K.V. Raju

  • Director, Writer, Screenplay, Dialogue Writer

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BIOGRAPHY

K. V. Raju Director is an Indian screenwriter, dialogue writer and director, who is well known for his work in the Kannada film industry. He entered the industry in 1982 as an associate director to K. V. Jayaram on his movie, Baadada Hoo. Raju made his debut as a director and writer with the movie, Olave Baduku (1984). Over the years he has directed movies like Sangrama (1987), Bandha Muktha (1987), Navabharata (1988), Yuddhakanda (1989), Indrajit (1989), Sundara Kanda (1991), Police Lockup (1992), Abhijeet (1993), Yuddha (1997), Prema Rajya (2001), Rashtra Geethe (2001) and Nija (2004). Raju also directed a couple of Hindi movies like Indrajeet (1991) and Udhaar Ki Zindagi (1994). Although he stopped directing movies a few years ago, Raju still writes for movies. In 2017 Raju worked on the story, screenplay and dialogues of the action-drama, Tiger Galli. The movie is directed by Ravi Srivatsa and has Sathish Ninasam, Bhavana Rao and Roshni Prakash in important roles.