Dr Rajiv Chilaka also identified as Rajiv Chilakalapudi is the originator and MD of Hyderabad-based Green Gold Animation and the producer of a host of cartoon TV shows including Krishna cartoon set and
which has presently been developed into an animated movie. Chilaka, in a few of his conversations, has compared himself to the next
and assumes that his Chhota Bheem right to be a significant crowd-puller and moneymaker leaving behind the Indian Premier League. For his awe-impressive work and pioneering vision in displaying cartoons at an affordable cost, Chilika, and his associate
were awarded doctorates by the University of fine arts in San Francisco.
Chilaka is the youngest offspring of Ms Chilaka and noted technocrat Madhusudan Rao Chilaka. Dr Chilaka studied from St. Georges Grammar School, Hyderabad. He later earned a BE in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the Osmania University, in Hyderabad and then proceeded to the University of Missouri in Kansas City for his master's diploma in Computer Science. He then served as a software designer in Kansas City for three years. However, in the year 2000, he shifted the course to inquire animation at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. He has an elder sibling Srinivas Chilaka, who assists him in operating Greengold with relevant inputs in long-term preparation and policy. In January 2001, Chilaka established the Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd.
His first opportunity came in 2003 with the animation set Bongo about an immigrant who lands on Earth, that managed to
, an 80-minute 2D animation aired on Cartoon Network Channel in the year 2004. Chilaka and his company made a series of four active telefilms on the life of Lord Krishna for Cartoon Network, before its co- channel, Pogo allowed to air their next design Chhota Bheem in the year 2008. In several interviews, Chilaka has bestowed that, were it not for the bonus his company obtained from Bheem, he and his company would still be in the hand to mouth scene like hundreds possibly even a thousand folds of other animation organisations. Chhota Bheem improved everything. In 2012, the fiction film Chhota Bheem and the Curse of Damyaan penned by Seeta and Richa Ingle Deo were released.
It is estimated to be the principal Indian homegrown TV serial to be made into a cartoon film. By November 2012, the film had gained 50 million Rupees at the box office. In January 2016, the fiction film Chhota Bheem Himalayan Adventure penned by Chilaka and
was released. Directed by Chilaka released strategically by Samir Jain and Srinivas Chilaka just one week earlier to the Telugu Sankranti carnival, the film soon became a mega-super hit getting a great response from kids and grownups. Made in a statement of only six crores the film raked in around a whopping Rs 62.5 crore in the very opening week itself displaying the greatest box office hit of 2016. His company Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd has also created the following series like Bongo for DD National,
aired on Hungama TV, Luv Kushh on Disney XD and much more.