Chezhiyan is an Indian cinematographer who works primarily in the Tamil film industry. He was born in South Tamil Nadu at Sivaganga. After Completed his Civil Engineering degree, he started his career as an apprentice to P. C. Sreeram before establishing himself as a cinematographer. He is an acclaimed author of series of books about cinema which name is 'Ulaga cinema'(world cinema) in Tamil. The series of ulaga cinema article which was published by Ananda Vikatan, the Famous Tamil weekly from (2005-2007). He has worked as a cinematographer in so many Documentaries one is a biographical docufiction about Former India President A.P.J.Abdul Kalam (A Little Dream) and a Documentary about prolific Tamil writer T.Jeyakandhan. Recently he founded 'The Music School'. The school is publishing books to learn western music through Tamil and English. And he is the author of 10 volumes of books about Western Music Theory.