Asif Basra, a well-known actor, who commited suicide last year. He allegedly hanged himself in his own complex in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.
According to other accounts, he too was residing in the apartment on FC Gibada Road alongside his girlfriend. Despite the fact that the 53-year-old actor had rarely seen on film for long periods of time, Asif was known for his genuine performance.
Let’s take a closer look at a few of his most memorable television and film roles.
He starred inside the Star Plus and Hotstar serial Hostages, which premiered in 2020. Actors Ronit Roy and Tisca Chopra feature in the serial. In September of last year, the second season of his show was aired.
Paatal Lok: Asif featured in four episodes of such an Amazon Prime Video thriller series from 2020. He portrayed reporter Jai Malik. The book Tale of My Assassins by journalist Tarun Tejpal is based largely here on miniseries.
Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai: Inside this 2010 Milan Luthria movie, he plays a worried dad. As Investigator Hussain Khan, Asif played a parent that struggled to save his kid going drifting off the rails.
The Tashkent Files: Inside the provocative 2019 film The Tashkent Files, centred on the murder of India’s former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, he made his appearance like a journalist, this time as a news station editor.
Asif Basra portrayed Shanawaz Qureshi in Anurag Kashyap’s 2007 film Black Friday, which has been aired in India. The film is based on a novel about the Bombay bombings of 1993. Asif portrayed one of bomber suspects.
Asif played Nasir, the father of a boy named Ali, in this 2013 film starring Rajkummar Rao, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, and Amit Sadh as friends.