Visual Rulers of Bollywood

K-Town cinematographers rule in Bollywood?

Features 16-Aug-2010 9:23 AM IST Top 10 Cinema Comments

If you’re wondering what makes the film Bollywood films look so stylish, it is all about three versatile cinematographers from Kollywood creating magic from behind lens. The three most happening cinematographers of Kollywood have been striking with spectacular shows in Bollywood from a very long time.

Ravi K Chandran: A wizard playing with natural colors. He makes sure of showcasing unparalleled and unique touches over different films. The cinematographer’s journey in Bollywood started with ‘Virasat’ (remake of ‘Devar Magan) that won him Filmfare Award. Later, he gained more appreciations with ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, ‘Yuva’, ‘Black’, Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Paheli’, ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’, and ‘My Name is Khan ’, ‘Ghajini and upcoming releases ‘Anjana Anjani’ and Hrithik Roshan-Aishwarya Rai starrer ‘Guzarish’.

Nirav Shah: His gateway to Bollywood was with Paisa Vasool that was followed by continuous big tickets like Dhoom and Dhoom-2 that were appreciated for the stylish visuals. His previous film ‘Wanted’, remake of Tamil movie ‘Pokkiri’ gained incredible praises and he will soon crank camera for various Hindi films.

Actor Natarajan Subramaniam: He is a famous actor in Kollywood and much far-famed his stunning cinematography in Bollywood. He first handled cinematography for a short Hindi film titled ‘Last Train to Mahakali’ and continuously streaked with successful endeavors in ‘Paanch’, ‘Black Friday’, ‘Parineeta’, ‘Eklavya’, ‘Jab We Met’, Phir Kabhi’, ‘Halla Bol’, ‘Love Aaj Kal’ and next week’s release ‘Lafangey Parindey’. Following big success of ‘Jab We Met’ and ‘Love Aaj Kal’, he will be joining hands with Imtiaz Ali for ‘Rock Star’ that has musical score by A.R. Rahman.

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