VAT2019 N 094
SynopsisSingalila in the Himalaya tells the story of a young Keratoconus patient finding his way in life to trek through the Himalayas and finds that, the best medicine for his eyes are the sights of the beautiful mountains and valleys in the Himalayas. The film progress with a 14-day long trek along the border of India and Nepal, known as the Singalila Ridge from where the team enjoys panoramic views of Mount Kangchenjunga and Mount Everest. On the 13th day, the team reach a remote village at the border of India and Nepal, inhibited by a lone nomadic yak herder. These are the last generation of nomadic yak herders found in the Himalayas
Original Language
Kerala, India
Director Bio
George Thengummootti is an award winning Wildlife film maker and documentary editor. His work has been screened at various International film festivals like Pokhara International Mountain Film Festival and International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala. He is also the founder of Keratoconus Foundation India, a nonprofit organization which aims at helping Keratoconus patients. George has his personal interest in writing and filmmaking.

Featured Promo


This repository contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright creator. In accord with our non-profit mission, we are making such materials available to advance understanding environmental issues. Materials included in this repository are taken from the entries to CMS VATAVARAN film competitions, and authors do not take responsibility of reproduction or completion of the information. If you wish to use the copyrighted material from this site for the purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner of the materials.