|Written by||Dennis Joseph|
|Produced by|| Joy Thomas |
|Starring|| Mammootty |
|Edited by||K. Sankunni|
|Distributed by||Jubilee Productions|
New Delhi is a 1987 Malayalam language neo-noir action thriller film written by Dennis Joseph and directed by Joshiy and produced by Joy Thomas. It stars Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Thiagarajan, Sumalatha, Urvashi, Siddique, Vijayaraghavan, Mohan Jose, Devan, and Jagannatha Varma. 
The film was remade and released in Telugu as Anthima Theerpu , which was directed by Joshiy himself. Joshiy also directed the Hindi and Kannada versions titled New Delhi. Lead roles were played by Jeetendra in its Hindi version and Ambareesh in the Kannada version, respectively, Gopi made his debuts in the Telugu, Kannada and Hindi film Industries through the remakes in those languages but he played different roles. The story is loosely based on the novel The Almighty by Irving Wallace. 
Thiagarajan, who played the role of Salem Vishnu in New Delhi, later produced and directed a Tamil film titled Salem Vishnu which showcased the prequel story of his character. The film rose Mammootty to Mega Star status after consecutive failures in 1986.   The film was a critical and commercial success and the highest-grossing Malayalam film at that time. It earned cult status and is considered one of the best film made ever in India.    
G. Krishnamoorthy aka G.K., is a cartoonist and investigative journalist working in New Delhi, along with his sister, Uma, who is also a journalist. G.K. falls in love with a dancer named Maria Fernandes. Meanwhile, C. R. Panikkar and Shankar are two political bigwigs, who book a show with Maria on Republic Day's eve and brutally assault her in a hotel room. G.K. attempts to report the incident in the newspaper, but the effort is foiled by his chief editor, who notifies C.R. Panikkar and Shankar. After being arrested on fake charges, G.K. is brought to trial to face many false witnesses including Fernandes, her father, who claims nobody harmed his daughter.
G.K. is deemed mentally unfit and sentenced to 1 year in a mental asylum, as well as 5 years in prison. G.K. is mercilessly tortured, subjected to electric shock, and beaten up to the point where his right limbs become useless, under Shankar's orders to make sure this man will never write or walk properly again. G.K. meets Ananthan, Siddiq and Appu, whom he acquainted at the jail, and were once selected to be set free from prison on Republic day, but was denied the chance by Shankar. Nataraj Vishnu is a murderer who was sentenced to death by the court. G.K., who already has a plan of vengeance, meets Vishnu and offers to help him break out of prison.
After completing the 5-year period, G.K. is free. Maria is ready with a new newspaper The New Delhi Diary which she dedicates to G.K, and arranged help for Vishnu, Ananthan, Siddiq, and Appu to break out of prison. G.K. delays the issuing of his newspaper even though the newspaper had all the facilities and trained journalists, including Uma and her fiancée Suresh. G.K. wants his newspaper to release only after getting sensational news, and also informs that he has appointed a reporter named Viswanath who will provide available sensational news to him. When the team breaks out of jail, they head towards the residence of former judge and newly appointed ambassador to USA, Mr. Aggarwal who had sentenced G.K. to prison, and kill him according to G.K.'s instructions.
The newspaper is released immediately and has a grand reception by the people since this sensational news. The New Delhi Diary soon becomes the leading newspaper in India. Uma and Suresh have doubts about the news being published in their newspaper so early by the "unknown" reporter Viswanath. G.K. instructs the four to kill C. R. Panikkar, who is electrocuted and killed, the torturing method G.K. faced in the mental asylum. The killing is witnessed by Suresh and team notices it. G.K. instructs the team to kill Suresh, who has some evidences and photos about this. G.K., who later discovers Uma's relationship with Suresh, tries to rescue him, but to no avail.
