Sameer C. Thahir is an Indian writer, cinematographer, and director recognized for his performance in Malayalam cinema. Thahir made his appearance with
Big B, the first movie directed by cinematographer
Amal Neerad, in the year 2007. Later, he made his writing and directorial debut with the movie Chaappa Kurishu in the year 2011. His second fiction movie, Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi, was out in the year 2013. Sameer Thahir examined in the creative environment of Maharajas College, which is in Eranakulam, and the bonds formed based on creative races during that time are still the driving portion for him in filmmaking.
Sameer's teacher Amal Neerad for whom he managed cinematography in the movie Big B, charismatic director Ashiq Abu,
Anwar Rasheed for whom Sameer went on the camera in the movie Daddy cool, and generally acclaimed cinematographer
Rajeev Ravi for him Sameer has served in films were just amazing of them from Maharajas appreciation circle. Sameer Thahir emerged from his enthusiasm for photography to wedding movies to advertise movies to feature movies through a stretch of time. He says the motivation for making his own first flick Chappakurish as he needed to make a movie which he would want to see that represents the diversity of the real world. But the movie went on to receive sheer objection for holding a mere copy of a Korean movie, named Hand Phone. Sameer's next film Neelaakaasam Pachakkadal Chuvanna Bhoomi got generally positive reviews.
A thriller road film, it was penned by Hashir Muhammad. The film stars
Dulquer Salmaan, sunny Wayne, and
Dhritiman Chatterjee, and S. It is inspired by the 2004 film The Motorcycle records, meant on the early life and journeys of Che Guvera. The movie began shooting in the North-Eastern land of Nagaland in 2013 and finished its shoot in mid- 2013. The movie was shot at real positions in seven Indian states, Karnataka, Kerala, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Nagaland, West Bengal, and Sikkim. The film spins around Kasi played by Dulquer Salmaan and Suni played by
Sunny Wayne, who go on a road journey from Kerala to Nagaland. The film began to positive reviews and was a box-office profit.
For his next film which he served as a cinematographer was the super-hit film
Bangalore Days. Starring Nivin Pauly,
Isha Talwar, Dulquer Salmaan, the movie also has Parvathy, Fahadh Facial and
Nithya Menen in crucial roles. The story revolves around three cousins from Kerala who travel to Bangalore, surrounding the different themes, family, friendship, and relationships. The film earned positive reviews from critics and is one of the highest-grossing movies in Malayalam.
The remake titles of the film, for Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi languages were jointly obtained by PVP Cinemas and
Dil Raju. The film was succeeding remade in Tamil as
Bangalore Naatkal in the year 2016), which was helmed by
Bommarillu Bhaskar. His other movies include
Chandrettan Evideya, and the recent Kali. Sameer got married, his girlfriend Neethu in 2013.
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Born on 7th of November 1976 in Cochin, in the Ernakulam district of the state of Kerela, a cinematographer and director Sameer Thahir has been actively working since 2007. He specializes in the Malayalam cinema. It all began in the Maharajas College Ernakulam. People say this industry is all about hitting the iron when it is hot. It was true in the case of Sameer, since the friends he made in the Maharajas College were the ones with whom his career not only started but also got a boost. First, it was just a love for photography which made Sameer shoot wedding films which slowly changed to ad films and then feature films eventually.
His debut film as a cinematographer was Big B(2007), after which the most importantmilestone occurred when he turned into a director and a writer with the movie Chaappa Kurishu in 2011. The second film of him as a director was Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi (2013) and got thumbs up from the critics. His work repertoire consists of noteworthy films. Beginning with Big B in which he worked as a cinematographer, this first break was given to him by Amal Neerad, whom he often regards as a mentor, who was also an important part of his friend circle in the Maharajas College.
His second film as a cinematographer was
Daddy Cool (2009), and this time he had the opportunity to work with Anwar Rasheed, and
Aashiq Abu, both of whom were also his friends before they became colleagues. Rajeev Ravi was another person he assisted in two movies. Sameer has was married to Neethu in 2013. Their story is nothing less than that of a feature film as she was his teacher turned into a girlfriend and now spouse. For someone who has just started, Sameer has made his position prominent in the industry.