Asif Ali said that he was set to play one of the main roles in Nadirshah’s debut film Amar Akbar Anthony, but lost out in the last minute. He was eventually featured in a cameo in the movie.
Mera Naam Shaji is Nadirshah’s third film as a director, and will release in April. The movie stars Biju Menon, Asif Ali and Baiju.
Asif Ali will star in director Arun Kumar Aravind’s upcoming movie Underworld. The duo have previously worked on the critically appreciated movie Kaatu.
An eight-year-old minor from Jammu’s Kathua district was abducted, held hostage in a temple, drugged, repeatedly raped and finally murdered to scare the Bakerwal community out of the village. What followed after the brutal act was a concerted effort to obstruct justice. Bribes were paid, evidences destroyed, people were intimidated to cover the heinous crime that took place in January this year. Film personalities, Opposition parties and people in general have expressed shock and demanded justice for eight-year-old Asifa. Expressing outrage on social media accounts might perhaps be considered an easy way to react to the crime, but at moments like this, staying silent is also not an option.
Written, Edited & Directed by : Mahesh Narayanan Produced by : Anto Joseph Cinematography : Sanu John Varughese Music : Sushin Shyam Sound Design : Vishnu Govind, Sree Sankar Final Sound Mix : Vishnu Govind Lyrics : Anwar Ali Art Direction : Santosh Raman, Appunni Sajan Make Up : Ranjith Ambadi Costumes: Dhanya Rajendran Chief […]
Hindi actor Asif Basra was found dead at a private complex in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, on Thursday, ANI reported. The report mentioned that the police found him hanging when they reached the spot. He was 53.
People are writing interesting scripts and elevating them through fresh approaches to filmmaking,” says Santhy, adding that for an actor, being part of a film is an exercise in faith.Santhy Balachandran, who previously appeared in Tharangam and Randuper, is at the Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of her new film Jallikattu, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery.
Cinematographer-director Venu’s Raachiyamma is a flat adaptation of writer Uroob’s splendid short story of the same title. Kutti Krishnan (Asif Ali), the new manager of a tea estate in Wayanad, falls in love with Raachiyamma (Parvathy), a sharp-tongued dairy farmer.She reciprocates his feelings, but the man, unable to find the courage to take the relationship forward, breaks her heart. In Uroob’s work, the woman is a motif of nature that disintegrates and reconstructs itself in a perpetual cycle, responding to the time.
The first look poster of filmmaker Rajeev Ravi’s upcoming project Kuttavum Shikshayum starring actors Asif Ali, Sunny Wayne and Sharafudheen released on Sunday.
This film, directed by debutante Manu Ashokan, is powered by three performances, of Parvathy as a young woman whose ambitions couldn’t be burned by an acid attack that permanently distorts her face, of Asif Ali who brilliantly portrays the complex psyche of a toxic partner in a relationship, and of Siddique who plays a father who stands rock-solid beside his daughter even as the world turns against her.
Sibi Thomas, the circle inspector of police who played a pivotal role as a cop in Dileesh Pothan’s Thondimuthalum Driksaskshiyum, is the screenwriter of Rajeev Ravi’s next directorial. The film is based on a real-life police investigation that Sibi led while he was serving at a suburban police station in Kasaragod in 2016. In the film, Asif Ali will play the lead role as the head of a police investigation team.
Aakashaganga 2 – the sequel to director Vinayan’s 1999 horror comedy by the same name, will go on floors tomorrow. The movie stars Asif Ali in the lead and features Ramya Krishnan in a prominent role.
This year, a number of major releases awaits the Malayalam film audience. Among the films lining up to hit the screens in the first two months are Nine-9, directed by Jenuse Mohammad and produced by Prithviraj Sukumaran, Haneef Adeni’s Mikhael where Nivin Pauly plays the lead role, and Arun Gopi’s Irupathiyonnam Noottandu which features Pranav Mohanlal. Director Jis Joy’s Vijay Superum Pournamiyum, a remake of the Telugu superhit Pellichoopulu, will hit the screens in the second week of January. The film, a romantic-comedy, has Aishwarya Lekshmi and Asif Ali playing the lead roles.
