“Montage Film Society congrulates Santosh Ram for bagging third prize at Chhenai Short Films Festival held recently. It is pertinent to add here that Mr.Santosh Ram is a young filmaker and his short films have deeper meanings. His latest ventur prize winning Vartul has also been shown at many other films festivels. The relevant information about him is already availble on the blog”  

Vartul (circle)

Marathi/18 min 30 sec /35mm/ colour /2009 / India .

Director –  Santosh  Ram

Producer – Ramchandra  Pundlikrao Marewad

Synopsis-

Damu(10year old boy) , leaves his home to buy Jagarry .On the way he meets his friend  Manya . They stop at a Bioscopewallah. Damu realizes that he is not having enough money and he decides to earn some quick money . This greed takes him  to play a game .  After the game Damu goes to the shop . But  he walk back with tearful eyes………

Prizes and Awards won

THIRD  PRIZE  in National Category  at  Fourth International Short Film Festival of India 2010, Chennai (India).

  Film Festival selection –

2ND Nashik  International  Film  Festival  2009 , Nashik (India).

Third  Eye  8TH Asian  Film Festival  2009 , Mumbai (India).

11TH Osian’s  Cinefan  Film Festival 2009 , New Delhi (India).

7TH Kalpanirjhar  International  Short  Fiction Film  Festival ,Kolkata (India ).

8th  Pune International Film Festival 2010 ,Pune (India).

2ND Jaipur International Film Festival 2010 ,Jaipur (India).

9th International Social Communication Cinema Conference 2010 , Kolkata,(India).

The Fourth  National  Short And Documentary  Film  Festival  2010,Karimnagar A.P.                          (India ).

ViBGYOR International Film Festival 2010 , Thrissur ,Kerla (India).

Kala Ghoda Arts Film  Festival 2010 ,Mumbai (India).

Fourth International Short Film Festival of India 2010, Chennai (India).

2nd CMS International Children’s Film Festival (6-12 April ‘2010), Lucknow, (India).

Director’s Biography –

 

Santosh Ram  was born on November 3 , 1979  in Udgir, India  . He has done his post graduation in English Literature from Modern College, Pune . He developed an appreciation  for  cinema  while studying  Literature .He  is a self taught and self made Short Film Maker. He has participated in  Film  Appreciation  Course conducted by  NFAI & FTII 2006. He has written and directed short films .

Credits –

Story , Screenplay , Direction – Santosh Ram

Cinematography- Pravin Mokal

Music -Shrirang Umrani

Editor – Vinod Gama Borate

Art Director –Santosh Sankhad

Sound – Rashi Butte

Re-recording- Mahesh Limaye

Producer – Ramchandra Pundlikrao Marewad

Executive Producer – Balaji Ramchandra Marewad

Cast –

Aswini Giri

Chinmay Patwardhan

Ajinkya Bhise

Kalian Gadgil

Aakash Giri

Shivam Chetan Moray

Anant Shankar Salunke

Jayesh Dikhale

Rohan Choudhari

Karan Lokhande

Shailesh Shankar Kulkarni

Vinod Anand Kamble

Vijay Kadam

Sangharsha Santosh Sankahd

Contact –

Santosh Ram

Mobile No-9822827277

Email-santoshram1@gmail.com