Milind Rau is a Tamil film writer and director. He was born on January 1, 1978. He started his career assisting Mani Ratnam in many of his films including A Peck on the Cheek (2002), Ayitha Ezhuthu (2004), Yuva (2004), Guru (2007), etc.

He was debuted as a director in the 2013 romantic comedy film, Kadhal 2 Kalyanam, which marks the debut of Sathya and Divya Spandana. In 2017, he co-wrote and directed the multilingual horror film, Aval (The House Next Door), which stars Siddharth, Andrea Jeremiah, and Atul Kulkarni. Milind was also the executive producer of the 2016 black comedy film, Jil Jung Juk.