Mr. Jatla is a senior faculty member at RAFT. Having graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, in Film Direction, Mr. Jatla embarked upon a journey of filmmaking and teaching with passion, and has been active for the last 30 years. Although he has experience is in film direction, his interests range from film acting to film history and appreciation. In his long career, Mr. Jatla has been an ardent admirer of the great masters of cinema and enjoys explaining the intricacies of their approaches to students. His name finds a place in the Limca Book of Records.