Jithu Damodar is a popular cinematographer from the Malayalam cinema. He started his career in the 2012 Malayalam political thriller film, Veendum Kannur, starring
Anoop Menon in the lead role. This was followed by Rajeev Nath’s Malayalam drama film, David & Goliath, in the year 2013.
This film was written by Anoop Menon and stars Jayasurya; however, his participation went unnoticed. In the same year, he worked with Anoop Menon for the third time in the Malayalam comedy caper film,
Hotel California. Jithu rolled the camera for Anil C. Menon’s
London Bridge in 2014.
He is also the man behind the camera for the 2014 romantic musical film, Ormayundo Ee Mukham, the Indian version of Hollywood’s 50 First Dates. Jithu has worked with Director Shibu Gangadharan in the Malayalam film, Rudra Simhasanam in 2015. From this year, he collaborates with M. Mohanan in
Suresh Gopi and Sreenivasan-starrer,
My God. This film also stars
Honey Rose and Manoj Guinness.
Recently, he handled the cinematography of Kannan Thanarakkulam’s film entitled Aadu Puli Aatam and the upcoming Malayalam horror comedy film, Pretham. The latter is set to release this August 2016 and stars Jayasurya directed by
Ranjith Sankar. Jithu is also known as Jithu Palghat, and some of his projects under this name include Akale, Gaurisankaram, War & Love, Meerayude Dukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum, and a short film entitled Lessons.