Hari S. Nair is an Indian cinematographer. He predominantly works in Malayalam, Bengali, and Hindi cinemas. He is known for his cinematography in the movies ‘Swaham’ (1994), ‘Theevram’ (2012), and ‘School’ (1999).
Hari was born on the 31st of March 1965 at Ponani in Malappuram, Kerala. Hari grew up among cameras as his father, K. P. Rajagopalan Nair, was the HOD at the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India, the same place from where Hari graduated.
Hari debuted as a cinematographer in the 1994 Malayalam movie ‘Swaham.’ He later worked in movies like the Bengali film ‘ Dahan Story soon >> Read More... ’ (1997) and the Malayalam movie ‘Janmadinam’ (1998). He won his first state award for Swaham and the second one for the 1997 movie, ‘Ennu Swantham Janakikutty.’
Hari won his first national award for best cinematography for the non-feature film Vision, which was directed by Sham. In addition to this, he has also cranked the camera for movies like ‘Balyakalasakhi’ (2014), ‘Apothekary’ (2014), ‘ Rasputin Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (2015), ‘ Ayal Jeevichirippundu Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (2017), ‘Ahaa Re’ (2018), ‘ Tamasha Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (2018), etc. In 2015, he directed his first short film, ‘Punchiriku Parasparam.’ The film, which featured Mohanlal, Pearle Maaney Pearle Maaney is one of the most famous personalit >> Read More... , Dharmajan Bolgatty Dharmajan Bolgatty is a Malayalam actor, writer, t >> Read More... , and Renji Panicker A firebrand script-writer, actor, director, and pr >> Read More... , gained huge attention on social media. He has worked on the 2020 web series ‘Naxalbari,’ which aired on Zee5. In 2018, he won the Goa State Film Awards for Best Cinematography for the movie, ‘K Sera Sera.’