Ranjith is one of the most respected directors of Malayalam cinema. He started off as a screen-writer and has many blockbusters to his credit as a writer. When he started directing movies, he set a standard by making quality cinema. Nandanam, Spirit, Indian Rupee, Pranjiyettan and the Saint etc. are some of the class apart movies in Malayalam. He also acted in the lead role for the movie Gulmohar directed by his friend, Jayaraj. He's also produced many of his ventures.