Rajiv S. Ruia

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Rajiv S Ruia
Born
Mumbai, India
Occupationdirector, producer, screenwriter
Years active2001–present
Parent(s)Shyam S Ruia
Rani S Ruia

Rajiv S Ruia is an Indian writer and film director.

Early life[edit]

Rajiv was born on 5 August to parents Shyam S Ruia and Rani S Ruia. His native roots are from Rajasthan. However Rajiv was born and brought up in Mumbai. Rajiv studied in Fatima Devi English High School in Mumbai. He did his diploma in Software Engineer and photo designing from S.M. Lal College, Mumbai. With his dream in filmmaking, Rajiv started learning film editing at the age of 16. He joined veteran filmmaker Vijay Reddy & Raman Kumar as an assistant director. He worked with him for 7 years whilst he learnt about film writing and film directing.

Career[edit]

Rajiv started his career by working in television. He started his career as an associate director and editor. He also started making music videos and went on to make more than 200 music videos. Rajiv introduced a lot of talented technicians and artists to the film industry. Many of them are well established in the industry today. Rajiv's first super hit film was My Friend Ganesha which was the first composite animation movie to be made in India. The film instantly became favourite among kids. The movie had been telecasted more than thousand times on television. Rajiv went on to make the sequels in My Friend Ganesha 2, My Friend Ganesha 3 and My Friend Ganesha 4 . His other movie was Main Krishna Hoon, with actress Juhi Chawla. The film also had Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif in cameo roles..

Awards[edit]

He also won NIFF Best International Director award in 2014 and Golden Achiever Award in 2015 for best story and direction. Rajiv also won an award for the movie Flame in 2014.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Credit Genre Notes
2001 Koi Hai[1] Director, writer Suspense
2004 Mission Mumbai[2] Director, writer Action, patriotic
2006 My Friend Ganesha[3] Director, writer Children movie
2008 My Friend Ganesha2[4] Director, writer Children movie
2010 My Friend Ganesha 3[5] Director, writer Children movie
2011 Main Krishna Hoon[6] Director, writer Children movie
2012 Zindagi 50 50[7] Director, writer, co-Producer Social
2015 Chor Bazaari Director Rom-com [8]
2016 Direct Ishq[9] Director Drama
2016 Yudh Director, Co-Producer Drama (Marathi)
2016 Saansein Director Romantic horror
2018 Vithal Director / Writer Drama (Marathi)
2019 Mushkil: Fear Behind You Director Romantic horror
2019 X Ray: The Inner Image Director Psychological horror [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Movies". Movie Talkies.
  2. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "Mission Mumbai Movie: Reviews | Release Date | Songs | Music | Images | Official Trailers | Videos | Photos | News - Bollywood Hungama".
  3. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "My Friend Ganesha Movie: Reviews | Release Date | Songs | Music | Images | Official Trailers | Videos | Photos | News - Bollywood Hungama".
  4. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "My Friend Ganesha 2 Movie: Reviews | Release Date | Songs | Music | Images | Official Trailers | Videos | Photos | News - Bollywood Hungama".
  5. ^ http://64.38.195.167/ihomepage.php?photoalbum=96905717
  6. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "Main Krishna Hoon Movie: Reviews | Release Date | Songs | Music | Images | Official Trailers | Videos | Photos | News - Bollywood Hungama".
  7. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "Zindagi 50-50 Movie: Reviews | Release Date | Songs | Music | Images | Official Trailers | Videos | Photos | News - Bollywood Hungama".
  8. ^ CHOR BAZAARI - Official Trailer HD on YouTube
  9. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "Direct Ishq Movie: Reviews | Release Date | Songs | Music | Images | Official Trailers | Videos | Photos | News - Bollywood Hungama".
  10. ^ "Here's the first look of #XRay, a psychological thriller starring @rahulsharmaa99 & #YaashiKapoor. In cinemas on 6th December 2019. Music on TSeries". 28 September 2019.