Having been in the Malayalam industry for close to 30 years, violinist turned music composer Ouseppachan has more than 130 films and close to 600 songs to his credit. Ouseppachan, who began his career by playing the violin for the yesteryear composer Devarajan, even saw AR Rahman, Dilip Kumar back then, begin his career under him. With movies like Hey Jude and Nirnayakam, the composer has managed to work with a crop of actors and technicians like Nivin Pauly, Asif Ali, V.K. Prakash and Shyamaprasad who represent the new age Malayalam cinema.
Parvathy Thiruvoth will play an acid-attack survivor in her next movie that has Tovino Thomas and Asif Ali alongside her. The movie will see her joining hands with scriptwriters Bobby and Sanjay after their 2017 movie Take Off.
Back when the new-wave of Malayalam cinema was fading and most filmmakers were still trying different permutations and combinations of non-linear and hyperlink narratives, Pellissery picked the latter and applied it to a genre alien to Malayalam cinema – spoof.Double Barrel starred Prithviraj, Indrajith, Arya, Asif Ali, Sunny Wayne… and the tagline ‘No punches, only gunshots’ made for a perfect punchline in Malayalam.
A horror-comedy directed by Ohmkar, the film stars Nagarjuna Akkineni, Samantha Akkineni, Seerat Kapoor in the lead roles with a special appearance from Kajal Aggarwal. The film is a sequel to the Telugu film that released in 2015.Directed by Arun Kumar Aravind, the film stars Asif Ali, Murali Gopy, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Manasa Radhakrishnan, Unny Rajan P Dev and others.
It’s not every day that we see social media and the film industry coming together to rescue a low-budget experimental debut film from sinking at the box-office. Adventures Of Omanakkuttan (AOK), a Malayalam film starring Asif Ali and Bhavana, and directed by Rohith VS, released on May 19 alongside two bigger films, Godha and Achayans.
There is a scene in the second half of Adventures Of Omanakkuttan where Omanakkuttan (Asif Ali) and Pallavi (Bhavana), dressed in rich fancy clothes, drive to a hilltop overlooking Mysore city. Minutes ago, they were at a temple, in the midst of relatives and friends, all set to get married to each other.
The shoot of Adventures of Omanakkuttan, starring Asif Ali and Bhavana, started last week. The film is helmed by newcomer Rohith VS and is penned by Sameer Abdul. The comedy-drama has camera cranked by Akhil George.
Actors Revathy and Padmapriya wrote a letter to leaders of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) on Thursday questioning their stand towards the organisation’s general secretary Edavela Babu’s recent comments on a female actor who is a survivor of sexual assault.
By rendering her invisible, using romantic music and visuals, and creating a universe where Sleevachan becomes a desirable hero in an unbelievable pace, Kettiyolaanu Ente Malakha manipulates the doubting audience into cheering for the couple when they go in for an embrace and upholds the temple of marriage and family.
Instead of a sturdy backstory or convincing details to hold the film’s emotional narrative together, Aravind uses an overdose of slow-motion shots and punch dialogues that work like bullets fired into the air.But there is no evident effort from the part of the film’s makers to help Stalin deserve those dialogues or the audience’s attention.
Actor Dulquer Salmaan, on Thursday, launched the logo of his film production company, Wayfarer Films. The logo, which has an image of an adult and a child, is ‘a little hat tip to a special someone’, said the actor in a note posted on social media. “I hope we can do that in the cinema we produce and are a part of. I’ve never been more excited about a venture of mine. I really wish to continue to entertain all of you with not just films where I play the lead, but also content I want to back and stories I want to tell,” he wrote.
Actor Kunchakko Boban will play the lead in director Jis Joy’s next. The film, yet untitled, is based on a story by screenwriters Sanjay and Bobby, while the screenplay is written by Jis himself. The film is produced by Listin Stephen of Magic Frames. A casting call for child artistes to play Kunchakko’s childhood in the film was posted on social media on Thursday morning. A Times Of India report dated February 13, 2019 quotes Jis as saying, “The movie is a family satire, but satirical elements aren’t told in the backdrop of familial relationships. It has another aspect that we want to keep under wraps right now.”