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Native name  സിദ്ദിഖ്
Children  Sara, Sukoon, Sumaiyya
Spouse  Sajitha (m. 1984)
Name  Siddique (director)
Role  Film director
Years active  1984 – present

Occupation  Film director, screenwriter
Parents  Ismail Haji, Pathumma Haji
Awards  Zee Cine Award for Most Promising Director, Kerala State Film Award for Best Popular Film
Movies  Bhaskar the Rascal, Bodyguard, Kaavalan, In Harihar Nagar, Ladies and Gentleman
Similar People  Lal, Mammootty, Deepak Dev, Harisree Ashokan, Fazil

Director siddique location promo from baskar oru rascal tamil movie 2017

Not to be confused with Siddique (actor)


Siddique (born 1 August 1960) is an Indian film director and screenwriter who mainly works in Malayalam cinema. He started his career as an assistant director to Fazil. The duo of Siddique and Lal was spotted by Fazil when he saw them performing in the Cochin Kalabhavan troupe. Siddique later teamed up with Lal to create many films and was credited as Siddique-Lal. The duo has since split up, Siddique has continued with his directorial ventures, while Lal has turned to acting and producing. Siddique's films are all in the comedy genre. Siddique's films in Tamil have mostly been remakes of his Malayalam films.

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His film Bodyguard in Malayalam has been remade into Tamil as Kaavalan by Siddique himself. He also remade the film into Hindi as Bodyguard; all three versions receiving tremendous response at the box-office.

Siddique (director) Director Siddique on Radio Mango 919 Spotlight YouTube

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Personal life

Siddique (director) Director Siddique talks about parting ways with Lal YouTube

Siddique Ismail was born to Ismail Haji and Zainaba. He got married to his first cousin Sajitha on 6 May 1984. The couple have three daughters Sumaya, Sara, and Sukoon.


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  • Godfather (1991) won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Popular Film.
  • Bodyguard (2012) won Zee Cine Awards-Best Debut Director
  • Television

  • Comedy festival (Mazhavil manorama) as Judge
  • Cinema Chirima (Mazhavil Manorama) as Host
  • Comedy festival season 2(Mazhavil manorama) as Judge
  • As an actor

  • Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu (1984)...Man at calling Kunjoonjamma nickname church going time
  • Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal (1986)...Man at priest's place
  • Manathe Kottaram (1995) ... himself (guest at the wedding)
  • Five Star Hospital (1997) ... Himself in song "Maranno Nee"
  • Gulumaal: The Escape (2009) ... Himself
  • Cinema Company (2012) ... himself
  • References

    Siddique (director) Wikipedia