Siddique (Director) Age, Death, Family, Bio, Wiki, Facts

Siddique Ismail, an Indian Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Actor & Television Personality was born on 01-08-1960 in Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. He was popularly known for his work predominantly in Malayalam cinema. He also directed some Tamil movies as well as Telugu & Hindi movies.

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Quick Info

NameSiddique Ismail
Other NamesSiddique
ProfessionFilm Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Actor & Television Personality
AppearanceMalayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi
Birthday01-08-1960 (Monday)
Birth PlaceKochi, Kerala, India
Age63 Years Old (as of 08-08-2023)
DebutActor – Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu (1984)
Screenwriter – Pappan Priyappetta Pappan (1986)
Director – Ramji Rao Speaking (1989)
Producer – Fukri (2017)
Best Known forGodfather (1991), Bodyguard (2010)


Siddique Ismail worked predominantly in Malayalam cinema. He made his acting debut in Fazil’s Malayalam film “Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu” in 1984 opposite Mohanlal, Nadhiya Moidu & Padmini (one of the Travancore sisters).

After that, he started to work as an assistant director to film director Fazil. He made his directional debut along with Lal (M. P. Michael) in the Malayalam film “Ramji Rao Speaking” in 1989. Before his directional debut, he had made stories along with Lal for two Malayalam films titled “Pappan Priyappetta Pappan” & “Nadodikkattu”.

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He received breakthrough success in 1991 with his film “Godfather” directed under the name Siddique-Lal, for which he received the Kerala State Film Awards. He continued work with Lal and gave several hit movies to the entertainment industry. He made a Tamil remake in 2001 for his Malayalam film “Friends“, which was directed individually and released originally in 1991. He made his Telugu directional debut with the film “Maaro” in 2005.

His 2010’s Malayalam film “Bodyguard” became a blockbuster in Indian cinema, for which he received several awards. The film was remade in 2011 in Tamil with the title “Kaavalan”, and in Hindi with the title “Bodyguard” and received the Zee Cine Awards in 2012.

He also produced two Malayalam films named “Fukri” in 2017, and “Big Brother” in 2020. Besides filmmaking, he appeared in several television shows as a Judge.


He died on 08-08-2023 at the age of 63 at Amrita Hospital in Kochi. He suffered a heart attack on 07-08-2023 and was admitted to the Amrita Hospital in Kochi, where he took his last breath around 07:30 PM.

Death Date08-08-2023 (Tuesday)
Death PlaceAmrita Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India
Death CauseHeart Attack


He did his schooling at a private school in Kochi and joined St. Paul’s College in Kalamassery, Kochi for higher studies, and completed his graduation from the same college.

SchoolA Private School in Kochi
CollegeSt. Paul’s College, Kalamassery, Kochi

Physical Appearance

Heightin Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
in centimeters: 176 cm
in meters: 1.76 m
Weight78 Kgs (172 lbs)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper


  • Siddique Ismail was an Indian Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Actor & Television Personality.
  • He entered the entertainment industry as an actor in 1984 and made his acting debut in the Malayalam film “Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu“.
  • He made his debut as a screenwriter with the Malayalam film “Pappan Priyappetta Pappan” in 1986.
  • Before making his directorial debut, he worked under film director “Fazil” as an assistant director.
  • He made his directorial debut with the Malayalam film “Ramji Rao Speaking” in 1989 along with actor/director Lal.
  • He made several hits along with Lal under the director named Siddique-Lal.
  • His film “Godfather” became the blockbuster of the year in 1991.
  • His 2010’s film “Bodyguard” was also remade in Tamil & Hindi, and received the most love from the audience in Indian cinema.
  • He also appeared in several television shows as a Judge.
  • He also hosted a television show “Cinema Chirima“.
  • He also anchored for Manorama News.
  • He made a debut as a producer in the Malayalam film “Fukri” in 2017.
  • His last directed film was “Big Brother” in 2020.
  • His last appearance was in the Malayalam film “Kenkemam” in 2022.
  • He died from a heart attack at the age of 63 on 08-08-2023.

Siddique Ismail’s Family

FatherIsmail Haji
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
DaughtersSumaiya, Sara, Sukoon

He was born into a Muslim family to Zainaba and Ismail Haji. He married Sajitha on 06-05-1984, who was his first cousin. Together the couple was blessed with three daughters named Sumaiya, Sara, and Sukoon.


He dated his first cousin Sajitha and got married to her.

Personal Info

Home TownKochi, Kerala, India
ResidenceKochi, Kerala, India
HobbiesListening to Music
Official WebsiteN/A
Email AddressN/A
Contact NumberN/A

Favorite Things

Favorite ColourBlue
Favorite SingerK. S. Chithra, Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite ActorMohanlal, Mammootty
Favorite ActressManju Warrier
Favorite FoodFish Curry

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