Cochin Haneefa was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Haneefa began his career with a role in the Shankar drama "Abhimanyu" (1991). Haneefa made film his next project, appearing in "C.I.D. Moosa" (2003) with Dileep Gopalakrishnan and the drama "Kireedam" (2007) with Ajith Kumar. More recently, Haneefa acted in the Rajnikanth action comedy "Endhiran" (2010).