Ratheesh Ravindran is an Indian film director and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the critically acclaimed Malayalam film, "Pariyerum Perumal" (2018).
Ratheesh was born in 1987 in the Indian state of Kerala. As a young boy, he was always interested in films and storytelling. He studied cinematography at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute in Kolkata and graduated in 2011.
After graduation, he worked as an assistant director in the Malayalam film industry for some time. In 2017, he made his directorial debut with the short film, "The Murmur of the Hearts". The film was well-received and won many awards, including the Kerala State Film Award for Best Short Film.
Encouraged by the success of his short film, Ratheesh decided to make a feature film. He wrote and directed the Malayalam film "Pariyerum Perumal" (2018), which starred Kathir and Anjali in the lead roles. The film was about a Dalit law student's struggles in a caste-ridden society and received widespread critical acclaim. It won several awards, including three Kerala State Film Awards and a National Film Award.
Ratheesh's success with "Pariyerum Perumal" has made him one of the most sought-after directors in the Malayalam film industry. He is currently working on a new film, "Pallavi", which is expected to release in 2021.
Ratheesh is known for his sensitive storytelling and for his ability to bring out the best in his actors. He has been praised for his ability to create realistic and powerful characters that reflect the struggles of the people in his home state of Kerala.
Ratheesh is an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers and is a testament to the fact that hard work and dedication can make dreams come true. He is living proof that age, gender, or background doesn’t matter when it comes to achieving success in the film industry.