Soubin Shahir is one of most popular new generation comedy actor in Malayalam film industry. He is a part of Malayalam films from 2003 as an assistant director. The first film which had him credited as an assistant director was Siddique directorial Chronic Bachelor. 10 years later, with Annayum Rasoolum, he made the start of his acting career officially. But it was the role of PT Master Shivan Sir in Premam (2015) was his big break and made him an overnight star. He turned a director in 2017 with the movie Parava which turned out to be one of the finest films of the year. Sudani From Nigeria which hit theatres in the first half of 2018 marked Soubin Shahir's debut as a lead actor. Presently, Soubin is one of the bankable actors of the Malayalam cinema and is tagged to be a promising director.