Baba Azmi

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Baba Azmi
Born Azamgarh, India
Occupation Cinematographer
Religion Islam

Sayyid Baba Azmi is an Indian film cinematographer and member of the Akhtar-Azmi film family.[1] He is the child of the poet and lyricist Kaifi Azmi. Even though he is not as known as his sister, Shabana Azmi, he has used his lenses in films like, m Arjun, Beta, Dil, Tezaab, Mr. India, Akele Hum Akele Tum and Pukar.[2]

He started his career in mid 1970s, assisting Ishan Arya his first cousin, in Telugu films, starting as light boy. He worked with Arya for 10-12 Telugu films, before he got an independent break. [3]


  1. ^ THE DYNAMIC DYNASTIES: What would the world of films be without them? Screen, September 22, 2000.
  2. ^ Oneida Entertainment
  3. ^ Riddhi Doshi (December 29, 2010). "Unknown stars: Baba Azmi, cinematographer". IBNLive. Retrieved 2014-04-30. 

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