V. Ravichandran Poster

Biography

He is known as a non-conformist, and created his own style of film making. Most of his movies show very little influence of other directors. Notable aspects of his film making include a curious combination of close-ups, abrupt fast-cuts and innovative camera angles. He is renowned in the Kannada film industry for his understanding of the technical aspects of cinema. His movies are lavish and stand out for superior production values distinguished for cinematography, sound, lighting, music and special effects. Even acclaimed directors of the industry have learned technical aspects from his films. A distinct directorial feature is his innovative shooting of songs. Song cinematography in movies that Ravichandran has directed often involve elaborate and richly mounted settings.