Mahesh Aney is an award-winning cinematographer. He has in his possession different brand advertisements including global brands such as Coca-Cola, Nivea, Johnnie Walker, etc. He has done his graduation and specialization in cinematography from Film and Television Institute of India. Anjali Aney is Mahesh’s wife. They have two children. A daughter named Aarti and a son named Aditya. Presently, he lives in Mumbai. He has shot some of the main brands in India. Till date, he has shot over a thousand commercials. They include Coca-Cola, Johnnie Walker Golf, Cinthol Soap, Onida TV, Vicks, and Nivea Cream.
He has received awards for filming commercial films for Pepsi, Nestle Maggie Noodles, Tata Steel, Kellog’s, and Feviqik. He has established his production house under which he has produced over fifty commercials for various global brands. He was the cinematographer for Bharat Dabholkar’s film, God Only Knows! The movie was released in 2004 starring
, etc. In the same year, he filmed Tum: A Dangerous Obsession. The movie was directed by
were in the leading role. In 2005, he did Swades: We, the People.
It was an award-winning movie directed by
Shah Rukh Khan
, Kishori Balal, and
were the cast of this film. It was a drama film about an Indian man who works for NASA in the United States and wants to visit his caretaker in India. The movie takes different turns once he comes to India to find her caretaker. Mahesh received the National Film Award for this movie in the category of Best Cinematography. He shot a film directed by
. It was called
released in 2005. Veteran actors like
were in this movie.
It was a story based on an executioner from a small town who finds out that his college-going son has been arrested. In 2007, Mahesh shot another film called Don’t Stop Dreaming. Aditya Raj was the director of this movie. Sunil Shetty,
, Michelle Collins, etc. were the cast of this movie. Released in the UK, this English movie was a comedy/drama film about a girl who is in a band along with her two friends. Mahesh is truly an inspiring cinematographer who has filmed more than a thousand commercials and critically acclaimed films with well-known directors.