Sujith Vaassudev

Sujith Vaassudev is an Indian cinematographer and film director who works in different languages in India [Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu ] Indian cinema.[1]

Sujith Vaassudev
Sujith Vasudev

1973 (age 47–48)
OccupationCinematographer, film director
Years active2009–present
(m. 2000)


Started his career as camera assistant in a studio called Sangeetha Vision in Trivandrum. From there he gradually build his knowledge in cinematography by assisting many cameramen. [2] He started his first independent works for television on 1998. He has done more than 1000 episodes for television for various Malayalam channels. He assisted Raja Rathinam for a while in cinematography. Sujith made his debut with Chekavar a 2010 Malayalam film. His best works include Drishyam, 7th Day, Memories, Ayaal, Anarkali.

Sujith Vaassudev had won the 2013 Kerala State Film Award for Best Cinematography for the films Ayaal and Memories.

In 2016 he debuted as a director through the film James & Alice starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Vedhika.

Personal LifeEdit

Sujith married actress Manju Pillai on 23 December 2000. The couple has a daughter Daya Sujith.


As CinematographerEdit

Year Film Language Notes
2009 Kerala Cafe
Segment : Lalitham Hiranmayam
2010 Chekavar Malayalam
2010 College Days Malayalam
2011 City of God Malayalam
2012 Mullamottum Munthiricharum Malayalam
2012 Molly Aunty Rocks! Malayalam
2013 Ayaal Malayalam Kerala State Film Award for Best Cinematographer
Nominated SIIMA Award for Best Cinematographer
2013 Memories Malayalam Kerala State Film Award for Best Cinematographer
2013 Punyalan Agarbattis Malayalam
2013 Drishyam Malayalam
2014 7th Day Malayalam
2015 Papanasam Tamil
2015 Amar Akbar Anthony Malayalam
2015 Anarkali Malayalam
2016 James & Alice Malayalam Also Director
2017 Ezra Malayalam
2017 1971: Beyond Borders Malayalam
2018 Autorsha Malayalam Also Director
2019 Lucifer Malayalam
2020 Anveshanam Malayalam
2020 Miss India Telugu
2021 Khiladi Telugu

As DirectorEdit

Year Film Language Writer Actors Notes
2016 James & Alice Malayalam Dr S.Janardhanan Prithviraj Sukumaran, Vedhika, Sai Kumar Also Cinematographer
2018 Autorsha Malayalam Jayaraj Mithra Anusree

As ActorEdit

Year Film Language Director Notes
2015 Amar Akbar Anthony Malayalam Nadirshah Cameo appearance, as himself
2020 Anveshanam Malayalam Prashob Vijayan Channel Head


2012 Kerala State Television Awards
2013 Kerala State Film Awards
2014 Minnalai Film TV Awards
3rd South Indian International Movie Awards
  • Nominated – Best Cinematographer for Ayaal
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards


  1. ^ "Sujith Vaassudev". Filmibeat.
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