Jeeva Shankar is a versatile cinematographer cum director, who works in Tamil and Telugu movie industries. Shankar started his career as an assistant cinematographer to late
, a cinematographer cum director. He prefixed his mentor’s name before his name. He made his debut as an independent cinematographer with the Telugu film, Ammo Bomma in 2001. His debut in Tamil happened with Kadhal Dot Com in 2003. He had also worked as the cinematographer in
in the lead roles.
Shankar made his debut as a director in 2012 with “
in the leading role. In fact, it is the debut film for Vijay Antony as an actor. After the super hit success of the film, Shankar directed
and introduced Sathya, the brother of “
into the Tamil film industry. The movie released in 2014. His movie, Naan was remade in Bengali in 2015 and added to his credit as the story writer. He joined Vijay Antony once again in the film, “
” that also had his Amara Kaaviyam heroine, Miya George.