Joju George

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Joju George
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Born
Joseph George

(1975-10-22) 22 October 1975 (age 46)
Other namesMala Joju
Alma materChrist College, Irinjalakuda
Occupation
Years active1995 – present
Spouse(s)Abba
Children3
AwardsNational 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. [1] 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.[2] 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.[3]

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.[4][5][6] He is currently producing Alli, the Tamil remake of Chola in association with Karthik Subbaraj.[7]

Personal life

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.[8]

Filmography

Year Title Role(s) Notes
1995 Mazhavilkoodaram Siby Jacob
1999 Friends
Independence
2000 Dada Sahib Zakir Ali First dialogue delivery
2001 Rakshasa Rajavu
Ravanaprabhu Police Officer
Praja
2003 Pattalam
War and Love Indian Soldier
Manassinakkare Politician
2004 Vajram
Freedom
Black
2005 Finger Print C.I. Shekhar
Chanthupottu
2006 Vaasthavam Basheer
2007 Detective Shekhar
Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri Selvan Team mate of Sharafuddeen
Rock & Roll Gangster of Saidapet Giri
2008 Mulla
Annan Thambi Prakashan
Sulthan
Thirakkatha
Twenty:20
2010 Cocktail Anand Ravi's colleague
Best Actor
2011 RACE
Doubles
Sevenes Rameshan
Indian Rupee Cameo appearances
Beautiful
2012 Ordinary Sebastian
Outsider Antony
Mayamohini Police Officer
Mallu Singh Anandan's Youngest brother
Thattathin Marayathu Viswan
Run Baby Run Shibu
Trivandrum Lodge Althas
Jawan of Vellimala Vinu
I Love Me
2013 My Fan Ramu
Kammath & Kammath Malikapurakkal Tomichan
David & Goliath
Kili Poyi Tony
Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla Chicken Merchant
Sound Thoma Chacko
Hotel California[9] Bharath Chandran IPS
Neram Mathew's Brother-in-law
Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum[10] Suku Chakkattutharayil/ Chakka Suku
D Company
Vishudhan
Escape from Uganda Gautham
2014 1983 Cricket Coach
Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal Mathew P Mathew
Angry Babies in Love Alex Maliyekkal
Vegam George
Manglish[11] luckochan
Avatharam
RajadhiRaja Ayyappan
Money Ratnam[12] Makudi Das
Homely Meals Music Director(Cameo)
Odum Raja Adum Rani
The Dolphins Koniyac ("Cognac") Pappinu
Karanavar
Cousins Tony
2015 Mili Eby
Onnam Loka Mahayudham Anirudhan
Oru Second Class Yathra Jolly Kurien
Lukka Chuppi[13] Rafeek
Loham Pallan Davis
2016 Action Hero Biju Head Constable Minimon
Hello Namasthe[14] JayaMohan
IDI – Inspector Dawood Ibrahim Vasu
10 Kalpanakal Vakkachan
2017 Fukri Usman
Kunju Daivam Shibu
Take Off One Nurse's husband (cameo)
Ramante Eden Thottam Elvis
Kadam Kadha
Oru Visheshapetta BiriyaniKissa Maimootty
Udaharanam Sujatha Head Master (Kuthira)
Melle
History of Joy[15] Police
2018 Kaly C.I Thilakan.T
Poomaram Police inspector
Njan Marykutty Police Inspector
Chalakkudikkaran Changathi Raj Kumar
Joseph Joseph
Ottakoru Kaamukan Anantakrishnan
2019 Lonappante Mamodeesa Babu
June Joy Kalarikkal
Virus Babu
Porinju Mariam Jose Kattalan Porinju
Chola Boss
Valiyaperunnal Perumbavoor Shivakumar
2020 Trance Newsreader
Halal Love Story Director Siraj
2021
Churuli
One Babychan
Aanum Pennum
Nayattu Maniyan
Jagame Thanthiram Sivadoss Tamil film, Netflix release
Mālik Anwar Ali I.A.S., Sub-Collector
Thuramukham Maimu
Ottakkomban Filming
Peace Carlos Filming
Oru Thathvika Avalokanam Filming

Producer

Year Title
2015 Charlie
2017 Udaharanam Sujatha
2018 Joseph
2019 Chola
2019 Porinju Mariam Jose
2020 Alli - Tamil dubbed version of Chola

Awards & Nominations

Award Year Category Film Result
National Film Awards 2019 Special Mention (feature film) Joseph Won[16]
Kerala State Film Awards 2015 Special Mention Oru Second Class Yathra
Lukka Chuppi
Won[17]
2018 Best Character Actor Chola
Joseph
Won[18]
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[19]
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
Ramante Edanthottam
Won
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

References

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ "Review: Cousins" Archived 25 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Rediff.com (19 December 2014). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
  3. ^ "'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.
  4. ^ "'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.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "'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.
  7. ^ "'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.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Joju George Filmography" Archived 19 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine. cochintalkies.com Retrieved on 2015-6-19
  10. ^ "Joju George Filmography" Archived 20 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. cinemascoop.in Retrieved on 2015-1-20
  11. ^ "Joju George Filmography" Archived 20 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Filmibeat.com Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
  12. ^ "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.
  13. ^ "Joju turns villain!" Archived 20 October 2016 at the Wayback Machine. The Times of India (3 January 2015). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
  14. ^ "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.
  15. ^ "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.
  16. ^ "66th National Film Awards: Joju George receives special mention for 'Joseph'". The Times Of India. 23 December 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2021.
  17. ^ "'Charlie' sweeps Kerala State film awards; 'Ozhivudivasathe Kali' adjudged Best film". The Hindu. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 6 October 2021.
  18. ^ "'I dedicate the award to the directors': Joju George". 27 February 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2021.
  19. ^ "SIIMA awards: Check out Malayalam winners of 2019 and 2020". Onmaorama. 20 September 2021. Retrieved 6 October 2021.

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