Samer Haq is a cinematographer who made his debut as a director of photography in the year 2010. This film ‘Athmakadha’ was written and directed by Premlal. The film is considered to be the classic genre of Malayalam films that include the works of master directors like Bharathan and Padmarajan.
In the year 2012, he got associated with a project 'Outsider' which was shot extensively in Kerala and Nagercoil. The procedure of this cinematographer is to shoot the topic of the film and his lens captures then every frame with the most part of the movie as narrated by the actors.
After the Malayalam movie "Athmakadha", director Premlal directed another Malayalam movie "Outsider" which had Sreenivasan in the major character. Indrajith and Pashupathy were in lead roles. Hence, the director of photography Sameer Haq got roped in for another project of the director Premlal.
In the same year, the director of photography came together for director’s Joe Chalissery which was relied on the small script "Desathinte Vijayam" by Sethu. This was a political satire based movie starring Sreenivasan, Rajshri in the lead roles. In the year 2013, he handled the camera for the movie ‘Sundarimarude Katha’ directed by Rajesh K. Abraham and that had
, and Lakshmi Rai in lead roles. Another popular movie was ‘Pakida' which was produced by Kartha Seagulf and Sagar Shereef.
The film was directed by Sunil Karyattukara. Sameer Haq handled the camera for the movie. The director of photography had to shoot many scenes in Kochi to Madurai under the hot sun, Every day the shot had to be over before the sunset.
Some shoot had to accompany in heavy trucks had been parked. In the year 2014, he had two more assignments such ‘Nagara Varithi Naduvil Njan’ and ‘
Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal
’. In the year 2015, he handled the camera for two more assessments of Malayalam cinema.
These films were ‘
’ which was directed by debutant Manoj Aravindakshan and another movie ‘
Love 24 X 7
’ which was directed by debutante Sreebala K Menon. In 2016, the cinematographer worked for Nithin Renji Panicker’s movie ‘Kasba’ which was a huge success movie. The film revolved around police inspector Mammootty and his lens really captured the body language and the police station.