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Asif Basra passes away: From directors to actors, B-Town celebs mourn the tragic death of 53-year-old actor

Bollywood actor Asif Basra passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the age of 53. Known for his memorable roles in many films like Jab We Met, Ka Po Po, and Hinchki, the actor was found dead in his hired residence at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. Actor Died by suicide.

Asif Basra strangled his pet dog to death. The incident happened at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. No suicide note found. Police are currently investigating the case, confirmed Superintendent of Police Vimukta Ranjan, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, Mid-Day.

His tragic and sudden death has shocked many of his co-stars and directors. Many in B-Town mourned and mourned his tragic death. In his career spanning more than two decades, Basra played supporting roles in many critically acclaimed features such as Black Friday, Parzania and Outsourcing. However, it was a small but memorable role in Imtiaz Ali’s romantic come Madi Jab We Met that made him a popular face. Basra played the role of a station vendor in Ali’s film harassing Kareena Kapoor at Ratlam railway station.

Imtiaz went to Memory Lane, remembering the good days with the late actor. Talking to IANS, The director said, “I remember when making Jab We Met, I wanted a gifted actor who could present what I was trying to say and present. I wanted to show two qualities at the same time – discourse and humor. – The role at the same time. I wanted it to be threatening and funny at the same time. So, for this role, I want a special actor who had the ability to think and have skills. I know Asif through Mumbai Theater. Many years ago “.

Reacting to his death, he said, “For me, Asif is a special part of a special film. He was a wonderful actor. The news of his demise is very shocking and disturbing.”

Apart from Jab We Met, the actor had success in Rani Mukherjee-starrer Hickey. In the 2018 film, she played the role of a pawnbroker named Shyamlal, and that too in perfection. Siddharth Malhotra, who directed the film, lamented the tragic loss of the actor. Speaking For mid-day only, Malhotra said, “He always said that he used to visit places to live in the mountains and escape from Mumbai. Despite being talented, he did not have ego. He was also well-spoken and knowledgeable in many subjects. As an actor, he was hungry, and always someone Will try to make the scene better ‘, he said.

Mukesh ChhabraLate actor Asif Basra and those working for projects like Kai Po Po and Banmaan 2 were shocked by the reports of their deaths. “He was a brilliant actor and so enthusiastic. I’m still in shock. He was very positive. For each role he would say, ‘If you want to audition me, I’m always ready. Whether it’s two scenes or three Scenes, he stood out in every film. His personality was such that he left an impression. He also improved, because he was a spontaneous actor “, said the director.

Asif was last seen in the web series Hostage 2. Hostage 2’s cast including director Sudhir Mishra Mourning over his loss. Here is what Mishra tweeted:

Ronit Roy wrote a heartfelt note for his late co-star on his Instagram handle.

Divya Dutta tweeted:

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta was one of the first to share the sad news on Twitter. He expressed his shock and sorrow at the news. Here’s what he tweeted:

Retweeting Hansal’s tweet, actor Manoj Bajpayee wrote, “What? This is very shocking! He was shot with before the lockdown !!! Oh my God !!!”

Anushka Sharma went on her Instagram story and paid her last respects.

Anushka Sharma Instagram Story

Swara Bhaskar said she was “numb and numb” after hearing the sad news. She wrote:

Relax in peace, Mr. Basra. You will miss

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