|File:Joju Actor (cropped).jpg|
22 October 1977
|Other names||Mala Joju|
|Alma mater||Christ College, Irinjalakuda|
|Years active||1995 – present|
|Awards||Kerala State Film Awards (2)|
Joseph George (born 22 October 1977), better known by his stage name Joju George, 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.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
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 Joju in 2008 and has three children Ian, Sarah and Ivan.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
Producer[edit | edit source]
|2019||Porinju Mariam Jose|
Awards[edit | edit source]
- 2015: Kerala State Film Award – Special Mention - (Oru Second Class Yathra, Lukka Chuppi)
- 2018: Kerala State Film Award for Best Character Actor - (Chola (Film), Joseph)
- Filmfare Award 2019
- 2018: Best Actor (Malayalam) - Joseph
- 2016: South Indian International Movie Awards - Best Comedian - (Action Hero Biju)
- 2019: Vayalar Award - Best Actor - (Joseph) South Indian International Movie Awards
- Movie Street Film Awards
- 2019: Movie Street Film Awards - Best Actor - (Joseph)
- 2018: Asianet Film Awards - Special mention "(Udaharanam Sujatha)
- 2019: Asianet Film Awards – Special Jury Award - (Joseph)
- 2018: Vanitha Film Awards - Most popular movie (Udaharanam Sujatha)
- 2019; Vanitha Film Awards - Performer of the Year - (Joseph)
- 2019: CPC Cine Awards - Best Actor Award - (Joseph)
- 2019: Asiavision Awards - Best Character Actor - (Joseph)
- 2015: Kerala Film Critics Award - Producer (Charlie)
- 2018: Kerala Film critics award - second best actor (Joseph)
- Flowers Indian Film Award
- 2018: Flowers Indian Film Award - Best Character Actor Awards (Udaharanam Sujatha) ,(Ramante Edanthottam)
- 2018: Flowers Indian Film Award - Best Film on Social Commitment (Udaharanam Sujatha)
- North American Film Awards (NAFA)
- 2017: North American Film Awards (NAFA) - Best Character Actor Award (Action Hero Biju)
- 2018: North American Film Awards (NAFA) - Best Negative Role (Ramante Edanthottam)
- Red FM Malayalam Music awards
- 2019: Best Folk song - Joseph
References[edit | edit source]
- "Joju George credits Anoop Menon and Mammootty". India Glitz (27 December 2014). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "Review: Cousins". Rediff.com (19 December 2014). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "'Charlie' First Poster: Dulquer Salmaan Spotted in Trendy New Look". 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.
- "Porinju Mariam Jose movie review and rating by audience: Live updates". International Business Times. 23 August 2019.
- "'Chola' to release on Dec 6, Karthik Subbaraj joins as co-producer". Malayala Manorama. 20 November 2019.
- "'Alli' deserves an audience here: Karthik Subbaraj on presenting 'Chola' in Tamil". The Hindu. 4 January 2020.
- "Joju George Filmography". 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". Filmibeat.com Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "Fahadh Faasil's Money Ratnam releases today". Rediff.com (26 September 2014). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "Joju turns villain!". The Times of India (3 January 2015). Retrieved on 2015-1-20.
- "When Bhavana and team bonded over food!". Times of India (6 December 2015)Retrieved on 2016-1-27.
- "Vinayan’s son Vishnu debuting as actor". Deccan Chronicle (19 November 2015)Retrieved on 2016-1-27.