Prathapan C R

Independent Filmmaker/Director of Photography
25 years experience in the film industry
Two State awards and one Film critics award for Excellence in Cinematography

Feature Films: Indriyam, Malayalimammanu Vanakkam, Mookkillarajyath
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Directors of Photography
Operating in: India

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Name                                                   PRATHAPAN. C. R.

Occupation                                           Film Maker / Director of Photography


Contact                                                Mob.     +91 9447047111



Languages known                          Malayalam and English (speak, read and write)                                                                                 Tamil (speak only)


Present field of work            Working as DOP in the mainstream cinema

and Television industry

Doing independent assignments in Short films, Commercials and Corporate presentations in Industrial, Feature and Scientific fields.


Experience in the field                        25 years experience in the industry. DoP for

                                                            feature films, Television Commercials and

                                                            Television series


Prominent feature films            Sairandhri, Mookkillarajyathu, Ayalathe Adheham, Oottippattanam, Acharyan, Chakoram,Naranathu Thamburan, Indriyam, Malayali Mammanu Vanakkam etc.


Prominent TV Commercials            Videon Mixi, K S Sunflower oil, Colombo Umbrella, Supplyco, Matbond Superglue,

                                                            Manorama Insurance, Gladys Soap,

                                                            Popular Automobiles, Kamilari  Hairomax,

                                                            Tajmahal Jwellery, SRK Builders etc.


Prominent Television series            Scooter, Thirasseelakku Pinnil, Mohappakshikal, Niramala, Thapasya, Kuthirakal, etc.


Prominent Tele cinema              Kathirikkathe, Mukhavura, Annie,

                                                            Kanappurangal etc.


Non feature productions            Documentary for Rubber Board of India on Planting and aftercare of seedlings.

                                                            Documentary on preparation.

                                                            and management of coir fibers

                                                            for ‘Kera FibreTex’

                                                            A one hour docu-fiction on BCM College,

                                                            Kottayam, Kerala.

                                                            Corporate video of Nehru Group of

                                                            Institutions, Coimbatore.


A ten minute travelogue about the hill station ‘MUNNAR’ staring Renjini Haridas.                                                           

                                                            Microphotographs and scientific images

                                                            for Ph.D Thesis and  various projects.

Contributor to Getty Images.


Foreign experience                                Director of Photography for an event

                                                            in Singapore, in which celebrities

                                                            like Bharath Mammootty,

                                                            Padmasree Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Vineeth,

                                                            Sujatha, Madhu balakrishnan, Karthik,

                                                            Lekshmi Golpalaswami etc

                                                            were participated


Membership in society              Life member in SICA, INDIA.


Awards and achievements                Kerala state Television Award for

                                                            Best Cinematography in the

                                                            year 2000 and 2001.

                                                            Film Critics Award for

                                                            Best Cinematography in the year 2002,

                                                            Malayalam Television Viewers Award for

                                                            Best Cameraman in the year 1997