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Rajesh Rajilal

Rajesh Rajilal


Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company
2005 - 2007 EDITOR
Film (Feature)


  • Year
  • 2000
    3 yr. Technical Stage Management
    Carshalton College

About me

I am a hard working person, with an enthusiastic attitude towards all my goals. I enjoy showing dedication towards tasks I am set, making sure that I put one hundred percent commitment into it and always maintain my focus. I like helping those in need or who need guidance with a positive and understanding attitude. I have strong interpersonal and organisational skills, confidant and self motivated with a committed and flexible and approachable personality. I have a determined attitude with the ability to work under pressure towards tight deadlines. Have excellent organisation and communication skills and I have a good manner for attention to detail. Enjoy working in a team but am also able to work on my own initiative towards my set priorities. Ability to be a self-starter, use own initiative and work under pressure willing to be a self-starter and happy managing both myself and those around me. Seeks input from colleagues, actively listens to their contribution; checks understanding, demonstrates the knowledge and expertise within their field to have credibility with their peers.
High degree of Internet and computer literacy and experience of programs such as Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
Experience of sourcing, editing and manipulating images using programs such as Adobe Photoshop.
Experience of working with offline video content and a working knowledge of video editing/compression software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro, AVID and LightWorks 2 Shark.
Proven experience of prioritising and managing work in an often-demanding schedule.
High levels of numeracy and literacy. Experience in prioritizing a busy workload and working to tight deadlines.
Able to speak fluently 5 languages

Additional Information

High Commission Of INDIA ( London) Dec 2007 - Dec 2007
Directed by Mr. Rajesh Rajilal

DUTY: - Camera Man, I was in charge of filming the inauguration of a book release in the High Commission Of India as well in charge of a meeting with the group of Indian Welfare and Economy.
Duty was to maintain the video to all VIP such: - (Mr. Laxmi Mittal, Mr. Ambani, His Excellency the Ambassador of the India High Commission.
Shoot on Sight (2007) IT Tech, Production Assistant, 1st Aid. May 2007 - Jul 2007
Directed by Jag Mundhra

DUTY: - Computer Servicing and Networking, Data Entry, Software Developing, Script Writing, getting the rushes to the Lab, helping out the Actors in there need while shooting.
Responsible as a 1st aid during production, video assist, camera assist.

Art Exhibition Nehru Center, Organiser, IT Engineer Suchitra Krishnamurthy Art Gallery Feb 2007 - Feb 2007
Directed: - Suchitra Krishnamurthy
(Film Actress, Singer,

My responsibility was to make sure to print the entire price list and create a database for the appropriate piece of art. My duties was to manage the sell and organize a venue for big business people for the art gallery and making sure to have all information in hand to give to the members part of this exhibition.

Personal Assistant and IT Specialist for Gulshan Grover (international Actor) India, London, Morocco

Duty was being responsible for troubleshooting Mr. Gulshan's Computer, making sure of being fully informed for all the question asked by Mr. Gulshan taking him to venues and making booking for Flights…

Namaste London (2007) Bollywood Movies, Jimmy Jib Assistant.
Directed by Vipul Shah

Duty was being responsible for the Jimmy jib (crane for Camera) being on time for the shoot and stay in stand by when needed for the jimmy jib.

The Golden Age (2007), Elizabeth I, assistant trainee editor, Production Assistant, IT Technician,
Directed by Shekhar Kapur Produced by Working Title.

My responsibility as production assistant was to make sure that all crew member had all the facility required during filming from the Head Office to the set, making sure that all radio's was fully charge and all actors was looked after.
My responsibility as trainee editor was to make sure that all tapes was loaded within the editing machine and making sure that all the serial number was all correct and create a database of the ruches arriving, making sure that all malfunction is reported to the senior editor and making sure that all is kept secure at all time.
My responsibility as IT Technician was to look after all the actor's computer problems and troubleshoot them, making sure that all are updates and comply on all question asked by the actors.
Creating a library of all the rushes.

Salaam-E-Ishq (A tribute to Love 2007) Production Assistant, 3rd AD
Directed by Nikhil Advani.

