A. C. Zainuddin was born on 12th May 1952 in Kochi, Kerala, India. He was an Indian comedian actor and a mimicry artist. He was married to Laila and she is a Hindi teacher in the profession. They have two children named Zinsil and Zinil. Zinil is an Engineer in the profession and Zinsil is an MBA holder. In the early 1980s, he started his career in Cochin Kalabhavan, Kerala as a mimicry artist. From childhood, he has the ability in imitating famous characters. He imitated the actor named Madhu so effortlessly. In the year 1986, he began his career in Malayalam cinema, with the film named “Onnu Muthal Poojaym Vare”. Onnu Muthal Poojaym Vare was directed by
and Zainuddin played the role of Santa Clause. The film became a hit and Zainuddin received more invitations from various film producers. His second film was “Indrajaalam” (1990) and there he played the role of Kuttan. Later, he got the opportunity of working with Malayalam star producers as P. A. Bakkar. Bakkar invited Zainuddin to appear in “Chappa”. By the year 2000, he appeared in more than 150 Malayalam films. In 1997, he appeared in a film named “Siamese Irattakal” by Ismail Hassan. Zainuddin received excellent reviews for his performances in this film. In Siamese Irattakal, Zainuddin played the role of conjoined twin of the actor
. The final film of Zainuddin was “Ezhupunna Tharakan” and it was a production of P. G. Viswambharan. Zainuddin was interested music and social services. He was an active member of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA). He has joined most of the charity programs organized by AMMA. In the late 1990s, he suffered from respiratory diseases and he died on 4th November 1999 at Kochi private hospital.