Late Dennis Joseph was recently working on the script of ‘Power Star’, an upcoming film by Omar Lulu. In an exclusive conversation with ETimes, Omar Lulu became vocal about his admiration for the late filmmaker.
Omar Lulu shared that he grew up watching films like ‘Manu Uncle’ and ‘Akashadoothu’ and always been an ardent fan of Dennis Joseph. “I was always fascinated by the way he handled different genres of movies. The person who has made the National award-winning children’s film ‘Manu Uncle’ itself has crafted the thriller ‘New Delhi’. And the same person has scripted the engaging thriller ‘No. 20 Madras Mail’ and an emotional piece like ‘Aakashadoothu’. Dennis Joseph Sir had a remarkable versatility. And I adored it a lot,” Omar Lulu said.
Dennis Joseph has been away from showbiz for a while now and his last outing happens to be the 2013 release ‘Geethanjali’, for which he did the dialogues. Omar Lulu who has been working closely with Dennis Joseph for their upcoming film ‘Power Star’, shared that the late scenarist has been following the latest happenings in Malayalam cinema. “Although he had been away from movies for a while, he was closely observing the industry. And was very much updated,” Omar Lulu summed up.