Sangeeth Sivan

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Sangeeth Sivan
Sangeeth Sivan at the screening of Inam (cropped).jpg
Sangeeth Sivan at the screening of Inam
Known for Vyooham
Kyaa Kool Hai Hum
Parent(s) Sivan (father)
Relatives Santosh Sivan (brother)
Sanjeev Sivan (brother)

Sangeeth Sivan is an Indian film director and screenwriter who works in Malayalam and Hindi film industries. He is probably best known for directing the 1992 Malayalam film Yodha . [1] [2]


Sangeeth Sivan is the eldest son of filmmaker Sivan. His brothers Santosh Sivan and Sanjeev Sivan also work in the industry. He started his career when Basu Bhattacharya brought him on board as the executive producer of his son's directorial debut Raakh , starring Aamir Khan and Pankaj Kapur. He soon made his directorial debut with the Malayalam film Vyooham which was well noticed. It was through the successful Yodha that he established himself as a leading director in Malayalam.[ citation needed ] After directing more than half a dozen Malayalam films, he directed his first Bollywood film, Zor , starring Sunny Deol. However, the film did not do well at the box office but the directorial ability of Sangeeth was well appreciated by many producers. After a brief gap he started working on Jackie Shroff's film Sandhya followed by Pantaloon's Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne .

Sangeeth Sivan's collaboration with Mohanlal in three of his films, namely Yodha, Gandharvam and Nirnayam have cult following.[ citation needed ]

In 2012, Sangeeth went to the UK to direct the comedy Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 along with the Deol family.


YearFilmLanguageCredited asNotes
1989 Raakh Hindi Red x.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgAs Executive producer
1990 Vyooham Malayalam Green check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgDirectorial Debut
1992 Yodha Malayalam Green check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgDubbed into Hindi as Dharam Yodha
Dubbed into Tamil as Ashokan
Music by A. R. Rahman
1992 Daddy Malayalam Green check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg
1993 Johnny Malayalam Green check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgWinner, Kerala State Film Award for Best Children's Film
1993 Gandharvam Malayalam Green check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svg
1995 Nirnayam Malayalam Green check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgSubplots loosely based on The Fugitive
1998 Zor Hindi Green check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg
2000 Snehapoorvam Anna Malayalam Green check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg
2003 Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne Hindi Green check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg
2005 Kyaa Kool Hai Hum Hindi Green check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg
2006 Apna Sapna Money Money Hindi Green check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg
2009 Ek – The Power of One Hindi Green check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svgOfficial remake of Telugu film Athadu
2010 Click Hindi Green check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svg
2012 Idiots Malayalam Red x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2013 Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 Hindi Green check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg
2017 E [3] Malayalam Red x.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svg
2019 Bhram HindiGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgWeb series released on ZEE5

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  1. "Sangeeth Sivan, on his return to Malayalam films- The New Indian Express".
  2. "List of Malayalam Movies directed by Sangeeth Sivan".
  3. "Sangeeth Sivan produces horror thriller in Mollywood". Deccan Chronicle. 3 January 2017. Retrieved 17 January 2017.