Raju Murugan

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Raju Murugan
Raju Murugan at Joker Press Meet.jpg
Occupation Writer, Journalist, Screenwriter, Film Director
Years active 2014 – present
Spouse(s) Hema Sinha

Raju Murugan is a writer, journalist turned filmmaker. His works include Vatiyum Muthalum, Ondru and Jipsy, all of which were published in Ananda Vikatan.[1] He made his directorial debut with Cuckoo (2014).[2][3] His second film, Joker, was awarded the Best Feature Film in Tamil award at the 64th National Film Awards.[4]


Year Film Notes
2014 Cuckoo Also writer
2016 Thozha Dialogues[5]
2016 Joker Also writer
Filmfare Award for Best Film – Tamil
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
2018 Gypsy Writer, Director
Post production
2018 Verma Dialogues
2018 Mehndi Circus Story and dialogues


Title Language Publisher Notes
Vatiyum Muthalum Tamil Vikatan -
Ondru Tamil Vikatan Co-author
Jipsy Tamil Vikatan


  1. ^ "வட்டியும் முதலும்". www.vikatan.com (in Tamil). Retrieved 2017-04-08.
  2. ^ "Raju Murugan's Joker is a political satire". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 May 2016.
  3. ^ "The director of 'Cuckoo', Raju Murugan, has finished work on his second film, 'Joker'". The Hindu. Retrieved 1 May 2016.
  4. ^ "64th National Awards: Akshay wins Best Actor, Surabhi bags Best Actress". Deccan Chronicle. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  5. ^ admin. "Raju Murugan to write dialogues for Mariyappan | New Movie Posters". New Movie Posters. Retrieved 2017-04-08.

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