Jose Thomas is a famous director in the Malayalam film industry. In the year 1990, he had stepped in the Indian film industry. He was cast in the film, Unnikuttanu Joli Kitti. In 1993. he directed his first movie, namely Ente Sreekkuttikku. In this movie, Mukesh, Biyon, and Thilakan played the main roles, and Johnson gave his music. S
ubsequently, he directed movies each year. In 1994, he directed Njaan Kodeeshwaran. He had also given his story for this film. Ouseppachan gave his music in the film. The film had a varied cast which included stars like Sudheesh, Jagadish, Jose Pallissery, Innocent, M.S.Thrippunnithra, Baiju,
, Rajan P Dev, Akshara, Kuthiravattom Pappu, Zeenath, Nine Kurup,
, and Vinodhini. His other movies include Saadaram(1995), Kanjirapally Kaariyachan(1996), and Adivaaram(1997). In 1998, he came up with two movies. In Meenakshi Kalyanam, film stars like Mohini, Sukumari,
, and Mukesh played the main roles. Prince Rafel and Davi Rafel had produced this film, and Nadirsha had given the music.
Another film, Mattupetty Machan, starring Jagathy Sreekumar, Baiju, Maathu, Mukesh, Oduvil un-nikrishnan, and
, was an all time hit. The Bollywood film, Housefull 2 is a remake of this movie. In Udayapuram Sulthan, produced in 1999, Jose gave his direction as well as his story. It was an action-comedy movie which had popular actors like
, Dileep, and Preetha Vijaykumar. The remake of this film was made in both Telugu and Bengali. He directed Tokyo Nagarathile Viseshangal, which had gained a lot of popularity and appreciation. Sundara Purushan, a remake of Shubalagnam, a Telugu film, was released in 2001. The film starred Devayani, Mukesh, and
. Snehithan, released in 2002, was written and directed by Jose. He had also given the dialogues for this picture.
was the music composer.
Youth Festival, released in 2004, was another famous hit of Jose. Actors in the film include Charmila, Cl Paul, Aby Kunjumon,
. M Jayachandran had given the music for this film. He came up with another movie in 2005, namely Chirattakkalippaattangal. In 2012, Jose came up with Mayamohini. It was a comedy movie and had earned the maximum profits i.e, it had the highest gross in that year.
, Mythili, Lakshmi Rai, Baburaj, and Dileep were a part of this film. Jai Lalitha was a Kannada remake of this movie.
In the following years, Jose gave hits one after another. His other movies include Sringaravelan,
, and Mohanlal Untitled. In 2017, he is coming up with another film, Male Nurse.