Director and writer whose 2004 film Perumazhakkalam won Asianet Film Awards for Best Director and Best Film.
He began his career as the scriptwriter and associate director on the 1981 film Thraasam.
He directed the 2013 film Celluloid, a biopic of the father of Malayalam Cinema, J.C. Daniel.
He had a daughter named Hanna Kamal and a son named Januse Mohammed.
He directed Kavya Madhavan in the critically acclaimed Perumazhakkalam.