Well, Asif Ali is indeed a thinking actor and he is an actor who is open to do any kind of roles. In fact, he is one such Malayalam actor who has made friendly appearances in films for most number of times.
Let us take a look at some of the superhit films which had Asif Ali's presence in a guest role
Well, it all started with Indian Rupee, when director Ranjith opted to cast Asif Ali in a cameo role. He appeared along with Fahadh Fazil in the climax sequences of the film. The film was a commercial and critical success.
Asif Ali appeared in a short but very important role in this film which had Unni Mukundan and Kunchacko Boban in the lead roles. Mallu Singh was one of the biggest hits of 2012.
Superhit film Usthad Hotel had Asif Ali in a very brief role and that too, in a song sequence. He appeared as himself in the film and the scene got very good acceptance.
Vellimoonga had Asif Ali as Charlie, a character which plays an important role in the progress of story line. It was a kind of an extended cameo and the film was a bumper hit.
Amar Akbar Anthony
This film had Asif Ali in the role of a narrator. He was one of the surprise packages of the film and did sparkle in all the scenes that he featured.
Asif Ali is indeed a lucky charm for Mollywood. The box office success of all the movies in which he made a cameo appearance clearly suggest that.
The actor who debuted through the film Ritu, has made it a point to try out different kinds of roles and hence has stayed away from being sterotyped.
Interestingly, there were reports that the actor is not interested to do cameo roles and friendly appearances anymore. But, it was then that Amar Akbar Anthony came his way and his role in the film got much noticed.
Asif Ali's previous release was Ithu Thaanda Police which didn't fare well at the box-office. The actor's upcoming films are Anuraga Karikkin Vellam, Avarude Raavukal, Kavi Udheshichath etc.