Jude Anthany Joseph

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Jude Anthany Joseph
Jude Anthany Joseph , Malayalam Film Director.jpg
Sijo Joseph
Alma materL.B.S College of Engineering
OccupationDirector, screenwriter, actor
Years active2008–present
Diyana Ann James
(m. 2015)

Jude Anthany Joseph (born Sijo Joseph) is an Indian film director, screenwriter and actor, who works in Malayalam film industry. His directorial debut was with Ohm Shanthi Oshaana in 2014, which won the Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value at the 45th Kerala State Film Awards.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Jude Anthany Joseph was born Sijo Joseph. He legally changed his name to Jude Anthany Joseph in 2014, over his affinity towards Jude the Apostle.[2] He is graduated in B-tech Electronics & Communication Engineering from LBS Engineering College, Kasaragod in 2005.[citation needed] Jude married Diyana Ann James on 14 February 2015.[3]

Film career[edit]

He started his film career with Crazy Gopalan (2008). After that he was assistant director in Malayalam films, Malarvaadi Arts Club (2010) and Thattathin Marayathu (2012). He has also directed two short films, one named Yellow Pen (2012) in which Aju Varghese played the lead role, and the other based on Malayalam movie actor Mammootty's life, titled Mammookka's Biography. Even though the short film was completed in 2011, this was released to public through YouTube only in February 2014. The short film went viral in a short time and has garnered around 59,000 views in a span of one month.[4] He made his directional movie debut through the Malayalam movie Ohm Shanthi Oshaana which was released in February 2014. His second film Oru Muthassi Gadha was released in September 2016.[5] His latest film released on 2021 July Sara's

Other works[edit]

He also supports the Campaign called "Karigar Apnao Sanskriti Bachao Abhiyan" in English "Adopt an Artisan, Save our Culture Campaign" for underprivileged artisans and has created a video for them.[6] He paid for a home for the homeless in Kerala in the scheme created by Dr M.S. Sunil.[7]



Year Title Notes
2014 Ohm Shanthi Oshaana Co-written with Midhun Manuel Thomas
2016 Oru Muthassi Gadha Also screenwriter
2021 Sara's OTT release on Amazon Prime Video
2021 2403 ft. Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Premam Dolly D'cruz Cameo appearance
2016 Action Hero Biju Shinto Cameo appearance
2016 Vettah Director Uncredited cameo
2016 Oru Muthassi Gadha Young Janardhana Kurup / Brilly Extended cameo
2016 Thoppil Joppan Thomaskutty
2017 Velipadinte Pusthakam Vijnanakoshy
2017 Pokkiri Simon Prisoner Cameo
2018 Street Lights Peeyush
2018 Oru Kuttanadan Blog Prakashan
2018 Kayamkulam Kochunni Brahmin
2019 Love Action Drama Shinoj
2019 Manoharam
2021 Minnal Murali TBA
Year Title Director Notes
2014 Nakshathrangalude Rajakumaran Self Mammootty Biography
2014 Yellow Pen Self
2020 Mattoru Kadavil Kuliscene 2 Rahul K Shaji Lead Actor, Sequal of Kuliscene Shortfilm
Year Title Role Channel
2018–2019 Dance Kerala Dance Judge Zee Keralam


45th Kerala State Film Awards


  1. ^ "Om Shanti Oshana is a Straightforward rom-com, Says Director". Times of India.
  2. ^ Pillai, Radhika C. (5 December 2014). "I am officially Jude Anthany Joseph!". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Jude Anthany gets married". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Ode to Mammootty". The Hindu.
  5. ^ "In the company of grandmothers". The Hindu.
  6. ^ "Jude Anthany Joseph supporting Uthhan's Karigar Apnao Sanskriti Bachao Abhiyan". Facebook.
  7. ^ Kuttoor, Radhakrishnan (7 March 2018). "Charity 'home maker' gets her due on women's day". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 19 January 2021.

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