Ravi K Chandran is known for his distinctive style and adaptive trait with a penchant for operating the camera. The finesse detailing of every shot clearly depicts the contrast and complexities of every frame. His versatility and sense of transforming words into visuals has set a benchmark to the contemporary cinematography in India.
Ravi K Chandran has graced the industry for more than 3 decades, thanks to his love and dedication towards his art and the coveted quality of being a thorough professional. He is a big proponent of turning obstacles into challenges and challenges into victory. Ravi has earned the reputation of being one of the very few cinematographers who can handle any film regardless of its genre or scale.
Having an experience that speaks volumes about his skills, he has mastered the art of visual balance. The composition of his frames is visually stunning and that explains his innate understanding of colour, light and space. His filmography transcends genre, style and theme. His diligence, interpretation and intuitiveness are huge contributors to his success so far.
Ravi, a founding member of the Indian Society of Cinematographers (ISC), is gifted with a perspective like no other. With a bevy of eminent films under his belt, Ravi has won three Filmfare awards, several other awards, recognitions and titles. However, the one that stands out and is special is his nomination for the acclaimed Camerimage Golden Frog Award, (Energacamerimage – The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography), making him the sole nominee from India ever.
He is someone that strongly believes that one’s knowledge grows manifolds only by transferring it to others. That said, today, more than 30 of his assistants are renowned independent Cameramen across regions and languages in India.