Joju George Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Joju George is an Indian actor, producer, and playback singer, with most of his works in the Malayalam film industry. He is known for the Malayalam films Joseph (2018), June (2019), and Antony (2023).

Wiki/Biography

Joseph George, popular as Joju George, was born on Saturday, 22 October 1977 (age 46 years; as of 2023) in Mala, Thrissur District, Kerala, India. His zodiac sign is Libra. He completed his school education at G.H.S. Kuzhur in Mala, Thrissur. He did his graduation from Christ College in Irinjalakuda, Kerala. He started his film career as a junior artist in the film Mazhavilkoodaram (1995). He also worked as an assistant director for a few films before appearing in supporting roles.

Physical Appearance

[1]YouTube – Radio Mango Height: 6′ 2″

Weight (approx.): 120 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Joju George with Mohanlal

Joju George with Mohanlal

Family

Joju George belongs to a Keralite Christian family.

Parents & Siblings

Joju is the son of George Parecattil and Rosy George. He has a younger brother.

Joju George with parents and other family members

Joju George with parents and other family members

Wife & Children

Joju got married to Abba in 2008. They have three children – Ian, Sarah, and Ivan.

Joju George with his children and wife

Joju George with his children and wife

Career

Actor

Joju appeared in minor roles in some of the hit films like Friends (1999), Ravanaprabhu (2001), Manassinakkare (2003), and Chanthupottu (2005). He received wide appreciation for his supporting roles in Neram (2013) as Sai Prashanth, Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum (2013) as Chakkattutharayil Suku, and in 1983 (2014) as the cricket coach David.

Joju on the poster of the film Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum

Joju on the poster of the film Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum

Also, he received his first Kerala State Film Award in the Special Mention category for his supporting roles in the films Oru Second Class Yathra (2015) and Lukka Chuppi (2015).

Joju George in a scene from the film Lukka Chuppi

Joju George in a scene from the film Lukka Chuppi

His first lead role was the title character Joseph Parekkattil in the film Joseph (2018). The film was a commercial success and the role received several awards and appreciation.

 

The characters Panama Joy Kalarickal in the film June (2019), Sabu in the film Madhuram (2021), and the dual role in the film Iratta (2023) received a lot of appreciation from the audience.

Joju on the poster of the film June

Joju on the poster of the film June

In his first Tamil film, Jagame Thandhiram (2021), directed by Karthik Subbaraj, he appeared in a character role named Sivadoss.

Joju George in the film Jagame Thandhiram

Joju George in the film Jagame Thandhiram

His first Telugu film was as the character Chenga Reddy in Aadikeshava (2023). The action thriller film Antony (2023) in which he essayed the role of a character named Antony Anthrapper was released in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

 

Producer

He became a producer with the Malayalam film Charlie (2015). The film was a success at the box office. He and Martin Prakkat were the producers of the Malayalam film Udaharanam Sujatha (2017), which was also a commercial success. He launched his own production company called the Appu Pathu Pappu Production House which produced the Malayalam films Joseph (2018), Chola (2019), Porinju Mariam Jose (2019), Madhuram (2021), and Iratta (2023).

Joju in a scene from the film Madhuram

Joju in a scene from the film Madhuram

Playback Singer

His first song was Pandu Paadavarambathiloode for the film Joseph (2018). He sang Chandrakaladharan for the film Adhrishyam (2022), Kallatharam for the film Peace (2022), and Enthinaadi Poonkodiye for the film Iratta (2023).

 

Controversy

A political party files a complaint about Joju’s off-road ride 

A complaint was registered by the Kerala Students Union (KSU) against Joju George in 2022, stating that he was part of an off-road event which took place at a location exclusively meant for farming. Moreover, they alleged that there were no safety measures in place. The case was reportedly closed after he paid a fine of Rs. 5000 for the violations. [2]Mathrubhumi

A row over a road-blocking protest

Joju George got into a row with a political party for a road-blocking protest which led to the party accusing him of being in a drunken condition. The tests later revealed that the accusation was not true. He had minor injuries and his car was also attacked by the protestants. [3]Hindustan Times

Awards

  • In 2015, Joju won the Kerala State Film Awards – Special Mention for the films Oru Second Class Yathra and Lukka Chuppi.
  • In 2015, he won the Kerala Film Critics Award – Most Popular Film for the film Charlie.
  • In 2016, he won the Best Actor in a Comedy Role (Malayalam) at the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) for the film Action Hero Biju.
  • In 2017, he won the Special Jury Award (Actor) at the Asianet Film Awards and the Most Popular Movie Award at the Vanitha Film Awards for the film, Udaharanam Sujatha.
  • In 2018, Joju won the Best Character Actor Award at the Kerala State Film Awards for the films Chola and Joseph.
  • In 2018, he won the Kerala Film Critics Award – Second Best Actor and Second Best Film categories and the Best Actor Award (Malayalam) at the Filmfare Awards South for the film Joseph.
  • In 2018, he also won the Special Jury Award (Actor) at the Asianet Film Awards, Performer of the Year Award at the Vanitha Film Awards, Best Actor at the CPC Cine Awards, and the Best Character Actor Award at the Asiavision Awards for the film Joseph.
  • In 2019, he won the National Film Award – Special Mention (Feature Film) for the film Joseph.
  • He won Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Malayalam) at the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) for the film Halal Love Story in 2020.

    Joju George with SIIMA Award

    Joju George with SIIMA Award

  • In 2021, he won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Malayalam) at the Filmfare Awards South for the film Nayattu.

    Joju George with the Filmfare Award

    Joju George with the Filmfare Award

  • In 2022, he won the Best Actor Award at the Kerala State Film Awards for the films, Freedom Fight, Nayattu, Madhuram, and Thuramukham.

    Joju George's Kerala State Film Awards

    Joju George’s Kerala State Film Awards

  • In 2022, he received the J. C. Daniel Best Actor Award presented by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy for films, Madhuram, Nayattu, and Freedom Fight. [4]The Times of India

Bike Collection

  • BMW C 400 GT Scooter

    Joju and his BMW Scooter

    Joju and his BMW Scooter

  • Triumph Street Triple 765RS

Car Collection

  • BMW M6
  • Audi RS7
  • Land Rover Range Rover Defender
  • Mitsubishi Pajero
  • MINI Cooper Convertible
  • Jeep Wrangler

    Joju George and his Jeep Wrangler

    Joju George and his Jeep Wrangler

Salary

Joju reportedly charges Rs 45 lakhs to Rs 1.5 crores per film. [6]India Herald

Favourites

  • Food: Non-vegetarian dishes
  • Actor: Will Smith, Al Pacino

Facts/Trivia

  • Joju quit social media for some time after he was personally and professionally attacked for commenting on how the social media reviews were affecting the releases of new films. [7]Mathrubhumi
  • He is known to be a good cook.

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