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4 February 1986
Thodupuzha, Kerala, India
|Years active||2009 – present|
|Parents||M.P. Shoukath Ali
Early and personal life
Asif Ali was born in Karikkode near Thodupuzha in Idukki. His father's name is M .P .Shoukath Ali and mother's name is Molly. His initial schooling was at De Paul Public School, Thodupuzha and Rajarshi Memorial School, Ernakulam. He got his degree in Business Administration from Marian College, Kuttikkanam. Before entering into the film industry he was working as a model, as an anchor as well as a programme producer. While pursuing a degree abroad, he modelled for ads, worked as a video jockey and was selected by Shyamaprasad to play one of the lead roles in his film Ritu. He has since performed in critical hits such as Traffic (2011), Salt N' Pepper (2011), Ordinary (2012)and HoneyBee (2013).Asif Ali married Zama Mazrin on 26 May 2013.
Asif Ali made debut through Shyamaprasad's musical film Ritu, co-starring Nishan and Rima Kallingal. He was then approached by Sathyan Anthikadu [Kadha Thudarunnu, starring Jayaram and Mamta Mohandas in the lead roles. In his third film Apoorvaragam, directed by veteran Sibi Malayil, he again co-acted with Nishan. He has completed M. A. Nishadh's Best Of Luck and debutante Rajesh Kannamkara's Ithu Nammude Katha. Rajesh Pillai's Traffic, written by Sanjay & Bobby, starring Sreenivasan, Kunchacko Boban, Vineeth Sreenivasan and Roma was a big hit. Asif's next movies were Violin directed by Sibi Malayil with Nithya Menon as the heroine of the film and then Salt N' Pepper directed by Aashiq Abu starring Lal, Mythili, Shwetha Menon . Other recent performances include role in Sevenes directed by Joshiy. Asuravithu and Unnam were his next films. Then his film was debutant director Sugeeth's Ordinary . His next movies were Ozhimuri Husbands in Goa Cowboy "Kilipoyi" and "Red Wine" with Mohanlal & Fahad Fazil. His next project was Jean Paul Lal's HoneyBee opposite Bhavana . This film was a Monsoon Success .
|1||2011||Doctor Love||Narrator||Kunchacko Boban, Bhavana||K.Biju|
|2||2011||Indian Rupee||Land Broker||Prithviraj, Rima Kallingal||Ranjith|
|3||2012||Mallu Singh||Harendra Singh||Kunchacko Boban, Unni Mukundan||Vaisakh|
|4||2012||Ustad Hotel||Himself||Dulquer Salmaan, Nithya Menon||Anwar Rasheed|
|5||2012||Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu||Asif Ali||Lal, Navya Nair||Shyju Anthikadu|
|2013||Pakida||Adhi||Biju Menon, Aju Varghese, Vishnu Raghav, Malavika Sai, Apoorva Bose||Sunil Karyattukara|
|2014||Mosayile Kuthira meenukal||Andrea Jeremiah, Sunny Wayne||Ajith Pillai|
|2014||Driver on Duty||Remya Krishnan||Manoj Palodan|
|2014||TT Town 2 Town||Gauthami Nair|
|2014||To Noor with Love||Nithya Menon||Babu|
|2014||Honey Bee 2: Hi I Am Tony||Sebastian||Nazriya Nazim, Baburaj, Sreenath Bhasi, Balu, Archana Kavi||Jean Paul Lal|
|2014||Vekkada Vedi||Manu||Nithya Menon, Baburaj,lal||Jean Paul Lal|
|2014||success||sunnyj,||anuradha||Jean Paul Lal|
Awards and nominations
- 2012: Youth Star Award
- 2010: Kairali Film Award for Best Actor in a Villain Role for Apoorvaragam
- 2010: Vanitha Film Award for Best Actor in a Villain Role for Apoorvaragam
- 2011: Amrita TV FEFKA Film Awards
- 2011: Kanyaka Minnale Award for Special Jury for Apoorvaragam
- 2011: Jaihind T.V Award for Upcoming Talent
- 2011: Ramu Karyat Youth Star Award
- 2013: Nominated - SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for Unnam
- Shyamaprasad's Rithu for the youth – Oneindia Entertainment. Entertainment.oneindia.in (2009-06-30). Retrieved on 2013-04-10.
- "No Shortcut to Success" – Asif Ali | Kochi Cochin News. Cochinsquare.com (2012-06-26). Retrieved on 2013-04-10.
- Best Of Luck Malayalam Movie Preview cinema review stills gallery trailer video clips showtimes. Indiaglitz.com. Retrieved on 2013-04-10.
- Youth brigade again. The Hindu (2010-09-10). Retrieved on 2013-04-10.