Asif Ali is an Indian film actor who has starred in Malayalam films. He made his debut in 2009 in the acclaimed film Ritu.
Asif Ali was born in Karikkode near Thodupuzha in Idukki. His father’s name is M.P. Shoukath Ali of Maravettikal House and mother’s name is Molly. M.P. Shoukath Ali was the former Municipal Chairman of Thodupuzha Municipality. Asif also have a younger brother named Askar Ali. His initial schooling was at De Paul Public School, Thodupuzha and Rajarshi Memorial School, Vadavucode Puthencruz, Ernakulam. He did his degree in Business Administration from Marian College, Kuttikkanam. One of his album song was “Aadhyamayi..” in Himamazhayil album.
While pursuing a degree abroad, he modelled for ads, worked as a video jockey and was selected by Shyamaprasad to play one of the lead roles in his film Ritu. His family members wanted Asif to become an Engineer or business man but he wanted to become a film actor. Only after the release of the movie Ritu did Asif’s family realize that he had acted in a film. But now the family members are happy to see him as an actor. He got engaged to Zama Mazreen from Thana Kannur on 9th September 2012.their wedding is due on May 2013.