Dabboo Ratnani is a well known Fashion Photographer and is the man behind one of the most awaited calendar launches every year. He has been in the fashion industry for a long time and is a renowned face amongst many major fashion brands and magazines like Elle, Femina, Cosmopolitan, The Man, etc.

He was born on 24th December in the year 1971 in the city of Mumbai in Maharashtra. He started working in the industry from a very young age. He used to work as an assistant to Sumit Chopra in the year 1990 so as to gain experience in the field. While working in films, Dabboo was given various tasks including editing and post production work.

Later on, his works had gotten him better works and helped him venture into model photography and portfolios. His excelling works helped him move on to advertising and currently made him the most renowned photographer in the industry.

He started to work on his own in the year 1994. He got recognized when he undertook the job of doing the photography for promoting ‘ Aatish Click to look into! >> Read More... Aatish ’ in the year 1993, which was a multi starrer film by G P Sippy. He said in an interview that, Hrithik Roshan Hrithik Roshan with his unimaginable dance moves i >> Read More... Hrithik Roshan , before he was a star had approached Dabboo for a portfolio shoot and wanted to impress his father, Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Lal Nagrath is the original name of >> Read More... Rakesh Roshan so as to launch him into the industry.

Dabboo has been playing a key role in creating portfolios and launching many young stars into the industry by doing his magic using his camera. He started his calendar series in the year 1999 which he calls his work of art. Although the calendar does not depict a particular theme, he claims that he works on different concepts for each photograph.

The calendar features 24 of the most top Bollywood celebrities in the industry. Some of the well-known celebs that have known to appear in his calendar are Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan or also known as SRK is a prominent >> Read More... Shah Rukh Khan , Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan was conceived on October 11, 1942 >> Read More... Amitabh Bachchan , Arjun Rampal Amit Rampal is an Indian Actor, Host, Producer and >> Read More... Arjun Rampal , etc. He got married to Manisha D. Ratnani and lived in Mumbai with their children Kiara, Shiva and Myrah Ratnani.

Shaji Karun Hindi Actor

Shaji Karun

Shaji Neelakantan Karun was very famous Cinematographer and Film Director. He was born on 1st January 1952 in Kollam district (Kerala). In 1963, his family was moved to Thiruvananthapuram which is the capital of Kerala. Shaji Karun has completed his schooling from Palkkulangara Higher Secondary school and graduation from University College, Thiruvananthapuram. He wanted to make his career in film direction and Cinematography that’s why he joined Film and Television Institute of India in 1971 from where he has done his diploma in Cinematography. He made a film named Genesis (1974) that was directed by Rahul Dasgupta. During his diploma the movie was big hit and it got many award, from then his career was started properly. When he passed out in 1975, that time he won President's medal. His directorial debut film was Piravi in 1988 which fascinated remarkable applause. This was the great film during that time which was selected in almost 70 National and International film festivals, in the midst of the Cannes this film got 31 awards that includes the Silver Hugo at Chicago, Camera D'Or at Cannes, the Silver Leopard at Locarno, esteemed Charlie Chaplin Award at Edinburgh and India's Gold Medal Award from the President for the finest film in 1989. Swaham was the second film directed by Shaji Karun and it also gets the same response as his first film and was selected in a number of international film festivals as well as selected in Cannes in 1994. This film also gathered numerous awards. Shaji Karun also made a dozen of documentaries and short films. In addition to film making he was also an active contributor in academic and governmental arenas as well as he were active as juror at most of the international film festivals.

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