Prasad Murella is an Indian film cinematographer, who mainly works for Telugu cinema. He started his career in the Tamil film industry. He completed his schooling and his higher studies in Vijayawada. Due to his passion for movies, he travelled to Chennai and assisted many top cinematographers like Ravi Yadav, D Shanker and many more. He started his career with the film Azhagana Naatkal directed by Sundar C, in 2001. Later he made his debut in Telugu with the film Venky, directed by Sreenu Vaitla in 2004, and did another film called Chanti in the same year. He went back to Tamil films in 2004 with Devathayai Kanden and was there till 2006 working for the films Chinna and Rendu.In 2007, he started doing Telugu films with the film Dhee and working in this film industry till date. He was awarded with Nandi in 2012 for the film Namo Venkatesa, which was released in 2010. It is an award given by Andhra Pradesh state government.