Indian cinematographer S. Tirru has been a part of the film industry since 1994 and is associated with the Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi film industries. He made his debut with the Tamil satirical Magalir Mattum, following which he made his Malayalam movie debut in 1998 with the movie Manjeeradhwani. Two years post this, he was a part of the Kamal Haasan-starrer action drama Hey Ram in 2000, marking his Bollywood debut. He has projects like Little John, Mullavalliyum Thenmavum, Garam Masala, Keerthi Chakral Aran, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Janatha Garage, and Vanamagan to his credit. In 2017, he won the National Film Awards for Best Cinematography for the Tamil science fiction thriller titled 24. His 2018 projects include Mercury, Bharat Ane Nenu, Fanney Khan, and Sangamithra.