Anwar Rasheed got his first break with Rajamanikyam
starring Mammootty in the lead. Anwar Rasheed, who had earlier
assisted directors like K. Madhu, Johny Antony, Sunder Das, A.K.
Sajan and Reghunath Paleri, became an independent director with
Rajamanikyam which later became one of the biggest
grossers in Malayalam.
Last year, the director had rendered another super hit film,
Chota Mumbai, starring Mohanlal in the lead. The director
is now busy with his new film, Annan Thambi, starring
Mammootty in dual roles (brothers). Lakshmi Rai is the female lead.
Marikkar Films produces the film with a script penned by Benny P.