Asif Basra, who starred in web series Paatal Lok and film Kai Po Che, has died at 53. He was found dead in a private complex in Dharamshala. 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.
After the news of the veteran actor went viral a number of celebs took to social media and offered their condolences. Reports say that actor Asif Basra had been living in a rented house in McLeodganj for the last 5 years. Filmmaker Hansal Mehta was among the first from the industry to react to the death. “Can’t be true... This is just very, very sad,” he wrote.
Asif Basra! Can't be true... This is just very, very sad.— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) November 12, 2020
What? This is too shocking!! Shot with him just before Lockdown!!! Oh My God!!! https://t.co/alfYTGxChH— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) November 12, 2020
In shock. Cant believe that we have lost him. #asifbasra— অনির Onir اونیر ओनिर (@IamOnir) November 12, 2020
Used to meet him so often at the park jogging. He would tell me not to jog sideways,I might loose balance and hurt myself.
"Paatal Lok" Actor Asif Basra Found Dead In Himachal Pradesh Home https://t.co/Fi6ld6MkyT via @ndtv
This can’t be true Asif Bhai, we have done so much work together from Kai Po Che to Hostages 2— Mukesh Chhabra CSA (@CastingChhabra) November 12, 2020
I can not believe this!
Whatttt is happening??????????? #asifbasra 😞
🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈 noooooooooo! https://t.co/3X1uDSnG6D— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) November 12, 2020