Fazil (Aleksa Muhammed Fazil) is a film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He has predominantly worked in the Malayalam film industry and also in Tamil and Telugu. He made his debut by directing the movie ‘Manjil Virinja Pookkal’ in 1980, which is an evergreen hit. Over the last four decades, he has directed over 30 films and has produced about 9 films. As an actor, he has made an appearance in about 5 films. His popular works include movies like ‘Ente Mamattikkutiyammakku’, ‘Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu’, ‘Harikrishnans’, ‘Manichithrathaazhu’, etc.