India born Rajaditya Banerjee is a Theatre Artist turned filmmaker. He debuts as an actor, director and producer in Death Certificate. He has regularly performed in theaters in India, Finland and the USA. He has acted in three short films, besides writing and directing numerous plays.
His recent plays Mr. I’ve been to the zoo and It’s about to rain have been staged and appreciated in the US and Finland.
Films acted & assisted are :
Life (English, 2014, 11 min, Dir : A.Roy) ,
Casual Friday (Finnish, 2013, Dir:Riitta Rhytta)
The Lovers (Silent, 2015, Dir: Hiroki Kaminaga)
Rajaditya comes from a family of filmmakers. His late brother Bappaditya Bandopadhyay was a renowned independent filmmaker in India whose films were shown in many international film festivals including Fribourg, Singapore , IFFI, Goa, Montreal World Film Fest etc. His film Barbed Wire (Kantatar) won the NETPAC in 2007 at Festival International Cinema D’Asia in Vesoul, France.
Rajaditya holds a Master’s Degree (MA) in Indian History from the University of Calcutta (India) and a diploma in Digital Filmmaking from The Baltic Film & Media School Tallinn, Estonia.
A truly international person and a supporter of humanity, Rajaditya is also a poet and wishes to present stories of hope, courage and triumph of human spirit from round the planet to global audience through his cinema.