Arsher Ali is a British actor who rose to prominence after playing the role of Hassan Malik in the Chris Morris-directed comedy film Four Lions. His other roles include Adil 'A-Rab' Hussein in the comedy drama Beaver Falls, Waleed Ahmed in the Channel 4 drama Complicit, and Malik Suri in BBC drama The Missing.
He is currently writing his first feature film and working on a TV adaptation of the book 'The Cotton Harvest' by AK Nawaz.
Ali is die-hard fan of Nottingham Forest Football Club. He has been a season-ticket holder for many years and often writes articles for the Nottingham Post covering Forest. His favourite former Forest player is Des Walker.
He is also a devoted fan of cricket and is a member of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. Ali played the sport in high school and was a prolific fast medium-bowler. He cites Wasim Akram, Shahid Afridi, Steven Mullaney and Samit Patel as some of his favorite players. Internationally, he follows the England Cricket team.
He is a graduate of East 15 Acting School.
|2012||All in Good Time||Etash|
|2015||A Patch of Fog|
|2011||Silent Witness||Zak Khan|
|2011-2012||Beaver Falls||Adil "A-Rab" Hussain|
|2013||The Guilty||DS Vinesh Roy|
|2014||The Missing||Malik Suri|
|2015||Arthur & George||George Edalji|
|2015||Doctor Who||Bennet||"Under the Lake" / "Before the Flood"|
|2016||Line of Duty||PC Hari Bains||Series 3|
|2017||Ackley Bridge||Samir Qureshi|
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