Santhosh Rai Pathaje is a Cinematographer of South Indian film industry, lives in Bangalore, India. He has skills in photography media productions such as Video, Television, Video production, entertainment, commercials, documentaries, new media, film, post production, and film production. Along with all these , he is also a scriptwriter, costume designer, film director, and a colourist. Critics say,“if the photography of a Kannada movie is looking luxurious, and glossy, then definitely Santhosh Rai Pathaje is behind it.”

Santhosh has proved his excellence in more than twenty movies. He has proficiency in four languages such as in Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, and English. Originally, Santhosh is from the town Ajirangala Kaniyoo, situated near Puttur in the state of Karnataka, India. His schooling was at the St. Aloysius College,Mangalore, Karnataka. He completed his Diploma in Cinematography from the Government Film and T.V. Institute, Bangalore.

He was the topper in his class. Within the training period, Santhosh made a film with 16mm Kodak camera for his project named as “Antharamukhi” was highly appreciated by his mentors and teachers. He worked with some popular and energetic movie makers who have helped and motivated him to dive into the ocean of photography, and cinematography. Santhosh is also a graduate in journalism.

In 2011, he got married to Deeksha S. Rai, who was born and brought up in Bangalore. As a partner, Deeksha is a great inspiration for Santhosh. Santhosh 1st started his work as an assistant cinematographer of Ashok Kashyap in few high budget Kannada movies such as “Law and Order,” and “Shivraj Kumar.” Then he moved to Mumbai. He stayed there for two years and made some advertising and corporate films. After returning to Karnataka, he decided to work as a movie director and script writer in the Kannada film Industry. In 2006, he directed his 1st feature film named as 7 o’clock.

He was also the script-writer and the screenplay writer of this movie. Therefore the cinematography of the film was handled by Chandrashekhar.In 2007, Santhosh made another cinema with all the previous responsibilities as a director, screenplay writer along with the scriptwriter. In the meantime, he got offers for cinematography in 2 other movies such as “Mata,” and “Mithayi Mane.” Santhosh Rai Pathaje is a man who loves to play with light and shadows. Since 18 years he is pursuing this art. He gained expertise in cinematography by making feature films, corporate films, and commercials like Bingo, Lenovo, Campaign for BJP, etc.With hard work and a true love towards his passion, Santhosh made himself popular, both in Telugu and Kannada film world.

He has a vast knowledge in grading of colours. He has done colour correction for the movie “John Jaani Janardan,” and he is the only man in Indian Cinema who can do this in commercial films. Along with cinematography, Santhosh has also designed costumes for movies like “Vaastuprakara”, and “ Paramathma” , proving to be a multi-tasker. In the technical front, his picturization is marvellous. His photographic skills are considered to be spellbound when he takes shots of nature. He has the capacity, the specialization, the expertise, and a deep understanding towards the needs of a director and the media. He has the vision to make anything fascinating and successful related to cinematography.

His photography in cinemas is a big asset for the South Indian movies. The films like “Kidirithe Kappu Coffee,” Paramathma,” Whistle,” Love U Alia,” and “ Josh” are the examples of his dedication and extraordinary picturesque of luxurious textures. Nowadays, Santhosh is reforming the syllabus of the students of his college where he studied. Also he is a visiting guest lecture in the Govt. Film and TV Institute

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Reshmi Sarkar

Reshmi Sarkar is a cinematographer of substance in the Indian film industry. Her friendship for the camera and sharp eye for captivating nuance drove her to focus Mass Communications and Film Studies at St. Xavier's in Kolkata. She hasn't veered away from her target to be one of India's top women cinematographers starting now and into the foreseeable future. Reshmi Sarkar's cinematographic capacity and industrious work have earned her the advantage of working the camera division near to irrefutably the most specific boss in the Indian film industry, as Rituparno Ghosh (Antarmahal, 2003) and Shaad Ali (Bunty aur Babli, 2004). Her imaginative camerawork has considered her to be to work as accomplice cinematographer with popular Indian film industry characters, for instance, Binod Pradhan and H.M Ramachandra. To perfect her show-stopper, Reshmi continued to study Motion Picture Photography in the Television and Film Institute of India, Pune in 2005. Among Reshmi's various filmographic achievements is her affirmation film, 'Motorbike, ' which was incorporated into Indian Panorama 2010, and was screened at both the International Film Festival of India (IFFI Goa) and Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) in 2010. Revealing her observation to work in different regional film organizations, Reshmi's introduction feature film as a cinematographer was a self-sufficient film in the Kannada language called Ring Road. Released in 2015 and composed by Priya Belliappa, the film is a spine chiller, which is inaccurately established on an authentic life bad behavior that happened in Bangalore. Her other camera and electrical division work in the Hindi film industry fuse common movies like Aasma, Mausam and Hate Story 3. Today, Reshmi is encountering her cinematographic goals through innovative work that she has completed in both fiction and consistent with life. Reshmi delights onlookers through her persuading cinematography that has seen her make different sorts of notification, corporate chronicles, documentaries and travelogs.

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Venkatesh Anguraj is a Film cinematographer. He mainly works for Kannada Film Industry. He also works with Telugu and Tamil Industry. His other name is A. Venkatesh. Angurajhas also associated with directors like Saran, Venkatesh, and Suraj. He did 30 plus movies in his career. He made his debut with the project Endendigu. As a cinematographer, he did Sikka in the year 1997, Marumagan in the year 1995, Samurai in the year 2002, Agni Gundam in the year 1984, Nadhi in the year 1969, Maqsad in the year in the year 1984, VeeraThalattu in the year 1998, PyarHuaChoriChori in the year 1991. He did cinematography in the projects like SonePeSuhaga in the year 1988, Izzatdaar in the year 1990, Waqt Ki Awaz in the year 1988, Vasuki in the year 1997, HimmatAurMahnat in the year 1987, Aai in the year 2004, OngoleGittha in the year 2013, Dum in the year 2013. He did movies Saamy Square and Sarkari Hi PraaShaale in the year 2018. He has done movie Endendigu in the year 2015. Director of the movie is Imran Sardhariya. Producer of the film is S. V. Babu. Jayatheertha, Imran Sardhariya did the screenplay, Story prepared by Imran Sardhariya. Ajay Rao and RadhikaPandit played the lead role in the project. They depicted the casting of Krishna and Jyothi respectively. Other casts are H. G. Dattatreya, Chandrashekhar, Ashok, Raveendranath, KalyaniRaju, B. Suresha, Anmol, TablaNani, Sumithra, PavithraLokesh, Yogaraj Bhatt, Dhananjay, Sadhu Kokila, P. Ravi Shankar, and Shanthaamma. The movies releases on May 1, and in the year 2015. Label for this is D Beats. V. Harikrishna did the music direction. The film made under the production of S. V. Productions. It is in the Kannada Language. S. V. Films, Om Sai Release, and Kumar Film Factory distributed the movies in theaters. It has five songs in the account. It has a romantic thriller genre. The film editing had done by Deepu S. Kumar. Another list in pictures is Amarkalam in the year 1999, ParhenRashithen in the year 2000, AlliArjuna in the year 2002, Gemini in the year 2002, Jay Jay in the year 2003, AahaaEthanaiAzhagu in the year 2003, MachaKaran in the year 2007, Aarsangam in the year 2008. And more Achamindri in the year 2016, MalaiMalai in the year 2009, EnnamoNadakkudhu in the year 2014.

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