26 May 1990
|Years active||2014 – present|
Ismail Fazil known for his stage name Farhaan Faasil (born 26 May 1990) is an Indian film actor working in Malayalam cinema. He debuted in 2014 with Njan Steve Lopez directed by Rajeev Ravi. He is the younger son of filmmaker Fazil and brother of actor Fahadh Faasil.
Farhaan Faasil was born as Ismail Fazil to the popular Malayalam director Fazil and Rozina. He has two sisters Ahameda and Fathima. His elder brother Fahadh Faasil is an actor in Malayalam cinema. Nazriya Nazim is his sister-in-law.
Farhaan Faasil played the lead role in Rajeev Ravi's second directorial venture Njan Steve Lopez which was released in 2014.His next release was 2017 Romantic-Comedy film Basheerinte Premalekhanam directed by Aneesh Anwar. In 2019 his previous film Under World along with Asif Ali hit the theatres.
|2014||Njan Steve Lopez||Steve Lopez||SIIMA Award for Best Debut Actor|
|2017||Basheerinte Premalekhanam||Aneesh Anwar|
Aleksa Muhammed Fazil, known mononymously as Fazil, is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and actor who works in Malayalam cinema, in addition to directing a handful of Tamil films and a Telugu film. He made his directional debut with the 1980 film Manjil Virinja Pookkal. His popular films include Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku (1983), Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu (1984), Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal (1986), Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal (1987), Ente Sooryaputhrikku (1991), Pappayude Swantham Appoos (1992), Manichitrathazhu (1993), Aniyathipraavu (1997), Harikrishnans (1998). His 1993 film Manichitrathazhu won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. He won the Best Director award at the 13th Kerala State Film Awards for his 1983 film Ente Mamattukkuttiyammakku.
Pappayude Swantham Appoos is a 1992 Indian Malayalam-language film, written and directed by Fazil.It stars Mammootty and Master Badusha while Shobana, Suresh Gopi and Seena Dadi also appeared in important supporting roles. The music of the movie was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.The movie explores the relationship between a father who is depressed after the death of his wife and his neglected son. Badusha won the 1992 Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist. The film was the highest grosser of 1992 and played for more than 200 days in theatre.
Rajeev Ravi is an Indian cinematographer, director, and producer from Kochi, Kerala. He's best known for his Hindi and Malayalam films. After graduating from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune in 1997, he started his career by assisting in the Malayalam film, Pranayavarnangal (1998) shot by Santosh Thundiyil. He debuted as an independent cinematographer with the film Chandni Bar (2001) directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. Ravi is known for his collaboration with director Anurag Kashyap. They have collaborated in several commercial and art films in Hindi cinema. In 2012, he co-produced the Hindi feature film ID. The film premiered in the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea. Ravi won the 2010 Filmfare Award for Best Cinematography for Anurag Kashyap's Dev.D. In 2013, he received the National Film Award for Best Cinematography for Liar's Dice directed by his wife Geetu Mohandas.
Fahadh Faasil is an Indian actor and producer who predominantly works in Malayalam films. He has acted in more than 40 films and has received several awards, including a National Film Award, four Kerala State Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards South. Fahadh is the son of filmmaker Fazil. Fahadh began his film career at the age of 19 by starring in the leading role in his father Fazil's 2002 romantic film Kaiyethum Doorath, which was a critical and commercial failure. After a gap of 7 years, Fahadh made his comeback with the anthology film Kerala Cafe (2009), in the short film Mrityunjayam. He attained public attention for his role as Arjun in the thriller film Chaappa Kurishu (2011). Fahad won his first Kerala State Film Award, the Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance in Chaappa Kurishu along with his performance in Akam. He achieved critical acclaim and recognition for his roles as Cyril in 22 Female Kottayam (2012) and Dr Arun Kumar in Diamond Necklace (2012). He won his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his role in 22 Female Kottayam.
Annayum Rasoolum is a 2013 Indian Malayalam-language romantic drama film directed by Rajeev Ravi and written by Santhosh Echikkanam from a story by Ravi. Set in Vypin islands in Kerala, the plot revolves around a star-crossed romance between Rasool, a Muslim taxi driver, and Anna, a Latin Christian salesgirl, both from conservative working class families. The songs and background score were composed by K.
Njan Steve Lopez is a 2014 Indian Malayalam-language film, directed by Rajeev Ravi. The production is also supported by Jar Pictures, M.R Filmworks and Media Mill. The film is set in Thiruvananthapuram city and It stars Farhaan Faasil and Ahaana Krishna in lead roles. It was their debut movie as hero and heroine.
