As a filmmaker, Rajagopal has won the Singapore International Film Festivalʼs Special Jury Prize for 3 consecutive years. I CANʼT SLEEP TONIGHT (1995), THE GLARE (1996) and ABSENCE (1997) have been featured at international festivals around the world. Other works include BROTHER (1999), commissioned by the Singapore Arts Festival; and TIMELESS (2011), which won Best Cinematography and Best Editing at the Singapore Short Film Awards 2011. In 2016, his feature A YELLOW BIRD was selected by the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes. Rajagopal also has an extensive career in directing for television and acting for stage.