BREAKING: Film actor Asif Basra found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala

Film actor Asif Basra was found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala. Forensic team is at the spot and police are investigating the matter

BREAKING: Film actor Asif Basra found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala
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Film actor Asif Basra was found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala. Forensic team is at the spot and police are investigating the matter.

It is being reported that the actor had a property on lease for the past five-six years in McLeodganj, Upper Dharamshala, and used to visit the place regularly.

A well established theatre actor, Asif Basra dabbled in TV and film acting as well. He is known for his role in the thriller series Paatal Lok. In his over two decade-long career, Basra played supporting parts in many critically-acclaimed features like "Black Friday", "Parzania" and "Outsourced".

Among his notable performances in Hindi cinema, Basra played a cunning stall owner in Imtiaz Ali's 2007 film "Jab We Met", alongside the likes of Kareena Kapoor Khan and Shahid Kapoor.

He played the father of Emraan Hashmi's Shoaib Khan in Milan Luthria's "Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai" (2010).

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

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

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    Published: 12 Nov 2020, 4:27 PM
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