Young actor Asif Ali is going through a really good time of his career. He is doing good films as well as entertainers which makes audience satisfied. As an actor too many people now of the opinion that Asif Ali is the one young actor who had showed great improvement as an actor from the time he made his entry in to Malayalam cinema. Asif Ali starrer Nirnayakam is considered as one of the best films of this year in Mollywood and his performance in that film is considered as his career best. Even though that film does not done very well at box office due to Premam wave at that time, it had really made a great impact on the audience after sometime.
Asif Ali also turned a producer as well with the film named Kohinoor which is directed by Vinay Govind. The film released on last Thursday and got good positive response from all over as an entertainer and now running in packed houses across Kerala. It is also moving to be the first solo hit of Asif Ali and that too he got through his first ever production venture. And while telling about the success of Kohinoor Asif Ali said to ‘Manorama Online’ about his relationship with Mega Star Mammootty. Asif Ali said that Mammootty has always treated him like a family member.
Mammootty was the distributor of Asif Ali’s debut film Ritu directed by Shyamaprasad. Asif saw Mammootty really close in person at that time. Later when Mammootty for the first time produced a film on his own named Jawan Of Vellimala, Asif Ali was also given a key role in that film. And when Asif Ali had produced Kohinoor, Mammootty came as the chief guest at the audio launch ceremony of the film. Asif remembers an incident from the audio launch ceremony of Kohinoor when Mammootty took Asif’s little son Adam and placed him in his lap. And then he saw Mammootty giving him some sweets with great love and care. Asif said, that sight was really awesome and it had really made him happy and made him more and more attached to Mammootty as a person.
Asif said that Mammootty is a gem of a person and what people tells about him outside like he is arrogant or something like that is absolutely wrong. He knows that because he interacted with him very closely. He has great respect and admiration for mammootty from his childhood and Mammootty also considered him very close by giving advice to him in the time of his marriage as well as when he started his own production venture.