New Delhi: Bollywood actor Asif Basra, who featured in supporting roles in films such as ‘Jab We Met’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai’, allegedly died by suicide on Thursday. He died in McLeodganj in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamshala near a cafe located in Jogiwara Road. The city police has began its investigation in the case and the cause of the suicide is yet to be ascertained. Asif Basra was 53.
“Film actor Asif Basra was found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala. The forensic team is at the spot and police is investigating the matter,” SSP Kangra Vimukt Ranjan told news agency ANI.
Film actor Asif Basra was found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala. Forensic team is at the spot and police is investigating the matter: SSP Kangra Vimukt Ranjan. #HimachalPradesh (Picture credit: Asif Basra’s website) pic.twitter.com/nxpWNLi8VU
— ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2020
It has been learnt that Asif Basra was living in a rented house in McLeod Ganj since five years. He shared the space with a female friend.
Asif Basra was a well-known actor of the industry. Apart from ‘Jab We Met’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai’, he starred in films like ‘Black Friday’, ‘Kai Po Che’, ‘Krrish 3’, ‘Ek Villain’ among others. Apart from movies, he acted in web shows such as ‘Paatal Lok’ and ‘Hostages’.