Asif was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire. He studied at The University of Bradford before training as an actor at RADA. His writing includes Tight Bastards, performed as a reading at the Soho Theatre for Tamasha Theatre (2015) and at Theatre503 (2016). Willkommen - A play on Migration for teenagers. Commissioned by Tamasha & The Migration Museum for Landau Forte College (Derby). He is a member of the Tamasha Playwrights Group, the Arcola’s Middle Eastern, Asian and North African writers group & BBC Comedy Room. Asif was nominated for the ADOPT A PLAYWRIGHT AWARD (OffWestEnd.Com) and made it through to the final shortlist. He is also on the BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017 for new writers.