Santosh Ram born in the historical town of Udgir , Maharashtra. He has done his post Graduation in English Literature from Modern College, Pune. He developed an appreciation for cinema while studying literature.

He has participated in Film Appreciation Course conducted by NFAI & FTII 2006. He Participated in a six-month Film making course conducted by Cinefusion, Pune. He was selected for a Six Month course in City Narratives In Cinema and Literature conducted by Majlis and MaxmullarBhavan, Mumbai.

His Short Film Vartul (Circle) travelled to over Fifty Six Film Festivals across the world Winning Thirteen Awards .including 11th Osian’sCinefan Film Festival , New Delhi (India) , International Documentary and Short Film Festival Of Kerala, 17th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Canada ) and 5th National Show of Independent Cinema “Otros Cines”, San Nicolas (Argentina)

His Short Film Galli ( The Lane ) Selected in over Twelve Film Festivals across the world. He started VivekChitra Productions with RamchandraPundlikraoMarewad in 2008. Currently, He is working on “Santosh Ram Project “ , a series of 15 Short Films And His Full-length Debut Marathi Film “China Mobile “

He was one of the Curators For the 11th Vibgyor Film Festival 2016 Thirussur (India).

Director’s Filmography

Vartul (Short) (2009) – winner of 13 Awards – Selection in over Fifty Six Film Festivals across the world.

Galli (Short) (2015)- Selection in over Twelve Film Festivals across the world.

China Mobile ( Feature Film ) – Announced

Prashna ( Question ) 2019- Completed