PC Sriram is undoubtably, the leading cinematographer in film Industry and has been a mentor for many current and upcoming cinematographers. Apart from his cinematographic works, he was much appreciated for his directorial venture Kuruthipunal, which was submitted by India as its official entry to the Oscars in 1996.
He is well known for his association with Mani Ratnam and received critical acclaim for his work in films such as Mouna Ragam, Nayagan, Agni Natchathiram and Geetanjali. PC Sriram has worked as a cinematographer in over 30 films spanning across Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi, besides directing three films and a few TV commercials.
Currenly, PC Sriram is working in Hindi movie Shamitabh directed by R. Balki starring Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Hassan (in her debut) in the lead roles. Recently, he finished his works with Shankar's mega-budget movie Ai.
Lately, he finalized the story of an eminent director and will be a busy bee till 2015 end as his dates are all booked.