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Jose Thomas Moonukandathil
30 July 1963
|Spouse||Sindhu Jose Thomas(m:1994)|
|Children||Keziya Teresa Jose,Johan Jose Thomas|
|Parent(s)||Varkey Thomas,Elizabeth Thomas|
Jose Thomas is an Indian film director in Malayalam movies.      He directed more than 20 Malayalam movies.   His popular movies are Mattupetti Machan, Kanjirapally Kariyachan, Udayapuram Sulthan, Mayamohini and Sringaravelan.  
|Ente Sreekuttikku||1993||Mukesh, Thilakan, Maathu|
|Njaan Kodeeshwaran||1994||Jagadish, Vinodini, Sudheesh|
|Saadaram||1995||Suresh Gopi, Geetha, Lalu Alex|
|Kanjirappally Kariyachan||1996||Janardanan, Vijayaraghavan, Biju Menon, Maathu|
|Adivaram||1997||Vijayaraghavan, Murali, Charmila|
|Meenakshi Kalyanam||1998||Mukesh, Mohini, Jagathy Sreekumar, Kalabhavan Navas|
|Mattupetti Machan||1998||Mukesh, Baiju, Jagathy Sreekumar, Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Maathu, Sreelakshmi|
|Udayapuram Sulthan||1999||Dileep, Preetha Vijaykumar, Captain Raju, Narendra Prasad, Innocent|
|Tokyo Nagarathile Viseshangal||1999||Mukesh, Vijayaraghavan, Maathu, Jagathy Sreekumar|
|Sundarapurushan||2001||Suresh Gopi, Mukesh, Devayani, Nandini.|
|Snehithan||2002||Kunchacko Boban, Krishna, Preetha Vijayakumar, Nandana.|
|Youth Festival||2004||Sidharth Bharathan, Aby Kunjumon, Bhavana, Meenakshi|
|Chirattakkalippaattangal||2005||Mukesh, Rajan P Dev, Cochin Haneefa|
|Mayamohini||2012||Dileep, Biju Menon, Mohan Sharma, Baburaj, Mythili|
|Sringaravelan||2013||Dileep, Vedhika, Lal ,Joy Mathew,Kalabhavan Shajohn,Baburaj,Shammi Thilakan|
|Swarna Kaduva||2016||Biju Menon, Innocent, Iniya, Hareesh Perumanna|
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