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What will Asif Ali’s role in 'BTech' be?

After getting to share the screen space in two films Sunday Holiday and Thrissivaperoor Kliptham, actors Asif Ali and Aparna Balamurali will be back together for another film titled as B Tech.

It may be noted here that Sunday Holiday was one of their biggest hits which catapulted their star status in the film industry. The new venture will be bankrolled by Maqtro Pictures, which had produced Sunday Holiday earlier with Asif Ali and Aparna Balamurali.

Mridul Nair will be making his debut as director with this flick.
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Not just economics: Asif Ali should also take blame for 'Adventures of Omanakuttan' debacle

The Malayalam movie Adventures of Omanakuttan, directed by debutant Rohith Vs and starring Asif Ali and Bhavana, may have passed by without making much of a blip after its release on May 19. However, the movie abruptly became the talk of social media over the last two days.

It all started with a post from director Rohith on Facebook, requesting viewers to watch the movie soon as it is on the verge of being pulled from theaters within only few days of its release.
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‘Don’t skip the film because I’m in it’: Asif Ali makes desperate plea as movie tanks

In a desperate appeal, debutant filmmaker Rohith Pv whose Malayalam film Adventures of Omanakuttan released last Friday urged fans to watch the movie before it is dropped by theatres. Taking to Facebook, the director wrote, “Those who want to watch the movie please rush, it would be dropped out from theatres soon.”

The romantic comedy stars Asif Ali and Bhavana in leading roles.
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Failure in distribution has affected this Malayalam movie badly

Adventures of Omanakuttan is actor Asif Ali's latest film having Bhavana as the lead lady. Sadly, the director of the film, debutant Rohith Vs posted on Facebook that people who want to see the film better make it quick as it might not last long in theaters. This unfortunate and heartbreaking message put up by a debutant director brought forward many people from the industry supporting him.

The hero of the film, Asif Ali said that the film has a specialty to it which he had understood while shooting. The response from the audience was positive when the film released....
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Honey Bee 2 Celebrations Movie Review

'Honey Bee 2: Celebrations' is the sequel to the 2013 outright entertainer 'Honey Bee: Its Tripping', directed by Lal Jr. and produced by actor Lal. Honey Bee 1 was a mixture of youthfulness, drinks, love, family bonding, henchmen and above all friendship. Honey Bee 2 also has all these ingredients in it and is about the marriage of Sebastian (Asif Ali) with Angel (Bhavana) who had eloped in the first part.

 

Apart from Asif Ali, Bhavana, Lal, Baburaj, Sreenath Bhasi, Balu and Suresh Krishna who played pivotal roles in the first edition, Sreenivasan and Lena also appear as important...
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Anuraga Karikkin Vellam Movie Review

Anuraga Karikkin Vellam is an ideal feel good movie crammed with the essence of life. Simple but sweet, the movie showcases the life of city dwellers, their friendships, love affairs and breakups.

 

The plot of the movie revolves around Abhilash (Asif Ali) and Elizabeth (Rajisha Vijayan). Abhilash decides to end his relationship with Elizabeth aka Eli and the consequent turn of events forms the story of the movie. The director Khalid Rahman has handled the well written screenplay with expertise. He has made every actor outperform themselves and live their roles. Naveen Bhaskar, the writer takes a simple, realistic...
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Trailer for Malayalam film Inspector Dawood Ibrahim packs a punch!

Idi:  Inspector Dawood Ibrahim  is another debut film in Malayalam cinema, this time from first-time director Sajid Yahiya and writer Arouz Irfan -- both of whom have paid their dues in the industry, Yahiya as an actor (most notably in Bangalore Days and Double Barrel), Irfan as an assistant director (for films like Friday and Amen). They were looking for an actor who hadn't really pitched his tent in the action category, and initially had cast Asif Ali -- but when he pulled out of the film, they approached Jayasurya to take on the role of a police inspector who perhaps is not quite as suited to that role as he should be -- the trailer certainly offers up some hints of this. I have...

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Warsaw, Brindisi, Cottbus reveal projects

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Warsaw, Brindisi, Cottbus reveal projects
New films by Krzysztof Zanussi, Merab Kokochashvili and Jan Cvitkovic are among the projects from Eastern Europe being presented at platforms in Warsaw, Brindisi and Cottbus in the coming weeks.

The CentEast Warsaw-Moscow initiative will be presenting nine ‘works in progress’ from Eastern Europe on October 18 as part of Warsaw Film Festival’s CentEast Market.

The showcase will then be repeated two days later on October 20 in Moscow as part of Project For Tomorrow and, in a new development, during the Beijing Film Market next April.

The nine ‘works in progress’ include:

veteran Polish film-maker Krzysztof Zanussi’s new feature the Polish-Italian-Russian co-production Foreign Body;

Ukrainian Oles Sanin’s $2m historical drama The Guide, previously presented at Odessa’s industry platform in July;

Alexander Mitta’s art film Chagall-Malevich, which is being handled internationally by Intercinema and was given a special promo-reel screening in Venice;

Romanian Dan Chisu’s sixth feature Bucharest Nonstop about four interconnected stories
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Malayalam actor Asif Ali weds Zama Masreen

Malayalam actor Asif Ali weds Zama Masreen
Kannur (Kerala), May 26: "Salt N' Pepper" fame Malayalam actor Asif Ali Sunday married Zama Masreen Sunday.

Asif and Zama had a traditional Muslim ceremony, but after that, the couple hit the dance floor with friends.

Zama, who hails from Kannur, is a first year degree student at a college in Kozhikode.

On June 1, a gala reception for the entire film industry will be held in Kochi.

Since his debut in 2009 with "Ritu", the 27-year-old Asif has had a moderate success in the industry, but he has become a heartthrob of the younger generation.

He has so far acted in 22 films and even shared the screen space.
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Akshay Kumar launches first look of Shawn Arranha’s next Tukkaa Fitt

Aap Entertainment’s Tukkaa Fitt seems to be one film that will set the box-office registers rolling. Or so it seemed with the trade and the entertainment industry thronging to be part of this Aap Entertainment venture’s First Look Unveiling.

The auspicious moment was at the hands of Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty and a horde of other celebs at Novotel Hotel, Mumbai on May 11. The team of the film had a special bond which was apparent. Director Shawn Arranha was visibly excited on the response the film received. The unveiling of the poster was graced by the entire team together.

Aap Entertainment’s Tukkaa Fitt, directed by Shawn Arranha and produced by Premal Gora Gandhi, stars Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Vaishali Desai, Hiten Paintal and Rajpal Yadav in key roles. Tukkaa Fitt is a comic story of three vagabonds and their journey to hit jackpot. It deals with money chase, aspirations
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