Sourav Sarangi, born in 1964, studied geology but later joined FTII, a reputed film school in India to learn film editing. He is involved in international co-productions as an independent producer and director. The few documentary and fiction films Sourav made have won awards and accolades worldwide. He has also worked extensively as a programming director for private television channels in India. He likes to spend time, observing and interacting with his characters, to bring out their inner reality in a cinematic way which stays minimalist and simple.