Asif Ali (actor)
Ali in Bachelor Party
4 February 1986 (age 32)|
Thodupuzha, Kerala, India
|Occupation||Film actor, Producer|
|Spouse(s)||Zama Mazreen (2013- present)|
|Relatives||Askar Ali (Brother)|
Asif Ali made his acting debut with the Malayalam film Ritu (2009) directed by Shyamaprasad. Later, he went on to act in successful films including Apoorvaragam (2010), Traffic (2011), Salt N' Pepper (2011), Ordinary (2012), Ozhimuri (2012), Honey Bee (2013), Sapthamashree Thaskaraha (2014), Nirnayakam (2015), Anuraga Karikkin Vellam (2016), and Sunday Holiday (2017). He made his debut as a producer with the 2015 film Kohinoor under his production company Adam's World of Imaagination, which also starred himself.
Life and works
Asif Ali was born in Thodupuzha, Idukki, India, to a Muslim family. He obtained graduation degree from the Marian College, Kuttikkanam in Business Administration. While studying Ali modelled for ads and worked as a video jockey. He was selected by Shyamaprasad to play one of the lead roles in his film Ritu, got Highly positive reviews from critics and audience. He was then approached by Sathyan Anthikkad to play an important role in his film Kadha Thudarunnu. 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. 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.
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 which he followed with debutant Jissmon Joy's Bicycle Thieves. 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.
In 2015 He appeared In Nirnayakam, Kohinoor and Rajamma @ Yahoo. His movie Anuraga Karikkin Vellam went on to become one of the Superhit of 2016. He reunited with Jean Paul Lal for Honey Bee 2. Sequel of 2013 Box office success Honey Bee. Then He appeared in Mahesh Naryanan's Take Off. The film was shot in various parts of Dubai and released to widespread critical acclaim.
- As an Actor
|2009||Ritu||Sunny Immatty||Shyamaprasad||Debut Movie|||
|2010||Kadha Thudarunnu||Shanavas Ahammad||Sathyan Anthikkad|||
|Best of Luck||Manu||M.A.Nishad|
|Ithu Nammude Katha||Vinod/Appu||Rajesh Kannamkara|||
|Salt N' Pepper||Manu Raghav||Aashiq Abu|
|Indian Rupee||Land Broker||Ranjith||Cameo|
|2012||Asuravithu||Don Bosco||A. K. Sajan|||
|Mallu Singh||Harendra Singh||Vysakh||Cameo|
|Bachelor Party||Tony||Amal Neerad|
|Ustad Hotel||Himself||Anwar Rasheed||Cameo|
|Husbands in Goa||Arjun||Saji Surendran|
|Jawan of Vellimala||Koshi Oommen||Anoop Kannan|
|Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu||Himself||Shyju Anthikadu||Cameo|
|I Love Me||Prem||B. Unnikrishnan|
|Kili Poyi||Chacko||Vinay Govind|
|Red wine||Ramesh||Salam Bappu|
|Honey Bee||Sebastian/Seban||Jean Paul Lal|
|D Company||Chinnan||M. Padmakumar||Segment:Oru Bolivian Diary 1995|||
|Bicycle Thieves||Kunchakko/Chacko||Jis Joy|
|Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal||Alex||Ajith Pillai|||
|Hi I'm Tony||Sameer||Jean Paul Lal|||
|Sapthamashree Thaskaraha||Shabab||Anil Radhakrishnan Menon|||
|Vellimoonga||Josootty/Charlie||Jibu Jacob||Extended Cameo|||
|Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu||Anwar||Benny K. Joseph|||
|2015||You Too Brutus||Abhi||Roopesh Peethambaran|||
|Nirnayakam||Ajay Siddharth||V. K. Prakash|||
|Double Barrel||He||Lijo Jose Pellissery||Extended Cameo|||
|Amar Akbar Antony||Faizal||Nadirshah||Cameo|||
|Rajamma @ Yahoo||Yohannan/Yahoo||Raghurama Varma|||
|2016||Ithu Thaanda Police||Ramakrishnan||Manoj Palodan|||
|Anuraga Karikkin Vellam||Abhilash||Khalid Rahman|||
|Kavi Uddheshichathu..?||Kavalam Jimmy||Liju Thomas|||
|2017||Honey Bee 2||Sebastian||Jean Paul Lal|||
|Take Off||Faizal||Mahesh Narayanan||Extended Cameo|||
|Adventures of omanakkuttan||Omanakuttan||Rohith V S|||
|Avarude Raavukal||Aashik||Shanil Mohammed||50th Film|||
|Sunday Holiday||Amal||Jis Joy|||
|Thrissivaperoor Kliptham||Girija Vallabhan||Ratheish Kumar|||
|Honey Bee 2.5||Himself||Shyju Anthikkad||Extended Cameo|||
|Kaattu||Nuhukkannu||Arun Kumar Aravind|||
|2018||B Tech||Anand||Mridul Nair|||
|Mandharam||Rajesh||Vijesh Vijay||Post Production|||
|Iblis||Rohith V S||Post Production|
|Vijay Superum Paurnamiyum||Jis Joy||Pre Production|
- As a Producer/Distributor
|2016||Kavi Uddheshichathu..?||Liju Thomas|
|2017||Honey Bee 2||Jean Paul Lal||Distribution Only|
|2017||Goodalochana||Thomas Sebastian||Distribution Only|
|2017||Vimaanam||Pradeem M.Nair||Distribution Only|
|2018||Iblis||Rohith Vs||Distribution Only|
Awards and nominations
|2010||Asianet Film Awards||Best Villain||Apoorvaragam||Won|||
|2011||Best Star Pair||Salt N' Pepper|||
|2016||Best Star Pair||Anuraga Karikkin Vellam|
|2016||Film Critics Awards||Special Jury for Best Actor||Nirnayakam|
|2017||Cera Vanitha Film Awards||Best pair||Anuraga Karikkin Vellam|
|2017||Asianet Comedy Awards||Entertainer of the Year||Sunday Holiday|
|2018||Toronto international South Asian film awards||Special jury award||Kaattu Movie|
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