Jeethu Joseph stepped his foot into Malayalam movie industry with the movie Detective in 2007. Even though the movie has not managed to do well the director and his story writing skills has been praised by many. jeethu again made a comeback with the movie Mummy & Me (2010), My Boss (2012). Both the movies where blockbusters and earned his a big reputation. The movie which changed jeethu's career for ever was Drishyam (2013. The success of Drishyam was so big that it has been remade into 5 different languages.
Jeethu used to be the assistant director of Jayaraj in the start of his career.
Jeethu was born to V. V. Joseph, former Muvattupuzha MLA and Leelamma. Jeethu is married to Linta Jeethu and the couple has 2 children.