Siddiq is killed while Appu is captured by the cops. The last prey of G.K.'s series of killings was Shankar, who is a Central minister. As usual, G.K. instructs Ananthan and Vishnu to kill Shankar, and publishes a news about Minister Shankar's murder, but the team could not cross the tight security to kill him. They were both killed in an encounter with police. G.K., who was all set to release his next day's newspaper, is arrested by the police for conspiring to attack Shankar. Shankar comes to the office of G.K. to harass him. Soon, Maria shoots Shankar with the pistol as vengeance. The cops try to lock her, but she kills him anyway. Thus, Maria and G.K. are arrested by the cops.
The film was shot in New Delhi.
The movie was remade into three different languages such as Telugu, Hindi & Kannada by Joshiy himself.
|1988||Antima Teerpu||Telugu||Krishnamraju, Thiagarajan, Sumalatha, Urvashi, Prabhakar Reddy, Ranganath||Joshiy|
|1988||New Delhi||Hindi||Jeetendra, Sumalatha, Urvashi, Raza Murad, Thiagarajan||Joshiy|
|1988||New Delhi||Kannada||Ambareesh, Sumalatha, Urvashi, Thiagarajan||Joshiy|
The film released on 24 July 1987. It was a commercial success at the box office.          New Delhi became the highest-grossing Malayalam film at that time.  New Delhi making a box office collection of ₹ 2.5 crore in Kerala box office.   The film ran for over a hundred days in Ernakulam center.  and also was the first Malayalam film to ran over 100 days in 2 centers in Tamil Nadu box office.  
Muhammad Kutty Panaparambil Ismail, known mononymously by the hypocorism Mammootty, is an Indian actor and film producer who works predominantly in Malayalam films. He has also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, and English-language productions. In a career spanning five decades, he has acted in over 400 films. He is the recipient of several accolades, including three National Film Awards, seven Kerala State Film Awards, and thirteen Filmfare Awards South. For his contribution to film, the Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri in 1998. In 2022, he was honoured with Kerala Prabha Award, the second-highest honour given by the Government of Kerala.
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Thilakkam (transl. Glitter) is a 2003 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film directed by Jayaraj and written by Rafi Mecartin. Dileep, Kavya Madhavan and Thiagarajan play the lead roles. The rest of the cast include Nedumudi Venu, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Nishanth Sagar, Jagathy Sreekumar, Cochin Haneefa, Harisree Ashokan, Salim Kumar and Bindu Panicker. It was remade in Kannada as Nandeesha in 2012, starring Komal.
Nirakkoottu is a 1985 Indian Malayalam-language film directed by Joshiy, written by Dennis Joseph, starring Mammootty, Sumalatha, Urvashi, Lizy, Babu Namboothiri and Jose Prakash. The music was composed by Shyam. The story follows journalist Sasikala Varghese's (Urvashi) investigation of millionaire Ravi Varma (Mammootty), who is sentenced to death for the murder of his wife Mercy (Sumalatha).
No.20 Madras Mail is a 1990 Indian Malayalam-language comedy thriller film directed by Joshiy and written by Dennis Joseph from a story by Harikumar. The film stars Mohanlal in lead role and Jagadish, Maniyanpilla Raju, M. G. Soman, Ashokan, and Suchitra Murali in supporting roles, while Mammootty appears in an extended cameo as himself. The background score was composed by S. P. Venkatesh while the song was composed by Ouseppachan. The plot follows three youngsters who are embroiled in the murder mystery of a young woman in a train journey from Thiruvananthapuram to Madras. No.20 Madras Mail was released on 16 February 1990 and received positive reviews. Almost half of the film was shot inside a train. Four years later, the film was remade in Hindi as Teesra Kaun by Partho Ghosh.
Antima Teerpu is a 1988 Indian Telugu-language film directed by Joshiy. It was a remake of the director's own Malayalam film, New Delhi, which was loosely based on the novel, The Almighty, written by Irving Wallace. It is the only Telugu film to be entirely shot in Delhi. Krishnam Raju won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for this film.
