Baba Azmi

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Baba Azmi
Born Mumbai, India
Occupation Cinematographer
Relatives See Azmi family

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 well known as his sister Shabana Azmi, he has used his lenses in films such as 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. CNN-IBN. Retrieved 2014-04-30. 

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