- Asif Basra died at the age of 53.
- He was found dead in Mcleodganj of Himachal Pradesh
- He was last seen in the second season of the Disney + Hotstar series Hostages.
A shattered film industry poured out their hearts on social media after the tragic death of actor Asif Basra on Thursday. Basra, 53, was found dead in Himachal Pradesh’s Mcleodganj. Police said they are investigating whether it was a suicide death case. The film fraternity paid tribute to the late actor on social media. Kareena Kapoor, who co-starred with the late actor in the 2007 film We meetOn his Instagram story, he wrote: “Rest in peace Asif Basra. Condolences to family and loved ones.” Anushka Sharma, producer of the web series Paatal Lok, in which Asif Basra starred earlier this year, wrote: “My condolences and my prayers to the family and loved ones. RIP Asif Basra.”
Manoj Bajpayee, reacting to filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s tweet, wrote: “What? This is too shocking! Filmed with him just before Lockdown! Oh my gosh!”
What? This is too shocking !! I shoot with him just before Lockdown! Oh my God!!! https://t.co/alfYTGxChH
– manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) November 12, 2020
Shraddha Kapoor, who co-starred with Asif Basra in the film Ek Villain, posted a photo of the late actor with a heartbroken emoticon.
– Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) November 12, 2020
Nawazuddin Siddiqui tweeted: “It’s amazing, yet another loss of a dear friend Asif Basra, a gem of talent and a personality full of life. Rest in peace my friend, more power to the family.”
– Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) November 12, 2020
Randeep Hooda, who worked with Asif Basra on Once upon a time in mumbaai, also paid tribute to the actor.
– Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) November 12, 2020
Divya Dutta wrote in her tweet: “Terribly shocked to hear about Asif Basra’s untimely disappearance. We filmed together to Hostages 2. He looked like such a happy free-spirited man and he was such a fabulous actor! RIP Asif. This is hard to digest. “
Terribly surprised to hear @asifbasra s premature death. We shoot together for # hostages2. He looked like a happy free-spirited man! And he was a fabulous actor !! Rip Asif. this is difficult to digest.
– Divya Dutta (@ divyadutta25) November 12, 2020
Asif Basra was best known for starring in films such as Black Friday, Parzania, Jab We Met, Ek Villain, Fanney Khan, Roy Y Hichki, among others. He had also been a part of several web series, including Amazon Prime Video. Paatal Lok. It was last seen in the second season of the Disney + Hotstar series. Hostages.