Renowned Cinematographer Steady Cam Prasad is no more

By - April 20, 2014 - 12:15 PM IST

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Eminent Cinematographer, Prasad popularly known as Steady Cam Prasad breathed his last today at Rai Vellore Cancer Hospital, Vellore battling cancer.

Hailing from a small town named Ambajipeta in Coastal Andhra Pradesh; the 53 year old cinematographer has emerged as an expert in operating the revolutionary steady cam. He began his career assisting cinematographer Hari Anumolu and later worked as a steady cam operator in Anand Cine Services. Ninne Pelladatha (1996) with Creative filmmaker Krishna Vamsi was his early break through as a Director of Photography.

Films like Swayamvaram, Chirunavvutho et al are few among his notable films. Dega (a yet-to-be-released thriller), was his last film as a cinematographer. He is survived by his wife and two children.

The entire Indian film industry mourns his death. May His Soul Rest In Peace.