Basil Joseph is now the brightest star in the Malayalam film industry. At the 2022 Asian Academy Awards held in Singapore, Basil Joseph was ranked the best director (fiction). Guru has been recognised as India’s “best actor in a leading role.” The recognition is for the film Minnal Murali. The movie’s VFX have also received praise. The contest featured sixteen nations.
I’m overjoyed and pleased to have been chosen as the best director among 16 nations at the Asian Academy Awards in Singapore in 2022. In fact, I’m incredibly happy to represent India on this stage as a Malayalam movie director. I firmly believe that this acknowledgment has advanced us on the international scene. Huge thanks to our producers, Netflix, the entire cast and crew, as well as the actors, writers, and cinematographers. Thank you for having faith in me. Without you, this superhero would not have been created! ” Basil stated.
Guru Somasundaram gave a standout performance as the supervillain Shibu in the superhero movie Minnal Murali. Shibu is a social pariah who gains superpowers after being struck by lightning and becomes the hero of the movie’s antagonist. He had won both critical and popular acclaim for the part after skillfully capturing the variety of complex emotions that were flowing through Shibu’s thoughts. His acting career began in 2011 with the Tamil film Aaranya Kaandam, and since then, he has been in such films as Jigarthanda (2014), Joker (2016), and Vanjagar Ulagam (2018), among others. Moreover, he will appear in a number of future Tamil and Malayalam cinema projects.
With his debut feature Kunjiramayanam (2015), Basil Joseph proved himself as a director to watch out for. He then directed Godha (2017). His most recent film, Minnal Murali, which he also directed, featured Tovino Thomas as a self-made superhero. Arun Anirudhan and Justin Mathew wrote the screenplay for the movie. Many people have expressed their appreciation for the actor, including Tovino Thomas, Darshana Rajendran, Siddharth Bharathan, Anna Ben, and many others. Sophia Paul is the producer of Minnal Murali under the Weekend Blockbusters banner. Shaan Rahman wrote the music for the movie, which was filmed by Sameer Tahir.