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Fahadh Faasil  Details
Profession Actor
Celebrity Type Movie Star
Age 41 as of 2024
Date Of Birth 8 August 1982
Zodiac Sign Leo
Birthplace Alappuzha
Height 5.6 Feet
Weight 62 Kgs
Notable Work Vikram
Total Movies 35
Net Worth $2 million
Instagram  @fahadhfaasil_universe
Twitter  @twitfahadh


Fahadh Faasil Biography Tring

Fahadh Faasil is an Indian actor and film producer who primarily works in Malayalam films with a few Tamil films thrown in for good measure. He has appeared in over 50 films and has won numerous accolades including a National Film Award four Kerala State Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards South.

The director Fazil's son is named Fahadh. At the age of 19, Fahadh made his acting debut as the lead character in his father Fazil's critically and financially unsuccessful romantic comedy Kaiyethum Doorath from 2002. After a 7-year hiatus Fahadh returned in the short film Mrityunjayam from the anthology movie Kerala Cafe (2009). He gained notoriety for his performance as Arjun in the suspenseful movie Chaappa Kurishu (2011). In addition to his role in Akam Fahadh got his first Kerala State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Chaappa Kurishu. Fahadh Faasil’s zodiac sign is Leo.

For his work in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017) he received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and it was his third Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Malayalam. In 2018 he played the roles of Prakashan in the top-grossing Malayalam movie Njan Prakashan and Aby in Varathan. Fahadh gained praise for his portrayal as the titular anti-hero in the criminal drama Joji in 2021 and he later won widespread praise from critics for his work in the political thriller Malik.


Fahadh Faasil was Born on 8th August. Fahadh Faasil's age as of 2024 is 41 years.


Fahadh Faasil Childhood Tring

Fahadh Faasil was born in the year 1982. Fahadh Faasil’s age is 41 as of 2024. Fahadh Faasil’s place of birth is Alappuzha Kerala India.

During an Interview while talking about quitting engineering he said   I have discussed my engineering college dropout story earlier in a couple of my interviews. In America you cannot shift majors after the first two years of school or else it meant your financial aid is withdrawn. So after my second year my advisor called me in for a counseling session as my grades were falling crazy.

During the session I somehow gathered the courage to admit that I am a failed actor/individual who has been running away from my own and measurements are the last thing I want to do with my life. My advisor took the initiative to write about my dream and I was shifted to the art school. After six years in America and when I returned home without a degree the only thing I felt good about was the fact that since I don't have a degree I could start anywhere


Fahadh Faasil’s school name was SDV Central School in Alappuzha Lawrence School in Ooty and Choice School in Tripunithura. Fahadh Faasil completed is graduation from Sanatana Dharma College in Alleppey and his master's degree in philosophy from the University of Miami in the United States. Fahadh Faasil is an Engineering College Dropout. 


Fahadh Faasil Family Tring

Fahadh Faasil is the son of film director Fazil and his wife Rozina. He has two sisters named Ahameda and Fatima and one brother named Farhaan who is also an actor by profession. He began dating Malayalam actress Nazriya Nazim on January 20 2014 and they got married on August 21, 2014 in Trivandrum.

On the sets of Anjali Menon's Bangalore Days (2014) where they portrayed husband and wife the couple got to know one another better. Fahadh said that the marriage had been arranged in large part by their parents. 


First Movie - Kaiyethum Doorath (2002)

Fazil wrote produced and directed the 2002 Indian Malayalam romantic drama film Kaiyethum Doorath which translates to within reach. Fahadh who is credited as Shaanu in the movie and co-starred alongside Nikita Thukral made his acting debut. Mammootty made a brief guest appearance. It was a release for Onam.

At the age of 19 Fahadh debuted in the film industry as the leading man in his father Fazil's romantic comedy Kaiyethum Doorath which was a critical and commercial flop.

Don't blame my father for my failure since it was my error and I entered into acting without any training of my own Fahadh later defended his father. Following his debut he travelled to the United States for five years to further his education.

Kerela Cafe (2009)

A group of ten directors including Lal Jose Shaji Kailas Anwar Rasheed Shyamaprasad B. Unnikrishnan Revathy Anjali Menon M. Padmakumar Shankar Ramakrishnan and Uday Ananthan collaborated on the 2009 Indian anthology film Kerala Cafe which was produced by Ranjith. A group of ten directors collaborated to create a single film for the first time in Malayalam cinema. Ten film directors singers editors art designers and nearly all of the leading Malayalam actors participated in this unusual project. The cast also features Navya Nair Nithya Menen and others. Mammootty Suresh Gopi Dileep Prithviraj Sukumaran Rahman Fahadh Faasil Jayasurya and Suraj Venjarammood are among the actors.