Responsibility involve making sure all crew had arrived in set on time, looking after there booking, making sure that senior crew member had access to there emails by setting up there MAC and PC to the local server printer and router.

Provoked: A True Story (2006) (post-production assistant)
Directed By Jag Mundhra Jan 2006 - July 2007
Computer Analyst and Assistant Director For Dr. Jag Mundhra (International Film Director). Central London.

My role was to get involve with the ruches to be collected and dropped of to the lab to be color grinded.
Driving the director to the postproduction office.
Making notes of all malfunction or problem caused in the reels from the DOP to the director.
Reporting al errors to the company.

Bhagam Bhag (2006) (production assistant)

Computer Analyst and Post Producer and PA Dec 2005 - Jan 2006
For Mr. Shekhar Kapur
(International Film Director). Central London.

Computer Analyst and Post Producer and PA for Mr. Kabir Bed Aug 2005 - Dec 2005

(International Actor). Central London.

Internet Coffee within London Oxford Street (2004 - 2005)
Director Ameen Pirbai

Computer Sales & Engineer @ Micro Anvika. Central London Dec 2000 - Aug 2005

Computer MAC Analyst and PA for Preity Zinta (Bollywood Actress).

Computer MAC Analyst and Post Producer and PA for A.R.Rahman
(Music Composer).

Computer Mac Analyst for Craig David (Singer).
IT Senior Helpdesk Analyst, Symantec, Leiden, Holland Dec 2000 - Jul 2001
Sales Executive @ Half Price Jeweler's, Croydon Jan 1999 - Dec 2000

Trainee IT Helpdesk Analyst, Fujitsu Simens, St Mary Cray, Kent Dec 1998 - Jan 1999

Trainee Computer Engineer @ Computech Electronics, Croydon. June 1998- Dec 1998

Shop Manager @ Anerley Fruit & Vegetable, Penge 1997 - 1998

Temporary Sales Assistant @ Army & Navy, Bromley. 1996 - 1996


I have known Rajesh Rajilal for a few years now. I first met him when he was selling computers at a shop. His incredible knowledge and willingness to educate me into the complex world of computers led me to recommend him to everyone I know. I soon found that most of the stars from Bollywood were constantly calling Raj to help them out. Even world-class composers like A R Rahman would not purchase a single piece of equipment without consulting Raj first. Since then I have worked with Raj in the edit department of my new film Golden Age. He is quick to pick up things, works extremely hard, and does not differentiate between night and day. He is one of the most willing workers I know. I can call him in the middle of the night and he will be there with a big warm smile on his face.
If I was going into producing another film in the UK, I would certainly like to have people I can trust like Raj by my side.

Shekhar Kapur


Primary Job Category Production Assistant
Secondary Job Category Editor (Lightworks)
Years in industry 6+ years
Job Category AD (3rd), Art Director (Assistant), Boom Operator (Assistant), Camera Assistant, Camera Operator, Casting Assistant, Driver, DV Camera Assistant, Editor (Lightworks), Floor Assistant, Floor Manager (Assistant), Jimmy Jib Operator, Location Assistant, Post Production Assistant, Production Assistant, Production Co-ordinator (Junior), Researcher (Junior), Runner, Script Supervisor, Studio Assistant, Translator, Transport Co-ordinator, VT Operator
Experienced in Business, Childrens, Comedy, Commercials, Competition/Gameshow, Corporate, ENG/Outside Broadcast, Environmental, Film (Feature), Film (Short), Health, Live Daytime, Live TV, Magazine, Motoring, Music, Natural History, Reality TV, Sport, Television, Travel, Youth TV
Licenses Motorcycle, Standard Driving (PLG)
Interested in Animation, Arts, Biography, Business, Childrens, Comedy, Commercials, Competition/Gameshow, Cookery, Corporate, Digital/Online Campaigns, Documentary, Drama Reconstruction, ENG/Outside Broadcast, Environmental, Film (Feature), Film (Short), Health, Investigative, Live Daytime, Live TV, Magazine, Mobile Phone Content, Motoring, Music, Music Promo, Natural History, News & Current Affairs, Reality TV, Sport, Television, Travel, Youth TV
DBS checked Yes
Languages Spoken English, French, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu