Sridhar Rangayan

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Sridhar Rangayan



Birth - Death

1962 -




Filmaker, writer, activist and festival director, with special focus on queer subjects. Notable Films include 'The Pink Mirror' and' Yours Emotionally'. Has served as Jury for prestigious film festivals such as Outfest in Los Angeles, Berlinale in Germany, Iris Prize in Wales, Movies That Matter in Netherlands and SATO in USA. Founder Festival Director of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival (5 editions: 2010 - 2014) and FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival (3 editions: 2010 - 2013). Included in the list of ‘5 most influential gay & lesbian Indians’ by Pink Pages and list of ‘The People Changing Mumbai’s Culture Scene’ by Mumbai Boss. Regional Director of Interpride.


  • Best Film on Social Issues at Ahmedabad Int. Film Festival 2009 (for 68 pages)
  • Silver Remi award at Worldfest 2008, Houston, USA (for film ‘68 Pages’)
  • South Asian & Foreign Achievers Award 2006 by Triangle Media, UK
  • Bronze Remi at Worldfest 2005, Houston (for ‘Chakkad Bakkad Bumbe Bo’)
  • Jury Award for Best Film at ‘Fire Island Film Festival 2004, New York, USA and Best Film of the Festival award at ‘Question de Genre’ 2003, Lille, France (for film ‘The Pink Mirror - Gulabi Aaina’)
  • RAPA award for Best Telefilm, 2000 (for ‘Khamoshiyaan’, Zee TV)
  • RAPA award for Best Comedy, 1999 (for ‘Piya Ka Ghar’, Zee TV)

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