ⓘ Sarath Kottikkal


ⓘ Sarath Kottikkal

Sarath Kottikkal is an Indian Documentary Filmmaker from Kerala, best known for the film Sarah Thaha Thoufeek.


1. Early Life & Education

Born in Thrissur, Sarath did graduation in Visual Communication and Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication. He has also completed a diploma in 3D Animation from Toonz Animation India, Academy. Sarath has done commercials for clients like Muthoottu Mini and Gokulam Kerala FC through his production house OFT Studios Private Limited.


2. Career

He started his career with Synagogueinte Naatil, a documentary about the Cochin Jews in Mattancherry, Kerala as a part of his academic project. In 2013, Sarath began the shoot of Sarah Thaha Thoufeek in Chendamangalam and continued till 2019. The makers hosted a special screening of Sarah Thaha Thoufeek as a homage to the late Sarah Jacob Cohen, the main character of the documentary, in Israel on March 01, 2020. The event was organised by Embassy of India in Israel & the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot.