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G. K. Vishnu


A self-taught technician, who did his engineering and worked in interface designing, Vishnu`s curiosity about light persuaded him to experiment with photography. This kindled an interest in cinematography. His affiliation with director Atlee in his early days helped him set his foot in the Tamil film industry. He started assisting DOP Richard Nathan followed by legendary PS Vinod.


 His attention to detail, choice of colors, frames, and craftsmanship, in general, brought him several laurels and more importantly, the opportunity to start his career as a cinematographer through Mersal (2017). It is a Tamil movie with many big names associated with it, starting from Actor Vijay to Music Director AR Rahman to Director Atlee. His next big project includes the 2019 movie Bigil which gives him the opportunity to pair with Vijay for the second time. His 2021 release includes Krack.