Birth: 13-01-1968, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

V. Manikandan is a leading cinematographer hailing from Tamil Nadu. He has worked as the cinematographer for a number of major box office hits in Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam.


He is an acclaimed ad film cinematographer with more than 3, 000 ad films to his credit. Manikandan, has won the Best Cinematographer Award (Filmfare Award) for the movie 'Anniyan'.


Her started his career with the movie 'Atharmam' in Tamil. He has been congratulated and appreciated by the industry's most acclaimed directors like Mani Ratnam and S. Shankar.


V. Manikandan was nominated for Asia Pacific Cine Awards (A.S.P.A.) for his work in 'Raavanan' and in 'Raavan' as the Best Cinematographer. He has also won the Apsara Award for the Best Cinematographer.