Birth: , Kerela, India
Siddique is an Indian film director and screenwriter who has worked in Malayalam and Tamil cinema.
He started his career as an assistant director to Fazil. The duo, Siddique and Lal, was discovered by Fazil when he saw them performing in the Cochin's Kalabhavan troupe. Siddique later teamed up with Lal to create many films and was credited as Siddique-Lal. The duo has since split up, Siddique has continued with his directorial ventures, while Lal has turned to acting and producing. Siddique's films are all in the comedy genre. Siddique's films in Tamil have mostly been remakes of his Malayalam films.
His fourth Tamil film, `Kaavalan`, starring Vijay and Asin, is a remake of his Malayalam film `Bodyguard`. The film is expected to release in December 2010. He is all set to debut in Bollywood directing the Hindi remake of `Bodyguard`, starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor.