Siddique (born 1 October 1959) is an Indian actor and producer, who works mainly in Malayalam cinema. Along with appearing in over 350 Malayalam films, he has also acted in a few Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language films. He is known for having played a wide range of starring and supporting roles, including comic characters, romantic leads, anti-heroes and villains.   
Siddik made his acting debut with the film Aa Neram Alppa Dooram (1985). He got a break with the comedy film In Harihar Nagar (1990). Due to its success, Siddik acted in a variety of comic roles during the early-1990s in films such as Godfather , Manthrikacheppu, Simhavalan Menon, Kasargode Khadarbhai , Thiruthalvaadi , Mughamudra, Kunukkitta Kozhi , and Welcome to Kodaikanal . Siddik turned to more serious roles with Asuravamsam and Lelam (both 1997). He also did a notable villain role in Sathyameva Jayathe (2001), which led to a succession of similar roles.
In 2004, he was awarded the Kerala State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in Sasneham Sumitra and Choonda.  Siddik ventured into production by co-producing the film Nandanam (2002) under Bhavana Cinema. In 2013, he received the Nandi Special Jury Award for Naa Bangaaru Talli . 
Siddique was born on 1 October 1959 at Edavanakkad,  in Ernakulam, Kerala, India. He was the youngest child in a family of three with an elder brother and a sister. He did his primary schooling in his hometown, Edavanakkad and completed a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Government Polytechnic College, Kalamassery.
He then worked as an Electrical Engineer at Kerala State Electricity Board division at Thrissur, Kerala. After a few years of service at KSEB, he flew abroad to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and worked there for a few more years. Later he quit his job and came back. He started discovering his acting talents during his academic years at Government Polytechnic College, Kalamassery. He started his career as a mimicry artist from there.
His elder brother Adbul Majeed is also an actor who appears in Malayalam films. 
Siddik babu started his career in the late 1980s with minor roles. His major break came in 1990 when, along with Mukesh, Jagadeesh, and Asokan, he was cast as one of the heroes in In Harihar Nagar . The movie, directed by Siddique (director) and Lal, went on to become a huge box office success, starting a streak of similar low-budget comedy movies featuring the cast. Siddique became an essential part of such movies along with Mukesh and Jagadeesh. Films in the genre included Manthrikacheppu (1992), Simhavalan Menon, Kasargode Khadarbhai (1992), Thiruthalvadi (1992), Mughamudra (1992), Kunukkitta Kozhi (1992), Mookkillarajyathu (1991), Mimics Parade , Grihapravesam , Welcome to Kodaikanal , Kavadiyattam, KaattilethadiTheverude Aana, Marupuram, Vaarafalam, Mughachithram and Kinnaripuzhayoram. He was cast alongside leading actresses of the time like Parvathy, Shobana, Sunitha, Mathu, and Suchithra. His performance in Godfather by Siddique-Lal was positively received by Malayalam movie viewers. Siddique also did action roles in some films. For example, there is the case of Ayalathe Adheham , where he was actually the villain only to be revealed at the climax of the movie. In Ekalavyan he played the role of Sarath, a young police officer, supporting Suresh Gopi.
His talent lies in how an actor should keep reinventing to be in Malayalam movie biz - learning from his experience and mistakes. His career curve shows a good inclination towards adapting to a variety roles - comedy, villain, character roles and so on. He is one among the artists who rose from junior artist level to a major actor with his talent and hard work.
The mid-1990s did not go well for Siddik as a number of personal problems affected his career. He made a comeback in the late 1990s with supporting roles in Asuravamsam with Manoj K. Jayan, and in Lelam and Crime File (both with Suresh Gopi). These films ensured his return to the mainstream. In Sathyameva Jayathe, he played a cold-blooded villain with Suresh Gopi. Following the success of this film, Siddique was offered a number of opportunities to play villains.
During this period, he also acted in television serials. His role in Sthree with Vinaya Prasad was a huge hit among Malayalam television audiences. He also anchored a musical programme called Sallapam on Doordarshan. Siddique has also anchored other musical programmes including Sangeetha Samagamam in Amrita TV and Symphony in Kairali TV, in the 2000s.
In 2002, he produced Nandanam , directed by Ranjith. The movie featured young actors Prithviraj Sukumaran and Navya Nair. Siddique appeared in a small but completely different role in the film. This was a box-office hit despite the absence of major stars.
Siddique started appearing in a number of different looks in his later films. This can be seen in films such as Chota Mumbai , Hallo , Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri , Udayon , Vellinakshatram , The Tiger, and Alibhai .
He encouraged director Lal to create the sequel to In Harihar Nagar . The movie 2 Harihar Nagar was released in 2009 with the middle-aged actors Jagadeesh, Mukesh, and Asokan coming together. Again in 2010, he appeared in the series' third installment, In Ghost House Inn .
