Manesh Madhavan is a cinematographer from the prestigious Film & Television Institute of India (FTII Pune). Worked in South Indian film industry and Bollywood, he has many feature films in Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi to his credit.

Manesh won the Kerala State Film Award 2017 for Best Cinematographer. Many of his works are Internationally acclaimed and were India's representations in International Film Festivals of Venice and Clermont-Ferrand.

He is an alumnus of Berlinale Talent Campus at 58th Berlin International Film Festival 2008.