Basil Joseph Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Basil Joseph is an Indian film director, actor, and writer, who predominantly works in the Malayalam film industry. He is known for directing the Malayalam films Kunjiramayanam (2015), Godha (2017), and Minnal Murali (2021).

Wiki/Biography

Basil Joseph was born on Saturday, 28 April 1990 (age 33 years; as of 2023) in Sulthan Bathery, Kerala. His zodiac sign is Taurus. Basil completed his education till 10th standard at St. Joseph’s English Higher Secondary School, Sulthan Bathery. Then, he attended SKMJ Higher Secondary School in Kalpetta, Wayanad for 11th and 12th standards. Basil graduated with a B.Tech degree from the College of Engineering in Trivandrum.

a childhood photo of Basil Joseph

a childhood photo of Basil Joseph

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Basil Joseph with his wife, Elizabeth Samuel, on their wedding day

Family

Basil Joseph belongs to a South Indian Malayali family.

Parents & Siblings

Basil’s father, Joseph Pallippattu, is a headmaster. His mother’s name is Thankamma Joseph. Basil has a sister named Shincy Joby, who formerly worked at Mindtree Ltd. as a technical specialist.

Basil Joseph with his parents

Basil Joseph with his parents

Basil Joseph with his sister

Basil Joseph with his sister

Wife & Children 

On 17 August 2017, Basil Joseph got married to Elizabeth Samuel. They were in a relationship for seven years before getting married. Elizabeth graduated from the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode with an MBA degree MBA in 2021. In February 2023, they welcomed a baby girl and named her Hope Elizabeth Basil.

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Basil Joseph and Elizabeth Samuel with their babygirl

Basil Joseph and Elizabeth Samuel with their babygirl

Career

After completing the B.Tech degree, Basil worked as a System Engineer at Infosys in Trivandrum.

Director

Basil Joseph’s directorial debut was in 2015 with the Malayalam film ‘Kunjiramayanam.’ In 2017, Basil Joseph directed another Malayalam film titled Godha, starring Punjabi actress Wamiqa Gabbi. At the Kerala box office alone, ‘Godha’ made a business of over Rs. 8.5 crore in 11 days. In 2021, Basil directed the Malayalam film ‘Minnal Murali,’ which was released on Netflix India.

Assistant Director

In 2013, Basil Joseph worked as an assistant director in the Malayalam film industry by assisting Vineeth Sreenivasan with the Malayalam film ‘Thira.’

Actor

Film

In 2013, Basil Joseph made his acting debut with the Malayalam film ‘Up & Down: Mukalil Oralundu’ in which he played the role of an assistant lift mechanic. After that, he appeared in many Malayalam films including Homely Meals (2014), Mayanadhi (2017), Rosapoo (2018), and Joji (2021).

Basil Joseph in a still from the film 'Joji' (2021)

Basil Joseph in a still from the film ‘Joji’ (2021)

Basil made cameo appearances as a young politician in the films ‘Kunjiramayanam’ and ‘Minnal Murali.’

Basil Joseph in a still from the film 'Kunjiramayanam' (2015)

Basil Joseph in a still from the film ‘Kunjiramayanam’ (2015)

Basil Joseph in a still from the film 'Minnal Murali' (2021)

Basil Joseph in a still from the film ‘Minnal Murali’ (2021)

Short Film

Basil Joseph appeared in a short film titled ‘CET Life.’

Writer

Basil was the writer of the film ‘Oru Thundu Padam’ (2013). The 2014 Malayalam film ‘Happy Onam’ was also written by Basil Joseph.

Awards

  • SIIMA Awards 2019 – Best Actor for the Malayalam film ‘Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha’
    Basil Joseph receiving the SIIMA award for best actor in the film 'Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha'

    Basil Joseph receiving the SIIMA award for best actor in the film ‘Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha’

  • Mazhavil Manorama Entertainment Awards in 2022 – Best entertainer for the film ‘Minnal Murali’
  • Asian Academy Creative Award in 2022 – Best Director (Fiction) for the film ‘Minnal Murali’
    Basil Joseph with the Best Director trophy at the Asian Academy Awards 2022

    Basil Joseph with the Best Director trophy at the Asian Academy Awards 2022

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Car Collection

He owns a Volvo XC90.

Basil Joseph's car, Volvo XC90

Basil Joseph’s car, Volvo XC90

Fact/Trivia

  • Basil’s sister, Shincy Joby, revealed in an Instagram post that when Basil was 7 years old, he stuck his head in a V-shaped glass.
  • Basil took supervision of the computer-graphics aspect during the scripting of the film Minnal Murali.
  • In 2016, Basil shared a picture with his 111-year-old great-grandmother on Facebook.
    Basil Joseph with his 111-year-old great grandmother

    Basil Joseph with his 111-year-old great grandmother

  • In 2022, Basil Joseph and his wife, Elizabeth Samuel, were featured on the Christmas edition cover picture of Vanitha magazine.
    Basil Joseph and Elizabeth Samuel featured in Vanitha magazine's Christmas edition in 2022

    Basil Joseph and Elizabeth Samuel featured in Vanitha magazine’s Christmas edition in 2022

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