Savita Singh is one of the more popular if not the most popular female indo-singer from Trinidad and Tobago in this generation.
|Known For||Directing the short film ‘Sonsi’ that entered the Oscars in the short film category in 2021|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Debut||Cinematography (Short film): Kramasha (2007)
Direction (Short film): Sonsi (Shadow Bird) (2020)
|Awards||• In 2007, she won the national award for best cinematography for the short film ‘Kramasha.’
• In 2020, she won the national award for best cinematography for the film ‘Sonsi.’
|Date of Birth||Year, 1981|
|Age (As of 2023)||1825 Years of 2023|
|College/University||• Indraprastha College For Women, Delhi
• Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)
|Educational Qualification||• She pursued Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication. 
• She pursued a diploma in Cinematography at FTTI. 
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father– Vijai Singh (Works in a bank)
Mother– Shakuntla Singh
|Siblings||Sister Sunita Singh|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Savita Singh
- Savita Singh is an Indian cinematographer and filmmaker who is known for directing a short film ‘Sonsi (Shadow Bird)’ in 2020, that entered the Oscars.
- Savita predominantly works in feature films, ad films, and documentaries. Some of the films shot by her include Phoonk (2008), 404: Error Not Found (2011), Hawaizaada (2015), Ventilator (2016), and Devi (2020).
- She was the first female to graduate from her village. While she was studying mass communication, she did an internship with a newspaper called ‘The Statesman’ where she used to write film reviews.
- In an interview, she said that when she was a child, she used to watch Doordarshan and read a lot of books. She further added,
- In 2007, she shot the film ‘Kramasha’ for the thesis that she had to present in the FTTI. She became the first Indian woman to receive a National Award for Best Cinematography in 2009. In 2008, her film, Kramasha, won the critic’s award at the Oberhausen Film Festival and a golden conch for best film at the Mumbai International Film Festival.
- After she graduated from the FTTI, she was invited to the Budapest Cinematography Master class under which she got a chance to learn from the famous cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond.
- She found the Indian Women Cinematographers Collective in 2015. The organisation raised issues faced by female cinematographers. In an interview, she talked about the organisation and said,
- In 2017, she was invited to the Association of French Cinematographers (AFC) to represent the Indian cinematographers association in Paris.
- In 2020, she won the second national award and in an interview, she dedicated the award to her parents and said,
- In an interview, Savita revealed that the name of her film ‘Sonsi’ was from the Hindi book ‘Deewar Mein Ek Khidki Rehti Thi’ written by litterateur Vinod Kumar Shukla in 1999.
- According to her, the camera helped her to express herself. In an interview, she said,
- In an interview, she talked about the OTT platforms and said,
- When she was shooting for the film ‘Hawaizaada,’ one of the boys in the crew and the actors started calling her ‘camera ma’am.’