He (also known Ali Irshad) is an Indian actor in Malayalam films. He hails from Kechery, Thrissur .He has acted in a number of Malayalam television serials and telefilms besides acting in films.
He is acted in numerous award-winning art-house films including those directed by acclaimed filmmakers such as Pavithran, T. V. Chandran, P. T. Kunju Muhammed, and K. R. Mohanan. He has also appeared in supporting roles in a few mainstream films. He debuted as an actor in Sibi Malayil's campus story Pranayavarnangal (Colours of Love, 1998). Garshom (1999), his first offbeat film, gave him a place in parallel cinema.Several significant roles in parallel cinema made him a well-known face in art house movies. His notable films include T. V. Chandran's Dany (2002), Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam (Lesson One: A Wail, 2003), Vilapangalkkappuram (2008) and Bhoomi Malayalam (The Mother Earth, 2009), P. T. Kunju Muhammed's Paradesi (Foreigner, 2007), Madhu Kaithapram's Madhya Venal (2009), Priyanandanan's Pulijanmam (Tiger Life, 2006) and Bhakthajanangalude Sradhakku (2011), and Dr. Biju's Veettilekkulla Vazhi (The Way Home, 2010).
He is born to Puthenpura Nalakathu Abdu and Nafeesa, as fourth son among six children, at Kechery, Thrissur. He has four brothers and a sister.He is married to Ramseena, a bank employee. They have a son, Arshaq.
|2020||Operation Java||Tharun Moorthy|
|2019||Thanneer Mathan Dinangal||Principal||Gireesh A D|
|2019||Janamaithri||Ashok Kumar||John Manthrickal|
|2019||Sayanna Varthakal||TBA||Arun Chandu|
|2017||Jomonte Suvisheshangal||CA Joshy||Sathyan Anthikad|
|2017||Rarandoi Veduka Chudham||Prabhakar||Krishnan Kurasala|
|2016||Kaadu Pookkunna Neram||Dr. Biju|
|2016||Kasaba||Antony||Nithin Renji Panicker|
|2016||Anuraga Karikkin Vellam||Irfan Khan||Khalid Rahman|
|2015||Su.. Su... Sudhi Vathmeekam||Kurup|
|2015||Mayapuri 3D||Adithyan's father|
|2014||Sapthamsree Thaskaraha||Christo Mathew|
|2014||Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu||Ramesh Kurup|
|2014||To Noora with Love||Photographer|
|2014||On The Way||Ravindran|
|2014||Parayan Baaki Vechathu|
|2013||Drishyam||SI Suresh Babu|
|2013||Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal||Sound for police officer|
|2013||3G Third Generation||A. Jayaprakash|
|2013||Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum''||Chakka Maniyan||Lal Jose|
|2013||Left Right Left||Policeman||Arun kumar|
|2013||Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla||V. K. Prakash|
|2012||Banking Hours 10 to 4|
|2010||Drona 2010||Shaji Kailas|
|2009||Sufi Paranja Kadha||Priyanandanan|
|2009||Bhoomi Malayalam||T. V. Chandran|
|2008||Vilapangalkkappuram||T. V. Chandran|
|2007||Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal||Sajeevan|
|2007||Paradesi||P. T. Kunju Muhammed|
|2004||Kathavasheshan||T. V. Chandran|
|2004||Kanninum Kannadikkum||Abhirami's husband|
|2003||Padam Onnu Oru Vilapam||Rasaq||T. V. Chandran|
|2003||Ivar||Nambi||T. K. Rajeev Kumar|
|2002||Dany||Murukan||T. V. Chandran|
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