Fahadh Faasil starrer Joji is a crime thriller which was released on Amazon Prime Video in April 2021. The Malayalam project marks the National award-winning actor’s third collaboration with the celebrated filmmaker Dileesh Pothan and earned several positive reviews from fans as well as critics. Joji is also considered one of the OTT superhits of this year.
The Fahadh Faasil starrer crime drama was recently honoured with the Best International Feature Film Award at the Swedish International Film Festival this year which is, indeed, a rare feat. The highly exciting news was announced by the cast and crew members of the Dileesh Pothan directorial through their official social media handles.
Faasil, the lead actor in the movie, sharing the great news, “Good News from Sweden ! JOJI won The Best International Feature Film Award @ the Swedish International Film Festival (SIFF) 2021.”
Directed by Dileesh Pothan and written by Syam Pushkaran, Joji is partly inspired by Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Macbeth’ and revolves around an engineering dropout who aspires to become an NRI. The lead actor, while speaking to journalists about the movie was heard saying, “Joji doesn’t want power over a kingdom or anything, he just wants control over his house.” Faasil also shared that the character of Joji in the film is “an extension of a very normal middle class upbringing.”
On the work front, Fahadh Faasil is currently busy working for his Telugu debut. He is playing the antagonist in Tollywood star Allu Arjun’s much awaited movie Pushpa. Another multistarrer project that the Mollywood star has in his pipeline is Vikram which will feature Vijay Sethupathi and Kamal Haasan in the lead roles.