Swaroop Philip

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Swaroop Philip
Swaroop Philip

Occupation Cinematographer
Years active2012–present
Spouse(s)Divya George
ChildrenHriday Swaroop

Swaroop Philip is an Indian cinematographer best known for his work in Malayalam cinema.

Cinematography art or science of motion picture photography

Cinematography is the science or art of motion-picture photography and filming either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as film stock.

Malayalam cinema Indian film industry based in Kochi

Malayalam cinema is the Indian film industry based in the southern state of Kerala, dedicated to the production of motion pictures in the Malayalam language. It is also known by the sobriquet Mollywood in various print and online media .Malayalam film industry is the fourth biggest film industry in India. The films produced here are known for their cinematography and story-driven realistic plots. Works such as Marana Simhasanam and Vanaprastham were screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival. Marana Simhasanam garnered the coveted Caméra d'Or for that year.


Swaroop made his debut with Orkut Oru Ormakoot (2012). His well-known films include You Too Brutus (film) (2015). Swaroop cracked the camera for the promo music video Sirikkadhey for the Tamil movie Remo (film) .his work in the video which stars composer Anirudh Ravichander along with singers Arjun Kanungo & Srinidhi Venkatesh and actors Sivakarthikeyan and Keerthi Suresh . In 2018 he rolled camera for Malayalam movies Aravindante Athidhikal and Premasoothram .

<i>You Too Brutus</i> (film) 2015 film by Roopesh Peethambaran

You Too Brutus is a 2015 Malayalam comedy film scripted and directed by Roopesh Peethambaran with dialogues co-written by Mathukutty and Roopesh Peethambaran, the Hindi dialogues were written by Sony Chandy. The film is produced by Sheikh Afsal under the banner of Round Up Cinema. It features an ensemble cast including Asif Ali, Sreenivasan, Tovino Thomas, Honey Rose, Anu Mohan, Rachana Narayanankutty, Ahmed Sidhique and Ena Saha.

<i>Sirikkadhey</i> 1939 film produced by S. S. Vasan

Sirikkadhey is a 1939 Indian Tamil-language anthology film produced by S. S. Vasan under Sri Ranjani Pictures. It consists of five short comedy films: Adangapidari, Malai Kannan, Yama Vadhanai, Poli Samiyar and Puli Vettai. Widely recognised as the first anthology film in India, Sirikkadhey was released on 23 December 1939 and became a major commercial success.

<i>Remo</i> (film) 2016, film by Bakkiyaraj Kannan

Remo is a 2016 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film produced by R. D. Raja, written and directed by debutante Bakkiyaraj Kannan. The film stars Sivakarthikeyan and Keerthy Suresh in the leading roles, while Sathish, Rajendran, Aadukalam Naren, Anson Paul, K. S. Ravikumar and Saranya Ponvannan among others portray supporting roles. Actress Sri Divya makes a cameo appearance. Music has been composed by Anirudh Ravichander. Noted cinematographer P. C. Sreeram and sound designer Resul Pookutty, were also a part of the film.


Swaroop was active in the advertisement industry.

Personal life

Swaroop married Divya George on January 7, 2014.


As Cinematographer

2012Orkut Oru Ormakoot Malayalam
2014 You Too Brutus (film) Malayalam
2017 Thrissivaperoor Kliptham Malayalam
2018 Aravindante Athidhikal Malayalam
2018 Premasoothram Malayalam
2019 Ullasam Malayalam

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