22 October 1975
|Other names||Mala Joju|
|Alma mater||Christ College, Irinjalakuda|
|Years active||1995 – present|
|Awards||National Award (1)|
Kerala State Film Awards (2)
Joseph George (born 22 October 1975) is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Malayalam films.  He began his acting career as a junior artist in the 1995 film Mazhavilkoodaram and continued doing such roles until 2010s when he rose to supporting roles and attained recognition. In 2015, he won the Kerala State Film Award – Special Mention for his supporting roles in Oru Second Class Yathra and Lukka Chuppi. He also co-produced Charlie that year.
In 2018, he produced and played his first leading role in Joseph, a critical and commercial success, which became his breakthrough. It also won him the Kerala State Film Award for Best Character Actor (along with his role in Chola) and the National Film Award – Special Mention. He played the lead in Joshiy-directed Porinju Mariam Jose in 2019, which became a commercial success.
He also owns a production company named Appu Pathu Pappu Production, notable films of which include Charlie, Porinju Mariam Jose, and Chola. He is currently producing Alli, the Tamil remake of Chola in association with Karthik Subbaraj.
He was born in Mala, Trichur to George Parecattil and Rosy George. He did his schooling from GHS, Kuzhur. He studied at the Christ College, Irinjalakuda before commencing his career in the film industry as an assistant director (1997). He married Abba in 2008 and has three children Ian, Sarah and Ivan.
|2000||Dada Sahib||Zakir Ali||First dialogue delivery|
|War and Love||Indian Soldier|
|2005||Finger Print||C.I. Shekhar|
|Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri||Selvan||Team mate of Sharafuddeen|
|Rock & Roll||Gangster of Saidapet Giri|
|Indian Rupee||Cameo appearances|
|Mallu Singh||Anandan's Youngest brother|
|Run Baby Run||Shibu|
|Jawan of Vellimala||Vinu|
|I Love Me|
|2013||My Fan Ramu|
|Kammath & Kammath||Malikapurakkal Tomichan|
|David & Goliath|
|Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla||Chicken Merchant|
|Hotel California||Bharath Chandran IPS|
|Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum||Suku Chakkattutharayil/ Chakka Suku|
|Escape from Uganda||Gautham|
|Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal||Mathew P Mathew|
|Angry Babies in Love||Alex Maliyekkal|
|Money Ratnam||Makudi Das|
|Homely Meals||Music Director(Cameo)|
|Odum Raja Adum Rani|
|The Dolphins||Koniyac ("Cognac") Pappinu|
|Onnam Loka Mahayudham||Anirudhan|
|Oru Second Class Yathra||Jolly Kurien|
|2016||Action Hero Biju||Head Constable Minimon|
|IDI – Inspector Dawood Ibrahim||Vasu|
|Take Off||One Nurse's husband (cameo)|
|Ramante Eden Thottam||Elvis|
|Oru Visheshapetta BiriyaniKissa||Maimootty|
|Udaharanam Sujatha||Head Master (Kuthira)|
|History of Joy||Police|
|Njan Marykutty||Police Inspector|
|Chalakkudikkaran Changathi||Raj Kumar|
|Porinju Mariam Jose||Kattalan Porinju|
|Halal Love Story||Director Siraj|
|Jagame Thanthiram||Sivadoss||Tamil film, Netflix release|
|Mālik||Anwar Ali I.A.S., Sub-Collector|
|Oru Thathvika Avalokanam||Filming|
|2019||Porinju Mariam Jose|
|2020||Alli - Tamil dubbed version of Chola|
Awards & Nominations
|National Film Awards||2019||Special Mention (feature film)||Joseph||Won|
|Kerala State Film Awards||2015||Special Mention||Oru Second Class Yathra
|2018||Best Character Actor||Chola
|Kerala Film Critics Award||2015||Most Popular Film||Charlie||Won|
|2018||Second Best Actor||Joseph||Won|
|Second Best Film||Joseph||Won|
|Filmfare South Awards||2018||Best Actor (Malayalam)||Joseph||Won|
|South Indian International Movie Awards||2016||Best Actor in a Comedy Role (Malayalam)||Action Hero Biju||Won|
|2017||Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Malayalam)||Ramante Edanthottam||Nominated|
|2018||Best Actor (Malayalam)||Joseph||Nominated|
|Best Actor in a Negative Role (Malayalam)||Njan Marykutty||Nominated|
|2019||Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Malayalam)||June||Nominated|
