Actor Asif Basra found hanging at Dharamshala residence


By: Express News Service | Shimla |

November 13, 2020 12:06:35 am

Asif Basra was 53. (Photo: Asif Basra/Facebook)

Actor Asif Basra, final seen within the net collection Paatal Lok, was Thursday found hanging at his residence in Dharamshala after what gave the impression to be a case of suicide, the Himachal Pradesh Police stated. He was 53.

Basra’s physique was found on the primary ground of the two-storey home close to McLeodganj in Upper Dharamshala at round midday, the police stated. He had been residing in the home for the final 5-6 years, in keeping with residents of the world.

“Prima facie, he hanged himself and it is a case of suicide,” stated Kangra Superintendent of Police Vimukt Ranjan. He stated the physique has been despatched for a autopsy examination and {that a} forensics workforce has examined the spot.

Ranjan added that Basra was utilizing the property underneath a lease settlement. The actor would keep there on and off owing to the character of his work.

No be aware was found and there was no signal of foul play, an official stated.

Some residents stated they final noticed Basra earlier within the day when he took his canine out for a stroll.

The police have began inquest proceedings underneath Section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Code at the McLeodganj police station.

Born in Maharashtra in 1967, Basra had dabbled with appearing since his faculty days.

He acted in a number of talked-about performs together with Feroz Khan’s Mahatma vs Gandhi, Manav Kaul’s Mumtaz Bhai Patangwale and Vikram Kapadia’s Tuglak.

Basra has additionally acted in a variety of mainstream and unbiased movies together with Black Friday, Parzania, Outsourced, Jab We Met, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Kai Po Che, Krrish 3, Ek Villain, Kaalakaandi and Hichki. This 12 months, he appeared in important roles in net reveals Paatal Lok and Hostages Season 2.

Shocked by his demise, Sachin Krishn, the director of Hostages Season 2, stated he had tried contacting Asif a number of occasions since September after the present went stay, however by no means acquired a response.

Several celebrities mourned Basra’s dying on social media.

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