Asif Basra found dead in Himachal Pradesh; former co-star of Sushant Singh Rajput was last seen in web series Paatal Lok


Bollywood actor Asif Basra has died at the age of 53 with his body found in a private complex in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. The police have suspected the tragic death of former co-star of Sushant Singh Rajput to be a case of suicide.

SSP Kangra Vimukt Ranjan, according to news agency ANI, said that the forensic team was at the spot and police was investigating the matter.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta tweeted, “Asif Basra! Can’t be true… This is just very, very sad.” 

Basra had acted a senior media executive in the popular web series Paatal Lok. He had also acted in several Bollywood films including Jab We Met, Kai Po Che, Hichki, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Krrish 3, Ek Villain among others.

Basra’s tragic death has left his fans stunned with many taking to Twitter to express their shock.

Basra’s Kai Po Che co-star Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on 14 June. Sushant’s body was also found from his apartment in Mumbai.