Indian Film actor Riza Bava is known for his work in Malayalam cinema. He is popular for his role as John Honai in the 1990 Malayalam film 'In Harihar Nagar'. He began his career in theater, and then landed his lead role in his debut film Dr. Pasupathy directed by Shaji Kailas. He received his career break with his performance in the film 'In Harihar Nagar' which gave him prominence. He went on to work on several Malayalam movies and later moved into the small-screen industry, acting in a number of Malayalam serials. He had completed his higher secondary studies in St. Sebastian's HSS, Thoppumpady.