Mamukkoya is a popular Malayalam comedian actor. His unique usage of Malabar dialect and style marks his presence in the industry.
Mamukkoya was born in July 5, 1946 in Kozhikode to Chalikkandiyil Muhammed and Imbichiyisha. He completed his school education in M. M. High school, Kozhikode. He was obsessed with soccer in his childhood, just like most Malabar people.
Mamukkoya started his career as a theatre actor, much like other people of his age who later became film actors. Mamukkoya got his chance in the film industry through Anyarude Bhoomi (1979). His portrayal of Gafoor in Sathyan Anthikkad's Mohanlal - Sreenivasan starrer Nadodikkattu (1987) carved a niche for him in Malayalam cinema. His award winning performance in Perumazhakkalam (2004) proved that he can handle non-comedy roles as well with ease. He did the title role in the film Korappan, the great (2001) which depicted him as a forest brigand like Veerappan.
Mamukkoya is married to Suhra. They have 4 children: Nisar, Sahida, Nadiya and Abdul Rasheed.