K R Imran Ahmedh is a Tamil Cinematographer from Chennai. He was part of many loved movies like Ammani where he made a mark with his creative and unique way of following and making abundant use of the source of natural light and working around it to the best capability possible.
He believes that the effect that comes from natural light is unmatched, works magic and recreating that with artificial means is next to impossible. His inclination towards his career began from his school days where he shot a film on Sigmund Freud and dreams.
Due to budget constraints, the money they had got used up in buying filmmaking equipment. His creative knack helped him create the effects he wanted, without using other expensive tools and equipment. Ahmedh also worked under a fashion photographer and from each of his experiences he closely observed others and kept collecting information and guidelines which he later combined with his creative bent of mind in his work.
He admits having discovered that a cinematographer's role is much more than just light control and filming. Over the years, by working with different kinds of people, he has gained expertise in collaborating with his directors and team.
He believes that no project is big or small. Whatever comes your way, you must do it with the utmost dedication and gain as much as you can and maintain constant touch with your work and also always update yourself with changing times.
Imran also conducts workshops for beginners, to guide them and ensure they follow the right track, from the very beginning. He does hands-on workshops in which he teaches lighting for real setups and not just theoretical knowledge.
As far as his professional life is concerned, he has been part of projects such as Ammani in 2016, En Iniya Pon Nilave in 2015, The Yellow Festival in 2015, the Zee Tamil Anthem in 2014, Thai Moogambigai Dental College, a short film made in 2013 and Kadhai Kelu, as a director of photography in 2013.
His short videos include I Rise: Chennai One Billion Rising in 2013, Chennai Foodi: Paprika in 2012 and Chennai Foodie: Tuscana in 2012. He was also the producer for these three short videos. His company Imran Ahmedh K R Films, in Chennai, make TVC's as well as Corporate videos and also television films.
They help in all the production phases of a movie or video and abide by the reel to the real connection which according to them connects the company to its audience.