P.S. Nivas


Name: P.S. Nivas

Profession:  Indian cinematographer, director & Producer

Movies as cinematographer
Malayalam
Sathyathinte Nizhalil
Madhuram Thirumadhuram
Mohiniyaattam
Sankhupushpam
Rajaparambara
Sooryakanthi
Pallavi
Rajan Paranja Kadha
Padmatheertham
Velluvili
Lisa
Sarppam
Maanyamahaajanangale
Veendum Lisa
Ayushman Bhava
Tamil
16 Vayathinile
Kizhake Pogum Rail
Sigappu Rojakkal
Ilamai Oonjal Aadukirathu
Puthiya Vaarpugal
Niram Maaratha Pookkal
Kallukkul Eeram
Enakkaga Kaathiru
Nizhal Thedum Nenjangal
Kozhi Koovuthu
Thanikattu Raja
Kokkarakko
My Dear Lisa
Sembakame Sembakame
Enga Ooru Mappillai
Ooru Vittu Ooru Vanthu
Pass Mark
Sevvanthi
Telugu
Vayasu Pilichindi
Nimajjanam
Punadi Rallu
Saagara Sangamam
Sankeerthana
Hanthakudi Veta
Nani
Hindi
Solva Saawan
Red Rose
Bhayaanak Mahal
As Director
Kallukkul Eeram
Enakkaga Kaathiru
Nizhal Thedum Nenjangal
Sevvanthi


Awards:

National Film Award for Best Cinematography (Black and White) - 1976 Malayalam film Mohiniyaattam
Nandi Award for Best Cinematographer the Telugu film, Nimajjanam

Brief profile:

Nivas was born in Kozhikode, Nivas graduated from the St. Joseph's College, Devagiri and went on to do a diploma in motion picture photography from the Institute of Film Technology, Adayar, Madras.

His first film as an independent cinematographer was Sathyathinte Nizhalil, directed by Nanthankode. Nivas was awarded the National Film Award for Best Cinematography (Black and White) for the 1976 Malayalam film Mohiniyaattam.