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K.T. Balasubramaniem (born 18 August 1966) is an Indian cinematographer.[1][2] Under the tutelage of P.C. Sreeram for nearly 5 years, he worked in award-winning films such as Thevar Magan, Thiruda Thiruda and Kuruthipunal.[3]

K.T. Balasubramaniem

(1966-08-18) 18 August 1966 (age 53)
Years active1992–present

Early life and educationEdit

Balasubramaniem was born in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, where he did his early schooling. He later moved to Thirupattur, where he completed his schooling and went to APSA college, Trippattur. He is married to television newsreader E. Mala. He has two sons.[citation needed]


His debut film was Iraniyan, a historical film set in the Pre-Independence era. Later, he worked in director Bala's film Pithamagan and 180.[citation needed]

Balasubramaniem started his career by assisting noted cinematographer P.C. Sreeram for nearly 5 years, in award-winning films like Thevar Magan (1992), Thiruda Thiruda (1993) and Kuruthipunal (1995).[citation needed]


Year Title Language Notes
1997 Ladies Only Hindi Unreleased
1999 Iraniyan Tamil
2000 Yuvakudu Telugu
2002 Unnai Ninaithu Tamil
2003 Vaseegara Tamil
Pithamagan Tamil
Inidhu Inidhu Kadhal Inidhu Tamil
2004 M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi Tamil
2005 Majaa Tamil
2006 Thambi Tamil
Sainikudu Telugu
2007 Azhagiya Tamil Magan Tamil
2008 Kannum Kannum Tamil
Jayamkondaan Tamil
2009 Ninaithale Inikkum Tamil
2010 Kutty Tamil
Uthamaputhiran Tamil
2011 180 (Nootrenbadhu) Tamil/Telugu Tamilnadu State film award
Singam Puli Tamil
2012 Oru Kal Oru Kannadi Tamil
Neerparavai Tamil Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Cinematographer
2013 Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya Tamil
Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam Tamil
2014 Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal Tamil
Nanbenda Tamil
2015 Pasanga 2 Tamil
2016 Rajini Murugan Tamil
Kathakali (film) Tamil
Idhu Namma Aalu Tamil
2017 Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam Tamil
2018 Seemaraja Tamil
2019 Bodha Yeri Budhi Maari Tamil
TBA Kasada Thapara Tamil


  1. ^ "Tamil Cinematographer K T Balasubramaniem - Nettv4u".
  2. ^ "Cinematographer K.T.Balasubramaniem, Latest News, Photos, Videos on Cinematographer K.T.Balasubramaniem - Cinematographer - Cineulagam".
  3. ^ Madurai, Mahizham Infotech Pvt. Ltd. "Cinematographer K.T. Balasubramaniam says about 180 Movie".

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