Shivam Nair is an Indian film and television director. He is best known for his work in the television serial Sea Hawks and his debut feature film, Ahista Ahista (2006), followed by Maharathi (2008) and Ghost Ghost Na Raha (2010). His next direction is Bhaag Johnny, set to release in 2015.
He wan born in Kerala and studied there still 5. Then, his family shifted to the palamau district in Bihar. After he completed his study, he moved to Mumbai. he stayed as a paying guest at the railway quarters in Bandra for a year. he had to pay rs 100 for a month but he could not afford even that.
Nair has been working in the television industry since 1982, and has been involved in numerous television series. He assisted Sriram Raghavan on Raman Raghav, A City, A Killer (1991), a docudrama based on serial killer Raman Raghav. He has also directed and edited three other docudramas based on serial killers and murderers Auto Shankar, Ranga Billa and Feroz Daruwalla.
Ahista Ahista, based on a script by Imtiaz Ali was his first feature film as director, and the 2008 film Maharathi, based on the play by Uttam Gada, is his most recent one. His next thriller film Bhaag Johnny starring Kunal Khemu and Zoa Morani released in 2015. The film is produced by T Series.