Dr. Philo Irudhayanath
A Pioneer Photographer of Tribes, Temples, People and Places
தமிழகத்தின் முதல் மானுட ஆய்வாளர்.
Philo was a primary school teacher in Chennai who, over a period of 50 years (1940 to 1990), travelled all over south India, often in a bicycle, photographing and writing about Tribes, Temples, People and Places. His photographs and articles run into thousands. He died in 1993 unknown and unsung.