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.
Jeethu Joseph, the director of the upcoming Malayalam suspense thriller film Drishyam 2 starring Mohanlal and Meena, said it took him five years to start working on the sequel of Drishyam.
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.
Actress Sowcar Janaki is reportedly part of Malayalam director Jeethu Joseph’s upcoming film starring Jyotika and Karthi in the lead. Official announcements are awaited.
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.
Anson Paul will be part of director Jeethu Joseph’s upcoming Tamil film, reportedly starring Jyothika and Karthi in the lead. Anson was last seen as Oviya’s boyfriend in 90 ML. He worked with director Joseph in Oozham (2016), and has just completed shoot for his portions of The Gambler.
Mohanlal will play the lead in the Film Employees Federation of Kerala’s (FEFKA) upcoming film, directed by Jeethu Joseph.
Kalidas Jayaram has started shooting for Jeethu Joseph’s directorial. The Poomaram star made the announcement through a Facebook post.
Director Jeethu Joseph, who delivered 2018’s first Malayalam blockbuster with Aadhi, is now busy with the post-production works of his next, a Bollywood project starring Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi in the lead roles. The film is a horror-thriller shot extensively in Mauritius and Mumbai.
Malayalam filmmaker Jeethu Joseph, who directed hits like Drishyam and Memories, is making his Bollywood debut with Emraan Hashmi and Rishi Kapoor in the lead. The director shared the news on his Facebook page and has also posted two working stills from the sets.
Filmmaker Jeethu Joseph will soon make his directorial debut in Bollywood. The yet-to-be titled film is said to be a crime thriller with a bit of horror in it, featuring Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi.
VS Jayakumar, a Kerala-based writer, has accused filmmaker Jeethu Joseph of plagiarising his work. The writer, in a press conference, alleged that Joseph had lifted Jayakumar’s story published in 2011 for Aadhi, starring Pranav Mohanlal.
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.
Pranav Mohanlal, son of veteran Malayalam actor Mohanlal, is all set to make his acting debut with Jeethu Joseph’s next film. Titled Aadhi, the film’s motion poster was released during the pooja ceremony of Mohanlal and Lal Jose’s film Velipadinte Pusthakam.
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.
Pranav Mohanlal, son of veteran Malayalam actor Mohanlal, is all set to begin work on his debut film, a psychological thriller directed and written by Jeethu Joseph. Jeethu Joseph told the Times of India that the film is on track to begin shooting in June.
Pranav Mohanlal, son of actor Mohanlal, will be debuting as a lead actor in director Jeethu Joseph’s next. The film will be produced by close friend Antony Perumbavoor’s Aashirwad Pictures. Mohanlal announced the same through his Twitter account:
Linta Jeethu began working as a costume designer with Jeethu’s his successful hit My Boss (2012) starring Dileep.Director Jeethu Joseph’s wife Linta Jeethu has reportedly become a screenwriter for a new film.However, upon given suggestions to tweak the climax, Jeethu decided to keep Linta’s story as is, admitting he liked it better that way.
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”.
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.
Jeethu Joseph, the director who helmed Drishyam and Papanasam, has a script ready for actor Dhanush. The director told the Times of India that he has a project in mind for the national award-winning actor.
Director Jeethu Joseph, who helmed some of the most-talked-about films in the recent time like Drishyam and Memories, is back – This time, with a soft, soulful romantic-drama. Life Of Josutty, starring Dileep, Rachana Narayanankutty, Jyothi Krishna, Harish Peradi and Kalabhavan Mani, is set in Kerala and New Zealand.
Director Jeethu Joseph, currently basking in the success of Papanasam, had thought of casting Rajinikanth in the film, but concern over the reception of certain scenes led him to cast Kamal Haasan instead. “We were hesitant because the scene where the police officer kicks the hero with his shoe wouldn’t be palatable for die-hard Rajinikanth fans,” Jeethu explained.
Many people claim that Drishyam is a family thriller, but Jeethu Joseph tells us otherwise: “I don’t think Drishyam or Papanasam are family thrillers.Drishyam has given Jeethu many unforgettable memories but there is one particular memory he holds very close to his heart: “After watching the film, the late K.
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.