Faredoon A. Irani

Faredoon A. Irani is a Bollywood Director, Cinematographer known for the movies Dr. Madhurika(1935), Al Hilal(1935), Grihalaxmi(1934)

Faredoon A. Irani was an Indian cinematographer who worked in Hindi films. He shot Mehboob Khan's films Andaz (1949), Aan (1952) and Mother India (1958).

In 1935, he shot Mehboob Khan's directorial debut film, Judgement of Allah (1935), which in turn was inspired by The Sign of the Cross (1932) by Cecil B. DeMille. Subsequently he shot all Mehboob Khan films, including Anmol Ghadi (1946), Andaz (1949), Aan (1952) - India's first technicolor film,[1][2] Amar (1954) and Mother India (1958)

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. A leading cinematographer of his time, he also presided over the meeting on which lead to the formation of Western India Cinematographers' Association (WICA) on August 2, 1953 in Mumbai.
  2. During his career, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer record two times, for Mother India (1958) and Duniya (1970).

Faredoon A. Irani: Filmography (12)

(All Faredoon A. Irani Movies)
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1936 Bulbul-e-Iran[Director]
1935 Al Hilal[Cinematography]
1935 Apradhi Abla[Director]
1935 Dr. Madhurika[Cinematography]
1935 Jahanara[Director]
1935 Jawani Ka Nasha[Director]
1935 Miss Manorama[Director]
1935 Prem Ki Ragini[Director]
1935 Ver Nu Vasulat[Cinematography]
1934 Anokha Prem[Director]
1934 Grihalaxmi[Cinematography]
1933 Shane Subhan[Director]