Binod Pradhan is a veteran Nepalese-Indian film cinematographer and director associated with Bollywood and has an illustrious career that spans over three decades. Born in Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Binod fell in love with photography at the tender age of 14. His passion for photography led him to get an admission in Film and Television Institute, (FTII) Pune. Post graduation, Binod started working as assistant at Sagar Arts on films like Charas (1976) and Ram Bharose (1977). He also worked on the film, Gharaonda (1977) and made his debut as an independent cinematographer with the film, Ghashiram Kotwal (1976) followed by working on several films which included Khamosh (1985), Parinda (1989), Narasimha (1991), Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992) and got breakthrough recognition with the film 1942: A Love Story (1994) followed by working on memorable movies like Mission Kashmir (2000), Devdas (2002), Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003), Rang De Basanti (2006), Kismat Konnection (2008), Delhi-6 (2009), Yamla Pagla Deewana (2011), Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), 2 States (2014) and Marathi film, Ishq Wala Love (2014). He also worked on Telugu film, Komaram Puli (2010). His latest projects include working as a cinematographer for films like Homing Pigeons, Wazir (2015) and Baaghi: A Rebel For Love (2016) along with his directorial debut, Wedding Pullav (2015). Binod is married to Dolly and together they have a son, Binay.