Sethu Sriram is a director, cinematographer, screenwriter, and an art director by profession in the Indian film industry. He was born in the South Indian state Chennai into a Tamil family. His father’s name is V. Sethuraman and mother’s name is S. Nagalaxmi, and both are professors by profession. He has two siblings. One is a scientist, and the other is an engineer by profession. He pursued the degree of B.S.C. in Physics and Diploma in the field of Film and Technology.
He also did post-graduation in the field of Mass Communication and Journalism. He has worked in the films of different languages including Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, and Telugu. The first Hindi movie in which he has worked is known as “SNAFU.” Being a director of photography, his work can be seen in many films such as Hindi Shakti of 2002, Tere Naam of 2003, Wanted of 2008, MilengeMilenge of 2010, and OMG – Oh My God! of 2012.
He has worked as a director in the films Blindfolded of 2000, Godfather of 2012, and SNAFU of 2014. Blindfolded was a short film for which he won the National Award for Best Short Film and Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) in the category of Best Debut Director in 2000. Godfather was a Kannada drama.
He also worked as the director of photography in many other films such as Marcara – Malayalam Manorama of 1999, Punajani, Samurai, and Shakti: The Power of 2002, Tere Naam of 2003
Sri Anjaneyam of 2004, Priyasakhi and Thanmathra of 2005, Annavaram of 2006, Money Hai Toh Honey Hai of 2008,
Teree Sang and Wanted of 2009, Ayyanaar and MilengeMilenge of 2010, Metro and ‘With Love, Delhi!’ of 2011, Godfather and OMG – Oh My God! of 2012, and Dussehra of 2018.
He also contributed in the Camera and electrical department of many films including Gandharam, Gardish, Pavithram, Barsat, Halo,
Kala Pani, Iruvar, Darmiyan, Di Se.., KuchKuchHota Hai, Malli, Pukar, Indra, and VandeMatram. He worked as an art director in the movie named “
The Terrorist.” He was also honored with the Cameramen Association Award in the category of Best Cameramen for the film “Samurai” in 2003.
He is a multi-talented person who has tried his hands in many fields of cinema ranging from small work of cameramen to a big director. His career journey has been amazing, and he has set a great example in the Indian film industry.