Drishyam 2 Review: Jeethu Joseph Creates a Gripping Sequel to His Masterpiece

Even Drishyam, the biggest commercial success in his career which is regarded as one of the best crime-dramas India has produced, is primarily a domestic drama, about a close-knitted family that works together to cover up a crime they were forced to commit.After an opening sequence which starts from where the first movie ended, George Kutty makes his re-entry, so unceremoniously, as a family man.

Karthi And Jyothika Are As Dedicated As Mohanlal: Director Jeethu Joseph

Karthi-Jyothika starrer Thambi is all set for release on Friday, 20 December. Ahead of the release of the film, director Jeethu Joseph along with actors Karthi Sivakumar and Nikhila Vimal speak about their experiences and the film.
Speaking about how director Jeethu Joseph decided to take up the project, he says, “I was narrated the script of Thambi by Rensil D’Silva and Sameer Arora when I was in Mumbai. Just as I was instantly attracted to the story, Karthi and Jyothika too approved of the script immediately. The presence of two brilliant actors added a lot of value to the script. Even before I decided to work on the script, the actors had already signed up for the project with producer Suraj Sadanah. They are as dedicated as actor Mohanlal.”  He adds that there were four brains behind the screenplay of Thambi. “Though the script has been penned by Rensil D’Silva and Sameer Arora, it also has the contributions of Manikandan (penned dialogues for Vikram Vedha) and myself. Rensil and Sameer hail from Mumbai and I
from Kerala, so we brought Mani on board to capture the essence of the Tamil culture that had to be adopted,” said the director.

Sathyaraj May Be Part Of Jeethu Joseph’s Film With Jyotika And Karthi

Sathyaraj may star in Malayalam director Jeethu Joesph’s upcoming Tamil film with Jyotika and Karthi. Reports indicate the two play siblings in the film. According to a report in Cinema Express, Sathyaraj has been roped in to play the father of the characters essayed by Jyotika and Karthi. Talking to Silverscreen, director Jeethu Joseph refused to confirm or deny the news. While he said that certain decisions regarding the casting were yet to be made final, he added that an official announcement could be expected in the coming days.

Jeethu Joseph Interview: ‘Drishyam’ Has Come To Be A Blessing As Well As a Burden

Jeethu Joseph’s film career turned a decade year old in 2017.Every time a superstar film is released, the fans go into a frenzy, comparing box-office figures that are, sometimes, made up for the sake of winning a social media argument.In fact, my next project might be a small, humorous Hindi film, an official remake of a foreign film,” he says.

Lakshyam Review: Biju Menon Nails It, Jeethu Joseph Doesn’t

Even as the police comb the forest for them, the men argue about whether to escape or whether to go back to the police.  Mustafa, a suspect in a minor theft case, feels it’s better to return than spend three days and four nights inside the forest, trying to find a way out.Anzar Khan’s Lakshyam is a crime thriller starring Biju Menon and Indrajith Sukumaran, with screenplay by Jeethu Joseph.

Oozham Review: Jeethu Joseph’s Weakest Is Not Weak

Jeethu Joseph lets Surya have his revenge, slowly and sweetly; lets him watch Marquez writhe in fear and pain.The lead man, Surya (Prithviraj), hides behind a veil and turns the tables on a powerful industrialist, Wilfred Marquez (Jayaprakash), who had killed his family.” Similarly, when asked about his vacation plans, Surya tells his mother, “I am here to attend my sister’s wedding”.

Mamootty Joins Director Jeethu Joseph’s Next

Actor Mammootty and Director Jeethu Joseph will reportedly team up for a new film.Jeethu Joseph is currently gearing up for his next Malayalam thriller – Oozham – starring Prithviraj, Divya Pillai, Resna Pavithran, and Neeraj Madhav.Incidentally, a few years after his directorial debut in 2007, Joseph had approached Mammootty for two of his projects – Memories and Drishyam.

Papanasam Director Jeethu Joseph Praises Kamal Haasan

Bonding with Kamal Haasan was special and memorable, he said.  Apparently, after the shoot, Kamal sent Jeethu an SMS about how comfortable he was working with the director and that their friendship reminded Kamal of his relationship with ace Malayalam director IV Sasi.Kamal Haasan had checked with him before the shoot to know whether the character Suyambulingam, can be made more ’emotional’ to suit the Tamil audience, said Jeethu.