Dennis Joseph, scriptwriter of 'Rajavinte Makan', 'No.20 Madras Mail' and other hit films, dies

He was 64

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Malayalam scriptwriter and director Dennis Joseph passed away at a private hospital in Kottayam on Monday.

He was 64.

He was admitted to the hospital on Monday morning after suffering a stroke.

Dennis Joseph made his debut as a scriptwriter with Eeran Sandhya, directed by Jeassy.

Later, he wrote scripts for many hit movies, including Shyama, Nirakkoottu, Nyayavidhi, Rajavinte Makan, Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar, Aayiram Kannukal, New Delhi, Vazhiyorakazchakal, Sangham, Manu Uncle, Nair Saab, No.20 Madras Mail, and Kottayam Kunjachan.

He directed five Malayalam movies - Agrajan, Thudar Katha, Appu, Adharvam and Manu Uncle.

Dennis Joseph last penned the film Geethanjali. The movie, directed by Priyadarshan, had Mohanlal in the lead. 

In 2020, Omar Lulu had announced that he will be associating with Dennis Joseph for his next.