"Experiences of growing up in Kohlya, my village in Rajasthan, are my fondest treasures.

When not behind my camera,

I am in the kitchen creating some magic with the masalas."

Graduate in cinematography from Film and Television Institute of India, Ashok Meena is an independent cinematographer with experience in shooting documentaries, fiction, music videos and ad films. 

His filmography includes Kamal Swaroop's feature documentary Pushkar Puran and Tanuja Chandra's documentary Aunty Sudha Aunty Radha. He is also currently developing his documentary feature 'Kunchok'

which is his directorial debut. 

Amongst his fiction films is"Versova" a feature film shot entirely on 16mm B/W film. The film is under post production. Also in the making is the film "Bhagauriya Katha" set in tribal settings of Madhya Pradesh. 


Starting his career with assisting his senior and renowned cinematographer Eeshit Narain, he now often shoots independent freelance commercial projects and has shot for brands like Netflix, TVF, Samsung, Anita Dongre, Living Foodz, OurBetterWorld amongst others. 

Opium and Ichigo Ichie are music videos that Meena has shot, edited and directed and are currently doing the rounds in festivals across the world. 

Sketch by Ashok M.


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