Manoj Paramahamsa is a renowned cinematographer for the Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam film industries. He is bestowed with many awards and accolades for his mind-blowing work. Born to UV Babu, a director by profession, on 15th April 1981, this 34-year-old cinematographer has set milestones by his work. Manoj has stated in an interview that his father was the one who wanted him to become a cinematographer”. UV Babu himself has directed many movies in the Telugu film industry. Manoj usually accompanied his father to his shoots and cinematography was all he could think of doing. He often referred cinematography as “the magic of the camera.” He has graduated from Film and Television Institute at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
During the starting of his career, he assisted in films like Pammal K Sambandam, Anasatchi,
, Madhurey, Thirupaachi, and Thirupathi. Manoj made his debut film “Eeram”, for which he won the Vijay Award for Best Cinematography and South Scope line Award for Best Cinematography. He has also won the Lux Sandal Cinema Award for Best Cinematography for the movie
, Filmfare Award for Best Cinematography for Ye Maaya chicane (Telugu). He was the cinematographer of the remake of 3 Idiots, Nanban, directed by S.Shankar.