Shafi (director)

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Born India
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1995 - present
Relatives Rafi (brother)

Shafi is an Indian film director best known for his comedy Malayalam films.[1][2] He has also directed a Tamil film. The director Rafi of the Rafi Mecartin duo is his elder brother. Shafi started his film career in the mid-1990s by being assistant director to Rajasenan and the Rafi Mecartin duo.

Shafi made his directorial debut with One Man Show (2001). His popular films include Kalyanaraman (2002), Pulival Kalyanam (2003), Thommanum Makkalum (2005), Mayavi (2007), Chocolate (2007), Marykkundoru Kunjaadu (2010), Makeup Man (2011), and Two Countries (2015). He has a 100% percent success ratio with actor Dileep with 3 big blockbusters.


Year Film Screenwriter
2001 One Man Show Rafi Mecartin
2002 Kalyanaraman Benny P Nayarambalam
2003 Pulival Kalyanam Udaykrishna & Siby K. Thomas
2005 Thommanum Makkalum Benny P Nayarambalam
Majaa Viji
Benny P Nayarambalam (story)
2007 Mayavi Rafi Mecartin
Chocolate Sachi & Sethu
2008 Lollipop Benny P Nayarambalam
2009 Chattambinadu Benny P Nayarambalam
2010 Marykkundoru Kunjaadu Benny P Nayarambalam
2011 Makeup Man Sachi & Sethu
Venicile Vyaapari James Albert
2012 101 Weddings Kalavoor Ravikumar
2015 Two Countries Rafi


  1. ^ Malayalam Director Shafi Latest Film |
  2. ^ Film News » Mohanlal in Shafi's film - First - "hit maker Shafi is finally tuning to the big star of Malayalam, Mohanlal for his ..."

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