Garudavega Anji

OccupationDirector Director of photography

Anji is an Indian cinematographer, and director who is working in the Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil film industries.[1][2]


Anji made his debut as a cinematographer in films with The Angrez (2005), before working on a series of Telugu films until 2009. He then moved to Chennai and worked on Tamil projects including Odipolama (2009) and Thambi Vettothi Sundaram (2011).[3]

In the mid 2010s, Anji associated with Ram Gopal Varma during his return to Telugu films and worked on the productions of his Ice Cream franchise. For the projects, he experimented with the flow cam system for the first time.[4] He also worked on the production of a Russo-Indian film, Ueban during 2013.[5]

After consistently working as a cinematographer for more than 50 films and commercials in all South Indian languages, Garudavega Anji also ventured into film direction. He made his debut with a romantic drama called 10th Class Diaries (2022), which follows the style of films like Naa Autograph and 96 and centers around coming-of-age themes. In the same year, he directed the psychological thriller film Bujji Ila Raa.



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  2. ^ Review: Odippolama is quite entertaining – Movies. (28 December 2009). Retrieved on 2017-05-02.
  3. ^ Exclusive Interview – Ice Cream Movie DOP Anji – RGV, Navdeep, Tejaswi Madivada. YouTube (13 July 2014). Retrieved on 2017-05-02.
  4. ^ "Icecream Movie DOP ANJI tweets about Flowcam System & RGV". Archived from the original on 1 May 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Icecream DOP ANJI team up with Dasari Narayanarao". Archived from the original on 30 June 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2016.