This 38-year-old cinematographer turned director had a great philosophy behind his frames. Right from his childhood onwards, Shyju Khalid always had an affinity for art. V.P.Khalid, his father was once a theater artist -and he played short roles in many films. He has done his schooling in Santa Cruz High School at Kochi. He took admission at St. Albert's College for graduationbut left the college shortly. He then met Aashiq Abu, and through him Sameer and the rest of film enthusiasts, all of whom are creating a new wave in theMalayalam Cinema. Shyju with Sameer started their career with wedding photography.

His journey started assisting Sameer for the projects like Big B, an action-thriller and Daddy Cool,a superhit flick. Shyju considers Sameer Thahir as his friend, philosopher, and a good mentor. He had shared Sameer’s vision for Chappa Kurishu, his debut asa director. It’s is next to impossilble to see any debutant craftfilms with such sensitivity butcinematographer turned director Khalid make this possible with the 5 Sundarikal. Anchu Sundarikal is an anthology of five movies by young directors.

Salt And Pepper was one of the first major digital works in Malayalam Cinema which was a food genre cinematographed by Khalid. He has done a total of four cinemas till now. They are Idukki Gold(2013) which starred Babu Antony and Pratap K.Pothen, 5 Sundarikal starring Fahadh Faasil, Dulquer Salmaan, Kavya Madhavan and Nivin Pauly, Salt N’ Pepper(2011) starring Swetha Menon and Asif Ali, Traffic(2011) starring Kunchacko Boban and Sreenivasan. He says that he is not a fan of stylish frames just for effect. He thinks Balu Mahendar’s frames are the best especially his song sequences. He has done only five films till date and every movie is a masterpiece. He is still doing films as a cinematographer. He has future plans to co-direct with Sameer.

Ashiq Usman Malayalam Actor

Ashiq Usman

Ashiq Usman is a Malayalam producer and acted in a couple of movies during his childhood. He was born on 17th April 1986. He started his career in the film industry very recently. He has done his schooling at Seventh Day Adventist Higher Secondary School in 1999. He has done his high schooling at Sacred Heart Thevara. He graduated from CUSAT in 2008. After graduation, he started working as an executive director at DFS Foundations and Structures Private Limited. But due to the passion towards the movies, he established his own production in the Malayalam industry. He commenced Ashiq Usman Productions in November 2012 at Kochi and became the managing director. He is also the CEO and Founder of Handmade Films. He was recently married to Khadija Mohamed Ashraf in December 2014. He made a character artist role in 1997 which starred Jayaram and Divya Unni. In 2013, he produced his debut film Arikil Oraal. It is a psychological thriller scripted and directed by Sunil Ibrahim where Indrajith Sukumaran, Remya Nambeesan, and Nivin Pauly played the lead roles. This movie was produced by him under the banner of Milestone Cinemas. In 2014, he produced a drama film directed by Boban Samuel and starring Jayasurya, Aparna Gopinath, and Lal. Chandrettan Evideya is a comedy film directed by Sidharth Bharathan starring Dileep alongside Anusree and Namitha Pramod in 2015. In March 2016, he produced Kali, a romantic thriller movie which had Sai Pallavi and Dulquer Salmaan in the main roles.It was directed by Sameer Tharir. He produced this film under the banner Hand Made Films. He settled with his wife in Kochi, India.


Ambika Krishna

Born in Eluru, West Godavari district, Ambika Krishna has made himself famous in the field of cinema with the film ‘Kanyadanam’ in 1998 and has been a successful film producer since then and could also be seen as a director sometimes. His movies are ‘Aadanthe Ado Type’ in Telugu (2003) and ‘Veerabhadra’ in Telugu (2005).His first movie was,‘Kanyadanam’ in Telugu (1998) which is a true story of condition of females in society. His movie, Jump Jilani in Telugu (2014) which was a love comedy, A in Telugu (2001) which was a psychological love story, Oke Matta (2000) and Manasunna Maaraju (2000) which unfortunately did not hit the expected target list but somehow managed to find their ways to become a perfect entertainer to the people. He stepped into this world 65 years ago to make a difference and now we can see the results of his hard work. He is humble and a gentle person who loves to socialize. He can also be defined as an industrialist and has capabilities of a good leader. He resides in Hyderabad, and his son Ambika Hanuma is married to Lavanya. He always motivates people who are interested to join the cinema industry and helps the NRIVA members who choose acting as their career. He has also been the Chairman and Managing Director at Ambika Agarbathies Aroma and Industries Limited since 1st April in 2010 and has also performed well as a compliance officer. Eluru Assembly Constituency is a county of Andhra Pradesh Assembly of Legislation, India. It is one among the five electorates in the West Godavari district. In 1999, Ambika Krishna known as P.V.V.P. Krishna Rao joined the Telugu Desam Party, which is a party of the Telugu region. it is a regional political party that has been very active since the very beginning, and the party which has gained more percentage of votes next to Inc is TDP. During the state assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh in 2009, it was Ambika Krishna who had won 32,755 votes with a percentage of about 26.09 and had ranked in the third place of the elections result. He contested in the elections of 2009 with an oath of fully dedicating himself to the people of Telangana and Hyderabad. At later stages of his career, he felt the need to serve the Telugu people as an MLA. He fought his way through to play many roles in his life.

Ambika Krishna Malayalam Actor