Our Team

  • February 11, 2023

A team of Screenplay Experts are a part of SCRIPTick, headed by ‘Karundhel’ Rajesh, a popular Screenplay Writer, Author and Trainer on Screenplay Writing, in addition to Dr. Madhan Karky and Dr.G. Dhananjayan. All the team members will be involved in script evaluation and analysis.

‘Karundhel’ Rajesh is a screenwriter and a script consultant. He was working as an IT Consultant with various software companies such as AIG Insurance, IBM, ITC Infotech etc. before his film career. Even while he was working in IT, Karundhel Rajesh has worked in films like Soodhu Kavvum and Indru Netru Naalai. He then quit his job in 2015, since he wanted to embrace his passion, to enter in to films, full time.

Karundhel Rajesh has written five bestselling books about screenplay writing and films. His first book, ‘Thiraikkadhai Ezudhalaam Vaanga’ focuses on the theories set by the father of screenwriting, Syd Field, and the book talks about developing a good screenplay for Tamil films. His second book, ‘Cinema Rasanai’ is about film appreciation, and it focuses on the top filmmakers and artists throughout the world, along with their films. His third book, ‘Isaikka Seyyum isai’ talks about 33 of the best musicians the world has seen, and it analyses their contribution to the film industry. His next book, ‘Thiraikkadhai Ennum Poonai’ is all about the guidelines presented by the screenwriting guru Blake Snyder, and how to apply them to the Tamil film screenplay process. His latest book ‘Stallonin Nottu Puthagam’ is a collection of in-depth articles written about Indian and international films about their genre specific stories and characters. Before all these books, Karundhel Rajesh & his friends released a 280 paged free e-book about the making of ‘Lord of the Rings’, in 2012.

In his blog – www.karundhel.com, Rajesh writes critical reviews of the films he watches. It also has his articles about screenwriting. He also is a guest lecturer – screenplays in film Institutes and colleges (such as BOFTA, Mindscreen film Institute, SRM college & Loyola). Karundhel Rajesh was the course director for the screenplay department in Blue Ocean Film & Television Academy (BOFTA) – Chennai, during the inception. From 2013, He conducts various screenplay workshops across Tamil Nadu, for film aficionados.

Filmography - Released films - Soodhu Kavvum, Kaadhalum Kadanthu Pogum, Indru Netru Naalai, Maragadha Naanayam, Peechangai, Agni Devi (dialogues), Naduvan, Bodygod (Kannada), Kasada Thapara, Nitham oru Vaanam, Fall (Hotstar web series).

To be released – Raja Bheema, Imsai Arasan 24m Pulikesi, Ayalaan (An A.R Rahman Musical), Untitled Raghava Lawrence film, An untitled international English Biopic, Daali (Kannada). Also debuting as a villain) and an untitled comedy horror with SJ Surya.


Vetri Maaran, Director

“It is the golden age of a screenwriter. In this era, if a script writer, has the content, potential and patience to sit and write, he will be rewarded”


Richard E. Grant

“Ensure that your script is watertight. If it’s not on the page, it will never magically appear on the screen.”


Mysskin, Director-Actor

“If there are specialized screenplay writers in Tamil, I can make 4 films a year”


Mel Brooks

“Everything starts with writing. And then to support your vision, your ideas, your philosophy, your jokes, whatever, you’ve gotta perform them and/or direct them, or sometimes just produce them.”


David Lean

“I’m first and foremost interested in the story, the characters.”


Jessica Raine

“For any role, I pretty much always go to the script, first and foremost.”


Vincente Minnelli

“It’s always the story that interests me.”