In 2009 to star in filmmaker Ranjith's film Kerala Cafe.  The movie was released by Backwater Media & Entertainment Private Limited. Kerala saw the movie's release on October 29 2009. Director Uday Ananthan cast Fahad in his Mrityunjayam one of the 10 shorts in the movie at Ranjith's request. In the ghost movie Mrityunjayam which is set in a frightening ancient Mana he portrayed a journalist. He was picked to co-star in Pramani by B. Unnikrishnan. He next starred in the thriller Cocktail as a business executive (2010). His subsequent movie Tournament was a thriller as well.

Diamond Necklace (2012)

Diamond Necklace is a 2012 Indian love drama film in the Malayalam language which was written and directed by Lal Jose and stars Fahadh Faasil Anusree Samvrutha Sunil and Gauthami Nair. The life of Dubai-based oncologist Dr. Arun Kumar is depicted in this film including the end of his opulent lifestyle following his encounters with three ladies from various social classes. On May 4 2012 Diamond Necklace became available. At the box office it was a financial triumph and earned favourable reviews. The movie took home two Filmfare Awards South: Best Music Director and Best Supporting Actress (Gauthami Nair).

A economic and critical success Diamond Necklace played in theatres for more than 100 days. The Kochi Town Central Police filed a complaint against Fahadh in June 2012 for breaking the law prohibiting the presentation of smoking-related imagery in public places. Since the movie's debut a Diamond Necklace billboard featuring him smoking a cigarette had been put up in front of Kochi's Kavitha Theatre. He played an auto rickshaw driver in Lijin Jose's Friday (2012) which was his subsequent movie.

Iyobinte Pusthakam (2014)

Fahadh appeared in the expensive film Iyobinte Pusthakam which he also produced.The Book of Iyob is a 2014 Indian Malayalam-language historical thriller movie that was directed by Amal Neerad. Isha Sharvani Jinu Joseph Chemban Vinod Jose Vinayakan Padmapriya Sreejith Ravi T.G. Ravi Amith Chakalakkal John Vijay Soubin Shahir and Lena play supporting parts alongside Fahadh Faasil Lal and Jayasurya. P.J. Antony played by Aashiq Abu makes a brief appearance. The movie was co-produced by Faasil and Neerad. Gopan Chithambaran wrote the script and Syam Pushkaran wrote the dialogue.

The historical drama takes place at Munnar in the Western Ghats in the middle of the 20th century. It focuses on Iyob's life and the competition between his sons Aloshy Ivan and Dimitri who were given the names of the brothers from The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

The 7th of November 2014 saw the release of Iyobinte Pusthakam. The movie was a box office hit and received excellent reviews. It won three awards from the Kerala Film Critics Association and five from the Kerala State Film Awards.

Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017)

The main character and the witness is the title of a 2017 Indian criminal drama film written and directed by Dileesh Pothan in the Malayalam language. Along with Nimisha Sajayan Alencier Ley Lopez Vettukili Prakash and Sibi Thomas playing supporting parts the movie stars Fahadh Faasil and Suraj Venjaramoodu. The movie's creative director was Syam Pushkaran. Rajeev Ravi handled the cinematography and Bijibal handled the music composition.

The production of Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum cost 65 million rupees. Kerala saw the release of the movie on June 30 2017. It was well-received by critics and a financial triumph at the box office earning 179.3 million in Kerala alone. The Hindu listed the movie among their 25 best Malayalam movies and the Top 5 Malayalam movies of 2017.

The movie was honored with several awards including three National Film Awards two Kerala State Film Awards four Filmfare Awards South three South Indian International Movie Awards eight Asianet Film Awards six CPC Cine Awards four Vanitha Film Awards three Kerala Film Critics Association Awards two Asiavision Awards and one at the International Film Festival of Kerala.

Trance (2020)

Anwar Rasheed is the director producer and writer of the 2020 Indian Malayalam language neo-noir psychological thriller Trance. Vincent Vadakkan is the screenwriter. With Dileesh Pothan Gautham Vasudev Menon Nazriya Nazim Chemban Vinod and Soubin Shahir playing supporting roles it stars Fahadh Faasil in the lead role.

Under the name Anwar Rasheed Entertainments Rasheed himself produced the movie. centred on issues of spirituality's commercialization religion and drug addiction. The story of the movie is centered around the activities of Viju Prasad played by Faasil an atheist motivational speaker from Kanyakumari who is employed by a con company to pose as a Christian pastor.    

After almost eight years since he last helmed a film Rasheed made his filmmaking comeback with Trance (2012). Principal photography for this 35-crore rupee production started in July 2017 and ended on September 1 2019. The majority of the film was shot in Mumbai India Dubai and coastal Kanyakumari. It was the first Malayalam movie to use sync sound and Bolt High-Speed Cinebot cameras.

