Aashiq Abu is a Malayalam film director from Kerala, India. He began his directorial career by directing a Mammootty movie, Daddy Cool. Daddy cool was appreciated for the brave attempt in making some experimental treatment. His second film Salt N’ Pepper turned out to be a trend setter in malayalam film industry. The poster design and the title cards of the movie were brillantly done. The film stars Asif Ali, Lal, Shweta Menon and Mythili in the lead roles while Baburaj and Vijayaraghavan play supporting roles.