Madhu Ambat

Madhu Ambat

 Technicians
 Ernakulam, Kerala
 06-Mar-1949
 Love Letter (1975)

About Me

Madhu Ambat is an Indian cinematographer. He was born to Ambat Sulochana and Prof K. Bhagyanath and he is the grand son of Ambat Sivarama Menon. He is a graduate and holds a diploma from the Film Institute of India, Poona, from where he graduated in 1970, securing a gold medal. After graduating from the Pune Film Institute, Madhu Ambat entered the film industry in 1973, photographing a documentary for Ramu Kariat. In a career spread over 35 years, he has been the cinematographer for 120 films. His younger sister is the renowned actress and dancer Vidhubala. Ambat also heads a non-profit making research organization "Fantasia Centre for Research and Development of Cinema". This newly started organization strives to develop an atmosphere for research in cinema and to spread a film culture. In 2003, he completed 1:1.6 An Ode to Lost Love, his debut film as a director.

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