Ali Akbar (director)
Ali Akbar (born 20 February 1963) is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and lyricist who works in Malayalam cinema. He directed more than 20 Malayalam movies, including Grama Panchayath,Bamboo Boys, Junior Mandrake, Kudumba Vaarthakal and Pai Brothers. In 2020, Ali Akbar announced a new movie to be produced through crowd funding. Movie name is 1921-Puzha Muthal Puzha Vare, based on the 1921 Malabar Rebellion occurred in the Northern Kerala. Ali Akbar received the Kerala State Film Award for Best Debut Director in the year 1988 for the movie Mamalakalkkappurathu.
|Years active||1988 – present|
|Awards||National Film Awards|
Kerala State Film Awards
Ali Akbar has contested in 2014 parliament elections from Vatakara constituency in the Aam Aadmi Party banner. He contested in the election to the Kozhikode Corporation as a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate.
|2010||Senior Mandrake||Yes||Yes||Yes||Also editor|
|2011||Achan||Yes||Yes||Also editor and cinematographer|
|2012||Ideal Couple||Yes||Yes||Yes||Also editor|
|2021||1921-Puzha muthal puzha vare||Yes||Yes||Yes||Based on Malabar rebellion in 1921 |
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Kerala State Film Award for Best Debut Director 1988 for Maamalakalkkappurath https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerala_State_Film_Award_for_Best_Debut_Director
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