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M. S. Sathyu

Mysore Shrinivas Sathyu (Kannada ಮೈಸೂರು ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ ಸತ್ಯು )(born 6 July 1930 in Mysore, Karnataka) is a leading film director, stage designer and art director from India. His film Garam Hawa is based on the partition of India.[1] He is a recipient of the Padma Shri in 1975.[2]Sathyu conducted his schooling and higher education at Mysore and Bangalore. In 1952 he quit college while working on his Bachelors of Science degree and instead plunged into the uncertain world of films in Bombay. He freelanced as an animator in 1952-3. After being unemployed for nearly four years, he got his first salaried job as assistant director to film-maker Chetan Anand.

Films Feature films

Ek Tha Chotu Ek Tha Motu Garam Hawa (Hot Winds) 1973 Kanneshwara Rama (The Legendary Outlaw) Bara/Sookha (Famine) Ghalige Kotta (1999) Ijjodu ( Kannada) 2009

Short films and documentaries Irshad Black Mountain Ghalib Islam in India

Television TV serials Pratidhwani 1985 Choli Daaman 1987-88 Kayar (Coir) 1992 Antim Raja (The Last Raja of Coorg) 1986

Tele-films Aangan Ek Hadsa Char Pehlu Thangam

Awards 1966: Filmfare Best Art Direction Award: Haqeeqat (for black-and-white film category) 1974:Cannes Film Festival: Golden Palm - Nominated. 1974: National Film Award: Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: Garam Hawa 1975: Padma Shri 1984: National Film Award: Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: Sookha 1984 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie: Sookha [5] 1994: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award: Stagecraft[6]

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