|2020||Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Malayalam)||Halal Love Story||Won|
|Asianet Film Awards||2017||Special Jury Award (Actor)||Udaharanam Sujatha||Won|
|2018||Special Jury Award (Actor)||Joseph||Won|
|Vanitha Film Awards||2017||Most popular movie||Udaharanam Sujatha||Won|
|2018||Performer of the Year||Joseph||Won|
|CPC Cine Awards||2018||Best Actor||Joseph||Won|
|Asiavision Awards||2018||Best Character Actor||Joseph||Won|
|Flowers Indian Film Awards||2018||Best Character Actor||Udaharanam Sujatha
|Best Film on Social Commitment||Udaharanam Sujatha||Won|
|North American Film Awards (NAFA)||2017||Best Character Actor||Action Hero Biju||Won|
|2018||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Ramante Edanthottam||Won|
|Movie Street Film Awards||2019||Best Actor||Joseph||Won|
|Red FM Malayalam Music Awards||2019||Best Folk song||Pandu Paadavarambathiloode (Joseph)||Won|
- "Joju George credits Anoop Menon and Mammootty" Archived 4 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. India Glitz (27 December 2014). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "Review: Cousins" Archived 25 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Rediff.com (19 December 2014). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "'Charlie' First Poster: Dulquer Salmaan Spotted in Trendy New Look" Archived 17 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine. IBTimes (15 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-5-15.
- "'Charlie' First Poster: Dulquer Salmaan Spotted in Trendy New Look". International Business Times. 15 June 2015. Archived from the original on 17 June 2015. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
- "Porinju Mariam Jose movie review and rating by audience: Live updates". International Business Times. 23 August 2019. Archived from the original on 16 February 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
- "'Chola' to release on Dec 6, Karthik Subbaraj joins as co-producer". Malayala Manorama. 20 November 2019. Archived from the original on 28 February 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
- "'Alli' deserves an audience here: Karthik Subbaraj on presenting 'Chola' in Tamil". The Hindu. 4 January 2020. Archived from the original on 9 September 2021. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Joju George Filmography" Archived 19 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine. cochintalkies.com Retrieved on 2015-6-19
- "Joju George Filmography" Archived 20 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. cinemascoop.in Retrieved on 2015-1-20
- "Joju George Filmography" Archived 20 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Filmibeat.com Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "Fahadh Faasil's Money Ratnam releases today" Archived 20 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Rediff.com (26 September 2014). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "Joju turns villain!" Archived 20 October 2016 at the Wayback Machine. The Times of India (3 January 2015). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "When Bhavana and team bonded over food!" Archived 13 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine. Times of India (6 December 2015)Retrieved on 2016-1-27.
- "Vinayan’s son Vishnu debuting as actor" Archived 26 January 2016 at the Wayback Machine. Deccan Chronicle (19 November 2015)Retrieved on 2016-1-27.
- "66th National Film Awards: Joju George receives special mention for 'Joseph'". The Times Of India. 23 December 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2021.
- "'Charlie' sweeps Kerala State film awards; 'Ozhivudivasathe Kali' adjudged Best film". The Hindu. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 6 October 2021.
- "'I dedicate the award to the directors': Joju George". 27 February 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2021.
- "SIIMA awards: Check out Malayalam winners of 2019 and 2020". Onmaorama. 20 September 2021. Retrieved 6 October 2021.