12 best Indian cinematographers who created magic with their visuals in films.

Best Indian cinematographer? it’s hard to choose when Indian film Industry is known to be one of the biggest with movies releasing every Friday. However, there have been films where the visual story telling shined and all thanks to these talented people behind the camera with an eye for beauty, aesthetic and blending it with the story beautifully.

Here are 12 best Indian cinematographers whose work you have definitely loved.

1. Santosh Sivan.

A veteran in the industry, Santosh Sivan has worked on numerous Indian and international films, including Roja, Dil Se, and The Terrorist.

2. Ravi Varman.

Known for his work in films like Barfi! and Tamasha, Ravi Varman is celebrated for his visually stunning cinematography.

3. P.C. Sreeram.

With a career spanning several decades, P.C. Sreeram is known for his work in films like Mouna Ragam, Nayagan, and Ishq.

4. Anil Mehta.

Anil Mehta shot and created the visuals of grandier in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, raw visuals in Lagaan, and soothing cinematography of Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna and Secret Superstar.

5. Sudeep Chatterjee.

He has made a mark with his cinematography in films like Chakde! India, Dhobi Ghat, and Bajirao Mastani.

6. Rajeev Ravi.

Known for his work in the critically acclaimed film Gangs of Wasseypur, Rajeev Ravi has also been associated with films like Udta Punjab.

7. Madhu Ambat.

A veteran cinematographer, Madhu Ambat has worked on films like Swaham, Vanaprastham, and Paleri Manikyam.

8. Manikandan.

Renowned for his work in films like Kaaka Muttai and Aandavan Kattalai, Manikandan has gained acclaim for his storytelling through visuals.

9. Ravi K. Chandran

Chandran is best known for his work in Black, Ghajini, My Name is Khan.

10. Rajiv Menon

Rajiv Menon is credited for creating visuals of Bombay, Kandukondain Kandukondain, Guru, Sarvam Thaala Mayam.

11. V.K. Murthy

Murthy’s cinematography skills and talent added new dimension to movies Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam.

12. Alagappan N.

Known for his work in Malayalam films, Alagappan N is credited for Kanchivaram, Kuttram Kadithal, Joker and Kaala.