Soubin Shahir

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Soubin Shahir
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Born (1983-10-12) 12 October 1983 (age 35)
Kerala, India
ResidenceKochi, India
OccupationActor, director
Years active2003–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), Comrade in America - CIA (2017), and Kumbalangi Nights. His first full lead role was in the film Sudani From Nigeria (2018) for which he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor.[5][6]

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.[7]

Career[edit]

Soubin assisted[8][9] several directors such as Fazil, Siddique, Rafi-Mecartin, P. Sukumar, Santhosh Sivan, Rajeev Ravi, and Amal Neerad.[10] His first association was with Siddique in Chronic Bachelor (2003).[11] Soubin Shahir has also appeared in Annayum Rasoolum. (2013) After that he acted in Kullante Bharya, a film in the Anthology film 5 Sundarikal. He made his break through in Premam (2015).

Soubin made his directorial debut with Parava (2017), which was produced by Anwar Rasheed under the banner of ARE (Anwar Rasheed Entertainments).[12][13]

Filmography[edit]

As Director[edit]

Year Title Production company Notes
2017 Parava Anwar Rasheed Entertainments
2019 Untitled Kunchacko Boban film Babu Shahir Pre production

As Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2012 Da Thadiya Himself uncredited role
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 Bad guy 1 Also director
Solo Pattu
Mayaanadhi Sameera's Ikka Guest Appearance
2018 Street Lights Sharaf
Carbon Aankkaran Rajesh
Rosapoo Sajeer
Sudani from Nigeria Majeed First Full Lead Role
Kuttanadan Marpappa Freddy
Mohanlal Mr who
Mangalyam Thanthunanena Himself Guest Appearance
2019 Kumbalangi Nights Saji
Mera Naam Shaji Shaji Guest Appearance
Third World Boys Subin Unreleased
Virus (2019 film) Pre - Production
Ambili Pre - Production
Android Kunjappan Ver. 5.25 Pre - Production
Jack and Jill (Malayalam film) Filming
Trance (2019 film) Filming
Joothan Pre - Production

Awards and Nomination[edit]

Won
NOMINATED

References[edit]

  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 24 June 2018.
  6. ^ a b S.R. Praveen (27 February 2019). "Kerala State film awards: ‘Kanthan...’, 'Sudani from Nigeria' win honours". The Hindu. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Soubin Shahir's Parava Starts Rolling". FilmiBeat. 1 June 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Soubin Shahir Reveals His Directing Plans 0". 7 January 2016.
  9. ^ "'PT Mash' Soubin Shahir Turns Director". 29 January 2016.
  10. ^ Rekha Abhilash (7 January 2016). "What's up, PT master?".
  11. ^ Saumesh Thimbath (29 October 2015). "Soubin on a Roll".
  12. ^ James, Anu. "Dulquer Salmaan in Soubin Shahir's Parava".
  13. ^ "The Rise and Rise of Soubin Shahir - nair tejas dot com". 26 March 2018.