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I noticed the name R Diwakar in the opening credits of one of the best movies I have seen, Mumbai Police (Malayalam) as its cinematographer. Taken aback by the superb visuals and camera movements in the movie, I tried digging up some more information on past projects Diwakar has been associated with. But I could not find a Wikipedia or IMDB entry or any other links that was enough to give an idea about his works.

Could some one help sharing his professional history?

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Why the downvote? This is COMPLETELY on-topic with regards to the help center. Plus, it's not a simple LMGTFY Q as there is no cinematographer on the movie's IMDb page, nor link for Diwakar on its Wikipedia page. –  Meat Trademark Jun 5 at 13:45
    
Yeah. Forgot to mention imdb. –  noone Jun 5 at 13:50

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I'd preface this by saying that I'm no expert in this type of cinema. But there's a cinematographer on IMDb who goes by R. Diwakaran\Divakaran and one of the 3 films listed in his profile is Notebook by Mumbai Police director Rosshan Andrrews. So it might be the same guy. Note also that Mumbai Police's Wiki page inexplicably called the cinematographer both R. Diwakar and G. Diwakaran.

Googling R. Diwakaran\Divakaran reveals more movies he shot, like the Malayalam movie Evidam Swargamanu from 2009, and How Old Are You (also directed by Andrrews) which came out a couple of weeks ago.

IMDb also lists a cinematographer simply called Diwakar but he shot Telugu films, so it might not be him.

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Also, R Divakar appears to be a synonym for R Diwakar, and Divakar has 5 other movies to his credit. –  JohnP Jun 5 at 14:46
    
On IMDb? I can't find him. I only found a cinematographer called Diwakar (sans R), but wasn't sure it was the same guy so didn't include him: imdb.com/name/nm1194339 –  Walt Jun 5 at 14:49
    
That's who I was thinking of. He came up several times in my google-fu mashups. –  JohnP Jun 5 at 14:54
    
A torrent site (though not the most reliable of sources) calls him 'P Diwakar' in one of those movies. So this might be a different guy. –  Walt Jun 5 at 15:00
    
@Walt torrent site mostly are wrong with this information. –  Ankit Sharma Jun 5 at 15:16

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