Biography: Anwar Rasheed is a film director and producer, who has mostly worked in Malayalam films. He made his debut as a film director with Rajamanikyam (2005), which was a box office hit. Some of his other films include Chotta Mumbai (2007), Annan Thambi (2008) and Ustad Hotel (2012). The film Ustad Hotel was not only critically acclaimed, but also fared well at the box office. It won the National Award for Best Popular Film.