Dennis Joseph the sensational scriptwriter who created back-to-back box office hits from the 1980s to 1990s and he is the man who took Mohanlal to the level of a superstar with multiple box office hits. The writer passed away in Kerala at the age of 64 and the king of the Malayalam film industry Mohanlal pays emotional farewell to the legendary scriptwriter.
The legendary scriptwriter Dennis Joseph was died following a heart attack and it was a shock for all the fans of the Malayalam film industry. As I mentioned above, he was the father of the blockbusters in the time of 80s to 90s in the Malayalam film industry and his scripts changed the mindset of the movie lovers and the movie makers of Malayalam.
Dennis Joseph penned some amazing blockbuster for the king of the Malayalam film industry Mohanlal and that includes Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar, Rajavinte Makan, and Gandharvam among others and the same lifted Mohanlal to the title of a superstar of the Malayalam film industry. Having said that, he was also a master of dialogues as he delivered the sensational dialogues which make goosebumps even now.
That said, he has also saved the career of Mammootty, as he was planning to stop acting after back-to-back flops but he delivered a blockbuster movie called New Delhi, and the same helped him to gain the title of a superstar.
It is worth mentioning that Dennis Joseph worked last as a scriptwriter for Mohanlal’s Geethaanjali in 2013 film was directed by Priyadarshan.
‘Dennis was the king of scriptwriting and I was immensely fortunate to portray some of those memorable ‘princes’ he created. He never expected anything in return, hiding everything behind a graceful smile. An unmatched talent who created innumerable racy tales, oceanic waves of emotions, the fire of anger, the sweetness of romance, dialogues steeped in emotions and tears. From bonds of human relations to the vengeful underworld, he had gifted everything to Malayalam cinema.I can never say enough of my bond with Dennis. I stop midway, with shivering hands…’ Adieu, Dennis! Lalettan said.
Finally, the upcoming film Powerstar was touted as Dennis Joseph’s comeback and now the fate of the cinema remains unknown at the moment.