KG Venkatesh is a highly recognized cinematographer mostly known for his work and contribution to Tamil film industry. Venkatesh was born in Thanjavur and completed his schooling from St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School. He graduated from Shanmugha Polytechnic and also from Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu in Chennai where he earned a degree in cinematography. Venkatesh worked on the film like Sathuranga Vettai which got released on July 2014 where he was widely appreciated for his efforts. After this he worked on films like-Pambhu Sattai, Sarvannan Irukka Bayamaen, and Thiri, all of these films were released in 2017.

Along with being a successful cinematographer Venkatesh also debuted as an actor in 2017 in a Tamil dark comedy film ‘Peechankai’ directed by Ashoka Kumar. He starred alongside celebrities like RS Karthik and Anjali Rao. Both Venkatesh and the film received positive reviews from its audience. KG Venkatesh is also working as a cinematographer for the sequel of his film Sathuranga Vettai known as Sathuranag Vettai 2 which is due to be released on 28th February 2018. The film is starring Arvind Swamy and Trisha. KG Venkatesh along with D. Imman is going to work in camera and music department for Ezhil and Vishnu Vishal’s movie collaboration. The movie is going to star celebrities like Yogi Babu and Nivetha Pethuraj.


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