Aneesh Anwar

Aneesh Anwar is an Indian director, screenwriter and lyricist known for his works in the Malayalam film industry.

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Early lifeEdit

Aneesh was born in Thalassery, Kerala on 30 June 1981. He completed his schooling in Jawaharlal Nehru GHSS, Mahe and graduation in Mahatma College, Thalassery.


Aneesh started his film career in 2000 as an associate director with prominent filmmakers such as Joshiy and Bhadran. He started off with Joshiy's Dubai and went on to assist him in blockbusters like Praja, Mampazhakalam, Naran, Runway.

Aneesh made his directorial debut with the movie Mullamottum munthiricharum (2012) with Indrajith, Meghana Raj and Ananya in the lead roles. The film met with mostly negative reviews and was left unnoticed. He rose to fame with his second film, Zachariayude Garbhinikal (2013) which was well received by both audience and critics. The film bagged 4 Kerala State film awards that year including the award for the best actor. His third movie, Kumbasaram was released in 2015. Even though movie received mixed reviews, it has been considered the best amongst three of his movies. Jayasurya's performance in the movie was well applauded by critics.


S.No Year Film Cast
1 2012 Mullamottum Munthiricharum Indrajith Sukumaran, Meghana Raj
2 2013 Zachariayude Garbhinikal Lal, Sanusha, Sandra Thomas, Rima Kallingal, Asha Sharath
3 2015 Kumbasaram Jayasoorya, Honey Rose
4 2016 Basheerinte Premalekhanam Farhaan Faasil, Sana Althaf
5 2019 My Great Grandfather Jayaram, Surabhi Santosh, Divya Pillai

Awards and nominationsEdit

S.No Title Movie Year
1. Kerala State film Award for best story Zachariayude Garbhinikal 2014
2. Kerala State film Award (Special Jury) Zachariayude Garbhinikal 2014