|Years active||1994 – present|
Nissar is an Indian film director in Malayalam movies.He has directed 21 Malayalam movies.
|2||1995||Three Men Army|
|3||1995||Achan Rajavu Appan Jethavu|
|4||1996||Malayaalamaasam Chingam Onninu|
|8||1997||Adukkala Rahasyam Angaadi Paattu|
|14||2000||Mera Naam Joker|
|17||2001||Dupe Dupe Dupe|
|19||2002||Jagathy Jagadeesh in Town|
|25||2018||Laughing Apartment Near Girinagar|
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