Popular Indian cinematographer S Ramachandra, who had worked for
the award winning films like Ghatashraddha and
Deveeri, has died of respiratory problems in Bangalore
today. The 82-year-old cinematographer was suffering from
ill-health and was recently admitted to the Bangalore Institute of
Oncology, where he was pronounced dead this afternoon (10th
S Ramachandra entered film industry as a cameraman in 1960s and
he had worked for more than 75 projects, which included both
Kannada, Hindi movies and TV series. He is known for his wonderful
picturisation in the movies like Yaadein, Ghatashraddha,
Chomana Dudi, Rushya Shringa, Akramana, Mane, Deveeri and TV
series 'Malgudi Days'.
Ramachandra won several awards for his cinematography. He won
Best Cinematographer National Film Award for Kannada feature film
Rishya Shringa in 1977. He had honoured with the Lifetime
Achievement Award, given by Karnataka State Film Awards in the year
2006. Now, his sudden demise has shocked the film industry.
We, at Oneindia, express hearty condolence to his family. May
his soul rest in peace.