An Indian film actor, director, and screenwriter Salim Ahmed Ghoush well-known by his stage name Cochin Haneefa passed away on 3.30 pm on 2nd February 2010 due to liver problem. Haneefa was in serious situation in Chennai private hospital, he was suffering from chronic liver problem for long time and admitted in hospital sometime back.

Mini profile of Cochin Haneefa:

Name: Salim Ahmed Ghoush
Date of birth: 22 April 1951
Place of birth: Kochi, Kerala, India
Date of death: 2 February 2010 (aged 58)
Occupation: Actor, Film Director, Screenwriter.
Years active: 1979–2010

Haneefa was 61 years old and is survived by his wife and two children. He played mostly the role of villain in the early stages of his career, and later shined in comedy. More than 300 films had been acted by him including Tamil, Telegu and Hindi since his debut film “Mamangam” in 1979. More than three decades were being spanned in acting career by him.

He had also acted in several Tamil films. His real name was Salim Ahmed; Haneefa’s acting career was started through the stage troupe Kochin Kalabhavan. He proved as a good director. Some films were box office hits like ”Valsalyam” which were directed by him and won critical acclaim. He slowly and easily tuned to comedy roles and film buffs received his performances enthusiastically.

At the death of Hanifa, M Karunanidhi, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu expressed shock and offered commiseration to his family “He has acted in many films, including Pasa Paravaigal for which I had penned the dialogue and he used to be very polite and respectful whenever we interacted,”

A role had been essayed by him in the 2007 Rajni-starrer, Sivaji-The Boss. Haneefa, the third major Malayalam star has passed away in current months after Murali and Rajan P Dev. He won ‘Best Supporting Actor‘ award in 1999 and the State Award for ‘Best Actor’ in Soothradharan in 2001.

Cochin Haneefa`s Movies

Madharasapattinam (2010)
Loud Speaker (2009)
Ee Pattanathil Bhootham (2009)
Kancheepurathe Kalyanam (2009)
Hailesa (2009)
Colors (2009)
Bullet (2008)
Twenty:20 (2008)
Kurukshetra (2008)
Thirakkatha (2008)
Parunthu (2008)
Cycle (2008/I)
Janmam (2007)
Paradesi (2007)
Kichamani M.B.A. (2007)
Alibhai (2007)
Mission 90 Days (2007)
July 4 (2007)
Sivaji (2007)
Chota Mumbai (2007)
Detective (2007/I)
Deepavali (2007)
Mayavi (2007)
Inspector Garud (2007)
Changathipoocha (2007)
Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan? (2007)
Red Salute (2006)
Aanachandam (2006)
Keerthi Chakra (2006)
Thuruppu Gulan (2006)
Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006)
Madhuchandralekha (2006)
Pattiyal (2006)
Vargam (2006)
Anandabhadram (2005)
Rajamanikyam (2005)
Nerariyan CBI (2005)
Pandippada (2005)
Ben Johnson (2005)
Daivanamathil (2005)
Anniyan (2005)
Chandrolsavam (2005)
Iruvattam Manavatti (2005)
Udayananu Tharam (2005)
Thotti Jaya (2005)
Vacation (2005)
Vesham (2004)
Maampazhakkaalam (2004)
Youth Festival (2004)
Vettam (2004)
Runway (2004)
Chathikkatha Chanthu (2004)
Vismayathumbathu (2004)
C.I. Mahadevan 5 Adi 4 Inchu (2004)
Kerala House Udan Vilpanakku (2004)
Maratha Nadu (2004)
Pattanathil Sundaran (2003)
Pulival Kalyanam (2003)
Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu (2003)
Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu (2003)
Swapnakoodu (2003)
Meerayude Dukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum (2003)
C.I.D. Moosa (2003)
Vellithira (2003)
Sadanandante Samayam (2003)
Kilichundan Mampazham (2003)
Thilakkam (2003)
Kasthuriman (2003)
Satyaghath: Crime Never Pays (2003)
Meesha Madhavan (2002)
Bamboo Boys (2002)
Chirikkudukka (2002)
Kaiyethum Doorath (2002)
Kannaki (2002)
Kunjikkoonan (2002)
Mazhathullikkilukkam (2002)
Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan (2002)
Phantom (2002)
Pranyamanithooval (2002)
Snehithan (2002)
Citizen (2001)
One Man Show (2001)
Bharthavudyogam (2001)
Sundrapurushan (2001)
Ee Nadu Ennalevare (2001)
Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka (2001)
Ee Parakkum Thalika (2001)
Kakkakuyil (2001)
Soothradharan (2001)
Dubai (2001)
Praja (2001)
Rakshasa Rajav (2001)
Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram (2000)
Arayannegalude Veedu (2000)
Dada Sahib (2000)
Mr. Butler (2000)
Satyameva Jayate (2000)
Angene Oru Avadhikkalathu (1999)
Chandamama (1999)
Crime File (1999)
Friends (1999)
Independence (1999)
Megham (1999)
Mudhalvan (1999)
Njangal Santhushtaranu (1999)
Panchapandavar (1999)
Pathram (1999)
Udayapuram Sulthan (1999)
Vazhunnor (1999)
Kabhi Na Kabhi (1998)
The Truth (1998)
Elavamkodu Desam (1998)
Harikrishnans (1998)
Kanmadam (1998)
Mailpeelikkavu (1998)
Mangalya Pallakku (1998)
Punjabi House (1998)
Sreekrishnapurathe Nakshathrathilakkam (1998)
Vismayam (1998)
Aaram Thamburan (1997)
Aniyathi Pravu (1997)
Lelam (1997)
Mannadiar Penninu Chenkotta Checkan (1997)
Mayaponman (1997)
Nagarapuranam (1997)
Newspaper Boy (1997)
Superman (1997)
Hitler (1996)
Azhakiya Ravanan (1996)
Kala Pani (1996)
Kaliveedu (1996)
Kaatttile Thadi Thevarude Ana (1995)
Kakkakum Poochakkum Kalyanam (1995)
Mangalam Veettil Manaseswari Gupta (1995)
Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995) .
Thacholi Varghese Chekavar (1995)
Sagaram Sakshi (1994)
Vishnu (1994)
Bheesmacharya (1994)
Kinnaripuzhayoram (1994)
Vatsalyam (1993)
Devasuram (1993)
Mahanadi (1993)
Abhimanyu (1991)
Veena Meettiya Vilangukal (1990)
Vandanam (1989)
Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu (1988)
Aankiliyude Tharattu (1987)
Oru Sindoora Pottinte Ormaykku (1987)
Cheppu (1987)
Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu (1986)
Thalavattam (1986)
Makan Ente Makan (1985)
Kaiyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu (1985)
Parayanumvayya Parayathirikkanumvayya (1985)
Ente Upasana (1984)
Inakkilly (1984)
Koottinilamkili (1984)
Piriyilla Naam (1984)
Aa Rathri (1983)
Attakkalasam (1983)
Bhookambam (1983)
Thaalam Thettiya Tharattu (1983)
Aarathi (1981)
Raktham (1981)
Karimpana (1980)
Moorkhan (1980)
Sakthi (1980)
Aavesham (1979)
Mamangam (1979)