Roshan Basheer

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Roshan Basheer

Years active2010 – present

Roshan Basheer is an Indian film actor, who appears in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu language films.

Early life[edit]

Roshan Basheer hails from a Muslim family in Kozhikode, Kerala and his father Kalanthan Basheer is an extra artist who has appeared in Malayalam films. Roshan did his schooling at K E T public school, Kuttiady and National High School, Vattoli. Then done his senior secondary schooling from Ansar Junior College, Memunda. After he also completed his graduation in Computer Science at School of Technology and Applied Sciences, Edappally.


Roshan made his acting debut by playing one of the lead roles in the Malayalam coming-of-age film, Plus Two (2010). The relative commercial failure of the film saw Roshan play supporting roles in the coming years, including appearances in Banking Hours (2012), Tourist Home (2013) and Red Wine (2013). Roshan Basheer then portrayed the pivotal villainous character in Jeethu Joseph's successful Drishyam (2013), before being selected to reprise his role in the film's Telugu version Drushyam (2014) and then the Tamil version, Papanasam (2015) featuring Kamal Haasan.[1][2]

Post the success of both film, Roshan Basheer appeared in further lead role in small-budget films including Kubera Rashi and Moondru Rasigargal.[3][4]


Year Film Role Langiage Notes
2010 Plus Two Prince Malayalam
2011 Innanu Aa Kalyanam Kunjumon Malayalam
2012 Banking Hours Malayalam
2013 Tourist Home Sajan Malayalam
2013 Red Wine Alfy Malayalam
2013 Drishyam Varun Prabhakar Malayalam
2014 Drushyam Varun Prabhakar Telugu
2015 Papanasam Varun Prabhakar Tamil
2015 Columbus Vamshi Telugu
2015 Kubera Rashi Murugan Tamil
2017 Bairavaa Charan Tamil
2017 Moondru Rasigargal Tamil Filming