Gnana Shekar V.S. is one of the most prominent Indian Cinematographer and a Painter.He marked his beginning with his student film titled Tetris which was an official selection at Cinéfondation, Cannes Film Festival. First gained critical recognition for his debut as an independent cinematographer with the film Vedam (A Telugu Feature Film). His work is noted for its realistic approach. His film Gautamiputra Satakarni received accolades and rave reviews for his unique way of painting the canvas of the silver screen using natural flame.He mostly has worked in Telgu movies and in 2017 Assamese movie "Maj Rati Keteki" directed by Santwana Bardoloi.