Arkodeb Mukherjee, popularly called Arko, is a freelance DoP. He specializes in long format narratives and has made a name for himself not only for his short films, but also in the domains of Travel, Web series, Fashion Films, Music Videos, Commercial, as well as Feature Films.
His work has been widely recognized and awarded at various international film festivals. Some of his well-known works include, Chaman Bahaar (2020) for Netflix starting Jitender Kumar, Directed by Apurva produced by Saregama India, Kaagaz (2021) for Zee5 starring Pankaj Tripathi directed by Satish Kaushik produced by Salman Khan films.
Arko has worked in multiple web shows as well, like RAY (2020) for Netflix directed by Srijit Mukerji, Humble Politician Nograj (2022) starring Danish Sait directed by Saad Khan for Voot and Love J Action(2021) for Sony liv among many others. Feature films include Operation Parindey (2020) for Zee5 directed by Sanjay Gadhvi, Dhuusar (2019) – screened at Jagran International Film festival. Short films include Katran(2018) starring Piyush Mishra, Shunyata(2017) starring Jackie Shroff and Shesh Kotha (2017), to list a few.
He has won the award for Best Cinematography in the Jaipur International Film Festival as well as the Kolkata International Film Festival in 2018 for Dhusaar and Shesh Kotha.
A Gold Medalist in Cinematography, batch of 2016 at Whistling Woods International, Arko studied Professional Photography from Life and Light Academy, Ooty.
An avid sports person and sports enthusiast, Arko is passionate about cricket and continues to play as well. He has also done a short stint in Theatre with Feisal Alkazi.