Eros’ maiden Malayalam film ‘Life of Josutty’ to release on 18 September

MUMBAI: Riding high on the success of their last regional hit - the Mahesh Babu starrer Telugu film Srimanthudu, Eros International Media is set to carve a niche in the Malayalam movie market with the release of its debut production, Life of Josutty


Co-produced by Eros with Jayalal Menon and Anil Biswas’ Backwater Studios, the film is set for a worldwide release on 18 September, 2015.


After the critically acclaimed DrishyamLife of Josutty marks the next directorial venture of Joseph.


Life of Josutty is a family drama starring Malayalam superstar Dileep along with Rachana Narayanankutty, Jyothikrishna, Harish Peradi, Sunil Sugatha, Suraj Vengharamoodu and Kalabhavan Mani. The film sees Jeethu and Dileep work together once again after Boss. Anil Johnson, who has previously composed music for Drishyam has composed music for Life of Josutty as well.


After Eros’ significant inroads into Tamil and Telugu cinema, the studio is now gearing up to make its mark into the Malayalam market.


Eros International managing director Sunil Lulla said“Malayalam cinema has been blessed with a plethora of gifted directors, writers, actors and produces such diverse range of brilliant stories for discerning audiences. We are very happy to tap into this rich pool of talent by working with notable names like Dileep and Jeethu. Life of Josutty promises solid content for movie lovers with its unique story line backed by such a creative team.”


Joseph added, “Life of Josutty is not just a family entertainer but a journey through the realities of life.”


Life of Josutty is a drama set against the backdrop of a family with a fantasy edge. The film went on floors on 2 January, 2015 and was shot across Idukki in Kerala and New Zealand.

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