Joe Rajan

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Joe Rajan
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Joe Rajan
Born (1973-10-27) 27 October 1973 (age 48)
Thrissur, Kerala, India
Occupation Director, Businessmen
Spouse(s) Template:Marriage
Parents V.K Rajan (father), Annie Rajan (mother)

Joe Rajan (born October 27, 1973) is an Indian film director, producer[1]. He is also CEO & founder of one of India`s leading travel company Harvey India.

Early life and background

Joe Rajan started his career as an employee in a travel company in Mahim, Mumbai. In a few short years he had risen through the ranks becoming the vice-president (sales and marketing ). In 2005 he quit and started his own travel company Harvey India. As founder and CEO of Harvey India,[2] Joe Rajan has guided the company’s growth from its modest beginnings, with just a handful of employees, to a flourishing and reputed enterprise with over a hundred employees in offices in India and abroad.

Films career

After proving his talent in the business world, he stepped into the glamorous world of films. In 2013 Joe ventured into the Indian Film Industry – producing and directing His first debut film Luv U Soniyo[3] which released on 26 July 2013. The film, a romantic-comedy was bought by media giant Network 18 and had a fair run in the box office and was the launch of Rati Agnihotri`s son Tanuj Virwani and Miss India 2010 Neha Hinge.[4][5][6][7] Joe Rajan is currently working on his next film (untitled).

Personal life

He is a director, producer, businessman, philanthropist - the words his friends use to best describe him. His own philosophy of life is the good old “Live Life Kingsize” and “Follow your heart”. He was born in Thrissur, Kerala to Mr. V.K Rajan and Annie Rajan. He is very passionate about Bollywood and music.

Relationship

He married Rochelle Dsouza and has two daughters, Sarah Joe & Natasha Joe.

Philanthropist

Joe has been actively involved in several charities and he regularly sponsors various church events in Mumbai. His passion for travelling and exploring takes him to exotic destinations and meet interesting people. He and his wife Rochelle, hosted a Christmas brunch where prominent names of the hospitality industry, politics and fashion rubbed shoulders with people in the entertainment field.[8][9][10]

Achievements

Joe is the Founder & CEO of Harvey India Pvt. Ltd., a leading travel and tour organization that was established in 2005. It has its branch and associate Offices all over India and 1 International office in Chicago. He incorporated Harvey India Holidays Pvt Ltd in year 2012,that has flexible packages at popular destinations like Kerala, Goa, Himachal, Rajasthan, the Southern Hill stations and more… In addition niche options include wildlife, Ayurveda and spas, soft adventure, Honeymoons, Pilgrimages and educational tours for students. He also incorporated Harvey India Productions in 2011, with his first directorial Debut- Luv U Soniyo.[11][12][13][14] He was also a guest Columnist for Absolut India (travel specialist).

Filmography

Year Movie Industry Notes
2005 Page 3 Bollywood He made a special appearance as an actor
2007 Traffic Signal Bollywood He made a special appearance as an actor
2013 Luv U Soniyo Bollywood He made his Directorial Debut

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