Shihabudheen,born without hands and legs, hailing from Malappuram has joined Calicut University for his MA English course. Shihabudheen is said to be a wonder for all the differentially abled community in the world,because he has defeated his destiny and became an inspiring hero to many people.
He is a motivational speaker even for the students at IITs ( Indian Institute of Technology)
Since his higher secondary days he has been a motivational speaker.
Until 14 years,Shihabudheen learned primary lessons from his siblings’ books.
He was a self-learner who entered into the world of letters.
He used to write and paint since his childhood to save himself from the loneliness.
He used to read his elder sisters’ and brothers’ books
Shihabudheen with his brothers
He tried to put a pen between his hands and wrote some words with great effort.
It was too tough to write even a sentence, in the beginning. However,he managed to write thanks to his strenuous effort.
Shihabudheen began his formal education from eight standard onwards at Aravankara School.
He got 94% marks in the SSLC examination and joined at the same school for his higher secondary classes.
He has not yet taken support from ‘scribe’during his written examinations.
He used to go as a pillion rider in the middle of his two brothers to attend his school classes.During his lunch time,his mother Mahija Bi would come and give him food.
Shihabudheen’s father, Aboobecker who is running a tea shop at Pookkottur Aravankara Cholamukkil.
When he moved to Valluvambram MIC College for his BA English degree course, his friends took over his mother’s duty of giving him lunch.
Thanks to his will power,he also created paintings and even got prizes for district level competitions.
Shihabudheen dream is to become a motivational speaker like Nicholas James.
As per the instruction by Vice Chancellor Khader Mangad,Registrar T.A.Abdul Majeed has taken steps to make all convenience for him at the campus.