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Ranjan Palit Hindi Actor

Ranjan Palit

Ranjan Palit is an Indian cinematographer. He works for films made in various languages which include Bengali, Hindi as well as south Indian movies. He is an extremely talented and well experienced professional. For his work and contribution to cinema, he received three national awards. He conducts workshops and sessions and interacts with young technicians and students who aspire to form a career in filmmaking and creates short films and other projects with them. He gets involved with the newbies in hands-on sessions and inpires them and teaches them his perspective of cinematography. He stepped into the world of films in the ’70s after which he enrolled in FTII. His diploma project film got him noticed in the eyes of Anand Patwardhan, and he collaborated with Ranjan to create the masterpiece later known as Bombay Our City. Till date, after more than four decades in the industry, he is one of the most sought after people in his field. Over the changing times, he kept up with the changing trends and technologies and maintained his spark which makes him one of the greatest contemporary cinematographers that the industry possesses. He recently returned all the three national awards that he received as a protest against the treatment of students in the Film and Television Institute of India. He actively participated and voiced his opinion while urging organizations to stand up for the rights of freedom and support him in his protest. Ranjan Patil has an incredible filmography and body of work as a cinematographer. He was a part of the Priyanka Chopra starrer 7 Khoon Maaf which hit the theatres in the year 2011. In the year 2012, Ranjan worked in the film called Abosheshe which released on September 21 in the year 2012. In 2004, he contributed to Journeyings and conversations and back in 1985 he was the cinematographer of Hamara Shahar Bombay Our City. His most recent venture was the movie Patakha that starred Radhika Madaan and Sanya Malhotra in the lead roles of two quarreling sisters. The director of the movie Vishal Bharadwaj developed spectacular chemistry with Ranjan through the course of shooting the film. Other projects that he worked in include The Men In the Tree and Way back home both of which released in the year 2017, Bhopal- A License To Kill, Jashn e Azaadi and Tales From Planet Kolkata. Ranjan also directed a movie by the name Forever Young.

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Pravin Bhatt

Born on October 11, 1911, Pravin Bhatt is an Indian film screenwriter, director and, cinematographer, who worked from the 1970s to 2010s in Hindi cinema. He is the son of director Vijay Bhatt, and furthermore the dad of executive Vikram Bhatt. He debuted in the entertainment industry as a cameraman with the movie named Maa Baap in 1960 by director V.M. Vyas, followed by the film Hariyali Aur Rasta in 1962 by Vijay Bhatt. His father Vijay Bhatt gave him break as the cinematographer in his feature motion picture titled Himalay Ki Godmein in 1965 featuring Mala Sinha and Manoj Kumar in lead characters. In 1977, Pravin worked in the film named Hira Aur Patthar by Vijay Bhatt starring Shabana Azmi and Shashi Kapoor. He became cinematographer for the movie Badalte Rishtey in 1978 by R. Jhalani featuring Reena Roy, Jeetendra, and Rishi Kapoor. In 1981, he worked as a cameraman in the motion picture labeled Umrao Jaan by Muzaffar Ali starring Farooq Shaikh, Rekha, and Naseeruddin Shah. Pravin also became camera operator for the film named Khud-Daar by Ravi Tandon in 1982 with Vinod Mehra, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, and Parveen Babi. He made many blockbuster movies as a cinematographer with his father and other well-known executives of that time. He debuted as a director with motion picture Bhavna in 1984 starring Marc Zuber and Shabana Azmi, for which she earned Filmfare Best Actress honor. He also executed films such as Khoon Bahaa Ganga Mein and Ek Hi Maqsad in 1988. From 90s onwards, Pravin began working with his son Vikram Bhatt as a cinematographer in his movies such as Kasoor in 2001, Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage in 2002, Footpath in 2003, Aetbaar in 2004, Deewane Huye Paagal in 2005, Ankahee in 2006, Life Mein Kabhie Kabhiee in 2007, Three: Love, Lies, Betrayal in 2009 and many more. In 2011, he also became a cameraman for the first stereoscopic 3D horror motion picture Haunted – 3D by Vikram Bhatt featuring Achint Kaur, Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Arif Zakaria, and Tia Bajpai. Shaapit in 2010 starring Rahul Dev, Shweta Agarwal, and Aditya Narayan denoted his 100th film in his profession as cinematographer. His vocation spans from the 1970s to 2014 more than 35 years in which he made several blockbusters and memorable movies such as Umrao Jaan by Muzaffar Ali, Agneepath by Mukul S. Anand, Aashiqui and Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin by Mahesh Bhatt.

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