Brahmanand S Siingh is an award-winning filmmaker (producer-director) and writer based out of Mumbai. He has made films, written screenplays and published stories, poems and essays extensively in India and abroad. He has also been invited to be on the Jury on International Film Festivals and is a consultant on selection of films in many film festivals and award platforms.
Prominent among his films are Pancham Unmixed: Mujhe Chalte Jaana Hai (an unending journey), a National Award-winning (among other awards) feature-length documentary on legendary Indian music composer RD Burman; Ragpickers, scavengers of a different graveyard; Uncaging the Body (Apsara Award for Best Short Film, 2003-2004); A Burden of Love (on Alzheimer’s disease) and Ashgari Bai (on an octogenarian legendary dhrupad singer). In addition, he has been commissioned to make a whole lot of other short, corporate and documentary films.
Many of his films have been screened at various International film festivals as well as on national and international television channels, and have been nominated for and won, national and international awards. Other than filmmaking, he has written a great deal on music, cinema and literature.
Currently, he is doing Ek Aur Bachpan (A Different Childhood … a social thriller based on a sister’s search for her brother with both of them caught in the insidious world of bonded child labor). He has two more feature films in different stages of production -- Surmayee Shaam (A Musical Sunset, a lyrical relationship thriller against the canvas of Alzheimer’s, Indian production) & Between Our Worlds (an unlikely love story, caught between the backdrops of farmers’ suicide in India and corporate greed internationally, an Indo-German production). He has also initiated a path-breaking venture --- a series of well-researched, grippingly-told, tastefully-presented and thoroughly-distributed feature-length Biographies.
Name: Brahmanand S Siingh
Lives in: Mumbai, India
Occupation: Director, Producer, Producer of Marketing & Distribution and Screenwriter