Mahesh Aney

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Mahesh Aney is a National Film Award-winning Indian cinematographer.


A Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) graduate with specialization in cinematography, Mahesh Aney has shot more than a thousand commercials including some award-winning films for Pepsi, Kellogg's, Tata Steel, Feviqik and Maggie noodles. He runs his own production house and has produced more than fifty commercials for brands like Coca-Cola, Vicks, Onida TV, Nivea Cream, Cinthol Soap and Johnnie Walker Golf.

Renowned for his deft camera work, brilliant eye, and penchant for turning the mundane into the magical on screen, Aney has also conceptualized and directed extremely popular television shows like Movers & Shakers, Bindaas Bol, Kya Masti Kya Dhoom and Wajood, which have won several awards. He has worked as a cinematographer on films like God Only Knows!, Tum: A Dangerous Obsession and the now-classic Swades.

Personal life[edit]

Mahesh Aney is married to Anjali Aney, has two children Aarti and Aditya, and lives in Mumbai.


Feature films[edit]

Year Title Director Notes
2004 God Only Knows! Bharat Dabholkar
2004 Tum: A Dangerous Obsession Aruna Raje
2005 Swades: We, the People Ashutosh Gowariker Won him the National Film Award for Best Cinematography
2005 The Hangman Vishal Bhandari
2007 Don't Stop Dreaming Aditya Raj

Shukno Lanka // 2010 // gaurav pandey

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