Joy Mathew (born 20 September 1961) is an Indian film and theatre actor, director, playwright, and screenwriter. He predominantly works in Malayalam cinema.
|Born||20 September 1961|
Challissery, Thrissur, India
|Occupation||Actor, director, playwright, screenwriter|
Joy Mathew is best known for playing the lead role in John Abraham's 1986 film Amma Ariyan which was voted one of the Top 10 Indian films by British Film Institute. In 2012, he made his directorial debut with Shutter which portrays unexpected incidents happening in two days and a night in the city of Kozhikode. The film had its Indian premiere at the 17th International Film Festival of Kerala and international premiere at the 9th Dubai International Film Festival. It won the Silver Crow Pheasant Award for Best Feature Film (Audience Prize) at the 17th International Film Festival of Kerala. Shutter was also screened at Chennai Film Festival (2012–13), Mumbai Film Festival (2012–13), Bangalore Film Festival (2012–13), Busan Film Festival (2012–13), Hamburg Film Festival (2012–13), and Indian Panorama (2012–13).
Joy Mathew has written more than 22 plays in Malayalam, such as Madhyadharanyazhi (1994), Veeedukal Kathunnu (1999), Athirthikkal (1989), Sankadal (1996), Pretoria – 18 Oct (1996) and Chille 73 (1997). He received the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi award for his play Sankadal in 1996. He was honoured by Kerala Sahitya Academy for the Best Anthology of one act plays "Sisu" in 1994 and Madhyadhanyazhi for the Best Drama in 1995, Daivathinte Thoppi (2015), Poonaranga (2015), Raktha Thabala (2017).
Joy Mathew was born to P. V. Mathew and Esther on 19 September 1959. He married Saritha who had been working as the head of sales at Electronics Company Dubai. The couple have three children: Mathew, Ann and Tania.
- 2012: International Film Festival of Kerala – Silver Crow Pheasant Award for Best Feature Film (Audience Prize) – Shutter
- 2013: Vanitha Film Awards – Best Scriptwriter – Shutter
- 2013: Asiavision Awards – Best Debut Director – Shutter
- 2013: Asiavision Awards – Best Anti Hero – Amen
- 2015: Kerala State Film Award – Special Mention for acting – Mohavalayam
- 2018: Kerala State Film Award for Best Story – Uncle
|1986||Amma Ariyan||Purushan||John Abraham|
|2013||Annayum Rasoolum||Mattanchery Joseph||Rajeev Ravi|
|Rose Guitarinaal||Daddy||Ranjan Pramod|
|Amen||Father Abraham Ottaplakal||Lijo Jose Pellissery|
|Honey Bee||Cleetus||Jean Paul Lal|
|Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi||Abdulla Haji||Sameer Thahir|
|Zachariayude Garbhinikal||Anuradha's husband||Aneesh Anwar|
|Sringaravelan||Don Gopi Prasad||Jose Thomas|
|Philips and the Monkey Pen||Capt.Richard Philip||Shanil Muhammad, Rojin Thomas|
|Idukki Gold||John||Aashiq Abu|
|Nadan||G Krishna Kumar||Kamal|
|Silence||Advt. Markose||V. K. Prakash|
|2014||1983||Gopi Aashan||Abrid Shine|
|Manja||Journalist Richard||Bijoy Urmise, Rammohan S Menon|
|Praise the Lord||Kunjutty||Shibu Ganghadharan|
|7th Day||P.T.R. Bhattathiri||Shyamdhar|
|Vikramadithyan||Dr.Ramanath Pai||Lal Jose|
|Law Point||Prof.John||Lijin Jose|
|Konthayum Poonoolum||Isac||Lijo Antony|
|Sapthamashree Thaskaraha||Poius Mathew||Anil Radhakrishnan Menon|
|Rajadhi Raja||Ahammed shah||Ajay vasudev|
|Munnariyippu||T G Menon||Venu|
|Asha Black||JhonRobin Son|
|Angels||Fr.Varghese Punyalan||Jean Marcose|
|Oru Korean Padam||Director Joy Mathew||Sujith s Nair|
|Nagara Varidhi Naduvil Njan||Minister Sebastian|
|2015||Lailaa O Lailaa||Dr. Aravind Menon||Joshiy|
|Mariyam Mukku||Sayip (Salomi's father)|
|Rasputin||Vayalil Satheesan||Jinu G. Daniel|
|Utopiayile Rajavu||C. Parameswaran Pillai||Kamal|
|Jamna Pyari||Prakashan||Thomas K sebastian|
|Swargathekkal Sundaram||Lopez/Gee Varghese|
|Chirakodinja Kinavukal||Virakuvettukaran||Santhosh Viswanath|
|Namukkore Aakasham||Col.John Samuel||Pradeep Mullanezhi|
|King Liar||Pothuval Master||Siddique-Lal|
|Devi||Krishna's father||A. L. Vijay||Multilingual film|
|2017||God Say||Shyju Govind, Sherry Govindan|
|Oru Cinemakkaran||Pothuval Master||Leo Thaddeus|
|Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol||Ulahannan's friend||Jibu Jacob|
|Chakkaramaavin Kombathu||Ali Mammu||Tony Chittettukalam|
|Puthan Panam||Mahin Haji||Renjith|
|Chippy||John Samuel||Pradeep Chokli|
|Goodalochana||Rahin Hajji||Thomas K. Sebastian|
|Paathi||Theyyam Kalakaran||Chandran Narikkodu|
|Balloon||Fr. John||Sinish Sreedharan|
|2018||The Sound Story||Varghese||Prasad||Docufiction|
|Kinar||Varghese||M. A. Nishad||Bilingual film|
|Keni||M. A. Nishad||Tamil|
|2019||Mr. & Ms. Rowdy||Abraham Mathew||Jeethu Joseph|
|Naan Petta Makan||Simon Britto||Saji S.Palamel|
|Marconi Mathai||Luca Mappla||Sanil Kalathil|
|Edakkad Battalion 06||Basheer||Swapnesh K. Nair|
|2021||Drishyam 2||Adv.Janardhanan||Jeethu Joseph||Amazon Prime Release|
As director, writerEdit
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- "Lists of bests". www.listsofbests.com. Archived from the original on 4 October 2013. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
- SHUTTER remade in six Indian languages like Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi and Kongini|http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kozhikode/Shutter-still-room-for-remakes/article16070683.ece} "Curtains down on IFFK, Sta. Nina bags Suvarna Chakoram". Malayala Manorama. Manoramaonline. 14 December 2012. Archived from the original on 11 January 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
- "Joy Mathew". dubaifilmfest.com. Archived from the original on 22 January 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2012.
-  Archived 24 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine
- "Malayalam News, Kerala News, Latest Malayalam News, Latest Kerala News, Breaking News, Online News, Malayalam Online News, Kerala Politics, Business News, Movie News, Malayalam Movie News, News Headlines, Malayala Manorama Newspaper, Breaking Malayalam News". Manoramaonline.com. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
- "Suvarna Chakoram for Sta.Nina". The Hindu. 14 December 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
- "TTK Prestige-Vanitha Film Awards: Shobhana, Prithviraj win best actor, actress awards". Kerala9.com. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
- "Mammotty, Kavya Madhavan bag Asiavision awards – Emirates 24|7". Emirates247.com. 5 November 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
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