Rahman is a popular film actor in the Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu film Industries. Six feet one inch tall Rahman has acted in more than 100 films in Malayalam, Tamil & Telugu and was a superstar in the 1980s. Rahman has a lot of fans all over South India. There are several fans associations in the name of this actor in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. He acted in the films of great directors like Padmarajan, Bharathan, K Balachandran, Priyadarshan and acted along with great artists like Sivaji Ganeshan, Prem Nazir, Mammootty, Mohanlal, Madhu, MG Soman, Sukumaran, KP Ummar Satyaraj,Vijayakanth & Prabhu. The Mammootty, Mohanlal, Rahman team acted together in about seven films, and was very successful.