V. K. Murthy

Indian cinematographer

V. K. Murthy (Kannada: ವಿ. ಕೆ. ಮೂರ್ತಿ; 26 November 1923 – 7 April 2014) was an Indian cinematographer. During his career, he won two Filmfare Awards in the best cinematographer category. His best known movies are Pyaasa (1957), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959) and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962). For each of those movies, he won a Filmfare Award. He was born in Mysore, Kingdom of Mysore and lived in Mumbai for most of his life.

V. K. Murthy in November 2010.

Murthy died on 7 April 2014 at his home in Bangalore, India. He was 90 years old.[1]


  1. "Ace cinematographer V. K. Murthy passes away". The Hindu. 7 April 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.

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