Rajesh Mohanan

  • Director, Writer, Producer, Screenplay

Aug 12, 1978  in India

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An Indian director based in Uganda, Rajesh Mohanan is known for his work in the Malayalam industry, having started his career in 2013 with the romantic comedy-drama Annum Innum Ennum, which he also wrote the story and screenplay of. The movie, however, opened to mixed, mainly negative, reviews.

Following his debut, his next outing as a director came with the 2013 Malayalam thriller Escape from Uganda, which is the first Malayalam film to be shot extensively in Africa. His next project titled Salt Mango Tree, which is the remake of the Bengali movie Ramdhanu, featured Biju Menon, Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli and Suhasini Maniratnam in pivotal roles. In 2018, Rajesh made his debut as a producer and was associated with the romantic comedy Kalyanam, which he also directed and wrote the screenplay and story of. His 2019 release includes Thrissur Pooram, directed by Rajesh Mohanan.