Azhagappan

  • Director, Writer, Cinematographer

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Cinematographer and filmmaker Azhagappan has helmed the camera department of over fifty feature films in a career spanning over two decades. Primarily known for his work in Malayalam cinema, Azhagappan made his debut with the 1997 drama film Sammanam and subsequently went on to become one of the most sought-after cinematographers in the industry courtesy of his work in movies like Agnisakshi (1999), Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum (1999) and Manassinakkare (2003).

In 2013, Azhagappan made his directorial debut with the romantic drama Pattam Pole, which starred Dulquer Salmaan and Malavika Mohan in the lead roles. The drama film Kaazhcha (2004), the comedy-drama Achuvinte Amma (2005), the action comedy Chotta Mumbai (2006), the anthology film Kerala Cafe (2009) and the thriller drama film Uncle (2018) are among the cinematographer's other notable movie credits.