Riyaz Khan is an Indian film actor who predominantly works in Malayalam and Tamil cinema besides acting in a few Kannada and Telugu films and one Hindi film. He debuted in the Malayalam film Sugham Sughakaram directed by Balachandra Menon. Later he went on to act in Tamil and Telugu films. After many years, he came back to the Malayalam film industry acting in Balettan starring Mohanlal. He is also a brand ambassador of a Chennai-based fitness studio called 'Inshape Health & Fitness'. His notable films include Balettan (2003), Runway (2004), Stalin, Thirupathi, Ghajini, Winner, Baba and Ramana.