Tirru is a leading Indian cinematographer from Tamil Nadu, India. His films are predominantly in the Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi languages. He had initially worked as an associate to veteran cinematographer P. C. Sriram. He assisted his cousin, a dentist by profession, in the latter's passion for nature photography. He is married to an architect in Chennai and they have two children. He also co-wrote the screenplay of the Malayalam film Mission 90 Days with director Major Ravi. He is also well known in the field of advertisement for past 15 years and shot more than 1000 commercials and still continues. He has worked with almost all the major advertising production houses in India. Tirru has made a comeback to South Indian films after a long gap of six years for ‘24’. He is the former associate of veteran P.C.Sreeram was introduced as a cinematographer by Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan in his production venture ‘Magalir Mattum’. He went on to work with the Ulaganayagan’s mega project like ‘Hey Ram’ and ‘Aalavandhan’. He also worked with director Priyadarshan in the National award winning film ‘Kanjeevaram’. Of late he has been working in Bollywood biggies and he has completed ten Hindi films including ‘Gharam Masal’, ‘Aakrosh’, ‘Bhool Bhulayya’ and ‘Krish 3’.