Basil Joseph

We can't just write off Bollywood, says 'Minnal Murali' maker Basil Joseph

Basil spoke about the new dawn that awaits Indian cinema, the learnings from 'Minnal Murali', and the new opportunities for filmmakers from the south.

published on : 1st May 2022

What has Malayalam movie 'Minnal Murali' to do with Mechanical Engineering students? Find out

What sets the question paper apart from the regular ones is a set of questions connecting the story of the hit superhero film Minnal Murali with Mechanics of Fluid.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Basil Joseph, Darshana Rajendran to headline Jaan-e-Man  producers’ next comedy film

Mudhugauv-fame Vipin Das will be directing Basil Joseph and Darshana Rajendran in Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hai.

published on : 28th January 2022

Director Basil Joseph on the future of Minnal Murali: He has to move out of Kurukkanmoola

Amid the roaring success of 'Minnal Murali', Basil Joseph and Tovino Thomas speak on their breakthrough native superhero film and where it could go from there.

published on : 29th December 2021

Tovino Thomas, Basil Joseph discuss superpowers that led to origin of 'Minnal Murali' 

Minnal Murali proves how one can make an ambitious superhero film on a limited budget without compromising on the elements of the story or the quality of the spectacle.

published on : 28th December 2021

‘I’m proud to be identified as a national actor’: Tovino Thomas

Minnal Murali has opened to a tremendous response since its premiere on Netflix, with the entire team earning praise for pulling off something earlier thought unattainable.

published on : 28th December 2021

Year In Review: Malayalam directors who triumphed in 2021

As the year comes to a close, we look at five filmmakers from Malayalam cinema who got people talking

published on : 28th December 2021

When 'Minnal Murali' director told Guru Somasundaram to watch Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' 

A self-confessed fan of the American superhero genre, Somasundaram said eventually he chose to skip the Joaquin Phoenix-starrer as he didn't want to be influenced by the 2019 film.

published on : 27th December 2021

'Minnal Murali' movie review: Triumph of superhero storytelling

Minnal Murali impresses with its originality and its ability to evade comparisons to superheroes from the West.

published on : 25th December 2021

Wanted to make a film for superhero fans across the world: 'Minnal Murali' star Tovino Thomas

Actor Tovino Thomas remarked that the Malayalam cinema has always got the reputation of making good content movies and the strong point lies in emotional dramas.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Basil Joseph talks about challenges of shooting 'Minnal Murali'

'Minnal Murali', set in the 1990s, is a story of a tailor who gets superpowers after being struck by a bolt of lightning.

published on : 18th December 2021

Basil Joseph: The emotions in Minnal Murali are universal

The director, along with leading man Tovino Thomas, spoke to Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival chairperson Priyanka Chopra Jonas and artistic director Smriti Kiran in a video interaction

published on : 10th December 2021

WATCH | New 'Minnal Murali' trailer out, Tovino Thomas says film will be 'electrifying'

The film, which will release exclusively on Netflix, will premiere in Malayalam and will have dubbed versions in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and English.

published on : 1st December 2021

I couldn't imagine my movie without Basil Joseph: 'Jan-e-Man' writer-director Chidambaram

Turning a one-line apt for a short film to a full-length feature was quite a task for Chidambaram, who hoped to subtly explore alienation and class and caste differences through the story.

published on : 24th November 2021

'Jan-e-Man' Review: A welcome bundle of laughs, emotions, and other surprises

Despite having so many characters and incidents in the film, Jan-e-Man never feels overcrowded or overdone

published on : 19th November 2021
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