Ramanath shetty, graduated in cinematography from Film and television institute of tamilnadu, chennai in 1985 – 88 and assisted cinematographer Mr. A.Ramesh kumar of ‘Oomai Vizhigal’ fame. After working as an associate cameraman with DOP’s like R.Ganesh, Karthik Raja, M.V.Panneerselvam, he became an independent cinematographer.
with the film POOMANI in 1996. From then on it was no turning back as he did a few notable films in other Indian languages too such as RAA RAJU in Telugu and PAZHASSI RAJA in Malayalam with the world renowned Director Mr. Hariharan based on a script by Mr. M.T.Vasudevan Nair.
En Purushan Kulandhai Maadri (2001)
Anbe Anbe (2003)
Virumaandi (2004) 2nd unit
Raa Raju (2006) Telugu
Pazhassi Raja (2009) Malayalam
Mandhira Punnagai (2010)