Basil Joseph won the Asian Academy Awards for Best Director
Basil Joseph was selected as the best director at the Asian Academy Awards 2022 held in Singapore. The award goes to the film ‘Minnal Murali’ which is described as the first superhero film in Malayalam. Minnal Murali and Basil were selected for the award from films from 16 countries. The award ceremony was held in Singapore.
“Extremely happy and honored to be announced as the best director from 16 countries at the Asian Academy Awards 2022 held in Singapore. I feel more proud than ever to be a part of the Malayalam film industry and to represent India on this platform. I am convinced that this recognition has brought us one step closer to the global stage. Here’s a heartfelt hug to our producers, Netflix, cast, writers, cinematographers, and the entire cast and crew—thanks for believing in me. Without you this superhero wouldn’t have emerged!,” Basil noted.
Tovino Thomas, Darshana Rajendran, Siju Whitson, Ganapathy, Siddharth Bharathan, Soubin, Aima Rosmi, Anna Benn, Deepak Parambol, Esther Anil and many others have come forward to congratulate Basil.
Fans are also on the scene congratulating Basil who shines in acting and directing at the same time. While the directorial ‘Minnal Murali’ is garnering global attention, Basil is also gaining attention as a hero through the films he has acted in. Basil’s films like Jaan A Mann, Paltu Janwar, Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hai also got good response in theatres.