Whenever you think about cinema or movies, what was the first thought that stuck in your mind. Maybe star who is defending his love from a bunch of people or someone singing in the mid of the road and others joins him or beautifully composed Music. Well, that is the case with everybody. Cinema is an integral part of humans and especially in India, people used to worship their Star or actors. But most of the people are just unaware of people behind working it. Could you imagine the cinema without the Director of photography or cinematographers who captured stunning, fabulous and engaged scenes? Here is the list of the some of the best cinematographers who have done some interesting works and this list comprises only of those which unique cinematography.
Anil Mehta is one of the talented artists who have tried his hand as a writer and director. He is a very much known individual in Bollywood who has studied cinematography at FTII. If we look at his cinematography career, he works on different types of genre. Some of his masterpiece works are Kal ho na ho, Veer-Zara, Rockstar, Highway, Badlapur, Sui Dhaaga etc. Rockstar and Badlapur are some of the great work of cinema. Look at the scene of Badlpur where Raghu starring Varun Dhawan are brutally killing shot beautifully which can bring shiver in your body.
Upcoming projects: Sandeep and pinky Farrar.
Do you remember the song chaiyya chaiyya from the movie Dil se starring Shahrukh Khan and Malaika Arora? The epicness of the song can understand that it still rules our heart and playlist. He is the man behind those beautiful and engaging shots done on the railway and long shot over Shahrukh Khan can be seen dancing in a tunnel. He has mastered in taking long and narrow shots to make them look fascinating scenes. Some of his works are The Terrorist, Iruvar, Dil se, asoka. He has bagged 11 National awards for his works.
Upcoming projects: Jack and Jill
It couldn't stop me writing about this guy who has magic in his hand and his camera. GOW series will not have look stunning and natural without his guy. He is from Kochi and has been part of most of mainstream and successful movies like Udta Punjab, Gulaal, Dev D, Naa Peru Suriya. One of the scene of Dev D where Abhay has drinking and handcam had used to showcase his frustration and hangover to make it real to the viewers.
Upcoming projects: Virus
Being an alumnus of FTII, this has come a long way in the field of cinematography. To identify his versatility, you can watch some of his works like Padmaavat, Bajirao Mastani, Chak De India. Just think of the long and moving scenes of ghoomar song and energetic and exhausting Khali bali. these are some of the work that is applauding. To show the sense of fulfillment and lavishing the scenes, he has mastered his craft and his attention to the detail of the scenes put forth in his work.
Upcoming projects: Unknown
Here comes the guy who becomes a sensation at the age of 26. Mitesh, new cinematographer in Bollywood with his recently Released movie URI: The Surgical Strike has just brought the new wave in the Indian cinema. Use of different cameras and running shots are just his initial works. The beautifully crafted and well-designed URI has brought the fresh feel and the way he showcases his works in the movies like Baby and Neerja are proofs that this guy has the potential to elaborate his creativity.
Upcoming projects: Unknown
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