KG Venkatesh is a highly recognized cinematographer mostly known for his work and contribution to Tamil film industry. Venkatesh was born in Thanjavur and completed his schooling from St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School. He graduated from Shanmugha Polytechnic and also from Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu in Chennai where he earned a degree in cinematography. Venkatesh worked on the film like Sathuranga Vettai which got released on July 2014 where he was widely appreciated for his efforts. After this he worked on films like-Pambhu Sattai, Sarvannan Irukka Bayamaen, and Thiri, all of these films were released in 2017.

Along with being a successful cinematographer Venkatesh also debuted as an actor in 2017 in a Tamil dark comedy film ‘Peechankai’ directed by Ashoka Kumar. He starred alongside celebrities like RS Karthik and Anjali Rao. Both Venkatesh and the film received positive reviews from its audience. KG Venkatesh is also working as a cinematographer for the sequel of his film Sathuranga Vettai known as Sathuranag Vettai 2 which is due to be released on 28th February 2018. The film is starring Arvind Swamy and Trisha. KG Venkatesh along with D. Imman is going to work in camera and music department for Ezhil and Vishnu Vishal’s movie collaboration. The movie is going to star celebrities like Yogi Babu and Nivetha Pethuraj.

Cinematographer Om Prakash

Om Prakash is one of the Tamil cinematographers. He was born on January 26, 1978, in Coimbatore, TamilNadu, India. Besides being cinematographer is a passionate actor too. He has been working as the director of photography since the age of 25 and much younger times. He has worked on many projects in this field and has many years of experience in making feature films. He made many documentaries that are very well published. He has done an over 500 advertising films. His passion towards cinema is huge which cannot be noted. Om Prakash being a veteran cinematographer for high budget movies also directed some of the short films which are popular at entertaining through his cinematography skills. He has been working since 2002, where he started with the movie NilaKannadi a Tamil movie which was a hit of short budget movies. Even though a little budget, he got the award of the best cinematographer. Om Prakash was conferred with eminent (distinguished) Cinematographer honour, by Rocheston Accreditation Institute located in the City of New York due to his recognition of academic achievement in his degrees of Arts and Science. He will be completing his contributions to cinematography in Indian movies for 16 years by 2017. He is one of the creative finest skilled cinematographers of the Tamil industry. He is known for his works in many languages like Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi film industries. He has been a continuous worker of creative cinematography from the day he started his works which include: Nilakannadi a 2002 Tamil movie, Wanted a 2004 Malayalam movie which has been dubbed and redirected many languages, Chakram a 2005 Telugu movie though being a flop movie had a good cinematography, Danger a 2005 Telugu suspense thriller movie, Krishnarjuna a 2008 Telugu film with great actors like Nagarjuna Akkineni and Manchu Vishnu in it, Naanayam a 2010 Tamil and thriller movie Kalavani in 2010 Tamil movie,Veppam in 2011, Vaagaisoodavaa in 2011 are the Tamil movies with his cinematography. His Hindi cinematography movies include Faujme in mauj in 2016, Arrambam and much more. It is a great achievement that he played a role of assistant-director in the great socio-fantasy thriller and horror movie kashmora in 2016. His latest projects include Aramm in Tamil. With is versatility in cinematography he has been achieving greater heights for over his 16 years of experience.

Cinematographer Om Prakash Tamil Actor