Bhuvan Gowda

Bhuvan Gowda is an Indian cinematographer who works in Kannada language films. He is known for his work in Ugramm (2014), Pushpaka Vimana (2017) and K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018) followed by K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2022).

Bhuvan Gowda
Bhuvan Gowda in 2018
Born22 December 1984
Years active2014–present
Notable work
Pushpaka Vimana
K.G.F: Chapter 1
K.G.F: Chapter 2


Gowda began his career as a cinematographer for Prashanth Neel's Ugramm (2014) after the main cinematographer left the film.[1] He shot the film with a 5D camera.[2] In 2017, he was the cinematographer for Pushpaka Vimana. His work was well appreciated by critics.[3] He collaborated with Neel again for K.G.F: Chapter 1 after Neel appreciated his work in Ugramm. Gowda garnered acclaim for his work in KGF: Chapter: 1 and won the SIIMA Award for Best Cinematographer.[4][2] For K.G.F: Chapter 1, Gowda carried 40 kilogram camera for every shot and also used a drone.[5] His next work was K.G.F: Chapter 2, where he collaborated with Neel for the third time.[1]


  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Language Notes
2014 Ugramm Kannada
2015 Rathaavara Kannada
2017 Pushpaka Vimana Kannada
2018 K.G.F: Chapter 1 Kannada
2022 K.G.F: Chapter 2 Kannada
2022 Salaar   Telugu


  1. ^ a b "KGF 2 will be on par with Hollywood movies: Bhuvan Gowda". January 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "KGF cinematographer Bhuvan Gowda in demand". The New Indian Express.
  3. ^ "Pushpaka Vimana Movie Review". The Times of India. 6 January 2017. Archived from the original on 13 January 2017.
  4. ^ "SIIMA Awards 2019 full winners list". Times Now. 17 August 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  5. ^ "I shot every scene for 'KGF' with 40-kg camera on my shoulder: Bhuvan Gowda". The New Indian Express.

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