Biography and Contact Details

Shivaprasad's films include among others Purooravas; Sairandhari; and Ee Sneha Theerath. Sthalam is his latest film venture. He has to his credit 86 short films and documentaries. He is winner of the National Award and Kerala State Award for his work and has also delegated in several international film festivals.

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Tiruvalla,  Kerala,  INDIA  689 582, 
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Sthalam is based on the life of environmentalist Pokkudan; whose name is synonymous with mangroves in Kerala. Over the yeas he has planted one lakh mangroves in different parts of the state and across the country. Podukkan understood; very presciently; way back in the '80s the importance of mangroves: they could save the land from natural disasters such as tsunami. The movie shows what happens when the land of those families who live in harmony with the mangrove forests is acquired for industrialisation. Are the inhabitants taken care of? Is the ecosystem protected? In the movie; Pokkan; who planted the mangroves; is denied a resting place there; when he dies. His daughter's decision to give his body to a medical college marks the turning point of the story.

  • DIRECTOR: Shivaprasad
  • PRODUCER: Mariam Anoop
  • PRODUCTION COMPANY: Avagama Creations
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Sheeja Cherian
  • PRODUCED FOR: Avagama Creations
  • SCRIPT WRITER: Siva Prasad
  • MUSIC COMPOSER: Joyesh Chakrabarthi
  • SOUND RECORDIST: N Harikumar
  • EDITOR: Kapil Gopalkrishnan