Ashok Kumar (cinematographer)

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Ashok Kumar
Born Ashok Kumar Aggarwal
Occupation Cinematographer, film director
Awards

Ashok Kumar (born Ashok Kumar Aggarwal) is an Indian cinematographer who has worked in over 60 feature films mainly in South Indian languages. He is a recipient of the National Film Award for Best Cinematography for Nenjathai Killathe (1980) and numerous state awards.[1] He served as jury member of the 43rd National Film Awards.[2] He was well-known for his association with film-makers such as P. N. Menon, Bharathan, N. Sankaran Nair, Pratap Pothan and P. Vasu. Ashok Kumar was the regular cinematographer for J. Mahendran. As of 2014, he has worked in over 125 films as cinematographer and directed six films.

Awards[edit]

National Film Award for Best Cinematography[edit]

Kerala State Film Award for Best Cinematography[edit]

  • 1969 – Multiple films
  • 1973 – Swapnam
  • 1977 – Taxi Driver (Black and White)

Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Cinematographer[edit]

Nandi Award for Best Cinematographer[edit]

  • 2000 – Sri Sai Mahima[3]

Filmography[edit]

As cinematographer
As director

References[edit]

  1. ^ "28th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "43rd National Film Awards". Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Nandi Awards 2000 – 2001". idlebrain.com. 19 September 2002. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 

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