Programme 2018

The Sound Man Mangesh Desai

Director: Subash Sahoo


Section: India Story

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): English | Time: 112 mins


Mangesh Desai was a freedom fighter, a nationalist, a patriot & a gifted Sound Technician. He fought the British, smuggled revolvers and selfmade bombs. New York Times rated him among top 10 sound mixing engineers of the world. He influenced generations of Directors like Yash Chopra, Vinod Chopra & Randheer Kapoor. He did the impossible through his aesthetics even with technological limitations. He blended himself according to the subject, film and director. He was legendary by all its definition.

Director's Bio

Subhash Sahoo is a National Award-winning sounder designer who has worked in such films as Tumhari Sulu (2017), Neerja (2016), NH10 (2015), among notable others. An electronics engineer and a graduate from the Film and Television Institute of India, he has worked in the Mumbai film industry over the last 24 years. The Sound Man Mangesh Desai is his first film as a director.    

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