Raja Bhattacharjee is a professional south Indian director of photography. He has worked in many south Indian films in the Tamil and Telugu film industries. Raja Bhattacharjee is also a photographer. He is known for movies such as Ticket directed by film director Raaghav Ranganathan which was released in the year 2017, Pyaar Prema Kadhal directed by Elan in the year 2018, Karam dosa which was directed by Telugu film director Gajulapalli Trivikram and released in the year 2016 and many such projects. Raja Bhattacharjee was born in Tamil Nadu and is brought up in the same place. He got his school education at Sri Sankara Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School which is located in Tambaram, a locality in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He then joined the Sivet College for his higher studies in undergraduate.
This institution was located in a place called Gowrivakkam in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Raja Bhattacharjee got interested in photography and cinematography. Following this dream, Raja Bhattacharjee joined the company media called Penta Media & Graphics Limited in the year 1996. There, he worked as a 3D Artist and improved his skills in visualization and conceptualization. Raja Bhattacharjee worked in this media company for three years until the year 1990. He then quit this job after acquiring some skills. Raja Bhattacharjee later started as a freelance photographer. In the year 2000, he was a self-employed photographer. He was in this field for a period of six months. Having received broad experience in the fieldwork and gaining confidence, Raja Bhattacharjee tried in the cine industry.
He finally received an opportunity to become a cameraman for films. Raja Bhattacharjee has showcased his skill as a cinematographer and a photographer in his projects. He has worked for movies, short films, advertisement and many more. One of the projects in which Raja Bhattacharjee was the cinematographer received a special mention at the National Awards. It was for the short film named Dharmam. This short film received special mention for the category of non-feature films. The 7-minute long short film Dharmam was released in the year 2013. Dharmam was the debut project of Raja Bhattacharjee. He then entered the feature film through a Telugu film named
. This comedy film came in the year 2016. After two years, Raja Bhattacharjee ventured into Tamil industry with the short film called Untitled Kadhal. This romantic short was directed by Visvanath Krishnamoorthy and was released in the year 2018.