Asif Basra found hanging in his complex in Dharamshala
Bollywood actor Asif Basra, who featured in supporting roles in films such as ‘Jab We Met’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai’, allegedly died by suicide on Thursday. SSP Kangra Vimukt Ranjan said that a forensic team is at the spot and police is investigating the matter, Indian media reported.
He died in McLeod Ganj in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamshala near a cafe located on FC Gibada Road. The city police has begun its investigation in the case and the cause of the suicide is yet to be ascertained.
“Film actor Asif Basra was found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala. The forensic team is at the spot and police is investigating the matter,” SSP Kangra Vimukt Ranjan told news agency ANI.
It has been learnt that Asif Basra was living in a rented house in McLeod Ganj since five years. He shared the space with a female friend.
Asif was last seen in the second season of Disney+ Hotstar series Hostages. He also starred as a senior executive in a media house in Amazon Prime’s Paatal Lok, which released earlier this year. Asif has also been seen in films such as Jab We Met, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Krrish 3, Ek Villain and many others.
He also starred in foreign productions like Quicksand and Outsourced, apart from playing a cameo in One Night with the King