Born in Kerala, Rajiv Menon joined the Film and Television Institute of Chennai in 1981, to study cinematography. In 1984, he went to America to train under cinematographer Garret Brown, best known for his invention of the Steadicam.
In 1986 Rajiv founded “Rajiv Menon Productions”,popularly known today as RMP, where he started his career in TV commercials. Rajiv received his first national recognition through his Asian Paints “Pongal” commercial, which he both shot and directed and music for which was composed by A.R. Rahman. RMP has since produced over 300 commercials for leading brands in the country, for over 20 years. read more..