W.B. Rao is an Indian Cinematographer, who has given memorable Bollywood films in almost four decades of his career. He started out as an Assistant Cinematographer to Pravin Bhat and later created a niche for himself in the Bollywood industry.

Rao had the opportunity to work with well-known actors and directors like Sanjeev Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Mala Sinha, Bobby Deol, Sunny Deol, Juhi Chawla, Sridevi, and many more. He worked in the cinematography of films like Khoon Ka Karz, Ajay, Judwaa, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Hum, Raja Hindustani, Dhadkan, Talaash: The Hunt Begins, Dosti Friends Forever, The Unforgettable, I Am Singh, Pata Nahi Rabb Kehdeyan Rangan Ch Raazi, and more.