Ahaana Krishna is an Indian actress, who appears primarily in Malayalam films and in ad films. She made her Cinematic debut as lead heroine in Rajeev Ravi's Njan Steve Lopez in 2014 opposite to Farhaan Faasil. She is notable for her works such as Sarah Chacko in Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela(2017), as Niharika Banerjee in Luca (2019) and as Annie teacher in Pathinettam Padi (2019) in the Malayalam movie industry.
Dileesh Pothan is an Indian producer, film actor and director, who works in Malayalam cinema.
Monsoon Mangoes is a 2016 Malayalam comedy film written and directed by Abi Varghese. The film stars Fahadh Faasil in the lead, with Iswarya Menon, Vinay Forrt, and Vijay Raaz in supporting roles. The movie was produced by Thampy Antony. The film was released on January 15, 2016.
Sana Althaf is an Indian actress who works in Malayalam and Tamil films.
Maheshinte Prathikaaram is a 2016 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film directed by Dileesh Pothan, in his directorial debut and produced by Aashiq Abu. The film stars Fahadh Faasil, Anusree, Alencier Ley Lopez, Aparna Balamurali, and Soubin Shahir. Written by Syam Pushkaran, its story is based on an incident in the life of Thampan Purushan from Thuravoor, Cherthala. Shyju Khalid was the film's cinematographer, and its soundtrack and score were composed by Bijibal. The film tells the story of Mahesh Bhavana (Faasil), a photographer, who attempts to defuse a conflict between his friend Crispin (Shahir) and a group of youngsters passing through their village, and is knocked to the ground. Defeated in the tussle and unable to fight back, he is embarrassed in front of his neighbours. Mahesh publicly vows that he will not wear his slippers again until he has avenged the humiliation.
Vinod Kumar Vijayan is an Indian film director, writer and producer. He got International Video Festival Award for his first Short Film MASK in age of 18. He is known for his works in Malayalam and Telugu cinema. His films include Quotation (2004), Red Salute (2006) and D Company: The Judgement Day (2013).
Alencier Ley Lopez is an Indian film and theatre actor, who appears in Malayalam films. Lopez made his debut in the 1998 film Daya; and he achieved recognition through the films Annayum Rasoolum (2013), Njan Steve Lopez (2013), and Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016). At the 48th Kerala State Film Awards, he won the Best Character Actor Award for his performance in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017).
Basheerinte Premalekhanam is a 2017 Indian Malayalam film directed by Aneesh Anwar. The film stars Farhaan Faasil and Sana Althaf in lead roles. It is a romantic comedy set in the 1980s. Cinematographer was Sanjay Harris.
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum is a 2017 Indian Malayalam-language thriller-drama film directed by Dileesh Pothan and written by Sajeev Pazhoor. The film stars Suraj Venjaramoodu and Fahadh Faasil, with Nimisha Sajayan, Alencier Ley Lopez, Vettukili Prakash, and Sibi Thomas in supporting roles. Syam Pushkaran served as a creative director of the film. Bijibal composed the music and Rajeev Ravi handled the cinematography.
Sujith Shanker is an Kerala
actor, known for his works in theater and Malayalam cinema. He trained under Kavalam Narayana Panicker at the Sopanam Institute of Performing Arts (1999–2002) and subsequently at the National School of Drama (2002–2005) in New Delhi. Here, he worked with and studied under the likes of Anuradha Kapur, Abhilash Pillai, Khaled Tyabji, Robin Das, Kirti Jain, M. K. Raina, C. R. Jambe, Anamika Haksar and Adil Hussain.
Jins Baskar is an Indian film actor and model. He made his debut in the 2011 Malayalam film Swapna Sanchari directed by Kamal.
Trance is a 2020 Indian Malayalam-language psychological thriller film directed and produced by Anwar Rasheed and written by Vincent Vadakkan. It features Fahadh Faasil and Nazriya Nazim in the lead role, while Dileesh Pothan, Gautham Menon, Chemban Vinod Jose, Soubin Shahir, and Vinayakan play supporting roles. The film was produced by Rasheed himself under the banner Anwar Rasheed Entertainments. Based on themes of substance dependence, religion, and the commercialization of spirituality, the film's plot follows the events in the life of Viju Prasad, played by Faasil, a Kanyakumari-based despondent motivational speaker, an atheist, who is hired by a corporate body to work as a Christian pastor.
Njan Prakashan is a 2018 Indian Malayalam-language satirical comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikad and written by Sreenivasan and starring Fahadh Faasil in the lead role. Sethu Mannarkkad produced the film under the banner of Full Moon Cinema. The film was released on 21 December 2018 to highly positive reviews. At the box office, it grossed ₹52 crore worldwide in 40 days into release, becoming one of the highest-grossing Malayalam films of all time.