Lenin Rajendran is an Indian film director and screenwriter who has worked in Malayalam cinema. Beginning his film-making career as an assistant to director P. A. Backer, Rajendran made his directorial debut with Venal (1982). From his first film to his latest one, Edavappathy (2016). His prominent movies are Mazha, Radhi Mazha, Venal, Anyar, Swathi Tirunal, Vachanam and Makara Manju. He is the director of critical and musically acclaimed movie Swathi Tirunal (1987).