In April 2011, Siddique launched Kerala's first family magazine Family Facebook. Siddique is the editor of the monthly magazine that is rich with stories of the players in the Malayalam film industry – actors, directors, playback singers and others. 
|Kerala State Film Awards||2003||Second Best Actor||Sasneham Sumithra||Won|
|Kerala State Television Awards||2005||Best Actor||Samasya|
|Kerala Film Critics Award||2003||Second Best Actor||Sasneham Sumithra|
|2017||Second Best Actor|
|Nandi Awards||2013||Special Jury Award||Naa Bangaaru Talli|
|Filmfare Awards South||2003||Best Film (Malayalam)||Nandanam|
|SIIMA||2016||Best supporting actor (Malayalam)||Pathemari|
|Asianet Film Awards||2003||Best Film||Nandanam|
|2006||Best Actor in Villain Role||Bada Dhosth|
|2013||Best Supporting Actor||Drishyam|
|Asiavision Movie Awards||2014||Second Best Actor||Drishyam|
|Vanitha Film Awards||2011||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Pokkiri Raja|
|2017||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan|
|2020||Best Character Actor||Uyare|
|Asianet TV Awards||-||Best Actor||Sthree|
|Amrita Film Awards||2008||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri|
|2009||Best Negative Role||Various|
|Malayala Puraskaram||2020||Best Actor||Subharathri|
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
More than 350 films as of June 2021 [update]
|Aa Neram Alppa Dooram||Alex||First movie|
|David David Mr. David|
|1989||Nagarangalil Chennu Raparkam|
|Nidrayil Oru Rathri||Priest|
|Aaram Wardil Abyandrakalaham|
|Nair saab||Cadet Siddique|
|1990||In Harihar Nagar||Govindan Kutty|
|Pavam Pavam Rajakumaran||Aravindhan Mash|
|Nanma Nirajavan sreenivasan|
|Gajakesariyogam||Ram Mohan IAS|
|No.20 Madras Mail||Tony's Friend|
|Sunday 7 PM||Geevarghese|
|Chanjattam||V.K Madhusoodhanan Nair|
|GeorgeKutty C/O Georgekutty||S.I Feroz|
|Irikku M.D Akkathundu||Sunny|
|Soorya Manasam||Urumees's father|
|Pandu Pandaru Rajakumari||Johnson|
|Congradulations Miss Anitha menon||Sudheer|
|Oru Kochu Bhoomikulukkam||Ravi|
|Ente Ponnu thampuran|
|Kallan Kappalil Thanne||Murali|
|Mr & Mrs|
|Welcome to Kodaikanal||Vinayachandran|
|Uppukandom Brothers||S.P Roy Mathews|
|Ekalavyan||CI Sharath Chandran|
|Sthalathe Pradana Payyans||Commissioner Mohammad Iqbal IPS|
|Adheham Enna Edheham|
|Malapuram haji mahanaya joji||Kunjalikutty|
|Pavam I.A. Ivachan||Adv.Suseelan Nair|
|Simhavalan Menon||Insp. Jalram|
|1995||Kaattile Thadi Thevarude Aana||Devan|
|Superman||City Police Commissioner Rajagopal IPS|
|Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu||Renji|
|Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu||Advocate K. G. Nambiar|
|1999||Crime File||S.P Anwar Rawther IPS|
|Kannezhuthi pottum thottu||Chandrappan|
|Chandamama||C.I Mathew Vasiparamban|
|Veendum Chila Veetu Karyangal||Paul|
|Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal||Ramesh|
|Ayyappantamma Neyyappam Chuttu|
|Arayannangalude Veedu||Suresh Nair|
|Nariman||Advocate Padmanabhan Thampi|
|2002||Kai Ethum Doorathu||Babunath|
|Puthooramputhri Unniyarcha||Aromal Chekavar|
|Yathrakarude Sradhakku||Dr. Pradeep|
|Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum||C.I|
|Ivar||S.P Jacob Mathew|
|Hariharan Pilla Happy Aanu|
|War & Love||Capt. Kabeer|
|Sethurama Iyer CBI||Balagopal|
|Vellinakshatram||Manavenda Varma / Mahendra Varma|
|Chathikkatha Chanthu||Vasumathi's Uncle|
|Krithyam||ACP Surya Narayanan|
|The Tiger||John Varghese|
|Pachakuthira||Akash's foster father|
|Balram vs. Tharadas||DYSP George|
|Baba Kalyani||DIG Raghupathi|
|Smart City||Commissioner Arun Nambiar IPS|
|2007||Anchil Oral Arjunan||Vijayan|
|Chotta Mumbai||'Mullan' Chandrappan|
|Time||Commissioner Alexander Mekkadan I.P.S|
|Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri||Usthad Ghulam Musafir|
|July 4||Ramachandran IPS|
|Ali Bhai||Sundaran Thampi|
|Rock n' Roll||Gunasekharan|
|2008||College Kumaran||Minister Sethunathan|
|Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam|
|Oru Pennum Randaanum|
