Raju Murugan was a writer, journalist, and screenwriter. He then turned to become a film director. He started his directing work in the year 2014, with the movie Cuckoo. In the year 2016, Thozha was the film, in which he didn’t direct but was the writer. Then in the same year, he did another movie named Joker, which was both directed and scripted by Raju.In the year 2019, he got two films named Gypsy and
, which was written by Raju, but only the Gypsy has been directed by him. The cinema named Joker has honored by the Filmfare award for the best film. It also got the national film award for the best feature film in Tamil.