Jayakrishna Gummadi, brought into the world 20 March 1974, in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India, is an honor winning Indian cinematographer who has worked in Telugu and Malayalam film. Even though that he is from the same town as that of
Gummadi Venkateswara Rao
, they are not related.
Gummadi has gotten the National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film Cinematography at the 56th
National Film Awards
, for his short non-highlight 'When This Man Dies.' His confirmation film Vadhakramam won the pundit's jury grant at the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival. JK, as he is affectionately brought in the business, was in tenth class when he got roused by the astounding cinematography in Geethanjali in 1989 and that is the place his desire of being a cinematographer got wings.
After getting his Degree in Photography from JNTU, he functioned as a collaborator to the prominent cinematographer
for a long time. By 2004, he did Graduation in Motion Picture Photography from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. As an understudy at FTII, his exchange film won Kodak Film school rivalry at the national level for his cinematography.