Rahman (born Rashin Rahman) is an Indian film actor who has starred in over 150 films, primarily Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films in a variety of roles, and has won several awards. In 80's, Rahman was a superstar in Malayalam film industry. In Tamil and Telugu cinema, he is also known by the screen names Raghuman and Raghu. He made his acting debut in Koodevide (1983), for which he won his first Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor, becoming the youngest recipient of the award at the age of 16. He was a popular teen idol in Malayalam cinema during the 1980s, which heightened his stardom in Malayalam film industry. He eventually shifted to playing lead roles in Tamil and Telugu films during the late 1980's and early 1990s. He did make a comeback in Malayalam films since 2004 and has been acting in leading and supporting roles in Tamil and Telugu films after the 2000s.