S. Kumar is an Indian cinematographer known for his work behind the camera for movies such as " Boeing Boeing Boeing Boeing is a Malayalam reality show aired on >> Read More... ", "Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi", "Chithram", "One 2 Ka 4", "Kerala Café", "Pattalam", and among many others.
S. Kumar started his career in 1978 with the Ashok Kumar-directed low-budget film, "Thiranottam", featuring actors such as Ravi Kumar Bio coming soon... >> Read More... and Sattar. The early 80s saw Kumar as the cinematographer in the Ashok Kumar-directed " Thenum Vayambum Thenum Vayambum is television serial aired on Sury >> Read More... ", and in Priyadarshan’s comedy, "Poochakkoru Mookkuthi", which garnered recognition and catapulted his career. In 1985, Kumar did the camera work for the Priyadarshan-directed "Onnanam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil", the Shankar starrer "Akkare Ninnoru Maran", the Mohanlal starrer "Boeing Boeing", Sibi Malayil-directed "Mutharamkunnu PO", and Priyadarshan’s "Parayanumvayya Parayathirikkanumvayya". The year of 1986 saw Kumar as the cinematographer for the Venu Nagavelli-directed "Sughamo devi", the Sukumari starrer "Ninnishtam Ennishtam", and the starrer "Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi". In 1987, Kumar did the camera work for the legendary Padmarajan’s drama, "Nombarathi Poovu", the Kamal-directed "Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam" and Sibi Malayil’s femme fatale movie, "Ezuthappurangal". The latter of the 80s also saw Kumar as the cinematographer for the Mohanlal starrer comedy, "Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikunnu", the Shobana starrer "Vellanakalude Nadu", the Sibi Malayil-directed thriller, " Vicharana Vicharana is a Malayalam serial aired on Kairali T >> Read More... ", and the Renjini starrer "Chithram". The inception of the 90s decade saw Kumar work in the Jayaram starrer "Maalayogam", the Rekha Mallick starrer "Aye Auto", and "Akkare Akkare Akkare". The director, Priyadarshan asked Kumar to manage the camera for the comedy, "Kilukkam".
In 1992, Kumar also ventured into Hindi movies with the Amrish Puri Amrish Lal Puri was born on 22nd June, 1932 in Pun >> Read More... starrer " Muskurahat Story Coming Soon.... >> Read More... ", which also featured Jay Mehta Jay Mehta was born on 18 January 1961 in India. He >> Read More... and Revathy. Later on, Kumar also worked behind the camera for the Manoj Bajpayee Born on 23 April 1969, Manoj Bajpai is first a Bol >> Read More... starrer "Dus Tola", the Anil Kapoor Anil Kapoor was born on 24th December 1956 in Mumb >> Read More... starrer "Calcutta Mail", the Raam Shetty-directed "Army", and the Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan or also known as SRK is a prominent >> Read More... starrer "One 2 Ka 4".
Kumar has been the cinematographer for critically acclaimed Malayalam films such as the Renjith-directed " Indian Rupee Click to look into! >> Read More... ", the Dileep starrer " Kerala Cafe Kerala Cafe is a comedy show which came on the cha >> Read More... ", the Roshan Andrews-directed " Udayananu Tharam Click to look into! >> Read More... ".
Besides, Kumar has also worked on numerous projects and documentaries such as "Iqbal Malhotra war thriller Nuclear Tango: Why A Hero Fell from Grace".
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S. Kumar is the man who proves to be the enigmatic individual of many South Indian movies. S. Kumar has been nominated for a bunch of awards for his brilliant work as a cinematographer. He started as a freelance cameraman, but his talent took him to the world of cinema where he proved himself. He has more than ten awards for his work as a cinematographer. S. Kumar completed his graduation in the year 1990 from Madras Film and TV Institute. He started his career as a camera man doing camera work in various documentaries, fiction, commercial, docudramas, travel shows and corporate films. He handled the camera work for various corporate films and fiction work for 15 years. He also did many NGO projects in cinematography in India as well as in abroad.
S. Kumar prefers working in Digital Betacam DV, CAM, film formats, outdoor shoots, air to air and air to ground and sports. He has worked in many documentaries. Some of his awarded projects in the documentary field involve, Sariska Tiger Project for BBC International in 1993, the Inheritance for Business India Television in 1996 and the Silent Killings for the Star World in the year 2000. Some of Kumar’s renowned documentaries are Nepal artisans and Ecology in Nepal for the CNN and Discovery India Magazine for the Discovery channel. He has also worked on the Bhutan Series documentary on the National Geographic channel. As far as Kumar’s corporate connection is concerned, some of Kumar’s clients are Cartoon Network, LG Electronics, Glaxo Smith & Kline, UNICEF, Atlas Copco, TERI, Hinduja group, Spice Telecom, HCL Technologies and many more. Kumar has also worked with some TV series. His work can be seen in the song Zara Hatke and Kanoon Ka Beta, which used to be aired on Doordarshan. He has also worked for the VENUS Studios.
Some of Kumar’s famous works for the VENUS Studios is Love Blind by and various Punjabi songs by Gurudas Mann. He has also worked for T-Series. He even won the best Cinematographer Award at Asianet Film Awards 2005 and Asianet Film Awards 2006.