Amol Rathod is an Indian Director of Photography (DOP). He was born and raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra. At an early age, he became immensely fond of the film industry. He wanted to become a part of this big world and did everything required to make his dream possible.
He wanted to contribute to the Cinema. Amol did his Masters in Filmmaking and did a cinematography course alongside. He began his journey in the field of cinematography as a camera assistant to the veteran film director, Ram Gopal Verma.
Amol assisted Ram Gopal Verma in 2005 Amitabh Bachchan starrer, "
." The film is a Bollywood Crime Thriller, loosely based on a gangster's life. He later went on to assist Verma in 2007 Bollywood films, "Aag," and "Darling."
Amol Rathod made his debut as an independent cinematographer with 2009 film, titled, "Oh, My God." Sourabh Shrivastava directed the motion picture, and Amit Kapoor produced it. The film received a positive response from the audiences and the critics.
Amol's work as the camera chief received much appreciation. He later went on to do work in 2010, Bollywood Drama Mystery, named, "Rann." The film is a take on Indian politics and corruption. Amol made his cinematography debut in the Telugu film industry with 2011, Romantic Drama, titled, "Nenu Naa Rakshashi."
directed the motion picture.
In the same year, he did another project with the veteran artist, Amitabh Bachchan. The film was titled "
Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap
." The movie was a Thriller Drama directed by Puri Jagannadh. In 2014, Amol did his second Telugu Romantic Comedy film, titled, "
." Amol also worked in 2017, "Sarkar 3."
When asked about his experience of working with Mr. Bachchan in the film, the cinematographer claimed that working with Amitabh Bachchan is extremely honorable. He also considers Bachchan to be the most hard working actor in the Indian cinema.
The film received mixed responses. In the year 2018, Amol worked on Bollywood Romantic Comedy, named, "Dil Junglee." The film mostly received negative feedback from the audiences and the critics, but the performance of the lead actors was appreciated.
Thus, Amol Rathod is an Indian cinematographer, someone who always stays behind the camera, but without whose assistance and dedication, Indian Cinema would not have been as successful as it is. His contribution to the Indian cinema is truly commendable and has left an imprint in the Bollywood.