Kishore Mani also known as Kishore Mani Nair is an Indian Cinematographer. He was born on 12th September 1981; his Star Sign is Virgo. Kishore lives in Ernakulam, Kerala but, mainly belongs to Palai (Pala), Kerala. He pursued his degree in Bachelors of Cinematography and Film/Video Production from Adayar Film Academy of Chennai. His known languages are English, Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu. Kishore works in the Malayalam, and the Tamil cinema. He debuted in the year 201, and is famous for his first flick '
' (2013). He also worked in few advertisements and TVCs as a D. O. P. (Director of Photography).
Kishore's debut was a Malayalam movie 'Paisa Paisa' which released on 28 June 2013 by director
, and producer
. In the film, he worked with artists like Indrajith, Sandhya,
, many more. It has a thriller story that revolves around two cities, role of money, and two friends, one who gets kidnapped, and other who tries to save him. 'Paisa Paisa' was a successful film having perfect cinematography, and scenes all because of Kishore. In his second project, he debuted in the Tamil industry with an action-thriller 'Kadavul Paathi Mirugam Paathi.
The film was directed, and produced by Raj Zacharias which released on 20th March 2015. In 2016, Kishore had come back in the Malayalee cinema with the project '10 Kalpanakal' by Don Max starring Prashanth Narayanan, and Anoop Menon. The story got the inspiration from a German thriller, crime-based movie 'Antibodies' and it released on 25th November 2016. Recently, he stepped into the Telugu industry as a cinematographer with the flick 'Rahadari' under the banner of Shreyas Media. He was the D. O. P. for many television commercials like Padanilathu sanitary centre, Brahmins Puttopodi, Mummy & Me cute, Lamit Roofs, Dolphin Mats, Accoy Shirts, I Mall Textile, etc.
Kishore is a genius in his profession, appropriately deals with the scenes, camera, and angles. Apart from cinematography, his other skills are editing, video, film, and post-production, ad making, digital compositing, after, and special effects, working for television, short films, music videos, Ariel cinematography, and so on. All the three films received lots of love, and appreciation from the audience. Kishore attracts viewers towards his movies, and TVCs by making it realistic, and authentic. He is an expert in the field of cinematography, and considered one of the best Directors of Photography. We look forward to experience more projects under his photography direction.