Kerala Boy Famous As ‘Emirati’ In UAE Commercials Debuts In Malayalam Film
Kerala Boy Famous As ‘Emirati’ In UAE Commercials Debuts In Malayalam Film Nizhal
An Eight-year-old Keralite boy from UAE is all set to mark his debut in a Malayalam film. Izin Hash is a grade three student of Habitat School in Ajman, UAE. He is famous for his role as an ‘Emirati’ in several advertisements in the United Arab Emirates.
Izin has also starred in a lead role in an Arabic music video by famous UAE-based rapper Freek (Mustafa Ismail). He garnered international fame when football legend Steven Gerrard, the captain of the England football team and Liverpool interviewed him. The youngster has a blue tick on his Instagram and Facebook accounts with ‘tens of thousands of followers.
Izin is marking his debut in Malayalam film Nizhal(Shadow). He will be sharing screen space with South Indian superstars Kunchacko Boban and Nayanthara in the Appu N. Bhattathiri directorial. Appu N. Bhattathiri, an award-winning young editor from Kerala.
Izin’s acting experience in commercials has been instrumental in shaping his journey to the silverscreen, said his father Hash Javad, a social media manager in Dubai. “He was invited to star in a number of films earlier. But he could not make it for various reasons. Sandeep, the associate director of Nizhal, contacted us through one of my friends and arranged an audition through a Zoom call,” Hash said.
Nizhal is a mystery thriller and has Izin playing Nithin, son of Sharmi, played by Nayanthara. He has a pivotal role in the plot.
Nizhal (Shadow), which is set to be released on Friday.