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Born Thirunavukarasu
(1968-03-28) 28 March 1968 (age 46)
Selam, Tamil Nadu, India.
Occupation Cinematographer, Screenplay writer
Title ISC

Tirru (Thirunavukarasu) is a leading Indian cinematographer from Tamil Nadu, India. Tirru's films are in the Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi languages. He has worked for the veteran cinematographer P. C. Sriram and for Kamal Hassan (Raj Kamal Productions). He was born in Mullukuruchi a village near Rasipuram, Namakkal district. He became interested in photography whilst studying science in college. He assisted his cousin, a dentist by profession, in the latter's passion for nature photography. He is married to an architect in Chennai and they have two children.

He also co-wrote the screenplay of the Malayalam film Mission 90 Days with director Major Ravi.

He is also well known in the field of advertisement for past 15 years and shot more than 1000 commercials and still continues. He has worked with almost all the major advertising production houses in India.

Filmography as a cinematographer[edit]

Film Year Language Notes
Magalirmattum 1994 Tamil Tamil Cinema Debut.
Sakthi 1995 Tamil
Manjeeradhwani 1998 Malayalam Malayalam Cinema Debut.
Kaathala Kaathala 1998 Tamil
Champion 2000 Tamil
Hey Ram 2000 Tamil
Hindi Cinema Debut.
Aalavandhan 2001 Tamil
Little John 2002 Tamil
23rd March 1931: Shaheed 2001 Hindi
Lesa Lesa 2003 Tamil
Mullavalliyum Thenmavum 2003 Malayalam
Hungama 2003 Hindi
Garam masala 2005 Hindi
Kyon Ki 2005 Hindi
Chup Chup Ke 2006 Hindi
Keerthi Chakra 2006 Malayalam
Kireedam 2007 Tamil
Mission 90 Days 2007 Malayalam Also Screenplay Writer.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2007 Hindi
Kanchivaram 2008 Tamil
Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani 2009 Hindi
Aakrosh 2010 Hindi
Tezz 2012 Hindi
Krrish 3 2013 Hindi
Geethaanjali 2013 Malayalam
102 Not Out 2015 Hindi Announced



Won V.Shantharam Award for the film Knachivaram || 2008 || Won Filmfare Award for the film Knachivaram || 2008 ||