Actor Asif Basra died by suicide on Thursday in McLodganj in Dharamshala. He was 53. The actor was reportedly found hanging at the complex. The cause of the suicide is not yet known.
An investigation into the matter is underway. “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.
Asif Basra is a well-known face in the entertainment industry. He played the character of Qureshi in Anusrag Kashyap’s docu-drama Black Friday but the cinema enthusiasts sat up and took notice of his talent after Rahul Dholakia’s Parzania. However, that one role which made him famous among the Hindi cinema audiences was that of Emraan Hashmi’s cop father in the biggest hit of 2010, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai. He was also seen in late Sushant Singh Rajput’s film Kai Po Che.