Remembering actor Asif Basra: His life and times in pics

Zee Media Bureau | Nov 12, 2020, 20:21 PM IST

Asif Basra died by suicide

Actor Asif Basra, who was a familiar face of the industry, died allegedly by suicide in Dharamshala on Thursday. The 53-year-old actor was found hanging in a private residential complex. The actor's body was recovered by police officials. He had rented a property in McLeodganj about five years ago and visited the place regularly.


His sudden death has left Bollywood shocked. Many Bollywood celebs took to social media to pay tributes to the late star.


Asif Basra had been part of several movies and TV shows, including 'Jab We Met', 'Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai', 'Kai Po Che!', 'Paatal Lok' and 'Hostages 2'.


(Image Courtesy: Asif Basra's website)


Bollywood remembers Asif Basra



A post shared by Shraddha  (@shraddhakapoor) on

Shraddha Kapoor posted a heartbreaking emoji to express her condolence. Anushka Sharma, who produced 'Paatal Lok', the web series in which Asif recently acted, took wrote, "My sincere condolences and prayers with the family and loved ones. RIP Asif Basra."


Asif Basra was a well-known actor

In his over two-decade career, Asif Basra played supporting parts in many critically-acclaimed features such as 'Black Friday', 'Parzania' and 'Outsourced'.


(Image Courtesy: Instagram/@asiftheactor)


Asif Basra acted in plays too

Before venturing into Bollywood, he did theatre as he was always inclined towards acting.


(Image Courtesy: Instagram/@asiftheactor)


Rest in peace, Asif Basra

More recently, he was seen in the web shows 'Paatal Lok' and 'Hostages'.


(Image Courtesy: Instagram/@asiftheactor)

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