Joy Mathew

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Joy Mathew
Born 19 September 1959 (1959-09-19) (age 58)
Challissery, Thrissur
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, director, playwright
Known for Amma Ariyan (1986)
Shutter (2012)
Spouse(s) Saritha
Children Mathew, Ann, Tanya

Joy Mathew is an Indian film director, film and theatre actor, playwright.

Biography[edit]

Joy Mathew is best known for playing the lead role in John Abraham's 1986 film Amma Ariyan[1] which was voted one of the Top 10 Indian films by British Film Institute.[2] In 2012, he made his directorial debut with the film Shutter which portrays unexpected incidents happening in two days and a night in the city of Kozhikode. The film had its Indian premiere at the 17th International Film Festival of Kerala and international premiere at the 9th Dubai International Film Festival. It won the Silver Crow Pheasant Award for Best Feature Film (Audience Prize) at the 17th International Film Festival of Kerala. Shutter Played on Chennai Film Festival (2012–13),Mumbai Film Festival (2012–13), Bangalore Film Festival (2012–13), Busan Film Festival (2012–13), Hamburg Film Festival (2012–13), Indian Panorama (2012-13).[3] Joy Mathew has written more than 22 plays in Malayalam including "Madhyadharanyazhi"(1994), Veeedukal Kathunnu(1999)""Athirthikkal (1989), Sankadal (1996), Pretoria – 18 Oct (1996) and Chille 73 (1997). He was honoured by Kerala Sahitya Academy for the best Anthology of one act plays "Sisu" in 1994 and "Madhyadhanyazhi" for the best Drama in 1995, Daivathinte Thoppi (2015 Daivathinte Thoppi Current Books Thrissur) Poonaranga (2015 Mathrubhumi Books) Raktha Thabala (2017 Current Books Thrissur). He also received the Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Academy for his play "Sankadal" in 1996.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Joy Mathew was born to P.V.Mathew & Esther on 19 September 1959.[5] Joy Mathew married Saritha who had been working as the head of sales at a reputed Electronics Company Dubai. The couple have three children: Mathew, Ann and Thanya. Mathew acted in several Malayalam films: Bavuttiyude Namathil, Cobra and Philips and the Monkey Pen.[6]

Awards[edit]

Filmography[edit]

As Film Director[edit]

Year Film Scriptwriter Notes
2013 Shutter
Himself
International Film Festival of Kerala (2012):
Silver Crow Pheasant Award for Best Feature Film (Audience Prize)[12]

As Scriptwriter[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
2013 Shutter
Himself
International Film Festival of Kerala (2012):
Silver Crow Pheasant Award for Best Feature Film (Audience Prize)[13]
2018 Uncle
Gireesh Damodar

As Actor[edit]

