Lal is a Malayalam film actor, director, script writer, producer, and film distributor. He started his career as a mimicry artist in Kalabhavan. He is best known for teaming up with Siddique. Lal and Siddique joined as assistant directors to Fazil in 1984. The duo broke off afterwards.
Lal’s debut as an actor in Jayaraj’s Kaliyattam. He got the Kerala state film award for best actor in 2008 for Thalapavu, in 2013 for Ayal and Zachariayude Garbhinikal