Actor commonly known simply as "Rahman" who has starred in more than 150 films during his illustrious career. He has won many awards for his acting, taking home various honors for his performances in such films as Koodevide (1983) and Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016).
He attended Baldwin Boys' High School in Bangalore and Mampad College in Malappuram.
He was a judge on the talent show Super Jodi in 2010.
He married a woman named Mehrunnisa and had children named Alisha and Rushda.
He and Prithviraj Sukumaran appeared together in the crime drama Ranam (2018).