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Vaidy S.


Vaidy Somasundaram, also known as Vaidy S., is an Indian cinematographer, who primarily works in the Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam film industries.


After graduating with a gold medal[citation needed] in film technology and cinematography from the M.G.R. Government Film and Television Training Institute, Chennai, he debuted as a cinematographer in the Malayalam movie Kanne Madanguka.


 Then he worked with director A. K. Lohithadas in the movie Kasthuri Maan. Later he joined the film director Boopathy Pandian in the movie Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam, a box-office success. He also worked with Boopathy Pandian in the movies Malaikottai and Pattathu Yaanai.


He is known for his work in movies such as Googly and Rana Vikrama with Pavan Wadeeyar. For Googly, he won a SIIMA Award for Best Kannada Cinematographer.


Vaidy teamed up with Santhosh Ananddram’s directorial debut Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari, in which he won SIIMA Award for Best Kannada Cinematographer for the second consecutive year.


His notable works with the director P. C. Shekar are Romeo and Raaga.