Producer’s Bio and Filmography
Joju George is an Indian film actor and producer who works in Malayalam films. He began his acting career as a junior artist in the Malayalam film Mazhavilkoodaram (1995) and later began appearing in supporting roles. He played the lead role in the 2018 film Joseph, which was a box office success and his breakthrough role. He went on to win the 2018 Kerala State Film Award for Best Character Actor for his performances in Chola and Joseph. He also co-produced the 2015 film Charlie.
2017 Udaharanam Sujatha
Co-Producer’s Bio and Filmography
Shaji Mathew is a Delhi based businessman with a keen interest in art and culture. He funds art movies and art residencies from his business income. He has established Niv Art Centre in 2008 to support artists in India and abroad. Niv Art center has been conducting Art Residencies and Exhibitions for upcoming talents. Niv Art Movies was initiated as a part of Niv Art Centre and continuously supporting independent art movies. Shaji Mathew was the chief co-producer of the film Oraalppokkam (2014) by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan. Shaji Mathew and his wife Aruna Mathew produced Ozhivudivasathe Kali (2015) and Sexy Durga (2017) by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, which was selected for and awarded the prestigious Hivos Tiger award in the International Film Festival of Rotterdam 2017. Unmadiyude Maranam(2018) was also produced by Shaji Mathew.
ABOUT NIV ART MOVIES: is an organization which is focused on facilitating the fundamental necessities for the advancement of art practice particularly plastic arts and new media arts, with a national cultural vision and outlook on the cultural practice. NIV is creating a legacy for the future as well as ongoing international exchanges through dialogue, collaboration, and creative participation. Niv Art Movies is a part of Niv Art Centre aiming to make experimental and artistic movies.
PROPRIETORS OF NIV ART CENTRE: Shaji Mathew and Aruna Mathew are the founders of Niv Art center in New Delhi. They raise money from their small business in the textile industry to invest in their love for art. This is purely a non-profitable investment for the sake of Art. Shaji and Aruna have produced Ozhivudivasathe Kali in 2015, which has received huge critical acclaim and audience response.