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Zakariya Mohammed
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Zakariya Mohammed

Valanchery, Kerala, India
OccupationDirector, Screenwriter, Actor
Years active2018–present

Zakariya Mohammed is an Indian Film director, writer and actor who works in Malayalam Films. He is from Valanchery, Malappuram. Zakariya is best known for his directorial debut Sudani from Nigeria.[1], The movie won Audience Choice Award at Russian film festival[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is a postgraduate in Mass Communication and Journalism and worked as an assistant professor in MBL media School at Calicut. He started his career as an Assistant Director in an Advertising production house, TVC Factory, Cochin, Kerala[3]


Year Title Director Notes
2018 Sudani from Nigeria Himself Debut movie as a director
2019 Virus[4] Aashiq Abu Debut movie as an actor


Year Award Category Film Result
2018 Kerala State Film Awards[5] Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value Sudani from Nigeria Won
Best Screenplay
Best Debut Director[6]
International Film Festival of Kerala[7] FIPRESCI Award: Best Malayalam Film
Aravindan Puraskaram[8] Best Debut Director
Mohan Ragavan Award[9] Best Director
Padmarajan Award[10] Best Director
Asianet Film Awards[11] Best Film


External LInks[edit]


Category:Film directors from Kerala Category:Living people

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