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Arvind Krishna is an Indian cinematographer, producer and actor in Indian film and television industry. He is well known for his work in 7G Rainbow Colony (2004) and Pudhupettai (2006).

Arvind Krishna
Arvind Krishna

New Delhi
Other namesAravind Krishna
Years active1992-present
Spouse(s)Anupama Arvind


Early lifeEdit

Born in New Delhi on 11 May, Arvind Krishna spent his childhood traversing between Chennai and Delhi. He was educated at the Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, and holds a professional graduate degree in Visual Communication from Loyola College, Chennai. His father, a producer, was one of the first to produce a TV series for Doordarshan called "Adade Manohar". S.Krishnan ( Arvind's father) owned a film lab called "Aarkay Home Movies" and a production company called "Ark Media". Arvind was inspired by his father and thus chose to pursue a career in film and television.


He is married to Anupama Arvind.



His first stint was with P.C.Sreeram, with whom he interned for six years. In this role he assisted him in the cinematography department and worked on several prestigious ad campaigns, television commercials and feature films. He then moved to work independently as a cinematographer. Subsequently, he met film director Selvaraghavan and was his chief camera person for "Kadhal Kondein, 7G Rainbow Colony and Pudhupettai". Gautham Menon noted producer and director collaborated with Arvind Krishna on "Pachaikili Muthucharam". Arvind has also worked with Veteran P.Vasu for the film "Kuselan". A.L.Vijay and Arvind worked together on "Poi Solla Porom" (a remake of "Khosla Ka Ghosla"). Some of the creative influences for Arvind's work as a cinematographer are the works of Vilmos Zsigmond Janusz Kamiński and Ashok Mehta.


In 2012, he re-launched "Ark Media" and produced for Star Vijay a TV series called "Dharmayutham", an acclaimed first-of-its-kind legal drama. For this production he was the Creative Head cum Producer. The serial has been directed by A.L. Abanindran. It stars Raja Krishnamoorthy, Abbas, Evam's Karthik Kumar, and Anuja Iyer. The first season has just been completed and the second is likely to kick off soon. This production was telecasted for 5 months, spanning 104 episodes. Ark Media is currently in the pre-production phase for a few more TV series in varied genres.


Arvind Krishna has dabbled in acting and was featured in Padmashri Kamal Hassan's police story "Kurudhipunal " in a much-appreciated role as Dhanush. He also starred in Rajeev Menon's "Kandukonden Kandukonden" as protagonist's best friend. In addition he did a cameo appearance in "Poi Solla Poram" and "Theeratha Vilayatu Pillai".


Title Year Language Cinematography Actor Notes
Kurudhipunal 1995 Tamil Yes role-Dhanush
Kandukondain Kandukondain 2000 Tamil Yes
Thulluvadho Ilamai 2002 Tamil film Yes
Kaadhal Kondein 2003 Tamil film Yes
7G Rainbow Colony 2004 Tamil film Yes
Chakram 2005 Telugu film Yes
Pudhupettai 2006 Tamil film Yes
Pachaikili Muthucharam 2007 Tamil film Yes
Kuselan 2008 Tamil film Yes
Poi Solla Porom 2008 Tamil film Yes Yes Police Officer
Vaamanan 2009 Tamil film Yes
Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai 2010 Tamil film Yes Yes Doctor
Baava 2010 Telugu film Yes
It's my love story 2011 Telugu Yes Arjun (Game developer)
Thank You 2013 Malayalam film Yes
God's Own Country 2014 Malayalam film Yes Yes
Peruchazhi 2014 Malayalam film Yes Yes Guest Appearance
Kanithan 2016 Tamil film Yes
Nibunan 2017 Tamil film Yes
Kuttanadan Maarpaapa 2018 Malayalam film Yes
Mangalyam Thanthunanena 2018 Malayalam film Yes
Nenjam Marappathillai Tamil film Yes

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