Asif Ali (actor)
Asif Ali in Kakshi: Amminippilla
|Born||4 February 1986 (age 34) |
|Occupation||Film actor, Producer|
|Spouse(s)||Zama Mazreen |
|Parent(s)||Shoukath Ali |
|Relatives||Askar Ali (Brother)|
Asif Ali is an Indian film actor and producer, who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema. He started his film career at the age of 23 in Shyamaprasad's 2009 film Ritu, which was highly appreciated by the critics.
During the Subsequent years Asif went on to act in critically and commercially successful films including the romantic thriller Apoorvaragam, Road thriller film Traffic, Romantic Comedy film Salt N' Pepper and Period drama movie Ozhimuri which got an official selection in the Indian Panorama section of the 43rd International Film Festival of India. His 2013 film Honey Bee was one of the major Hit in that year and 2015 film Nirnayakam won National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues. He followed the success by starring in 2016 Romantic movie Anuraga Karikkin Vellam, 2017 movie Sunday Holiday, Campus thriller Btech (2018) and Vijay Superum Pournamiyum (2019). He starred in and made his debut as a producer in the 2015 film Kohinoor under his production company Adam's World of Imagination. Later he produced the 2016 film Kavi Uddeshichath and distributed various films including Vimaanam and Iblis.
Life and works
Asif Ali was born in Karikode, 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 and received positive reviews from critics and audiences. 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 Jis Joy's Bicycle Thieves. Ali sang four lines of the song "Aayiram Kannumaai", which was originally 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. In 2018, his major releases were B Tech, Iblis and Mandharam. B Tech became a financial success, running for 100 days in Kerala.
He Started the year 2019 with Vijay Superum Pournamiyum, which became a Successful venture at box office. He played a critical role in the movie uyare which had Parvathy and Tovino Thomas playing other characters. He played another critical role in the film Virus which is based on a true story occurred in calicut.He later acted in Nissam Basheer's directorial debut Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha which was a box office success and gained critical acclaim. Director Lal Jose appraised it to be the career best of asif ali.
|2009||1||Ritu||Sunny Immatty||Shyamaprasad||Debut movie|||
|2010||2||Kadha Thudarunnu||Shanavas Ahammad||Sathyan Anthikkad|||
|3||Apoorvaragam||Tomy||Sibi Malayil||Dubbed in Telugu as 50% love|
|4||Best of Luck||Manu||M.A.Nishad|
|6||Ithu Nammude Katha||Vinod/Appu||Rajesh Kannamkara|||
|8||Salt N' Pepper||Manu Raghav||Aashiq Abu|
|10||Doctor Love||Narrator||K.Biju||Cameo appearance|
|11||Indian Rupee||Land Broker||Ranjith||Cameo appearance|
|2012||12||Asuravithu||Don Bosco||A. K. Sajan||Dubbed in Hindi as Duniya Meri Muthi Main|||
|15||Mallu Singh||Harinder Singh||Vysakh||Cameo appearance|
|16||Bachelor Party||Tony||Amal Neerad|
|17||Ustad Hotel||Himself||Anwar Rasheed||Cameo appearance|
|19||Husbands in Goa||Arjun||Saji Surendran|
|20||Jawan of Vellimala||Koshi Oommen||Anoop Kannan|
|23||Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu||Himself||Shyju Anthikadu||Cameo appearance|
|24||I Love Me||Prem||B. Unnikrishnan||Dubbed in Hindi as I love me (2019)|
|26||Kili Poyi||Chacko||Vinay Govind|
|27||Red wine||Ramesh||Salam Bappu|
|28||Honey Bee||Sebastian/Seban||Jean Paul Lal|
|29||D Company||Chinnan||M. Padmakumar||Segment: "Oru Bolivian Diary 1995"|||
|30||Bicycle Thieves||Kunchakko/Chacko||Jis Joy|
|32||Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal||Alex||Ajith Pillai|||
|33||Hi I'm Tony||Sameer||Jean Paul Lal|||
|35||Sapthamashree Thaskaraha||Shabab||Anil Radhakrishnan Menon|||
|36||Vellimoonga||Josootty/Charlie||Jibu Jacob||Cameo appearance|||
|37||Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu||Anwar||Benny K. Joseph|||
|2015||38||You Too Brutus||Abhi||Roopesh Peethambaran|||
|39||Nirnayakam||Ajay Siddharth||V. K. Prakash|||
|40||Double Barrel||He||Lijo Jose Pellissery||Cameo appearance|||
|42||Amar Akbar Antony||Faizal||Nadirshah||Cameo appearance|||
|43||Rajamma at Yahoo||Vishnu Yohannan/Yahoo||Raghurama Varma|||
|2016||44||Ithu Thaanda Police||Ramakrishnan||Manoj Palodan|||
|45||Anuraga Karikkin Vellam||Abhilash||Khalid Rahman|||
|46||Kavi Uddheshichath||Kavalam Jimmy||Liju Thomas|||
|2017||47||Honey Bee 2||Sebastian||Jean Paul Lal|||
|48||Take Off||Faizal||Mahesh Narayan||Cameo appearance
Dubbed in Hindi as TakeOff (2018)
|49||Adventures of Omanakkuttan||Omanakuttan||Rohith V S|||
|50||Avarude Raavukal||Aashik||Shanil Mohammed||50th film|||
|51||Sunday Holiday||Amal||Jis Joy|||
|52||Thrissivaperoor Kliptham||Girija Vallabhan||Ratheish Kumar|||
|53||Honey Bee 2.5||Himself||Shyju Anthikkad||Cameo appearance|||
|54||Kaattu||Nuhukkannu||Arun Kumar Aravind|||
|2018||55||B Tech||Anand Subrahmaniam||Mridul Nair|||
|56||Iblis||Vaishakan||Rohith V S|
|2019||58||Vijay Superum Pournamiyum||Vijay||Jis Joy|||
|59||Mera Naam Shaji||Shaji George||Nadirshah|||
|60||Uyare||Govind Balakrishnan||Manu Ashokan|||
|61||Virus||Vishnu Bhaskaran||Aashiq Abu|||
|62||Unda||S.I. Rajan||Khalid Rahman||Cameo Appearance|
|63||Kakshi: Amminippilla||Adv. Pradeepan Manjodi||Dinjith Ayyathan|||
|64||Under World||Stalin John||Arun Kumar Aravind|||
|65||Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha||Sleevachan||Nizam Basheer|
|68||Kuttavum Sikshayum||Rajeev Ravi||Filming|||
|69||Ellaam Shariyaakum||Jibu Jacob||Announced|
|70||Parannu Parannu||Sugeeth||Pre production|
|71||Untitled Padmakumar Movie||M. Padmakumar||Announced|||
|72||Thattum Vellattam||Mridul Nair||Announced|
List of Produced Films
|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|
|2019||Performer of the year||various roles|
|2016||Film Critics Awards||Special Jury for Best Actor||Nirnayakam|
|2017||Cera Vanitha Film Awards||Best pair||Anuraga Karikkin Vellam|
|2020||Popular actor||Various films|
|2017||Asianet Comedy Awards||Entertainer of the Year||Sunday Holiday|
|2018||Toronto international South Asian film awards||Special jury award||Kaattu|
|2018||Red FM Malayalam music awards||Golden star||Various films|
|2019||Mazhavil Entertainment Awards||Best Star Pair||Vijay Superum Pournamiyum|
|2020||Ramu Karyat award||Best Villain||Uyare|
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