Farook Abdul Rahiman, born on November 5, 1966, in Mangodu, Thathamangalam, Chittur, Palakkad, Kerala to Abdul Rahiman and Ayisha is a Writer and Filmmaker. Born into a family of Rawuthar’s, famous for cultivation and farming produce trade in Malabar, Farook did his higher secondary from Seri Sahib Memorial Senior High School, Thathamangalam and graduated from Chittur Government College, Palakkad, one of the oldest educational institutions in Kerala, affiliated with Calicut University, with a BCOM degree. He did his debut when he was 18 years, in a Malayalam TV movie “Nangema Kutty” (1984) as an Assistant Director and even helped P.N. Menon, an Indian film and art director in Malayalam cinema, in his movies “Sthree Parvam” and “Kulam Clan”.
The first movie directed by him was "Vyathiyanam"-Digression, Tale of an amazing man with extraordinary and unusual thoughts. Farook was always interested in fine arts. He used to follow Mahakavi P (P Kunjiraman Nair), a Malayalam poet who used to work for the natural beauty of his home state, Kerala. And after a lot of hard work, he made a movie on Nair called "
The Master of the Play starring
Tirtha Murbadkar, Kalamandalam Sivan Namboodiri, Manoj K Jayan, etc and won many awards for this including Kerala State Award for the leading debutant director (2012), and National Award for Best Background Score. Some of his other films include Nattakappolima, Sandhya Sandesham, Smarakasilakal, Kulam, etc.