Asif Ali

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Asif Ali
Born Thodupuzha, Idukki
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film actor
Years active 2009–present
Spouse(s) Zama Mazreen (2013- present)
Children 1

Asif Ali is an Indian film actor who works in Malayalam cinema. Ali made his debut with the Malayalam film Ritu and later starred in Apoorvaragam. His production Kohinoor was released in 2015 September.[1]

Life and works[edit]

While pursuing a degree abroad, Ali modelled for ads and worked as a video jockey. He was selected by Shyamaprasad to play one of the lead roles in the film Ritu.[2] He was then approached by Sathyan Anthikkad to play an important role in his film Kadha Thudarunnu.[3] His third film was Apoorvaragam, directed by Sibi Malayil.

Since then, he had acted in the films Best of Luck and Traffic. His next film was Ithu Nammude Katha written and directed by Rajesh Kannankara.[4][5]

In 2011 Ali signed to appear in Aashiq Abu's second movie Salt N' Pepper in which he played the role of Manu Raghav, a carefree youngster character who often puts himself into awkward situations trying to be over friendly.[6]

He played cameo roles in Doctor Love, Indian Rupee, Mallu Singh and Ustad Hotel. In 2013 He appeared In Jean Paul Lal's directorial debut, Honey Bee where he played the role of Sebastian[7] which he followed with debutant Jissmon Joy's Bicycle Thieves.[8] Ali sang four lines of the song "Aayiram Kannumaai", which was featured in Fazil's Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu.

His next releases were Pakida, Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal and Hi I'm Tony. He played the role of Shabab in Sapthamashree Thaskaraha and had a cameo role in Vellimoonga.[9] Ali produced the film Kohinoor, In which he played the role of Louis.[10]

He married Zama Mazreen from Thana Kannur in May 2013. In 2014, their son was born.[11]


Year Film Role Director Sources
2009 Ritu Sunny Immatty Shyamaprasad
2010 Kadha Thudarunnu Shanavas Ahammad Sathyan Anthikkad [12]
2010 Apoorvaragam Tomy Sibi Malayil
2010 Best of Luck Manu M.A.Nishad
2011 Traffic Rajeev Rajesh Pillai
2011 Ithu Nammude Katha Vinod/Appu Rajesh Kannamkara [13]
2011 Violin Aby Sibi Malayil
2011 Salt N' Pepper Manu Raghav Aashiq Abu
2011 Sevenes Sooraj Joshiy
2011 Doctor Love Narrator K.Biju
2011 Indian Rupee Land Broker Ranjith
2012 Asuravithu Don Bosco A. K. Sajan [14]
2012 Unnam Aloshy Sibi Malayil
2012 Ordinary Bhadran Sugeeth
2012 Mallu Singh Harendra Singh Vysakh
2012 Bachelor Party Tony Amal Neerad
2012 Ustad Hotel Himself Anwar Rasheed
2012 Ozhimuri Sharath Madhupal
2012 Husbands in Goa Arjun Saji Surendran
2012 Jawan of Vellimala Koshi Oommen Anoop Kannan
2012 916 Prasanth M. Mohanan
2012 Idiots Messi K.S Bava
2012 Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu Himself Shyju Anthikadu
2012 I Love Me Prem B. Unnikrishnan
2013 Cowboy Vinay P. Balachandrakumar
2013 Kili Poyi Chacko Vinay Govind
2013 Red wine Ramesh Salam Bappu
2013 Honey Bee Sebastian/Seban Jean Paul Lal
2013 D Company Chinnan M. Padmakumar [15]
2013 Bicycle Thieves Kunchakko/Chacko Jismon Joy
2014 Pakida Aadhi Sunil Karyattukara
2014 Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal Alex Ajith Pillai
2014 Hi I'm Tony Sameer Jean Paul Lal
2014 Apothecary Prathapan Madhav Ramadasan
2014 Sapthamashree Thaskaraha Shabab Anil Radhakrishnan Menon
2014 Vellimoonga Josootty/Charlie Jibu Jacob
2014 Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu Anwar Benny K. Joseph
2015 You Too Brutus Abhi Roopesh Peethambaran [16]
2015 Nirnayakam Ajay Siddharth V. K. Prakash [17]
2015 double barrel He Lijo Jose Pellissery [18]
2015 Kohinoor Louis Vinay Govind [19]
2015 Amar Akbar Antony Faizal Nadirshah [20]
2015 Rajamma @ Yahoo Yohannan/Yahoo
Driver on Duty Ramakrishnan Manoj Palodan Post Production[21]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result Ref
2010 Asianet Film Awards Best Villain Apoorvaragam Won [22]
2011 Asianet Film Awards Best Star Pair Salt N' Pepper Won [23]


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  2. ^ Shyamaprasad's Rithu for the youth – Oneindia Entertainment. (2009-06-30).Retrieved on 2013-04-10.
  3. ^ "Katha Thudarunnu Malayalam Movie".
  4. ^ "Ithu Nammude Katha Synopsis". Retrieved 2011-01-21. 
  5. ^ "Ithu Nammude Katha Review". Rediff. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  6. ^ Vijay George. (30 June 2011). "Bright expectations". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
  7. ^ "Asif, Bhavana in Honeybee". Sify. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Bicycle Thieves Cast and Crew". Nowrunning. 29 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Sapthamahsree thaskaraha movie review: Wallpaper, Story, Trailer at Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
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  11. ^ "Pic: Asif Ali Blessed With A Baby Boy! - Filmibeat". 2014-04-18. Retrieved 2015-06-25. 
  12. ^ "Katha Thudarum: The new Sathyan movie". IndiaGlitz.
  13. ^ "Ithu Nammude Katha Review". Rediff. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
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  15. ^ "D Company: Latest News, Videos and D Company Photos | Times of India". Retrieved 2015-07-24. 
  16. ^ "Roopesh Peethambaran announces `You Too Brutus`!". 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2015-07-24. 
  17. ^ "Nirnayakam Movie Reviews, Nirnayakam Review, Nirnayakam Movie Review, Nirnayakam Critics Review". FilmiBeat. 2015-06-05. Retrieved 2015-07-24. 
  18. ^ Asha Prakash. "Double Barrel Movie Review". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  19. ^ Litty Simon (25 September 2015). "'Kohinoor': Stirring up a toofan". Malayala Manorama. Retrieved 27 September 2015. 
  20. ^ Anu James (October 16, 2015). "'Amar Akbar Anthony' movie review by audience: Live updates". International Business Times. Retrieved 16 October 2015. 
  21. ^ "I look cute and innocent, they say, and then give me scary characters". 2014-08-30. Retrieved 2015-04-09. 
  22. ^ "Ujala-Asianet Film Award winners". The Hindu. 2011-01-02. 
  23. ^ List of 2012 Asianet Film Awards from Entertainment OneIndia

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