Ranjith Sankar, a promising director who had wowed us with his first flick, superhit Passenger starring Sreenivasan, Dileep and Mamta Mohandas.
His second film Arjunan Sakshi,starring Prithviraj and Ann Augustine. His third film is also with Prithviraj which is titled as Molly Aunty Rocks.
He born in Thrissur, Kerala, Ranjith Sankar completed his education from M A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam. For the young director it all began with his love for storytelling and he likes to think he is a writer first and then a director. Shankar’s writing career began with television ‘Nizhalkal’, ‘American Dreams’. Despite the euphoria of his first film, he still retains his job as an IT professional.He is also one of the few Malayalam filmmakers who have a blog.
First Lohithadas Puraskaram for best screenplay-2009
Kerala State Award- * Best screenplay (Television) for the 2003 serial American Dreams
Dubai AMMA Awards- Best Socially Committed movie Director - Passenger * Best Debut director - Passenger
Asianet Ujala Awards- Best screenplay - Passenger
Kerala Film Critics Award- Special Jury Award for direction - Passenger
World Malayali Council - Kairali Awards- Best Screenplay - Passenger
Surya TV Awards -Best Debut director
V Santharam Awards- Best Debut director(Nomination)
Filmfare Awards- Best Director(Nomination)
SouthScope Awards- Best Director(Nomination)