Velraj

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Velraj
Born Velrajan
(1969-10-21) 21 October 1969 (age 47)
Thirunagar Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film Director, Cinematographer
Years active 2003-present

R. Velraj is an Indian cinematographer.

Personal life[edit]

Velraj was born in a village called Kutthiyar Kundu near Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He did his school in PKN Boys Higher Secondary School (Tirumangalam), and college in Madurai Sourastra College.

Career[edit]

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.

Filmography[edit]

As Cinematographer[edit]

Year Title Language Notes
2002 23rd March 1931: Shaheed Hindi Ra Operator
2003 Supari Hindi
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
Malabar Wedding Malayalam
2010 Kandahar Malayalam
2011 Aadukalam Tamil Winner, Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer – South
Winner, Vikatan Award For Best Cinematographer

(Cameo appearance)

Siruthai Tamil
Engeyum Eppodhum Tamil Winner, Vikatan Award For Best Cinematographer
2012 3 Tamil
Savaari Kannada
Leelai Tamil
2013 Naan Rajavaga Pogiren Tamil
Ethir Neechal Tamil
Udhayam NH4 Tamil (cinemotography)
Naiyaandi Tamil
2014 Velaiyilla Pattathari Tamil Director (Cameo appearance)
Poriyaalan Tamil (Cameo appearance)
2015 Komban Tamil (Cameo appearance)
Vai Raja Vai Tamil
Paayum Puli Tamil (Cameo appearance)
Thanga Magan Tamil Director (Cameo appearance)
2016 Pugazh Tamil (Cameo appearance)
Marudhu Tamil
2017 Power Paandi Tamil (Cameo appearance)
Vada Chennai Tamil Shooting in progress
Mariyappan Tamil
English
film booked

As Director[edit]

Year Title Language Notes
2014 Velaiyilla Pattathari Tamil Winner, Edison Award for Best Debut Director
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
2015 Thangamagan Tamil Cameo as Ramalingam

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

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