Year Film Director Character Notes
1986 Amma Ariyan John Abraham Purushan
2013 Annayum Rasoolum Rajeev Ravi Mattanchery Joseph
Shutter Himself Singer
Rose Guitarinaal Ranjan Pramod Daddy
Amen Lijo Jose Pellissery Father Abraham Ottaplakal
Honey Bee Jean Paul Lal Cleetus
Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi Sameer Thahir Abdulla Haji
Zachariayude Garbhinikal Aneesh Anwar Anuradha's husband
Sringaravelan Jose Thomas DGP
Philips and the Monkey Pen Shanil Muhammad, Rojin Thomas Capt.Richard Philip
Idukki Gold Aashiq Abu John
Bangles Dr.Suvid Wilson Priest
Nadan Kamal G Krishna Kumar
Silence V. K. Prakash Advt. Markose
2014 1983 Abrid Shine Gopi Aashan
Pranayakatha Seban's father
Manja Bijoy Urmise, Rammohan S Menon Journalist Richard
Praise The Lord Shibu Ganghadharan Kunjutty
7th Day Shyamdhar P.T.R. Bhattathiri
'Avatharam Joshy Irumbanakkal John
Vikramadithyan Lal Jose Dr.Ramanath Pai
Law Point Lijin Jose Prof.John
Konthayum Poonoolum Lijo Antony Isac
Sapthamashree Thaskaraha Anil Radhakrishana Menon Poius Mathew
Rajadhi Raja Ajay vasudev Ahammed shah
Ulsahacommittee Akku Akbar Ayyankaar
Munnariyippu Venu T G Menon
Njaan Renjth Joy Mathew
Ithihasa Binu S
Aasha Black JhonRobin Son
Angels Jean Marcose Fr.Varghese Punyalan
Oru Korean Padam Sujith s Nair Director Joy Mathew
Nagara Varudhi Naduvil Njaan Minister Sebastian
2015 Lailaa O Lailaa Joshiy Dr. Aravind Menon
Mariyam Mukku Sayip (Salomi's father)
Rasputin Jinu G. Daniel Vayalil Satheesan
Utopiayile Rajavu Kamal C. Parameswaran Pillai
Pathemari Salim Ahamed Chandran
Jamna Pyari Thomas K sebastian Prakashan
Swargathekkal Sundaram Lopez/Gee Varghese
Alif MUHAMMED Hajiyar
Chirakodinja Kinavukal Santhosh Viswanath Virakuvettukaran
Monsoon Santhosh Mamachan
Namukkore Aakasham Pradeep Mullanezhi Col.John Samuel
Loham Ranjith Arif Bhai
Charlie Martin Prakatt Ummer
2016 Mohavalayam TV Chandran
King Liar Siddique Lal Pothuval Master
Devi A. L. Vijay
2017 God Say Shyju Govind, Sherry Govindan
Oru Cinemakkaran Leo Thaddeus Pothuval Master
Chakkara Maavin kombathu Tony Chittettukalam Ali Mammu
Putthan Panam Renjith Mahin Haji
Chippy Pradeep Chokli John Samuel
Clint Harikumar Dr.Samuvel
Goodalochana Thomas K. Sebastian Rahin Hajji
Crossroad Lenin Rajendran
Pathirakalam priyanandanan narration
                                                   Paathi(2017 film)|| Chandran Narikkodu ||theyyam kalakaran
Balloon Sinish Sreedharan Fr. John
2018 The Sound Story(docufiction) Prasad Varghese
Kinar M.A Nishad Varghese
Keni (Tamil) M.A Nishad
Uncle Gireesh Damodar Vijayan
Udalazham Unnikrishnan Avala Mohan
Streetlight Shamdat Joseph
Chalakkudikkaran Changathi Vinayan Thamburan
Sthalam Sivaprasad Fr.Varghese

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AMMA ARIYAN". British Film Institute (www.bfi.org.uk). Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lists of bests". www.listsofbests.com. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  3. ^ SHUTTER remade in six Indian languages like Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi and Kongini|http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kozhikode/Shutter-still-room-for-remakes/article16070683.ece} "Curtains down on IFFK, Sta. Nina bags Suvarna Chakoram". Malayala Manorama. Manoramaonline. 14 December 2012. Archived from the original on 11 January 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Joy Mathew". dubaifilmfest.com. Archived from the original on 22 January 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  5. ^ [1] Archived 24 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Malayalam News, Kerala News, Latest Malayalam News, Latest Kerala News, Breaking News, Online News, Malayalam Online News, Kerala Politics, Business News, Movie News, Malayalam Movie News, News Headlines, Malayala Manorama Newspaper, Breaking Malayalam News". Manoramaonline.com. Retrieved 2015-12-13. 
  7. ^ http://iffk.in/iffk-2012/
  8. ^ "TTK Prestige-Vanitha Film Awards: Shobhana, Prithviraj win best actor, actress awards". Kerala9.com. 2014-01-20. Retrieved 2015-12-13. 
  9. ^ "Mammotty, Kavya Madhavan bag Asiavision awards - Emirates 24|7". Emirates247.com. 2013-11-05. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2015-12-13. 
  10. ^ '+json.loginStatus.userName+' (2013-11-16). "Mammootty and John Abraham rule Asiavision Awards". GulfNews.com. Retrieved 2015-12-13. 
  11. ^ https://madaboutmoviez.com/2015/08/10/the-kerala-state-film-awards-2015-complete-list-of-winners/
  12. ^ "Suvarna Chakoram for Sta.Nina". The Hindu. 14 December 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
  13. ^ "Suvarna Chakoram for Sta.Nina". The Hindu. 14 December 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2012.

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