|Kurukshetra||Subedar Maj. Fussy Ahmed|
|2009||Red Chillies||Commissioner Vyasan I.P.S.|
|Nammal Thammil||Anu's Father|
|2 Harihar Nagar||Govindan Kutty||Sequel of In Harihar Nagar|
|I. G. - Inspector General||Saheer Ahmad IPS|
|Ivar Vivahitharayal||Adv. Ananthan Menon|
|Kerala Cafe||Ravi||Segment Aviramam, co-starring Shweta Menon|
|Paleri Manikyam Oru pathira kolapathinte kadha||Balan Nair|
|Nayakan||Shankar Das alias J.S. / Ram Das|
|In Ghost House Inn||Govindan Kutty||Sequel of In Harihar Nagar and 2 Harihar Nagar|
|April Fool||Music Director Rajesh|
|Pokkiri Raja||Commissioner Rajendra Babu|
|Alexander the Great|
|Kutty Srank||Jonas Achan|
|Pranchiyettan & the Saint||Dr. Jose|
|Four Friends||Dr. Siddharth|
|The Thriller||A.D.G.P Balagopal IPS|
|Again Kasargod Khader Bhai||Sabu||Cameo appearance|
|2011||Makeup Man||Sidharth (Film Director)|
|Nadakame Ulakam||Producer Ram Mohan|
|Seniors||Unnithan (College Lecturer)|
|Naayika||Film producer Stephen Muthalali|
|2012||Orkut Oru Ormakoot|
|Asuravithu||Shaikh Muhammed IPS|
|Parayan Baaki Vechathu|
|Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty||Real TV CEO|
|MLA Mani: Patham Classum Gusthiyum||SP|
|Mallu Singh||Valiyamppatu Raghavan Nair|
|Ustad Hotel||Abdul Razak|
|Run Baby Run||Rajan Kartha|
|Puthiya Theerangal||Thamara's father||Guest appearance|
|Face to Face||SP Ramdas|
|Akasmikam||Lead role with Shanthi Krishna; delayed movie|
|Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus||Father Sunny Vadakkumthala|
|Kadal Kadannu Oru Mathukutty||Abraham & himself|
|Bharya Athra Pora||Dr.Rahman|
|Celluloid||Ramakrishna Iyer (I. A. S)|
|Annum Innum Ennum||Sidharth Menon|
|2014||Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu||Kasim|
|Rajadhiraja||Mahendra Varma IAS|
|Villali Veeran||Sidharthan's father|
|Avatharam||Divakarettan (Guest appearance)|
|Mr. Fraud||Rajashekhara Varma|
|Salalah Mobiles||Ajay Chacko IPS|
|Thamarassery To Thailand|
|Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil|
|2015||John Honai||John Honai|
|Amar Akbar Anthony||C.I Sethunath V. R|
|2016||Kappiri Thuruthu||Choonda Masthan|
|Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan||Surendran (Sura)|
|Pulimurugan||ACP Iype Zachariah|
|Welcome to Central Jail||Keshavan|
|Annmariya Kalippilaanu||Perungudy Baby|
|Paavada||Advocate Anantharama Iyyer|
|Sunday Holiday||Narayanankutty Varayalveli / Nakkutty|
|Role Models||Shreya's father|
|Pokkiri Simon||Guest Appearance|
|Villain||DGP, Mathew's boss|
|Velipadinte Pusthakam||Maathan Tharakan|
|Adventures of Omanakuttan||Chandrashekhar|
|CIA - Comrade In America||Mathew|
|Puthan Panam||C.I. Habeeb Rahman|
|2018||Diwanjimoola Grand Prix||Jithendran|
|Hey Jude||Dominic Rodriguez|
|Kammara Sambhavam||Bose Kammaran|
|Oru Kuprasidha Payyan||Bharathan|
|Aanakkallan||DYSP Aana Esthappan|
|2019||Vijay Superum Pournamiyum||Chandramohan|
|Oru Adaar Love||Police officer|
|Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakkeel||Somasekharan Pillai|
|Soothrakkaran||Minister for Water Resources||Cameo appearance|
|Madhura Raja||Rajendra Babu IPS|
|And The Oscar Goes To||Prince|
|Ittymaani: Made in China||Fr. John Paul|
|Happy Sardar||Joysy Kochara|
|Ulta||ADGP Mohan Rajeev IPS|
|My Santa||Paul Pappan|
|Shylock||Commissioner Felix John IPS|
|Sufiyum Sujatayum||Sujata's Father|
|Mohan Kumar Fans||Mohan Kumar|
|Anugraheethan Antony||Antony's Father|
|Ellam Sheriyakum||K.C Chacko|
|Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham||Pattu Marakkar|
|Maha Veeryar||MM Veerendra Kumar -Chief Judicial Magistrate|
|Night Drive||Rajan Kurup|
|Ini Utharam||Home Minister|
|Voice of Sathyanathan|
|2023||Ennalum Ente Aliya||Karim|||
|Christopher||Chief Minister Rajashekaran Menon|||
|2013||Na Bangaru Talli||Srinivas||Telugu|
|2017||Vaigai Express||Kulanthai Kumaraswamy||Tamil|
|2018||Bhaskar Oru Rascal||Sanjay's father||Tamil|
|2022||Vendhu Thanindhadhu Kaadu||Kunjukrishnan||Tamil|
|2022||Varalaru Mukkiyam||Velayudhan Kutty||Tamil|
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