Shafi (director)

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Rasheed M. H.

(1968-02-18) 18 February 1968 (age 54)
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
  • Film director
  • screenwriter
Years active1995–present
Relatives Rafi (brother)
Siddique (uncle)

Rasheed M. H., better known by his stage name Shafi is an Indian film director who works in Malayalam cinema, best known for directing comedy films. [1] [2] He has also directed a Tamil film. Shafi made his directorial debut with One Man Show in 2001. Rafi of the Rafi Mecartin duo is his elder brother. Director Siddique is their uncle. Shafi started his film career in the mid-1990s by assisting director Rajasenan and the Rafi Mecartin duo.



Shafi started his career through the movie One Man Show which was released in 2001. He has directed over 10 films. His notable movies are Dileep starrer Kalyanaraman (2002), Pulival Kalyanam (2003), Mammooty's Thommanum Makkalum (2005), Mayavi (2007), Chattambinadu(2009), Two Countries (2015). In 2018, Shafi directed Mega Stage Show Madhuram 18 performing in 15 stages in U.S.A and Canada. In 2019, Shafi directed the movie Children's Park. [3]


2001 One Man Show Rafi Mecartin Jayaram, Lal, Samyuktha Varma, Kalbhavan Mani, Manya
2002 Kalyanaraman Benny P Nayarambalam Dileep, Navya Nair, Kunchakko Boban, Lal, Lalu Alex, Salim Kumar
2003 Pulival Kalyanam Udaykrishna & Siby K. Thomas Jayasurya, Kavya Madhavan, Lal, Lalu Alex,Salim Kumar, Cochin Haneefa,Harisree Ashokan,Jagathy Sreekumar
2005 Thommanum Makkalum Benny P Nayarambalam Mammootty, Lal, Rajan P Dev, Laya, Salim Kumar, Sindhu Menon,Kalasala Babu
Majaa Viji
Benny P Nayarambalam (story)
Vikram, Asin, Pasupathy, Manivannan,Vadivelu,Biju Menon
2007 Mayavi Rafi Mecartin Mammootty, Gopika, Suraj Venjarammoodu, Manoj K Jayan, Salim Kumar
Chocolate Sachi & Sethu Prithviraj, Roma Asrani, Jayasurya, Samvrutha Sunil, Salim Kumar, Remya Nambeesan
2008 Lollipop Benny P Nayarambalam Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Kunchakko Boban, Bhavana, Roma Asrani,
2009 Chattambinadu Benny P Nayarambalam Mammootty, Lakshmi Rai, Siddique,Manoj K.Jayan, Suraj Venjarammoodu, Salim Kumar,Vinu Mohan
2010 Marykkundoru Kunjaadu Benny P Nayarambalam Dileep, Biju Menon, Bhavana, Vijayaraghavan
2011 Makeup Man Sachi & Sethu Jayaram, Sheela, Siddique, Suraj Venjaramoodu
Venicile Vyaapari James Albert Mammootty, Kavya Madhavan, Suraj Venjarammoodu, Poonam Bajwa
2012 101 Weddings Kalavoor Ravikumar Kunchacko Boban, Jayasurya, Biju Menon, Samvrutha Sunil, Bhama
2015 Two Countries Rafi Dileep, Mamta Mohandas, Aju Varghese, Mukesh, Jagadheesh
2017 Sherlock Toms Screenplay: Shafi, Najim Koya, Sachy
Story: Najim Koya & Sachy
Biju Menon, Miya, Salim Kumar
2018 Oru Pazhaya Bomb Kadha Binju Joseph & Sunil KarmaBibin George, Prayaga Martin, Hareesh Kanaran
2019 Children's Park [3] Rafi Vishnu Unnikrishnan, Sharafudheen, Druv,Gayathri Suresh, Manasa Radhakrishnan|}

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