C. K. Muraleedharan

C.K. Muraleedharan is an Indian Cinematographer born and brought up in rural Kerala, is one of the most accomplished cinematographer in India [1]. He graduated from Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune in 1987 with specialisation in Cinematography. His major works are in Bollywood, Tollywood and  Mollywood. Having worked in several short movies, Commercials and in Television since 1987, Muraleedharan, made his debut on the silver screen with the Bollywood film Ek Chhoti si Love Story in 2002. His daughter Karthika Muralidharan is famous actress in Mollywood through famous title Uncle paired with actor Mammootty and CIA paired with actor Dulquer Salman. He has conducted a research project on History and Practice of Cinematography in India, along with "Raqs Media Collective" for India Foundation for the Arts.

C.K. Muraleedharan
Kerala, India
Alma materFTII
OccupationDirector of Photography,
Years active1987—present
RelativesActress Karthika Muralidharan (Daughter),[Actor] [(Aakash Muraleedharan)]

As Director of PhotographyEdit

Year Film Director Cast
2019 Panipat Asuthosh Gowariker Arjun Kapoor

Sanjay Dutt

Kirti Sannon

2016 Mohenjo Daro Asuthosh Govariker Hrithik Roshan

Pooja Hegde

Kabir Bedi

2016 School Bus Rosshan Andrrews Aakash Muraleedharan


Jayasoorya, Kunchacko Boban

2014 PK Rajkumar Hirani Amir Khan

Anushka Sharma

2012 Agent Vinod Sriram Raghavan Saif Ali Khan

Kareena Kapoor

2009 3 Idiots Rajkumar Hirani Amir Khan

Kareena Kapoor

2007 Johnny Gaddaar Sriram Raghavan Neil Nitin Mukesh

Rimi Sen

2006 Lage Raho Munna Bhai Rajkumar Hirani Sanjay Dutt

Vidya Balan

Boman Irani

2004 Ek Hasina Thi Sriram Raghavan Saif Ali Khan

Urmila Matonkar

2002 Eh Chhoti si Love Story Sasilal Nair Manisha Koirala
2002 Bollywood Bound Nisha Pahuja Documentary
2002 A Very Very Silent Film Manish Jha Short film
2001 Colours Black Mamta Murthy Docu fiction


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