Soubin Shahir is an Indian film actor and director who works in Malayalam cinema. He began his film career as an assistant director in 2003 and worked under several directors. He made his acting debut in 2013 with a supporting role in Annayum Rasoolum. He made his directorial debut with the drama Parava (2017). In 2018, he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for his leading role in Sudani from Nigeria, the film was also a major commercial success.