R. Rathnavelu

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R. Rathnavelu
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Rathnavelu in 2012
Born Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Other names Randy
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1997–present
Title ISC
Spouse(s) Hema Rathnavelu

Raman Rathnavelu is an Indian cinematographer who works in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada films. His work in films such as Nandha, Vaaranam Aayiram Enthiran, and 1: Nenokkadine fetched him wide recognition.[1] He has garnered two Filmfare Awards South, the Vijay Awards, the Tamil Nadu State Film Award, and the SIIMA Award for his works.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics as well as a Diploma in Film Technology in cinematography from the Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu.[4]


Year Film Language Notes
1997 Aravindhan Tamil
1998 Sandhippoma Tamil
1999 Sethu Tamil
2001 Nandha Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer - South
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Cinematographer
2002 Bagavathi Tamil
2003 Jayam Tamil
2004 Arya Telugu
2004 Thirumalai Tamil
2004 Perazhagan Tamil
2005 Maayavi Tamil
2005 February 14 Tamil
2006 Cyanide Kannada
2007 Jagadam Telugu
2008 Gaalipata Kannada
2008 Vaaranam Aayiram Tamil Nominated—Vijay Award for Best Cinematographer
2010 Enthiran Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer - South

Vijay Award for Best Cinematographer

2013 David Tamil
2013 David Hindi
2013 Haridas Tamil
2014 1-Nenokkadine Telugu Won SIIMA Award for Best Cinematography - Telugu
2014 Lingaa Tamil
2015 Kumari 21F Telugu
2016 Bramhotsavam Telugu
2017 Khaidi No. 150 Telugu .
2017 RC 11 Telugu


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