Shaam (Aka) Shamshuddin Ibrahim

 Thiruppatur, Tamil Nadu, India
 Khushi (2000)

About Me

Shaam also known as Shamshuddin Ibrahim is a Tollywood film Actor and model. He was born on 4 April, 1977 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.  He belongs to Tamil-speaking Muslim Family. His father hails from Madurai, while his mother is from Tirupattur. He grew up in Bengaluru. He completed his graduation in B.Com and then he moved to modeling in Bangalore. After Modeling he started working in the film Industry. Shaam is married to Kashish and they have a daughter by name Samaira. He has two sisters and three brothers.

Shaam first debut Tamil film is ‘Khushi’ released in 2000. He has worked with several movies. Some of the famous movies names are Khushi (2000- Tamil), Bala (2002 - Tamil), Lesa Lesa (2003- Tamil), Anbe Anbe (2003 - Tamil), ABCD (2005- Tamil), Thananam Thananam (2006- Kannada), Kick (2009- Telugu), Kalyanram Kathi (2010), Veera (2011- Telugu), Action 3D (2013 - Telugu).

The promos of the film were critically praised with Shaam signing on to appear on several projects before 12B even released.[9] His second feature film, however, the S J Suryah-directed Khushi, in which he appeared in a cameo role, released first, since 12B got stuck in production and released in 2001 only. The film, based on the theme of butterfly effect, fetched rave reviews and was seen as a "dream entry" for Shaam, His performance was praised as "apt" His subsequent releases including Vasanth's Hey! Nee Romba Azhaga Irukke (2002), Bala (2002), Anbe Anbe (2003) and Priyadarshan's Lesa Lesa (2003), garnered only average or poor box office returns. His final release of 2003 was Iyarkai by debutant S P Jananathan, which also failed at the box office due to a delayed release, but opened to high critical acclaim, even winning the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.

His later films showed promise but were yet to make the box-office. Shaam, after an effort to make better story selections, improved his image as his films got better returns at the box-office and helped him maintain his reputation. His first 2005 release, Ullam Ketkumae, again directed by Jeeva, finally was a commercial success again. Following several more unsuccessful film, he got a major break in the 2009 Telugu action film Kick, which became a blockbuster success in Andhra Pradesh. He will be now starring in its Tamil remake, titled Thillalangadi also, playing the same role again. He was also a part of Mani Ratnam's stage show, Netru, Indru, Naalai.