Anwar Rasheed is an Indian film director and producer who works in Malayalam films. He made his debut in 2005 with Rajamanikyam, a masala entertainer starring Mammootty.
He continued films in the same genre with Chotta Mumbai (2007) and Annan Thambi (2008). He followed that by Ustad Hotel (2012), written by Anjali Menon, which was a commercial success and won critical accolades such as the National Award for Best Popular Film. Also, he produced blockbuster films Bangalore Days and Premam under the banner Anwar Rasheed Entertainments.
Mohanlal has entered in the Malayalam cinema through the film “Manjil Virinja Pookkal” and Lal’s character Narendran was the first milestone character of Mohanlal and the film was a highest grossed box office hit,