Fahadh steals the limelight by playing a figure who is both hysterical and unsettling according to The Indian Express which applauded his performance. After Trance Fahadh started making movies that were available on OTT platforms while India battled the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pushpa: The Rise (2021)

In 2021 Sukumar will write and direct the action drama movie Pushpa: The Rise - Part 1. The film which was made by Mythri Movie Makers in collaboration with Muttamsetty Media stars Allu Arjun as the title character Fahadh Faasil (in his Telugu debut) and Rashmika Mandanna.

Supporting roles are also played by Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari Sunil Rao Ramesh Dhananjaya Anasuya Bharadwaj Ajay and Aja The first of two films follows the rise of a coolie in a red sandalwood smuggling ring. Red sandalwood is a rare wood that can only be found in the Seshachalam Hills of the state of Andhra Pradesh.

The film's soundtrack and music were written by Devi Sri Prasad and Karthika Srinivas-Ruben and Miroslaw Kuba Brozek respectively handled the cinematography and editing. The Telugu version of Pushpa: The Rise as well as dubbed versions in Malayalam Tamil Kannada and Hindi were released on December 17 2021. Both the public and the critics had conflicting opinions about it.

Other Movies

Fahadh played Srinivas a young architect who suspects his beautiful wife is a yakshi in Akam (2011) a contemporary adaption of Malayattoor Ramakrishnan's psycho-thriller novel Yakshi. It felt like I was reinventing myself while playing Srinivas.

Before we began filming we held a workshop where I had plenty of time to delve into the character's intricacies. I re-invented myself while re-inventing Srinivas Fahadh's expressed his viewpoint. The Dubai International Film Festival hosted the premiere of the film. For his roles in Chappa Kurishu and Akam, he received the Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor in 2012.

The cinematographer Rajeev Ravi's directorial debut Annayum Rasoolum Lijo Jose Pellissery's Amen V. K. Prakash's Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla Salam Bappu's directorial debut Red Wine debutant Anil Radhakrishnan Menon's North 24 Kaatham and Sathyan Anthikad's Oru Indian Pranayakatha were among his important films. For his portrayal in North 24 Kaatham, he received the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor. Amen was a commercial and critical success with Khaleej Times naming it one of the finest films of the year while Annayum Rasoolum was a commercial hit. Oru Indian Prayankatha was a surprise success.

Fahadh also appeared in the multi-starrer blockbuster film Bangalore Days. It is widely regarded as one of the best Malayalam films produced under the New Generation movement. He had a disappointing year in 2015 because he was unable to complete a successful project. He starred in the films Ayal Njanalla Haram and Mariyam Mukku all of which didn’t perform well at the box office.

His first film of 2016 Monsoon Mangoes was a box office flop despite the fact that his performance was acclaimed and the film received positive reviews. On February 5 2016 he released Maheshinte Prathikaaram which became a commercial hit. Both the crowd and critics praised it and it was a significant step forward in his career.

In 2017 he appeared in four films two of which were commercial and critical successes: Take Off and Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum. At the 65th National Film Awards Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum received three awards. Fahadh got Best Supporting Actor in addition to Best Malayalam film and Best Screenplay for the film. Fahadh made his Tamil film debut with the film Velaikkaran in which he portrays the antagonist opposite Sivakarthikeyan.

Varathan (2018) Njan Prakashan (2018) and Kumbalangi Nights (2019) were all critical and commercial hits for Fahadh grossing more than 100 crore at the box office. In Kumbalangi Nights he played Shammi a character who gained a cult following thanks to several of his dialogues. Njan Prakashan grossed 52 crore worldwide making it one of the highest-grossing Malayalam films of all time.

His film in 2019 was Athiran a psychological thriller in which he played a doctor. It earned mostly excellent reviews and did well at the box office. Super Deluxe in which he co-starred with Vijay Sethupathi Samantha Akkineni and Ramya Krishnan was his next Tamil film. His performance in the film was highly received by critics who said his role was well crafted.The first film was C U Soon (2020) which was India's first computer-generated film. It earned mostly positive feedback from critics.

Mahesh Narayanan's big-budget political thriller Malik was Fahadh's next release in 2021. Fahadh's most expensive Malayalam film to date the film was set to be released in 2020. In addition to Fahadh the film features major roles for Nimisha Sajayan Vinay Fort Dileesh Pothan and Joju George. Malik earned widespread critical acclaim and overwhelmingly enthusiastic feedback from fans with several critics hailing Fahadh's performance as possibly his greatest in his career.

