Ali Akbar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and lyricist who predominantly works in Malayalam Film Industry. Grama Panchayath (1998), Bamboo Boys (2002), Junior Mandrake (1997), Kudumba Vaarthakal (1998), and Pai Brothers (1995) are some popular Malayalam movies that are directed by Ali Akbar. He is known for being the director of more than twenty Malayalam movies.In 1988, Ali Akbar made his debut as a film director with the movie Mamalakalkkappurathu. Young Ali Akbar.Ali Akbar worked as a lyricist for the movies Senior Mandrake in 2010 and Bamboo Boys in 2002.In 2014, Ali Akbar joined Indian politics and contested from the Koduvally constituency in Kerala as an Aam Aadmi Party candidate. In the same year, he shifted to Bharatiya Janata Party and contested the municipal corporation elections from Kozhikode Corporation and was elected as the committee member. In October 2021, Ali Akbar quit the post due to some disagreements with the Bharatiya Janata Party members. News18 Ali Akbar interacting in a media conference while joining the BJP.In 2015, Ali Akbar gave a public statement that when he was eight years old, he was sexually abused by an ustad (teacher) at his school (madrasa) at Meenangadi in Wayanad, Kerala. Ali Akbar added that he was the victim of child abuse in childhood. A childhood picture of Ali Akbar.In 2020, Ali Akbar directed the movie which was based on the Malabar Rebellion that happened in Northern Kerala in 1921. This movie titled 1921: Puzha Muthal Puzha Vare was directed through crowdfunding and gained immense popularity. Ali Akbar while directing a film.In August 2020, a film production company named Mama Dharma was founded under the leadership of director Ali Akbar. The head of Kolathur Advaithasramam named Swami Chidanandapuri inaugurated his production house.Various renowned Indian newspapers often cover the life journey of Ali Akbar in their articles. A newspaper article on Ali Akbar.Ali Akbar remains very active on his social media accounts. He has more than 173k followers on his Facebook account.Ali Akbar is a dog lover. He often posts pictures of his pet dog on her social media accounts. Ali Akbar with his pet dog.