Sayyid Baba Azmi was born in Mumbai, India. He is a film cinematographer. He was born to Kaifi Azmi and Shaukat Kaifi. His father was a poet and lyricist. His sister Shabana Azmi is an actress. She is married to Javed Akhtar. But Baba Azmi is not as famous as his sister. He began his career in 1970 by assisting his first cousin, Ishan Arya. He worked as a light boy in Telugu films. He worked in 10- 12 Telugu films with his cousin Ishan Arya. Then he decided to go independent. His wife is Tanvi Azmi. She is a film and television actress in India. Baba Azmi’s career as a cinematographer started in the year 1975. He cinematographed the film " Muthyala Muggu" along with Ishan Arya. It was directed by Bapu. In 1982, he cinematographed the film " Bezubaan". It was a Shashi Kapoor film. He cinematographed the film "Who 7 Din" directed by Bapu in 1983.

He then cinematographed the film "Lorie", a year later. It was directed by Vijay Talwar. In 1985 he cinematographed the films "Arjun and Pyari Behna". Baba Azmi cinematographed the TV series "Aur Bhi Hain Raahein" in 1986. He then cinematographed films like "Samundar and Mera Dharam" in the same year. He cinematographed Shekhar Kapur's film "Mr. India" in 1987. From the year 1989 to 1991, he cinematographed the TV series " Udaan". In 1989, he cinematographed the film " Prem Pratigyaa", directed by Bapu. He cinematographed Indra Kumar’s film "Dil" in the year in 1990. Aamir Khan and Madhuri Dixit starred in the movie. He also cinematographed the TV series "Maulana Abul Kalam Azad" in the same year. In 1992 Baba Azmi cinematographed the film "Beta". It was directed by Indra Kumar, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit.

He was the DOP (Director of Photography) for the film "Roop ki Rani Choron Ka Raja" in 1993. He also cinematographed the film "Gurudev" in the year 1993. In the year 1995, Baba Azmi cinematographed the film "Prem". It was directed by Satish Kaushik and Sanjay Kapoor, and Tabu starred in the film. He also cinematographed the films " Akele Hum Akele Tum" and "Raja" in the same year. In 1997, he cinematographed the film " Ishq" and in 2000 he cinematographed the film, "Call". In 2002, he cinematographed the film, " Rishtey". It was directed by Indra Kumar and Anil Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor and Shilpa Shetty starred in the movie. He cinematographed the film, "Deadline: Sirf 24 Ghante" in 2006, " Yaariyan" and "Sirf. Life Looks Greener on the Other Side" in 2008. Baba Azmi was the director of photography for the film "Miley-Naa Miley-Hum" in 2011 and for " Chalk N Duster" in 2016.

Dudley Hindi Actor


Dudley is an Indian cinematographer who is currently working in Bollywood. Dudley one of the most wanted cinematographers of Indian cinema. He is sought after by numerous directors in the industry. He worked in many Bollywood movies such as 'Golmaal Returns' in 2008 which is comedy, crime, drama movie, 'All the Best: Fun Begins' in 2009, 'Golmaal 3' in 2010, 'Bol Bachchan' in 2012 and 'Singham' in 2011. He has worked with famous Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan in 'Chennai Express' in 2013, and in 'Dilwale' in 2015. He also worked in 'Singham Return's in 2014 and 'Singh Is Bling' in 2015. Before he made a step in Bollywood movies he started his career as a camera operator in TV serials. Some of the TV serials he worked on were 'Luftthansa Nat Geo Genius' in 2008, 'Nat Geo Genius' in 2008, 'Tryst with Destiny' in 2007 and 'Mumbai Calling' in 2007. His each film reflects his unique style and treatment. He was born in a poor family, and made a decision to become a cinematographer as a teenager. He started his career in TV serials, and after he had successfully completed his first serial named 'Mumbai Calling' in 2007, he got many opportunities. He got a chance to work in 'Tryst with Destiny' in 2007. It was his second TV serial. His dedication to work did not let him down. He successfully completed the TV serial and got many opportunities in the cinematography field and he made his mark in TV serials. Because of his talent, hard work and dedication, he got more Bollywood movie opportunities. His first Bollywood movie was released in 2008. A film named 'Golmaal Returns' which is a comedy and crime movie. His cinematography plays an important role in a movie's success. The turning point of his career was in the movie, 'Chennai Express'. If you watch 'Chennai Express', you can see the differences when compared to other movies. The action in the films, car fight scene are shot in real and he developed an extraordinary VFX effects in 'Chennai Express' which enhances the movie and also attracted many audiences. Due to his efforts, he was nominated for Zee cine Award for best cinematography. After 'Chennai Express', he came into the limelight He started to climb the winning ladder with so many hurdles. He became the role model for a numerous number of cinematographers.


Devendra Golatkar

Devendra Golatkar is an Indian Cinematographer. He is 27 years old. He has studied at Swami Muktananda High School in Mumbai and also has a degree from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. In addition to that, he even has an engineering degree from PVPP College of Engineering in Mumbai. It came as a pleasant surprise when Devendra decided to chase a career in the film industry after having completed his graduation in engineering. He did not wish for a cubicle job and wanted to chase something that was more creative and challenging. He started studying in the Film and Television Institute of India, located in Pune, and became serious about movies. He had been the victor of the Asia Pacific Regional Kodak Film School Competition. His cinematography in the short film of 20 minutes included an excellent framing and composition. He made resilient choices and used shadow and light very effectively to create a setting that was very apt for the movie. While achieving all of that, he made it a point to make the shooting look as natural as possible. It was a visual treat, and he provided such an astounding amount of creativity to it that his idol Don Burgess sent him a letter written in hand to let him know about his appreciation for the work. Devendra narrates how he made the film more appealing my using a series of diverse skills in the different sections of the movie. His film, titled Who Thought About Little Boy, dealt with child rights and he divided them into fourparts.He made use of different lenses to shoot scenes with crowds to give a congested look, while he shot sequences with a wide lens to space everything out. He also employed heavily the use of colors to set an ambiance that suited the feelings and emotions projected by the movie. He highlighted saturated colors to add vibrancy and enthusiasm to the shots, on the other hand, he made use of deep, muted colors to bring out the dark and depressing emotions. He felt that as a student, it was a great honor in itself just to win the nomination for the award, but having won the accolades is just an icing on the cake. He wanted to express his talents on a global scale and have his name spread on the international platform. It also became a channel for budding cinematographers who seek support from the film fraternity. He is also an avid sports lover and enjoys staying updated with Cricket and Tennis. He got married on 20th March 2016. He currently lives in Mumbai.

Devendra Golatkar Hindi Actor