav (Orig.) / India / 2 min

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