Ram Gopal Varma

Ram Gopal Varma

Penmetsa Ram Gopal Varma, often referred by his initials RGV, is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer, known for his work in Telugu and Hindi films alongside television. Varma directed films across multiple genres, including parallel cinema and docudrama noted for their gritty realism, technical finesse, and craft. Regarded as one of the pioneers of new age Indian cinema, Varma received the National Film Award for scripting the political crime drama, Shool.