Varun Sasindran

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Varun Sasindran

Born in 1987 in Kerala (India)

Varun Sasindran is thirty-one years old and grew up in the Indian state of Kerala, where he was born. In 2008 he graduated with a degree in electronic engineering and communication and continued his studies in software development. Four years later, he left his job to study cinema. His desire to make films was inspired by his experiences at international film festivals. Later, he obtained a post-diploma qualification in Visual Media at Calicut University under the director of C.S. Biju, director of the Centre for Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia and continued with an MA at the Sarajevo Film Academy. He is now at Le Fresnoy - Studio national, which he found out about through Alain Fleischer at a workshop in Sarajevo.