Jibu Jacob

Jibu Jacob is an Indian cinematographer and director working in Malayalam film industry. He debuted as a cinematographer in 2002 with the crime film Stop Violence. After a decade long career as a cinematographer, he made his debut as a director in 2014 with the political satire film Vellimoonga. His most recent directorial Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol released in January 2017.

Jibu Jacob
OccupationCinematographer, director
Years active2002 - present
Notable work
Vellimoonga (2014)
Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol

Film careerEdit

After a short stint as an assistant cinematographer in Malayalam film industry, he made his independent debut in cinematography with the 2002 crime film Stop Violence directed by A. K. Sajan. Later he worked in a number of Malayalam films as a cinematographer until 2013. He debuted as a director with the comical political satire film Vellimoonga (2014) starring Biju Menon, which was both a critical and commercial success.[1] His second directorial was Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol, starring Mohanlal. It is a comedy family film released in January 2017, it became one of the highest-grossing Malayalam films of all time.[2][3][4] He has acted in 2015 movie, Ben in a character role.


  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Credited as Notes
2002 Stop Violence Cinematographer
2005 Deepangal Sakshi
2005 The Campus
2005 December
2005 Boy Friend
2005 Thaskaraveeran
2006 Raashtram
2006 Oruvan
2007 Anaamika
2007 Pranayakalam
2007 Heart Beats (film)
2008 De Ingottu Nokkiye
2008 Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam
2009 Oru Black and White Kudumbam
2009 Kanmazha Peyyum Munpe
2010 Sakudumbam Shyamala
2010 Rama Ravanan
2010 Oru Small Family
2011 Mohabbath
2012 Cinema Company
2013 Rebecca Uthup Kizhakkemala
2013 Bharya Athra Pora
2014 Vellimoonga Director
2017 Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol
2019 Adhyarathri


  1. ^ Saraswathy Nagarajan (30 October 2014). "The new stars of the box office". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  2. ^ Dinil Sasi.S. Sen (14 January 2016). "Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol : Mohanlal continues his terrific form in the teaser of 2016 Christmas release". Times of India. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  3. ^ Times News Network (9 July 2016). "Mohanlal's next to start filming in Kozhikode". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  4. ^ Anu James (15 July 2016). "Mohanlal, Meena start shooting for untitled Jibu Jacob movie [PHOTOS]". International Business Times. Retrieved 20 July 2016.

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