Haneef Adeni

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Haneef Adeni
Born30 June 1987 (1987-06-30) (age 34)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active2017 – present

Haneef Adeni (born 30 June 1987) is an Indian film director and screenwriter, who works in Malayalam cinema.[1] Haneef made his directorial debut in the 2017 film The Great Father.[2] His next venture as a screenwriter is Ameer, starring Mammooty.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Haneef Adeni was born on 30 June 1987 in Thrissur, Kerala, India. He is currently residing in Kochi, Kerala, India.

Career[edit | edit source]

Haneef Adeni's debut movie was The Great Father starring Mammootty in the lead. The film released on 30 March 2017 and was commercial success.[3][4] It grossed $960,748 from UAE box office in two weeks.[5] Abrahaminte Santhathikal, his next film as a writer was a production of Goodwill Entertainments and was announced on 7 September 2017 by producer Joby George on Mammootty's birthday. It was the directorial debut of Shaji Padoor, an associate director in Malayalam cinema for 22 years.[6] The movie was released on 16 June 2018 in Kerala.[7] It was released in Gulf countries on 21 June and in rest of India the following day.[8][9] The Times of India and International Business Times gave the film positive reviews.[10][11] On 12 July 2018, he announced his second directorial film Mikhael produced by Anto Joseph under the banner Anto Joseph Film Company.[12] It was released in theaters on 18 January 2019.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Film Credited as Notes Ref(s)
Director Writer
2017 The Great Father Yes Yes [13]
2018 Abrahaminte Santhathikal Yes [6]
2019 Mikhael Yes Yes [14]
Ameer Yes Announced [15]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Mammootty's next titled The Great Father". The Times of India. 27 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  2. "Mammootty's 'The Great Father' is the biggest hit of 2017 so far". The News Minute. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  3. "The industry is undergoing a very difficult process of redefining itself: Director B Unni Krishnan". The Times of India. 30 December 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  4. "10 Malayalam movies which made 2017 memorable". The Indian Express. 26 December 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  5. "The Greater Father". Box Office Mojo. 24 April 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 സ്വന്തം ലേഖകൻ (9 September 2017). "മമ്മൂട്ടിയുടെ പിറന്നാൾ ദിനത്തിലെ സർപ്രൈസ്" [Surprise on Mammootty's birthday]. Manorama News (in മലയാളം). Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  7. Jayaram, Deepika (17 May 2018). "Abrahaminte Santhathikal to release on July 15". Times of India. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  8. Mythily Ramachandran (20 June 2018). "Mammootty to thrill again in 'Abrahaminte Santhathikal'". Gulf News. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  9. "Friday Fury - June 22". Sify. 22 June 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  10. Abrahaminte Santhathikal Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India, retrieved 17 June 2018
  11. Narayanan, Nirmal. "Abrahaminte Santhathikal - First day, first show, first review is here". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  12. "Nivin Pauly announces his next film Mikhael". The Times of India.
  13. Hashique, Muhammed (31 March 2017). "The Great Father movie review: Mammootty film is all sound, no fury". The Indian Express. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  14. "Nivin Pauly film 'Mil' puja held at Kakkanad". The Times of India.
  15. "Mammootty -Haneef Adeni's movie titled 'Ameer'". The Times of India.

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