Joshy Mangalath in News and Media
T he national award winning Screenplay writer was born at a small village called Korani at Attingal municipality in Trivandrum district in Kerala. He had his schooling in Nattakom Government Model high school at Kottayam district, Kerala . His pre degree was from S.B College Changanacherry; a Diploma in Electronics from Calicut D.G.E & T center and graduated with B.B.A. He earned his post graduate degree in
M.B.A(specializing in human resources management) from Edexel University, U.K. Currently he is working as a HR & Administration Manager in a US based company in Dubai. Born to Mr. Sudheendran, and (Late) Mrs. Lillykutty, he has two sisters Jothy Mangalath and Maya Mangalath. His spouse is Mrs.Sandhya (Daughter of famous musician (Late) Venmony Vijayakumar) and has two children, Nayan Joshy and Neil Joshy.
J oshy Mangalath is a National Award Winning Indian film screenwriter who made his debut with the feature film Ottaal for which he got the National award for the Best Screenplay (adapted). In 2015, he received the National Film Award for Best Screenplay (adapted) for the 2014 Malayalam film Ottaal, at the 62nd National Film Awards.
He soon moved into movie screenwriting. Ottaal is his first screen play realized as film, which won him National recognition, even though Ottaal was not his first screenplay. Ottaal story is based on the world famous Russian writer Anton Chekhov's short story 'Vanka'. 'Vanka' is a tale of an orphan boy who works under a cobbler and the hardships he endures. It was film Director Jayaraj who has asked Joshy to do a Screenplay based on Vanka.
National Film Award
2014 - 62nd National Film Awards - Ottaal BEST SCREENPLAY (Adapted)