Jeethu JosephPublished: September 2, 2015
Jeethu Joseph (born 10 November 1972) is an Indian film director and screenwriter best known for his work in Malayalam cinema. He made his directional debut with the 2007 film Detective and later went on to direct four consecutive successes with Mummy & Me (2010), My Boss (2012), Memories (2013) and Drishyam (2013).
Drishyam, produced by Aashirvad Cinemas, is currently the highest-grossing Malayalam film of all-time.
Jeethu was born to former Muvattupuzha Member of the Legislative Assembly V. V. Joseph and Leelamma. His childhood was spent in Mutholapuram in Elanji panchayat, 10 kilometres from Piravom.
Jeethu wanted to attend Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) although his father wanted him to become an engineer. He later graduated in economics from Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha.
|Real Name||Jeethu Joseph|
|DOB||10 November 1972|
|Place of Birth||Mutholapuram, Elanji, Muvattupuzha, Ernakulam, Kerala|
|College||Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha|
|Occupation||Screenwriter and Director|
|Debut movie||Detective (Malayalam), Papanasam (Tamil)|
|Parents||V. V. Joseph and Leelamma|
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|Children||Catherine Jeethu, Katina Jeethu|