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Nationality  india
Role  Cinematographer
Years active  1983- present
Spouse  Pushpa Sunny (m. 1985)
Website  Official website
Name  Sunny Joseph

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Born  October 12, 1957 (age 58) (1957-10-12) Kerala
Occupation  cinematographer, director
Parents  CV Joseph, Thressiamma Joseph
Siblings  Lizy Joseph, Veena Joseph, Benny Joseph, Mercy Joseph, Rani Joseph, Josy Joseph, Sherly Joseph, Milby Joseph
Movies  The Ornate Lock, Ramanujan, Piravi, Up & Down: Mukalil O, Nizhalkkuthu
Similar People  B Lenin, Mankada Ravi Varma, Venu Isc, Gnana Rajasekaran, Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Children  Aparna Sunny, Anil Sunny

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Sunny Joseph, ISC (born October 12, 1957) is an Indian cinematographer and director from Kerala, most known for his work in Shaji N. Karun classic, Piravi, for which he won the 1988 Kerala State Film Award for Best Photography. He has Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. He is also the General Secretary of Indian Society of Cinematographers, (ISC).


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Early life and education

Born in 1957 in Kerala to CV Joseph and Thressiamma, he grew up in the household of two brothers including a twin, and six sisters. Joseph did his P.D.C. from St. Michael's College, Cherthala (Kerala University) in Alappuzha district in 1974, followed by B.Sc. in Zoology from Deva Matha College, Kuravilangad (Mahatma Gandhi University), in the Kottayam district of Kerala in 1977. He joined the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune in 1979, where he did a Diploma in Cinema, specializing in Motion Picture Photography which he completed in 1983.


After graduating from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune in 1983, Sunny Joseph started working as a cinematographer in 1987. Piravi the film which he photographed for Shaji N. Karun became a landmark in Indian Cinema.

In 2002, Sunny assisted veteran cinematographer and Adoor Gopalakrishnan long-time collaborator, Mankada Ravi Varma, in his last work, Nizhalkuthu (2002) and eventually shot many scenes in the film for which Sunny is credited alongside Mankada Ravi Varma.


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