The Malayalam actor and director Basil Joseph was born on 28th of April, 1990. Basil did part of his schooling from St. Joseph Higher Secondary School, situated in Sulthan Bathery, and the rest from S. K. M. J. Higher Secondary School in Kalpetta. He completed his Bachelor’s degree from College of Engineering, Trivandrum. He is also a scriptwriter.
Basil started his career in the film industry in the year of 2012, by acting in a short film, ‘CET Life’, which is a Malayalam rom-com. On the 16th of July, in the year of 2012, Basil released his next short film, ‘Shhh’, after which he did a comedy story revolving around four techies, ‘Priyamvadha Katharayano’, which he wrote and directed in the same year. This received good comments from people.
The year 2013 saw his performance in two other short films namely ‘Pakalukalude Rani’, written and directed by Ritwik Baiju, and ‘Oru Thundu Padam’, which was released in March and directed by himself. The short film, ‘Oru Thundu Padam’, crossed one lakh views in just three days.
He stepped foot into the Malayalam film industry by assisting the Malayalam film actor, singer, lyricist, scriptwriter as well as director,
, son of famous actor Sreenivasan, with his thriller movie, ‘
’, starring the graceful dancer and actress, Shobana, and
. He has also done a small role in the movie, ‘
’, the story of a lad who is crazy about films, directed by Anoop Kannan.
2014 saw Basil through the films ‘
Mannar Mathai Speaking 2
’ and ‘Gamer’. ‘Mannar Mathai Speaking 2’ was released on the 24th of Jan, in 2014, and was directed by Mamas. ‘Gamer’ was released on the 4th of April, the same year. His directional debut into the Malayalam film industry was through the movie, ‘
’, with Vineeth Sreenivasan playing the lead role of Kunjiraman. It was released on 28th of Aug, 2015. Other cast in this film include Dhyan Sreenivasan, and
. This movie received a lot of positive appraisal from film critics as well as audience. Basil had also played a small part as a political leader in this film.
Basil’s latest project as a director, ‘
’, is known to hit the theater screens on 29th of July, in the year of 2016, starring