Dhananjay Kulkarni


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2013 - 2015Director of Photography
Film (Feature)
MAALAK (Working Title)
Santosh Kolhe
Priyadarshani Films
  • Education

    1983B.Sc (Physics)Pune Universiy, INDIA

    About me



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    1) Working in this field since 1991.

    2) I started with documentaries as DP which gave me vast experience of shooting on location. During this period I could see & expose many good locations in India .

    3) First big & multiple camera (3 cameras) project was for one of the leading producer UTV for Home TV. The story was about coal mine owner & coals mine workers called TRIKAAL. It was 200 episode story shot in studio & I was DP on the show.

    4) I have experience shooting on 35mm, Wide Screen, 16mm Film format, HD, Digi-beta, Beta, DV camera on Video.

    5) I have shot commercials like Reebok, Iodex bam, Maggi, Baidyanath Chavanprash, Kelvinator Refrigerator, Zap Computer, Aerial, Pan Parag,

    Panama, Pitambari, Kubal Masale etc.

    6) I have worked with the directors like Mr. Pralhad Kakkar, Mr. Dilip Ghosh, Late Shri. Girish Ghanekar and production houses like Genesis, Neo

    Films, G’s Film Shopee, Chaitra Leobernett Agency, CMM, Z Films and many more for commercials.

    7) It gave me different experience while I was shooting Industrial corporate films. It was really good experience shooting in factory whereas totally different experience shooting Medical Awareness films.

    8) I was DP on the show called SAAYA on Sony channel which was very popular & won major prestigious awards.

    9) I was DP on the show called AATISH on Star Plus.

    10) I was DP on the show called TUM PUKAR LO on Zee TV.

    11) I was DP on the show called HUM PARDESI HO GAYE on Sony channel which is mostly shot abroad.

    12) I was DP on the show YEH NAZADIKIYAN which was a daily soap

    shot with 3 camera set-up on the setup Sony channel.

    13) I have shot first 4 episodes of AAYUSHMAN for SONY.

    14) I was shooting BHANVAR for SONY.

    15) I was DP for PARDE KE PEECHE multiple camera for STAR PLUS.

    16) I have shot Music Videos ( shot on super16mm )

    17) I have shot Hindi full length film 35mm wide screen SATYA-BOL

    18) I have shot Marathi film PACHADLELA with Mr.Mahesh Kothare 35mm wide screen (SUPERHIT)

    19) I have shot part of Marathi film NITAL Dir by Sumitra Bhave & Sunil Sukathankar 35mm wide screen which was shown in MAMI 2007 film festival in Mumbai & won STATE AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM.

    20) I shot a documentary with Sumitra Bhave & Sunil Sukathankar in Rajasthan on film format.

    21) I have shot TVC films on Digi-beta.


    23) I have shot a Hindi feature film on 35mm cinemascope title MASTI EXPRESS a commercial comedy film.

    24) I have shot Hindi film SUNO NA 35mm cinemascope.

    25) I received ITA Award for 2007 for BEST VIDEOGRAPHY.

    26) I have shot a Marathi Film 35mm cinemascope MADE IN CHINA .

    It won most prestigious Screen Award, Best Marathi Film 2008

    I was nominated Best Cinematographer for the same.

    27) Shot Marathi film JANMA it was selected for Film Festival in Goa in 2009

    28) Shot Marathi Film AAI GA 35mm Cinemascope.

    29) Shot a Film JETA for Ramesh Deo Production on 35mm.

    30) I have shot CID (Sony Chanal) for two years.

    31) I have shot Marathi Film SANJPARVA.

    32) I am shooting a Film DINKAR SAMBHAJI CHAVAN on Super 35mm.

    33) I have shot Marathi Film PORBAZAR on Arri- Alexa.

    34) Another Film, DI completion stage.


    1) Worked in Kuala Lumpur as DP for one year. It was different experience working abroad. During this one year we shot four different programs. We covered a live stage show with multiple cameras.

    2) I was in Dhaka , Bangladesh to light-up sets for QUITZ SHOW, GAME SHOW & I could meet channel’s expectations.

    3) I have shot in Sydney, Australia & Cape Town , South Africa .

    4) I have shot Music Video in Dubai .

    5) I have shot a tourism film in Madagascar .



    Mr Dilip Ghosh - Director

    Sumitra Bhave-Sunil Sukathankar - Direcor

    Mr Sanjay Upadhyay - Creative Direcor

    Mr Atul Joshi - Ramesh Deo Production

  • Skills

    • Motorcycle
    • Standard Driving (PLG)
    Experienced in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)
    • Television
    • Travel
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Hindi
    • Indian, other