21 October 1969
Thirunagar Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Occupation||Film Director, Cinematographer|
R. Velraj is an Indian writer, director and cinematographer who primarily works in Tamil cinema.
At his early stage, he was associated with cinematographer Tirru and worked in several Tamil films as assistant cinematographer, notably Aalavandhan etc., also worked mainly in Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films including Polladhavan, Aadukalam, Kandahar and Engeyum Eppodhum.
|2002||23rd March 1931: Shaheed||Hindi||Ra Operator|
|2006||Phir Hera Pheri||Hindi|
|2007||Parattai Engira Azhagu Sundaram||Tamil|
|Polladhavan||Tamil||Winner, Vijay Award for Best Cinematographer|
|2008||Kabhi Bhi Kahin Bhi||Hindi|
|2011||Aadukalam||Tamil||Winner, Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer – South|
Winner, Vikatan Award For Best Cinematographer
|Engeyum Eppodhum||Tamil||Winner, Vikatan Award For Best Cinematographer|
|2013||Naan Rajavaga Pogiren||Tamil|
|2014||Velaiyilla Pattathari||Tamil||Director (Cameo appearance)|
|Vai Raja Vai||Tamil|
|Paayum Puli||Tamil||(Cameo appearance)|
|Thanga Magan||Tamil||Director (Cameo appearance)|
|2017||Power Paandi||Tamil||(Cameo appearance)|
|2018||Kadaikutty Singam||Tamil||(Cameo appearance)|
|Vada Chennai||Tamil||(Cameo appearance)|
|2014||Velaiyilla Pattathari||Tamil||Winner, Edison Award for Best Debut Director|
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
Cameo as Traffic Police
|2015||Thangamagan||Tamil||Cameo as Ramalingam|
- 2007- Vijay Award for Best Cinematographer for Pollathavan
- 2011- Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer – South for Aadukalam.
- 2011- SIIMA Award for Best Cinematographer for Aadukalam
- 2014-SIIMA Award for Best Debut Director for Velaiyilla Pattathari
- "The 59th Idea Filmfare Awards 2011(South)". 8 July 2012.