This year has turned out to be a good one for Asif Ali. After back to back success of his films "Apothecary", "Sapthamashree Thaskaraha" and "Vellimoonga", Asif Ali is now set to act in a film directed by VK Prakash.
"All I know is that I play a National Defence Academy student. It tells the story of a father-son relationship too. It's not a straight story line, but a bit complicated," said Asif Ali to The Times of India.
However, Asif have not let out much about the film as he is waiting for the director to make further announcements. There are also reports of Saiju Kurup, Prem Prakash and Nedumudi Venu being part of the film.
The film will be scripted by the Duo of Bobby and Sanjay who scripted hit films like "How Old Are You?", "Mumbai Police", "Ayalum Njanum Thammil", "Traffic", "Notebook" and "Ente Veedu Appuvintem".
For Asif, he is awaiting the release of two of his film "Driver On duty" and "Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu". Driver on duty is directed by debutant Manoj Palodan. Asif Ali plays the role of Ramakrishnan, a police jeep driver. He is the lone male driver amidst 11 women police officers at a women police station.
The story of the film was inspired by Asia's first women police station which was inaugurated in 1973 in Kozhikode. The film also stars Abhirami, Janani Iyer, Sajitha Madathil, Sruthi Lakshmi, Krishna Prabha, Neena Kurup, Sneha and Amit Kumar Vashisth.
Meanwhile, in "Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu", Asif will play brother to Jayaram. The film is touted as a family entertainer and is directed by debutant Benny K Joseph. The script of the film is penned by hit – makers Uday Krishna – Siby K Thomas. The film also have a cast of Madhu, Kalabhavan Shajon, Siddique, Meera Nandan and Kaniha in pivotal roles. The film is expected to hit theatres in November.
Meanwhile VK Prakash is busy with his Marathi film "Shutter", which is the remake of Malayalam film "Shutter". His last few Malayalam releases like "Thank You" and "Silence" failed to make a mark in the box office, but his upcoming Malayalam film has raised hopes in terms of script and the casting.