Mumbai : Come what may, direction is not everybody’s cup of coffee. It is an art of transforming abstract ideas into success stories. Many sweat hard to learn it in cosy classrooms, but few have innate tendency.
48-year old Rajeesh Kumar from Delhi is among a lot of young and dynamic film directors in Indian film industry, who holds the charm of giving life to an abstract idea. Making a commercially & critically successful movie is a dream for every debutante director and carrying the same spirit, Rajeesh Kumar reached Mumbai. He was certain that his innate tendencies of converting abstracts into comprehensive success stories will be recognized one day.
Holding Bachelors in Commerce Degree, Kumar started his career in 2010, as assistant director, just to up skill his skill set and to learn the basics of the field. In 2013, he got an opportunity to independently direct a Hindi feature film, “Pyaar Mein Aisa Hota Hai”. The movie garnered positive response from experts in the field, especially it’s direction. As they say, the success of the very first movie will decide the future of directors. Keeping the spirit high and faith in his determination, Rajeesh kept working hard in the field and is not working on another Hindi feature film, “The Fact”. ” The Fact is actually a dream project and I have put all my efforts in this movie. I am sure the audience will find the movie worth watching as story line, cinematography and direction of the movie is altogether different and unique, ” Said Rajeesh Kumar, adding that he is also working on a Dance Reality Show, which will be completed in end of this year.
About his future projects, Kumar said he has few movies in pipeline, besides direction of Dancing and Singing Reality shows. “A film director doesn’t just need to know the technical skills of film making. A film director has to be a leader, a net-worker, a motivator, a problem solved and above all, a story teller, ” Kumar said and added that a director has to be intuitive enough to be able to tell a captivating story by capturing the right footage on camera.