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Short Bio

Aakash Raj is a cinematographer based in LA, earned his MFA in cinematography from American Film Institute. He is known for his work in the films like TEEN AUR AADHA where he won Dadasahab Phalke Best Cinematographer award and the film is playing on NETFLIX, ARABIAN ALIEN which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and the film YUNTUM.

Born and raised in Mumbai, India, Aakash Raj found his love for making images by sketches and illustration in his childhood. He carried this passion to convey stories on bigger canvas as a gaffer and AC on 11 features and over 250 commercials before graduating to cinematography. KNOW MORE

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Awards & Nominations


My Human Experience 

Best Cinematography

Oniros Film Awards



My Human Experience 

Best Cinematography

Best Shorts Competiton 2021



Best Cinematography

Pride Film Festival



Teen Aur Aadha

Best Cinematography

Dada Saheb Phalke film festival - 2018

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