Gilu Joseph is a Malayali poet and lyricist. She earlier worked as an air hostess with Fly Dubai. She has also acted in Malayalam movies. Gilu appeared on the cover of the March edition of Grihalakshmi, breastfeeding a baby as a part of their breastfeed freely campaign. A complaint was lodged with the State Child Rights Commission against the magazine and Gilu, by various lawyers. A petition was filled with the Kerala HC alleging that the magazine cover violated provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Birth Name

Gilu Joseph




Post, Lyricist, Model, Actress



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Gilu Joseph was born on March 14, 1990, in Kumily, Kerala, India.


She’s currently 28 years old.


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Sun Sign




She is of Malayali ancestry.


She hasn’t revealed her educational details.

Family Details

  • Father – Joseph SJ
  • Mother – Annakutty Joseph
  • Siblings – She has two sisters.

Marital Status





Boyfriend / Spouse

Gilu Joseph has dated –

Gilu Joseph has kept her personal life discreet from media, thus making it tad difficult for us to say of any relation she has had in the past or in the present.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet –  5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m


  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 127 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-28-38
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 38 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 9 (US).



Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2016, Gilu Joseph made her silver screen debut as a supporting actress in the film  Jacobinte Swargarajyam alongside Nivin Pauly, Renji Panicker, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, and Sreenath Bhasi.

Television Debut

She hasn’t appeared in any TV show or series till date.

Brand Endorsements

There’s not much known details about her brand endorsement deals.


Advocates Vinod Mathew Wilson and Jiyas Jamal individually filed a complaint against Gilu and the publishers of Malayalam magazine ‘Grihalakshmi’ by alleging that her breastfeeding picture on the magazine cover is lascivious in nature and the health & rights of baby have been exploited.

Gilu Joseph Awards

She was awarded the Palm Pusthakapura Akshara Thoolika award for her poetry.

Gilu Joseph Favorites

  • Hobbies – Writing, Travelling

Gilu Joseph Net worth

Gilu Joseph has an estimated net worth of $0.3 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gilu Joseph

  • She was awarded the Palm Pusthakapura Akshara Thoolika award for her works in poetry.
  • After graduating from high school, she moved to Dubai and started working as cabin crew with Fly Dubai.
  • She has penned lyrics for many Malayalam film and her credits include 2_Penkuttikal, Sathya, C/O_Saira_Banu, and Lailaa_O_Lailaa.
  • She started her acting career in 2016 with the Malayalam film ‘Jacobinte Swargarajyam.’
  • Since 2009, she wrote numerous poems and some of them have been published on her blog.
  • In March 2018, she appeared on the cover of Mathrubhumi Grihalakshmi, a Malayalam magazine, as a part of their ‘breastfeed freely’ campaign. She has posed breastfeeding a baby for the cover which sparked a major outrage on social media. This was because the magazine used a model for the cover rather than a real mother.


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