P N Sundaram is an indian film director and cinematographer. He worked in telugu, tamil, kannada, hindi, and malayalam film industries. He was born on the 18th of march in the year 1934. He is from panangatri, tamil nadu. He is from a middle-class family. He had to struggle a lot to achieve his dreams.

Sundaram started his career as a camera operator in vijaya vauhini studios, chennai. He later worked as an assistant for a. Vincent in cinematography. He worked in films like “gnana oli” (1972), “aparadhi” (1977), “ayodhya” (1975), “vietnam veedu” (1970), and many more. He worked in about fifty films as a cinematographer.

He also directed a few films in malayalam. Sundaram was a founding member of the film employees federation of south india. And he also was the president of south indian cinematographers association. Sundaram bagged the tamil nadu state film awards for best cinematographer. Former lady chief minister of tamil nadu state jayalalithaa garu gave the award in the year 1968 for the film “uyarandha manidhan” (1968).