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Name
  
Faredoon Irani


Role
  
Cinematographer

Awards
  
Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer

Movies
  
Aurat, Mother India, Aan, Amar, Andaz

Similar
  
Wajahat Mirza, Mehboob Khan, Kanhaiyalal, Anil Biswas, Aghajani Kashmeri

Faredoon A. Irani was an Indian cinematographer who worked in Hindi films. He shot Mehboob Khan's films Andaz (1949), Aan (1952) and Mother India (1958).

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During his career, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer record two times, for Mother India (1958) and Duniya (1970).

Career

In 1935, he shot Mehboob Khan's directorial debut film, Judgement of Allah (1935), which in turn was inspired by The Sign of the Cross (1932) by Cecil B. DeMille. Subsequently he shot all Mehboob Khan films, including Anmol Ghadi (1946), Andaz (1949), Aan (1952) - India's first technicolor film, Amar (1954) and Mother India (1958), which not only got him critical acclaim, but also his first Filmfare Award.

A leading cinematographer of his time, he also presided over the meeting which led to the formation of Western India Cinematographers' Association (WICA) on August 2, 1953 in Mumbai.

Filmography

  • Narsinh Mehta (1932, Gujarati)
  • Grihalaxmi (1934)
  • Vengeance is Mine (1935
  • Dr. Madhurika (1935)
  • Al Hilal a.k.a. Judgement of Allah (1935)
  • Deccan Queen (1936)
  • Grama Kanya a.k.a. Village Girl (1936)
  • Manmohan (1936)
  • Kokila (1937)
  • Teen Sau Din Ke Baad (1938)
  • Ek Hi Raasta (1939)
  • Aurat (1940)
  • Bahen (1941)
  • Roti (1942)
  • Najma (1943)
  • Humayun (1945)
  • Anmol Ghadi (1946)
  • Anokhi Ada (1948)
  • Andaz (1949)
  • Aan (1952)
  • Amar (1954)
  • Mother India (1958)
  • Palki (1967)
  • Aadmi (1968)
  • Duniya (1968)
  • Gambler (1971)
  • Awards

  • Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer
  • 1958: Mother India
  • 1970: Duniya
  • References

    Faredoon Irani Wikipedia