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Friday, November 13, 2020

‘Paatal Lok’ And Kaipo Che Fame actor Asif Basra commits suicide in Dharamshala

 ‘Paatal Lok’ And Kaipo Che Fame  actor Asif Basra commits suicide in Dharamshala

Bollywood actor Asif Basra allegedly committed suicide on Thursday at Dharamshala (Dharamshala) in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.



Basara was reportedly found hanging near a cafe on Jogibada Road in McLeodganj.

The reason why he took such a drastic step is yet to be ascertained. An investigation into the matter is underway.

Reports say that actor Asif Basra had been living in a rented house in McLeodganj for the last 5 years. He also had a foreign girlfriend living with him. Gujarat rojgar samachar 

“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” Kangra SSP Vimukt Ranjan said.

Basra is a well-known face in the entertainment industry. In addition to several Bollywood movies like Kao, Pe Che, Parzania and Black Friday.

He was also seen in Hollywood film Outsource. Apart from this, he was also seen in shows like Paatal Lok, Woh, Hostages.

Actor Asif Basra was found dead in Himachal Pradesh's Mcleodganj, the police have said. A forensic team has arrived to find out how he died, the police said, adding they are investigating whether it was death by suicide. He was 53.

The actor had a property on lease in Mcleodganj - a place popular among tourists - and used to visit the hill station often, news agency Press Trust of India reported.


Most recently known for his role in the thriller series Paatal Lok, Mr Basra had appeared in a number of Bollywood films, including a movie on the 1993 Mumbai blasts Black Friday, the 2002 Gujarat riots Parzania and Kai Po Che

He had also starred in several plays in India and abroad, performing in English, Hindi and Urdu theatre productions.


Mr Basra was born in Maharashtra's Amravati in 1967. He moved to Mumbai in 1989 to pursue his acting career


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