Born: April 12,1978 Ernakulam, Kerala, India
Biography: Aashiq Abu is an Indian film producer, director as well as an actor. Abu started his career of filmmaking from the ad world before making his directorial debut with the film Daddy Cool in the year 2009. His other movies as a director include Salt N’ Pepper (2011), 22 Female Kottayam (2012), Da Thadiya (2012), Anchu Sundharikal (2013), Idukki Gold (2013) and Gangster (2014). In addition, he has also acted in films such as Annayum Rasoolum (his debut as an actor) and Iyobinte Pusthakam. The film Salt N’ Pepper won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Popular Film and Abu won the Mohan Raghavan Award for Best Director in 2012 for 22 Female Kottayam.