Sharat Raju
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Biographical Information
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Sharat Raju is a director on ABC's Scandal.


Sharat Raju is an Indian-American director and writer, known for creating documentaries and films pertaining to the lives of immigrants in American society.

Brief BackgroundEdit

In September 2004, Raju was named by Esquire Magazine as one of the 20 young film directors to watch. Prior to graduate school he worked for acclaimed casting director Mali Finn on feature films including 8 Mile, Matrix Revolutions, and Matrix Reloaded.


Raju has collaborated on many of his works with his wife, Valarie Kaur; Divided We Fall (2008) was Raju's first film created in partnership with his wife. The couple has made other documentary films including: Stigma (2011), which highlights the impact of New York City police’s “Stop and Frisk” policy; Alienation (2011), about immigration raids; The Worst of the Worst: Portrait of a Supermax (2012), a documentary on the use of solitary confinement in prison; and Oak Creek: In Memorium (2012), a short film about the 2012 mass shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin.

Scandal Directing CreditsEdit


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