Manu Uncle is a 1988 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film directed by Dennis Joseph and produced by Joy Thomas. Starring Mammootty, M. G. Soman, Prathapachandran, Lissy, and B. Thyagarajan. Mohanlal made a cameo appearance as himself. The film won a National Award for Best Children's Film. The film ran for 100 days ending up as a hit performance in the theatres. Suresh Gopi also appeared in a cameo role, playing the character S.I Minnal Prathapan. The character eventually developed a cult following several years after the release of the film.
Shyama is a 1986 Indian Malayalam-language romantic thriller film produced by Joy Thomas under Jubilee Productions, directed by Joshiy and written by Dennis Joseph. It stars Mammootty and Nadia Moidu in the lead roles. The film was remade in Tamil as Unakkaagavee Vaazhgiren. It is partially inspired by Gulzar's Kinara.
Valyettan is a 2000 Indian Malayalam-language action drama film directed by Shaji Kailas and scripted by Ranjith. It stars Mammootty, Shobana, Sai Kumar, N. F. Varghese, Siddique and Manoj K Jayan. It was remade in Kannada as Jyeshta by director Suresh Krissna with Vishnuvardhan in the lead role. The film was a commercial success and was the third highest grossing Malayalam film of the year 2000.
Pothan Vava is a 2006 Malayalam film directed by Joshiy starring Mammootty and Usha Uthup. Famous Indian pop and bollywood singer Usha Uthup made her first screen appearance through this film. She played the role of Mammootty's mother. The film was released on October 21 coinciding with Diwali. Pothen Vava performed well and commercial success of Mammootty and decent year of movie
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The King is a 1995 Indian Malayalam-language political action thriller film written by Renji Panicker and directed by Shaji Kailas, with Mammootty in the lead role as district collector. In 2012, Shaji Kailas made a combined sequel titled The King and the Commissioner, in which Mammootty and Suresh Gopi reprised their roles as Joseph Alex IAS and Bharatchandran IPS. The film was released on October 23 1995, coinciding with Diwali, where it was declared one of the highest grossing Malayalam film at that time.
Nair Saab is a 1989 Malayalam language action thriller film, written by Dennis Joseph and directed by Joshiy and produced by Liberty Productions. It stars Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Mukesh and Geetha. It was released on the occasion of Onam. Nair Saab was one of the biggest blockbusters of Mammootty's career and established his super stardom
Adharvam is a 1989 Indian Malayalam-language drama film directed by Dennis Joseph and written by Shibu Chakravarthy, starring Mammootty, Ganesh Kumar, Charuhasan, Silk Smitha, Thilakan, and Parvathy. Mammootty played the role of Anantha Padmanabhan, an expert in mystic tantric rituals. The songs and background score of the movie were by Ilaiyaraaja.
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Dennis Joseph was an Indian scriptwriter and director known for his work in Malayalam films. He was active during the 1980s and early 1990s. He frequently collaborated with directors Joshi and Thambi Kannanthanam. He is known for scripting films including Nirakkoottu (1985), Rajavinte Makan (1986), Shyama (1986), New Delhi (1987), No.20 Madras Mail (1990), Kottayam Kunjachan (1990), Indrajaalam (1990), Akashadoothu (1993), Palayam (1994), and F.I.R. (1999). He also directed five films, including Manu Uncle, which won the National Film Award for Best Children's Film in 1988 and the Kerala State Film Award for the Best Children's Film in 1989.
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Nandi Veendum Varika is a 1986 Indian Malayalam comedy film produced by M. Sunil Kumar under SS Movie Production, directed by P. G. Viswambharan and written jointly by Jagadish and Sreenivasan. It features an ensemble cast of Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Urvashi, M. G. Soman and Sreenivasan in the lead roles. The cinematography was handled by Vipin Mohan. The film features original songs and score composed by Shyam.
New Delhi is a 1988 Kannada-language action film directed by Joshiy and starring Ambareesh, Suresh Gopi and Sumalatha. It was produced by M.Sudhakar Reddy & M.Tirupathi Reddy of Samyuktha Productions banner and has music composed by Shyam. It is a remake of director's own Malayalam movie of same name (1987) whose story was loosely based on the novel The Almighty by Irving Wallace.