So here you are going to know about the best Bollywood director 2020, scriptwriter as well as producer who made his directorial debut in the film industry through Lootcase(Best Comedy Movie of 2020): Rajesh Krishnan
Born on 2nd September 1971, Rajesh Krishnan was brought up in Goregaon in an ordinary family. He completed his schooling from ‘Vivek Vidyalaya school ‘ in Goregaon itself. Further, he had done his graduation from Shri Chinai college of commerce & economics. After pursuing his post-graduation from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies in advertising and communications in 1995.
1995 was the year when he decided to go into the advertising industry, where he first started to work as a copywriter for agencies like O&M, Enterprise, and Nexus, Contract, etc. He worked as a copywriter for 5 years and after this, he even worked with TV channels Like channel [V] B4U. With Channel[V] he worked as a writer whereas with B4U he worked as the head of on-air promos.
2001 was the year when the best Bollywood director, Mr. Rajesh Krishnan started to work as a professional Ad maker.
“The only way the viewer is going to forgive you is if you make him laugh!
This is the line in which he believes as he always says that you realize you’re doing perfectly if the world giggles at your work and if anyhow you irritate the audience, you just need to give them a good laugh and anyone could forgive you.
This mantra has made his career as an ad maker a success. On the bigger hand, Rajesh Krishnan is known for making light-hearted and amusing tv commercials. He has worked on different TV commercials including Kaun Banega Crorepati to confectionary items like Bingo chips, Minto-fresh ITC foods, Mentos for Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. ltd, Xhale – mouth freshener for Parle products. He has set his feet in the advertisement of automobiles too like Indica V2 for Tata motors as well as e-commerce websites like Naukri .com. He was well known for his stint in the mouth fresher advertising industry but later, these were predominantly the commercials that took his career to heights.
The Hari Sadu advertisement of Naukri .com and the Bingo commercial which showed zany mad angles spot; could anyone even forget these hilarious advertisements?
In 2007, he set up the production house named ‘Soda films’ along with Ameya Dahibhavkar, with experience in a TV commercial but in the film industry, he had zero experience at that time. Once in an interview when someone asked him about this, he told them that he considers himself useless, but the only thing which he is good at, he considers that as his strength while making the commercials. He is considered a good project manager as well as an amazing scriptwriter who can bring the best in his actors. Rajesh Krishnan in most of the interviews has told everyone that he is happy doing just parody.
Major product companies, want him only as their commercial directors as everyone knows his ability to tweak scripts where he works without changing the core idea. Best Bollywood Director aka Rajesh Krishnan believes that the company has paid them a good amount of money to work at the core inspiration of the product, so it is not a good practice to arrive at the set and change the whole idea as the producer is the last part in the assembly line.
In 2016, he pushed his luck with the web series and directed the web series ‘Tripling season 1’ created by The Viral Fever (TVF) which was a super hit at that time.
Now in 2020, he pushed his luck by directing and co-writing the film ‘Lootcase’ with Kapal Sawant. Lootcase is his debut comedy film as film director which he wanted to be released on the big screen, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was difficult so it was released on the online platform Disney+Hotstar and still affirmed as the best comedy movie of the year 2020.
The Best Director of Bollywood had the experience of all the three Industry formats: Advertisement, films, online platforms. After working in all the formats, Rajesh Krishnan feels that these all work in the same way except the fact that nothing goes as per plan on the movie set as well there is the difference like a graph, and the skills just needed to be converted to be accomplished as a film director.
It has been 2 decades now that Rajesh Krishnan has been working as a director whether in commercials or series and the next target of the best Bollywood director is to make a documentary of a book he has in mind.