Joji

Nominated for

Best Feature Film

Directed by

Dileesh Pothan

121' • India • 2021

Language:

Malayalam

Joji, an engineering dropout and the youngest son of the rich plantation family lives with his aspirations of becoming a super wealthy NRI. But his father sees down on him as a proper loser. Driven by greed and blind ambition, Joji finally decide to execute his plans following an unexpected event in the family. Will he succeed in achieving his dreams? Inspired from Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Director's Bio: Dileesh Pothan is one of contemporary Indian cinema’s finest story tellers. He made his directorial debut with the 2016 comedy-drama film Maheshinte Prathikaaram, starring Fahadh Faasil. The movie received the Best Feature Film in Malayalam Award at the 64th National Film Awards. His second directional was Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017), which was also a critical and commercial hit. Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum won the Best Feature Film in Malayalam Award at the 65th National Film Awards and also the NETPAC Award at the International Film Festival of Kerala. JOJI is his third Directorial venture.