Anwar Rasheed

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Anwar Rasheed
Born (1976-03-19) 19 March 1976 (age 43)
OccupationFilm director, producer
Years active2005 – present

Anwar Rasheed is an Indian film director and producer who works in Malayalam films. He made his debut in 2005 with Rajamanikyam, a masala entertainer.[2] He continued to do successful action-comedy films like Chotta Mumbai (2007) and Annan Thambi (2008). His directorial Ustad Hotel (2012) won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. He produced blockbuster films like Bangalore Days and Premam under the banner Anwar Rasheed Entertainments.


Rasheed debuted as a director in the 2005 movie Rajamanikyam in which Mammootty played the lead role. His other notable movies are Chotta Mumbai (2007) starring Mohanlal, Annan Thambi (2008) and Ustad Hotel (2012).


As director[edit]

Year Film Writer Notes
2005 Rajamanikyam T. A. Shahid
2007 Chotta Mumbai Benny P. Nayarambalam
2008 Annan Thambi Benny P. Nayarambalam
2009 Kerala Cafe Unni R. Segment - Bridge
2012 Ustad Hotel Anjali Menon Won -National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment
Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Director
2013 Anchu Sundharikal Hashir Mohamed Segment - Aamy
2019 Trance Vincent Vadakkan [3][4]

As producer[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
2014 Bangalore Days Anjali Menon Co-produced with Sophia Paul
2015 Premam Alphonse Putharen
2017 Parava Soubin Shahir Co-produced with Shyju Unni
2019 Valiya Perunnal Dimal Dennis
2019 Trance Anwar Rasheed


  1. ^ "Film director, mother hacked". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Anwar stepped straight into the big league". 4 November 2005. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Fahadh Faasil and director Anwar Rasheed to team up for Trance. See photo". The Indian Express. 28 June 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Fahadh Faasil's Trance: Biggest Film In The Actor's Career". Filmbeat. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 28 March 2018.

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