Pradeesh M Varma’s native place is Kerala but he lives in Bombay and is interested in travelling, designing. Hes has worked with different cameras. He started his career with shooting Music Videos, TV Commercials and Short Films, Corporate Films (as Independent Cinematographer) for feature films. In olden days, frames were the tough task. His movies are mesmerizing by framing a shot subjected to severe scrutiny to see anything modern there says Asir Ali. His films are in Malayalam one or two in Telugu movies celebrate silver jubilee. His movies created magic with his visuals in Asir Ali's latest picture, led by Vinaya Govind-movie's Kohinoor, 1988.
While committing this film, Pradeesh was sure about this, he reckons it's not a project, it's an opportunity to show his natural endowment. The story happened in1988; Varma knew Vinaya (director) then he was VKP’s assistant. It later became associated with P. S. Vinod. To work in fixed places avoid every nostalgic feel, says Pradeesh. The main obstacle he faced was finding suitable locations for the film. "As the story stretches out over 27 years back, we had seen finalizing the locations as well. In that place there may not have been any drastic change in the mêlée, but there still some minute changes in buildings, vehicles.
We accepted to pass about two months for the site hunt in north Kerala. The movie begins in India's place of Kerala-city was famous as the spice trades center. Director finally selects some places to make the film. He did the film in Kannur. Picture Ninety Percent makes at tandoori Kavu there, says Pradeesh. Pradeesh gave full credit to the art director and costume designer for finding apt locations for the shooting of Kohinoor. He started his career under the guidance of renowned cinematographer Lokanathan and later he worked with P.S. Vinod V.K. Prakash's stint with the Pradeesh.
Prakash offered Pradeesh in his initial movie 'Pop pins’ to work as an assistant. Pradeesh got the opportunity to handle the camera for Vinaya's primary film Kill the boy. By film 1983, Pradesh became a complete Cinematographer -movies were Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal, 100Days of love. Pradeesh and
tied the knot on August 26th in a star studded wedding ceremony. Eva was the daughter of late director VK Pavithran. The event included celebrities, including Jayaram and Parvati. Actress Anumolshared kept Eva's Mehndi function photos on her social media and shared to her friends.