Photographer / Film Photographer
Hailing from the land of theyyams, the divine festival of colour and ritual, Jayaprkakash Payyanur moved on to photography to indulge in the true colours and forms. He has been wielding the camera pack since 1992 and has won many awards and recognitions. In 1999 he further expanded his career interests into the glamour world of films as a still photographer debuting in the Mohanlal starrer ‘Narasimham’. He became and independent film Photographer with the film ‘Ayitathiloruvan’ directed by Sibi Malayil. He has worked with eminent directors like Kamal, TK Rajeevkumar, Lohithadas, Anil Babu, Jayararj, Jose Thomas, Shafi, Johnny Antony and V K Prakash to name a few. His filmography has now crossed 45 films and has contributed to many magazines including Manorama Weekly, Vanitha and Mathrubhumi. He has worked as a staff photographer of ‘Take:1’, an international celebrity magazine published from Dubai and ‘Mayoori Cinema’, a film monthly edited by award winning film maker Blessy.