Amazon Prime Video announced the direct-to-service global premiere of Joji – a crime drama that promises to keep the audience at the edge of their seats. Directed by Dileesh Pothan and written by Syam Pushkaran, Joji stars Fahadh Faasil as the protagonist. Bhavana Studios, Working Class Hero and Fahadh’s home banner, Fahadh Faasil and Friends, are producing it.
Baburaj, Shammi Thilakan, Alistair Alex, Unnimaya Prasad, Basil Joseph and Sunny PN appear in pivotal roles. The film is all set to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video from April 7.Inspired by Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, the movie presents a twisted version of a plot filled with greed, ambition, murder and mystery.
Speaking about the premiere, Fahadh says, “The moment I got to know about my character and his journey, I knew I had to be a part of the movie. I love to watch movies with unconventional plot twists, and Joji definitely packs in some surprises. I give myself enough time to understand my character and essentially become it, but Joji is one such character that had an edge to it which made the role interesting and appealing to me.”
Sharing the excitement for the same, Dileesh Pothan says, “As a filmmaker, I enjoy telling stories, and every film has its own journey. Joji is a special film, the story will keep audiences hooked till the end. With Joji, I also reunited with a fine actor like Fahadh. It was an amazing experience to work with such a brilliant and hardworking team. Every actor embraced their characters so beautifully.”