Rajesh Rajamani

Rajesh Rajamani is a writer and filmmaker. He writes on cinema, caste, gender and the intersection of the three. His writings have been published in The News Minute, HuffPost India, First Post and Newslaundry. His analytical essays on Tamil cinema attempt to offer perspectives that are often missed out in mainstream writing. In particular, they try to understand and unravel how caste plays an important role in constructing cinematic narratives and its effect on film criticism and consumption. He won the RedInk award under the ‘Lifestyle & Entertainment’ category for the year 2018. He holds an engineering degree from Madras University and a post graduate degree in management from IIM Indore.