Award Name : National Film Awards
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Arts
Location : Ernākulam, Kerala, India
Rajeev Ravi is an Indian cinematographer, director and film producer. He was born on 15 February 1973 in Kadavantra, Kochi, Ernakulam district, Kerala state. A 1997 graduate from FTII, Pune, he has worked with director Anurag Kashyap several times. He has operated the camera for many Hindi films as well as Malayalam films. He first assisted in the Malayalam film, Pranayavarnangal. His first independent work is Chandni Bar. Ravi is known for his collaboration with director Anurag Kashyap. They have collaborated in several commercial and art films in Bollywood (the Mumbai-based Hindi-language commercial film industry). In 2012, he co-produced the Hindi feature film ID, directed by Kamal KM. The film premiered in the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea. Rajeev debuted as a director with the Malayalam film Annayum Rasoolum (2013). In 2013, he received the National Film Award for Best Cinematography, for Liar's Dice.