KUCH SAPNE APNE (Dreams Such As Ours)
Director – Sridhar Rangayan
Producer: Sridhar Rangayan, Pragyesh Singh
2022 | Hindi, Tamil, English | India, United Kingdom
Sridhar Rangayan wears many caps – of a filmmaker, writer, activist and festival director. His award winning films The Pink Mirror, Yours Emotionally, Purple Skies, Breaking Free and Evening Shadows are at the forefront of India’s emergent queer cinema movement. He won the National Award for Best Editing for his film Breaking Free, and his film Evening Shadows has won 27 international awards and screened at 80 festivals. He has served as Jury for prestigious film festivals such as Mardi Gras (Australia), Outfest (USA), Berlinale (Germany), Iris Prize (UK), Movies That Matter (Netherlands) and Image+Nation (Montreal). He has figured in the list of ‘Global List of LGBT Influencers’ by BFI Flare; ‘5 Most Influential Gay & Lesbian Indians’ by Pink Pages, India; and ‘21 Heroes Changing LGBTI Asia For The Better’ by Asia LGBT Milestone Awards, Hong Kong.
He is also one of the partners in Solaris Pictures, an Indian media house that believes in ‘Advotainment’ – advocacy with entertainment. As a film production company it has consistently been making films that engage the audience and initiate dialogues on issues dealing with health and sexuality, human rights, and the LGBT community.