~ World Icon hosted the 2019 gala in Colombo felicitating worlds renowned technicians ~
Raju Gauli was felicitated for his contribution to Cinematography at the Word Icon Awards in Colombo, Srilanka. Raju, a known cinematographer whose work in India’s TV industry is spectacular, has been achieving great feats with his spirit of constantly growing and evolving. While he is moving to the west for new projects, he is also being celebrated on the global platform for his wonderful contribution to the entertainment industry.
Raju Gauli adds, “Its been a long journey, I started of very small with the determination of accomplishing great heights, while I feel my journey has just started these recognitions do make you believe that you are on the right path.”
Gauli has had an extremely eventful journey in the entertainment industry. He started off as the camera assistant and eventually worked his way up. He moved to Mumbai when he was 17 years old when he came to make a career in the entertainment industry. With no connects in the given field or known people around, he learnt his way into the industry with tv shows. He adds, “I have often realised that tough times made it easier for me to strengthen myself and everyday push myself to be a better version. I feel lucky that I had to toil extremely hard, it is only because of that I am able to value the small moments of glory with the acknowledgement that one has to keep working on themselves.
Raju had been an assistant cameraperson to Natrajan Subramanium, Vinod Pradhan, Ashok Mehta, B. Laxman and N. Satyan before making it big himself. He has shows like Ishqbaaaz, Dil Bole Oberoi, Jamai Raja, Bidaai, Choti Bahu, Saubhagyavati Bhava and Bhanwar to his credit, all from varied genres.
Raju was also the operating camera man in the film KALANK and is currently working on his upcoming show TARA From SATARA for Sony TV.