Basil Joseph Wiki, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Basil Joseph

Basil Joseph is an Indian film director, actor, and writer, who predominantly works in the Malayalam film industry. He is known for directing the Malayalam films Kunjiramayanam (2015), Godha (2017), and Minnal Murali (2021).

Wiki/Biography

Basil Joseph was born on Saturday, 28 April 1990 (age 32 years; as of 2022) in Sulthan Bathery, Kerala. Basil completed his education till 10th standard at St. Joseph’s English Higher Secondary School, Sulthan Bathery. Then, he attended SKMJ Higher Secondary School for 11th and 12th standards. Basil graduated with a B.Tech degree from the College of Engineering in Trivandrum.

a childhood photo of Basil Joseph

a childhood photo of Basil Joseph

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Basil Joseph with his wife, Elizabeth Samuel, on their wedding day

Family

Basil Joseph belongs to a South Indian Malayali family.

Parents & Siblings

Basil has a sister named Shincy Joby.

Basil Joseph with his parents

Basil Joseph with his parents

Basil Joseph with his sister

Basil Joseph with his sister

Wife 

On 17 August 2017, Basil Joseph got married to Elizabeth Samuel. They were in a relationship for seven years before getting married. Elizabeth graduated from the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode with an MBA degree MBA in 2021.

Basil Joseph and his wife, Elizabeth Samuel

Basil Joseph and his wife, Elizabeth Samuel

Career

After completing the B.Tech degree, Basil worked as a System Engineer at Infosys in Trivandrum.

Director

Basil Joseph’s directorial debut was in 2015 with the Malayalam film ‘Kunjiramayanam.’ In 2017, Basil Joseph directed another Malayalam film titled Godha, starring Punjabi actress Wamiqa Gabbi. At the Kerala box office alone, ‘Godha’ made a business of over Rs. 8.5 crore in 11 days. In 2021, Basil directed the Malayalam film ‘Minnal Murali,’ which was released on Netflix India.

Assistant Director

In 2013, Basil Joseph worked as an assistant director in the Malayalam film industry by assisting Vineeth Sreenivasan for the Malayalam film ‘Thira.’

Actor

Film

In 2013, Basil Joseph made his acting debut with the Malayalam film ‘Up & Down: Mukalil Oralundu’ in which he played the role of an assistant lift mechanic. After that, he appeared in many Malayalam films including Homely Meals (2014), Mayanadhi (2017), Rosapoo (2018), and Joji (2021).

Basil Joseph in a still from the film 'Joji' (2021)

Basil Joseph in a still from the film ‘Joji’ (2021)

Basil made cameo appearances as a young politician in the films ‘Kunjiramayanam’ and ‘Minnal Murali.’

Basil Joseph in a still from the film 'Kunjiramayanam' (2015)

Basil Joseph in a still from the film ‘Kunjiramayanam’ (2015)

Basil Joseph in a still from the film 'Minnal Murali' (2021)

Basil Joseph in a still from the film ‘Minnal Murali’ (2021)

Short Film

Basil Joseph appeared in a short film titled ‘CET Life.’

Writer

Basil was the writer of the film ‘Oru Thundu Padam’ (2013). The 2014 Malayalam film ‘Happy Onam’ was also written by Basil Joseph.

Awards

  • SIIMA Awards 2019 – Best Actor for the Malayalam film ‘Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha’
  • Mazhavil Manorama Entertainment Awards in 2022 – Best entertainer for the film ‘Minnal Murali’

Fact/Trivia

  • Basil took supervision of the computer-graphics aspect during the scripting of the film Minnal Murali.

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