RGV is a pioneer in experimenting with camera techniques. His innovative use of camera angles, lighting, and unconventional shots adds a distinct visual appeal to his films. The characters in his films are known for their intensity and depth. Whether the conflicted protagonist or the morally ambiguous antagonist, RGV's characters have left a lasting impact on audiences.
When asked if Sandeep can be described as his true successor, except Anurag Kashyaphe told News9 Live he was just following a model that worked and wasn't doing anything original.
He added that Animal is completely original. He also mentioned that he may have issues with the film because of his own sensitivity, but said that Animal is the only truly original film in Indian cinema. “What I did was just hybrid versions of what was working,” he said.
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RGV also said that 'Heir' is a wrong example and mentioned that Anurag is closer to Sandeep. He then called Sandeep a highly commercial version of Anurag.
“I think Anurag is closer to Sandeep. To say it in a cliché, I think Sandeep is a highly commercial version of Anurag Kashyap. he said.
Throughout his career, RGV has been known for showcasing new talent, both in front of and behind the camera. He gave time off to several actors and technicians who left their mark in the industry.