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A Shot of Short: Prarambha | Santosh Sivan

Prarambha, directed by Santosh Sivan and written by Mubina Rattonsey and Ritesh Menon was one of a series of shorts made to increase AIDS awareness in India. In the film, a poor young boy sets out to travel across the country to visit his mother. He finds an unlikely friend in a truck driver but the reunion is not quite what the boy had hoped it would be.

Santosh Sivan is a cinematographer who has also made many feature films as a director, including Inam, Urumi, and The Terrorist (1997) — which finds mention in Roger Ebert’s list of Great Movies.