Santhosh George Kulangara Bio

Santhosh George Kulangara, an Indian traveller, publisher, entrepreneur, businessman, and media person, is well-known as the founder and managing director of Safari TV, a channel that is dedicated to travel and history-based programmes. He began his career in television media at the age of 17 and recognized himself well with the production of a number of telefilms, television serials, and documentaries for Doordarshan, Thiruvananthapuram.

His most important contribution to the visual media is ‘Sancharam’, the first visual travelogue in Malayalam, which has crossed 1000 episodes. Since then his career brought a successful turning point in his life, as besides Safari TV channel, he founded many labels of work, as one of them is serving as the head of Labour India Publications, an educational publisher based in Marangattupilly in Kottayam district.

He also wrote and directed a 2010 science fiction film titled “Chandrayaan.”

 Santhosh George Kulangara Bio
NameSanthosh George Kulangara
OccupationManaging Director, Safari TV, Labour India Publications, Traveller, Entrepreneur, Writer-author, Businessman, Publisher and Media person
Popular AsManaging Director, Safari TV, Labour India Publications
Personal Information
Birth date25th December 1971
Age (as in 2021)50 years old
BirthplaceMarangattupilly, Kottayam, Kerala
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Physical Statistics and more
Height5;5" (165 cm, 1.65 m)
Weight70 kg (154 lbs)
Body MeasurementsN/A
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Relationships
ParentsFather: V.J. George Kulangara- successful publisher and entrepreneur
Mother: Name not Known
WifeSoncy George Kulangara
SiblingNot Known
Children2- Daughter- Sarika; Son- George
Education And More
College/University Madurai Kamaraj University
Educational QualificationPost-Graduation in Journalism and Mass communication
Current PositionsManaging Director, Safari Multimedia Pvt. Ltd.
Managing Director, Labour India Publications Ltd.
Managing Director, Labour India Software Laboratories
Chairman, Labour India Educational Research Centre (Since 2004)
Founder, Labour India Rural Employment Program
Managing Director, Pondshore Resorts Pvt. Ltd. – a heritage tourism project
Managing Director, Safari Addict
As travellerSanthosh George Kulangara will be participating as first space tourist from India in the space voyage to be conducted by the London-based Virgin Galactic, and space journey will take off through spacecraft named Spaceship - II from Spaceport America in New Mexico, USA. 
As FilmmakerSanthosh George Kulangara is also the director and producer of the movie Chandrayaan based on the story of Chandrayaan-1 which placed the Indian flag on the lunar surface.
As AuthorSanthosh George Kulangara has written six books related to his travels and experiences around the world in Malayalam, a travelogue of his journey through Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Belarus, Russia, Finland, Sweden and Denmark in a winter season, which is narrated through his journey of 50 countries with wide experiences
AwardsManiyeri Madhavan award in 2015
Won the Kerala Sahithya Accademi Award for the travelogue Baltic Diary (2014)
Rapa National Award for the director of the best non-fiction TV programme (2003)
The Kamal Patra award of Junior Chamber International for young businessmen (2002)
Akshaya’ National Award (2003)
Film Critics Association Award (2003, 2006)
National Film Academy Award (2005)
The Rapa National Award for the best director (2003, 2004)
Rotary Star of The Year Award (2007)
The Outstanding Young Indian Award of Indian Junior Chamber (2005)
Vivekananda Puraskaram (2007)
Chancellor live mini screen award
K R Narayanan media award (2007)
Youth Hostels Association award (2007)
Asian Television award (2009)
Outstanding Young Indian Award of Indian Junior Chamber (2010)
Bahumukha Prathibha at FLOWERS TV awards 2017
Sancharam - entered into the Limca Book of Records for being a visual travelogue prepared by a person travelling solo to various nations (2007)

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