Asif Ali
Asif Ali in "Inspector Dawood Ibrahim"Facebook/ Inspector Dawood Ibrahim

The makers of upcoming movie "Inspector Dawood Ibrahim" had kept its details under wraps till now. Now, they have announced that young star Asif Ali will play the lead role in the flick.

The makers have also released the first look poster featuring Asif Ali.

"Inspector Dawood Ibrahim" aka "IDI" is the directorial debut of Sajid Yahiya who is known for his appearances in movies such as "Bangalore Days" and "Friday".

"Ever since the day I started dreaming of cinema, my cousin & buddy Arouz Irfan was there with me as my partner in crime. We dreamt together and when finally the day had arrived I'm glad that he is with me. Yes, IDI - Inspector Dawood Ibrahim is written and directed by myself & him," wrote Sajid Yahiya on his Facebook page.

The music of the upcoming movie will be composed by Rahul Raj who was associated with "Annan Thambi", "Ritu", "Bachelor Party", "Oh My Friend" (Telugu), "Kili Poyi" and "London Bridge".

The cinematography of the movie will be taken care of by Abhinandhan Ramanujam who cranked the camera for "Mosayile Kuthira Meenikal" and "Amen."

The movie will be produced by Sajin Jaffar, Asif Ali and Brijeesh Mohamed under the banner of Adam's World of Imagination. 

Before a big bang it's always good to have such a silence, rather, a calmness before the storm. Hence here we are,...

Posted by IDI - Inspector Dawood Ibrahim on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 

"Guys.. Happy to announce that Inspector Dawood Ibrahim will be under my production house along with my friends Sajin,Brijeesh. Kindly need all your supports.. Thank you!

Posted by Asif Ali on Wednesday, 17 June 2015