Ashiq Usman is a Malayalam producer and acted in a couple of movies during his childhood. He was born on 17th April 1986. He started his career in the film industry very recently. He has done his schooling at Seventh Day Adventist Higher Secondary School in 1999. He has done his high schooling at Sacred Heart Thevara. He graduated from CUSAT in 2008.
After graduation, he started working as an executive director at DFS Foundations and Structures Private Limited. But due to the passion towards the movies, he established his own production in the Malayalam industry. He commenced Ashiq Usman Productions in November 2012 at Kochi and became the managing director. He is also the CEO and Founder of Handmade Films. He was recently married to Khadija Mohamed Ashraf in December 2014.
He made a character artist role in 1997 which starred Jayaram and
Divya Unni. In 2013, he produced his debut film
Arikil Oraal. It is a psychological thriller scripted and directed by
Sunil Ibrahim where
Remya Nambeesan, and
Nivin Pauly played the lead roles. This movie was produced by him under the banner of Milestone Cinemas.
In 2014, he produced a drama film directed by
Boban Samuel and starring Jayasurya,
Aparna Gopinath, and Lal.
Chandrettan Evideya is a comedy film directed by
Sidharth Bharathan starring Dileep alongside Anusree and
Namitha Pramod in 2015. In March 2016, he produced Kali, a romantic thriller movie which had
Sai Pallavi and
Dulquer Salmaan in the main roles.It was directed by Sameer Tharir. He produced this film under the banner Hand Made Films. He settled with his wife in Kochi, India.