Upcoming Movies

Fahadh Faasil is a well-known actor. He has a significant fan base on social media. As we are all aware he frequently posted pictures of himself wearing stylish attire. He like wearing dresses in the colours red black and white. With his outstanding performances in Malyalam and Tamil movies he is poised to astound his fans with his unique characters and phenomenal acting in the films which are scheduled to be released in 2022 and 2023. Fahadh Faasil will be seen in the Movies like Maamannan and Paachuvum Albhuthavilakkum.

Career Timeline

Year Fahadh Faasil Movies Fahadh Faasil Characters
2023 Pushpa 2: The Rule Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat IPS
2022 Vikram Amar
2022 Malayankunju Anil Kumar a.k.a. Anikkuttan
2022 Maamannan To Be Announce
2022 Paachuvum Albhuthavilakkum To Be Announce
2021 Irul Unni
2021 Joji Joji Panachel
2021 Malik Ahammadali Sulaiman / Alikka
2021 Pushpa: The Rise Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat IPS
2020 Trance Viju Prasad / Pastor Joshua Carlton
2020 C U Soon Kevin Thomas
2019 Kumbalangi Nights Shammi
2019 Athiran Dr. Mooledatthu Kannan Nair / Vinayan
2019 Super Deluxe Mukhil
2018 Carbon Sibi Sebastian
2018 Varathan Aby
2018 Njan Prakashan Prakashan / P.R. Akash / Sylvester
2017 Take Off Manoj Abraham
2017 Role Models Gautham
2017 Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum Prasad
2017 Velaikkaran Adhiban (Aadhi) Madhav
2016 Monsoon Mangoes D. P. Pallikkal
2016 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Mahesh Bhavana
2015 Mariyam Mukku Felix
2015 Haram Balakrishnan
2015 Ayal Njanalla Prakashan and Himself
2014 1 by Two Yousef Marikkar
2014 God's Own Country Manu Krishna
2014 Bangalore Days Shiva Das
2014 Iyobinte Pusthakam Aloshy
2014 Money Ratnam Neil John Samuel
2013 Annayum Rasoolum Rasool
2013 Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla Preman and Narendran
2013 Red Wine C. V. Anoop
2013 Amen Solomon
2013 Immanuel Jeevan Raj
2013 Akam Sreeni
2013 5 Sundarikal Ajmal
2013 Olipporu Ajayan
2013 Artist Michael Angelo
2013 North 24 Kaatham Harikrishnan
2013 D Company Dr. Sunil Mathew
2013 Oru Indian Pranayakadha Aymanam Siddharthan
2012 Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar Alex Samuel
2012 22 Female Kottayam Cyril C. Mathew
2012 Diamond Necklace Dr. Arun Kumar
2012 Friday Balu
2011 Chaappa Kurishu Arjun
2011 Indian Rupee Muneer
2010 Pramani Bobby
2010 Cocktail Naveen Krishnamoorthy
2010 Tournament Viswanathan
2010 Best of Luck As Himself
2009 Kerala Cafe Journalist
2002 Kaiyethum Doorath Sachin Madhavan


Irul Release Controversy

Irul a mystery thriller aired on Netflix on April 2 2021 was his first release in the year 2021. Fahadh gained critical accolades for portraying a mystery character despite the film's mixed reviews due to its convoluted plot. Joji a crime drama directed by Dileesh Pothan was released just five days after Irul.

Critics praised his performance in the film in which he played the titular anti-hero. Some critics and fans believe his performance in it to be one of his best of his career. The tale is unmistakably based around Fahadh's character Firstpost noted and the actor plays a deceptively placid layabout boiling with wrath with the sort of unassuming brilliance that has become his trademark.

Nearly a week after the release of Joji the Film Exhibitors United Organisation of Kerala (FEUOK) issued a warning to Fahadh about acting in films intended for OTT streaming. According to reports FEUOK has threatened that his upcoming blockbuster films in 2021 such as Malik may experience challenges in getting a theatrical release if he continues to work with OTT platforms. However the organisation afterwards maintained that all of the reports were false and that they had no relation to them.

Net Worth

Fahadh Faasil’s Net Worth is $10 million estimate for Fahadh's wealth has been made. His successful acting career has allowed him to amass this amount of wealth. Every year a person's monthly salary or net worth changes. Fahadh Faasil's primary sources of income include acting movies and brand sponsorship.

Although Fahadh Faasil's earnings for the year have not yet been determined it is expected that he will receive a salary raise comparable to that of 2021. He owns an Audi in his collection of vehicles. 2-4 lakhs is Fahadh Faasil's salary. Fahadh Faasil has endorsed brands like Titan Milma Jos Alukkas Adithi Latta Bombay gold and diamonds UAE Exchange and Estilocus.


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