Anil Bandari is an Indian Cinematographer well known for his work in “
,” and “
.” He was born in a middle-class family in Kerala, India. In his school days, he developed a keen interest in photography when his father bought him his first camera. He thought of pursuing his career as personnel in Indian Cinema when he was very young. He has worked as a Cinematographer and camera operator for many plays, and short stories before entering the film industry. He made his debut in Indian film as a camera operator in 2003. He worked in “Okkadu,” a Telugu movie directed by Gunasekhar, starring
, Bhoomika Chawla, and
as lead artists, while Chandramohan,
, Rajan P. Dev, Geetha, and many others played as supporting artists.
This movie won many awards including Best Direction and Best Cinematography. After Okkadu, he worked as a camera operator for many other short films and movies. Later in 2008, he worked as a Cinematographer in “Mallepuvvu,” a Telugu movie released in 2008. This movie was directed by Samudra V., starring
, Bhoomika Chawla,
in lead roles. This movie was his first movie as a Cinematographer. After working in Mallepuvvu, he worked in “Baanam,” directed by
, starring Akurati Ramhith, Bhanuchander, and Randhir Gatla as lead artists, while
, Vedika A.V.S. Subramaniam, and Nara Rohith worked as supporting artists.
Anil Bandari always gave his best work to the industry. In return, he got the opportunity to work with many prominent directors of Telugu Film Industry. In 2010, he worked as Cinematographer in the movie “Daayam 2,” directed by Praveen Sri, starring Jagapath Babu, and
as lead roles, while Srinivas Rao Kota,
, Revathy, Jeeva, Ajay, and many others worked in supporting role. This movie was a sequel to 1999 blockbuster “Gaayam.” Everyone appreciated the work of the entire team. After working in superhit movie, Anil Bandari worked with Vijayendra Prasad, an award-winning director, in his movie “Rajanna.” Nagarjuna Akkineni, Sneha, and
were the lead roles in the film.
Anil Bandari’s work was appreciated in the movie a lot. The movie also won the award for Best Direction. In 2017, Anil Bandari worked in “
,” a drama based on the love story popularly known as ‘Reshma-Chauharmal Ka Khel.’ The drama was directed by Raghubeer Singh and
, Vivek, and Amar Jyoti were lead artists in the drama. Lately, he is working in “Yaariyan in Action,” directed by Aneel, starring
Neil Nitin Mukesh
. The movie is under production and possibly will release by the end of summer this year.