Avinash Arun is an Indian cinematographer whose latest film ‘Tryst With Destiny’ had its world premier at Tribeca film festival this year. He started assisting in FTII diploma films at the age of 16. He eventually pursued the cinematography course at FTII and graduated in 2011. In 2010, his school project ‘The Light and Her Shadows’ won him the cinematography award at the Kodak Film School Competition. His diploma film ‘Allah Is Great’ was the official entry from India for the Student Oscars. It also won several awards, including a National award in 2012. His directorial debut ‘Killa’ won Crystal Bear for the Best Film at Berlin Film Festival in 2014. It also won a National Award for Best Marathi Film. He has also worked as a cinematographer on films like Masaan, Madaari, Kaarwan, Love Per Square Foot, Drishyam, and Hichki.