Viswamangal Kitsu is a well-known film cinematographer of India. He took birth in a rural village of India, Kuthuparamba which is in North Kerala region in India. He did his schooling in Sainik School which is in Kazhakootam, India in 1987. As Viswamangal Kitsu was interested as well as very passionate for cinematography, so he decided to learn it from (FTII) Film and Television Institute of India which is in Pune, Maharashtra in 1997. Viswamangal Kitsu’s first excellence in photography with a local daily for whom, he worked as an unpaid intern, it was not easy for him to attain this position but his hard work brought success towards him. When he moved to Mumbai, he also worked as an Illustrator for a movie magazine.

After completing his graduation from (FTII) Film and Television Institute of India which in Pune, Maharashtra in 1997, he started working as a cinematographer for Commercials Television Promos, Feature Films as well as Documentaries based on some formats. Viswamangal Kitsu did cinematography for a number of films such as, Mansarovar, The Blueberry Hunt in 2016 starring Naseeruddin Shah, Vipin Sharma, PJ Unnikrishnan and Aahana Kumra; Gauri: The Unborn, 2007, which is a horror hit giving a social message, starring popular actors such as Mohan Azaad, Anupam Kher, Atul Kulkarni, Manasi; feature film: Lessons in Forgetting, November Rain in 2006 directed and produced by Vinu Joseph and Touch Screen Corporation, and Currency in 2009 by Swathi Bhaskar and Indo Star Movie Magic etc.

Viswamangal Kitsu also has worked with well-known celebrities like K Gireeshkumar, Rituparna Sengupta, Raju Singh, Aku Akbar, Anup Kurian, D Dheena Dayalan, Arun Kurian, Mathewkutty J mattam, Raju Singh, Amit Mohan. Viswamangal Kitsu made his debut as a cinematographer by shooting his first film, Mansarovar. Mansarovar also got an official entry in London Film Festival of 2004; this film even became the opening film at IFFI (International Film Festival of India) in the year 2004. Viswamangal Kitsu was the cinematographer of Feature film, Lessons in Forgetting 2013, which was the National Award winning feature film, which made him feel honored for himself. Viswamangal Kitsu always did cinematography for his films by pinhole cameras, which are made by him only. Doing cinematography by self-made pinhole cameras became a passion for him that he always desired to pursue it, and today he is fulfilled with name and fame by becoming a successful cinematographer in the film industry.


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