Zanane Rajsingh

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Zanane Rajsingh
Born (1988-03-15) 15 March 1988 (age 31)
OccupationFilm director, film producer, screenwriter
Years active2011-present

Zanane Rajsingh (Hindi: राजसिंह ज़नाने, born 15 March 1988 ) is an Indian film director. His debut film Beyond Blue - An Unnerving Tale of a Demented Mind, World Premiered on 16 May 2015 at 68th Festival de Cannes Marche du Film [1] He was recently awarded at 8th Gauravvanta Gujarati Awards for his contribution to Gujarat State for making films and taking Gujarati community worldwide.[2] His next is a Gujarati film entitled 'Colorbaaj' which is based on underground parties in Ahmedabad [3] He is currently making a film on the topic of the climate change and its adverse effects titled It's Tomorrow - The Film. The film is written by Dr. Rajeshkumar Acharya and is being produced in the United States and India.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Zanane Rajsingh was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra in 1988. He studied at National Public School, Indore and St. Pauls Higher Secondary School, Indore where his family resides in Harsiddhi Colony.[5] His father works as a logistic manager in a private firm in Ahmedabad and his mother is a retired school teacher. He currently resides in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.[6]

Career[edit]

In 2009, Zanane Rajsingh moved to Pune to work for a Multinational corporation where he continued working till 2011. While working there, he made a 16-minute short film A Candle Light Event based on the German bakery blast in Pune in 2010, which garnered appreciation from the film festivals.[7]

In 2013, his psychological thriller short film Hastkala won a Best Screenplay award at the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival. He then developed this short film into a feature film called as Beyond Blue - An Unnerving Tale of a Demented Mind which went on the floor by end of 2014.[8] It had its world premiere at Cannes 2015. He is currently busy his directorial venture – It's Tomorrow, a climate fiction feature film on climate change which produced by an Indo-US based film production company Nanoland Group.[9] He was awarded at 8th Gauravvanta Gujarati Award, 2015 for making films in Gujarat and representing Gujarat internationally.[10][11]

Films[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ http://digitalimages.bhaskar.com/thumbnail/703x1096/gujarat/epaperimages/16062015/15city%20bhaskar%20ahmedabad-pg1-0.jpg?13
  3. ^ http://dnasyndication.com/showarticlerss.aspx?nid=o/lxgLshDaab3YIIG8E1L3YtDopBH7iWEjpRrTXfkaE=
  4. ^ Gaur, Ashish (25 January 2014). "City lad to direct international film on climate change". Times of India. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Indore lad's Cannes glory with directional premiere". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  6. ^ "City lad to direct international film on climate change". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Unmasking the chilling conspiracy of global warming". Khaleej Times. 13 July 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  8. ^ Shetty, Akshata. "Five Indian filmmakers to expand their short films into feature" (22 May 2013). Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  9. ^ Shah-Desai, Kinjal (5 February 2014). "A career changing film – 'It's Tomorrow'". DNAIndia (AfterHRS). DNA India. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  10. ^ http://www.divyabhaskar.co.in/news/MGUJ-AHM-c-69-1164598-NOR.html?seq=3
  11. ^ http://epaper.divyabhaskar.co.in/ahmedabad/12/16062015/0/1/
  12. ^ "Times of India Publications". Lite.epaper.timesofindia.com. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  13. ^ "Five Indian filmmakers to expand their short films into feature". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2015.