Aloysius Vincent was born on 14th June 1928 in Calicut and he died on 25th February, 2015 in Tamil Nadu. He was a very popular Film Director and Cinematographer. He has two sons named
Ajayan Vincent and
Jayanan Vincent and two daughters named Snehalatha Marie and Sumithra Marie. He is the Director of about 30 films in the Malayalam language.
He won the Best Cinematographer award for the film Prem Nagar in the year 1974. He is the Director of the films like Varum, Iru Veedugal, Engalkku, Thulanharam and much more. He got an Honorary Membership from the Indian Society Of Cinematographers in the year 2003. In the year 1996, he won the J.C. Daniel Award. He worked under Kamal Ghosh and worked with Gemini Studios.
He began his career with the Tamil Cinema. He worked as a Freelancer in Telugu and Tamil films and did a great job and at the same time, he learned a lot of things. In South India, he was one of the talented and leading cinematographers who got himself established in the Hindi films.
When cinema was growing in India slowly and gradually, he worked on his skills a lot and he studied and did a lot of experiments with the camera angles and their placements as well. He bought many visuals into existence which were not there in the South Indian films earlier.
The writer of his first Malayalam film was
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer and the Director was Bhargavi Nilayam. The soundtracks of his first Malayalam film are amazing and this is what it is famous for. Vincent is the Director of many feature films such as Thriveni, Kochu Themmadi, Priyamulla Sophia Theerthayathra and much more. As a Cinematographer, he has done many amazing films named Annamaya in the language Telugu in the year 1997.
He has done the film Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya in the year 1996 as a Cinematographer in the Telugu language. A. Vincent is as contributed a lot to the industry over the years. He has also received many awards for the work he has given many hits to the industry.
Some of his works as a Cinematographer are Bobbili Simham in the year 1994, Allari Privandu in the year 1993, Uncle Bun 1991, Douthyam in the year 1998, Bandish in the year 1981. As a Director he has done films like Achani in the year 1973, Nakhangal in the year 1973, Aabhijathyam in the year 1971 and much more. His directorial is worth watching. He has worked very hard and achieved success in the industry.