Sijoy Varghese is a versatile performer in Malayalam cinema. He has been an indefatigable creative force for the past two decades whether it is shooting a commercial advertisement for television or associating himself as an actor or screenwriter thus keeping impact in several celluloid films at one go. Back to his creativity, he has taken his first three chapters of film – acting, assistant scriptwriter, and assistant director in his kitty and grew up as the founder of leading advertising agencies, marketers & brands in TV commercials in Mumbai.
He set up in the year 2005 his own advertisement agency in Mumbai as a managing director of ‘TVC Factory’ which is a leading advertisement film production house that has offices in Dubai, Kochi, and Mumbai. He made his acting debut in the year 2013 with the film ‘
ABCD’ where he played the role of police commissioner. In the same year, Sijoy experimented himself as a screenwriter for film ‘
5 Sundarikal’ which was based on five short stories on love about five types of women.
Sijoy was involved with the short story ‘Isha' which was directed by Sameer Thahir and for this Sijoy not only wrote the story but even was co-screenwriter along with Siddharth and Bharathan. In the same year, he starred in a film ’Thira’ starring actor Shobana and
Dhyan Sreenivasan in lead roles wherein he played the role of a cabinet minister. In the year 2014, he acted in ‘Bangaore Days’ which was a critically appreciated film and even had a high box-office return too. In this film, Sijoy’s role as coach Zach was well appreciated. In the same year, Sijoy was associated with actor Dileep in a film ‘
Avatharam’ wherein he played the role of ACP Gautam Vishwanath. In the year 2015, two of his films got a release.
One was '
Jamna Pyari' which was directed by Thomas Sebastian and another film was 'Ayal Njanalla' which was directed by
Vineeth Kumar. Sijoy made an entry on the silver screen as an assistant director in the year 1992 and even was a script assistant to many script writers of Malayalam cinema. He was assistant director on films like ‘Nakshatrakoodaram’ (director Joshy Mathew) and ‘Uppukandam Brothers’ (director T. S.
Suresh Babu). Simultaneously Sijoy began assisting in scripting for various movies that had been directed by veterans like
Dennis Joseph, T. Damodaran, and
Kaloor Dennis and scripted many blockbuster movies in Mollywood. Recently, he was seen sharing screen presence with new generation actors like Arya,
Dulquer Salmaan, Arya, Prithviraj, and
Fahadh Faasil etc.
In 2016, he made his appearance in ‘James & Alice’ and will also appear in an upcoming movie '
Huma Qureshi and Mammootty. Sijoy Varghese was born on 6 March 1971 in Kerala. He got married in 1999 with Tessy Raphel and has four children.