Soubin Shahir

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Soubin Shahir
Born (1983-10-12) 12 October 1983 (age 34)
Kerala, India
Residence Kochi, India
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Jamia Zaheer (2017–present)

Soubin Shahir is an Indian film actor and director, who works in Malayalam cinema.[1]

Soubin started his film career as an assistant director in the industry with Siddique's Chronic Bachelor (2003). He assisted directors like Fazil, Siddique, Rafi-Mecartin, P. Sukumar, Santhosh Sivan, Rajeev Ravi, and Amal Neerad.[2] He made his acting début in Fazil's Kaiyethum Doorath (2002) while working as an assistant director. He got a breakthrough role with Alphonse Putharen's Premam (2015) where he played the role of a PT teacher. This led to his popularity as an actor in the industry.[3][4] His popular roles include in films Charlie (2015), Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016), Kali (2016), Darvinte Parinamam (2016), Kammatipaadam (2016), Anuraga Karikkin Vellam (2016), Mayanadhi (2017), and Comrade in America - CIA (2017). His first full lead role film is Sudani From Nigeria[5] (2018)

Soubin made his directoral debut with the 2017 film Parava (film), produced by Anwar Rasheed under the banner Anwar Rasheed Entertainments. The film released on 21 September 2017 to positive reviews.[6]


He assisted[7][8] many directors that includes Fazil, Siddique, Rafi-Mecartin, P. Sukumar, Santhosh Sivan, Rajeev Ravi, and Amal Neerad.[9] His first association was with Siddique in Chronic Bachelor.[10] Soubin Shahir has also appeared in Annayum Rasoolum. After that he acted in Kullante Bharya, a film in the Anthology film 5 Sundarikal. He made his break through in the film Premam.

Soubin is donning the director's hat in Parava, produced by Anwar Rasheed under the banner of ARE (Anwar Rasheed Entertainments).


As Director[edit]

Year Title Production company Notes
2017 Parava Anwar Rasheed Entertainments
2018 Untitled Fahadh Faasil film Aashiq Abu Pre production

As Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2013 Annayum Rasoolum Collin
Kadal Kadannoru Mathukkutty
5 Sundarikal Poovalan Anthology film in Kullante Bharya
2014 Masala Republic Althaf
Iyobinte Pusthakam Ivan's Henchman Cameo
2015 Chandrettan Evideya Sumesh
Premam P. T Master Shivan Sir
Loham Street Rowdy
Rani Padmini Madan
Charlie Sunikuttan(Mr D'souza)
2016 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Crispin
Hello Namasthe Abu
Kali Prakashan
Darvinte Parinamam Willy
Mudhugauv Kumari
Kammatipaadam Karate Biju Cameo
Happy Wedding Matrimony Consultant
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam Fakru/Fakrudheen
Popcorn Milton
2017 Comrade in America - CIA Joemon
Achayans Qi
Parava Also director
Solo Pattu
2018 Street Lights Sharaf
Rosapoo Sajeer
Sudani from Nigeria Majeed His First Full lead Roll
Kuttanadan Marpappa Freddy
Mohanlal Mr who
Kumbalangi Nights
Ambili Pre - Production


  1. ^ "Fahad Fasil in Soubin sahir movie". Indiancinemagallery. 24 November 2013. 
  2. ^ MERIN MARIA JAMES (10 January 2016). "Soubin's Chillumkoodu step a hit". 
  3. ^ "Real-life chemistry with Soubin worked well". TimesofIndia. 2 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Soubin Shahir is on a roll". Nowrunning. 13 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Soubin Shahir to play the lead in Sudani from Nigeria". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-06-24. 
  6. ^ "Soubin Shahir's Parava Starts Rolling". FilmiBeat. 1 June 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Soubin Shahir Reveals His Directing Plans 0". 7 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "'PT Mash' Soubin Shahir Turns Director". 29 January 2016. 
  9. ^ Rekha Abhilash (7 January 2016). "What's up, PT master?". 
  10. ^ Saumesh Thimbath (29 October 2015). "Soubin on a Roll".