Asif Basra has died aged 53 (Image: Shadow Catcher Leisure)
Actor Asif Basra has died on the age of 53, it has been confirmed.
The Bollywood star was discovered lifeless at his house in Dharamshala, positioned within the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, on Thursday.
Native police informed Indian Categorical that his demise is just not suspicious however is now below investigation. A autopsy is about to happen later.
Priyanka Chopra led tributes for Basra and tweeted: ‘RIP Asif Basra.. A horrible lack of a gifted, versatile artist. My deepest condolences to the household.’
Kareena Kapoor Khan, who starred alongside the late star in Jab We Met, tweeted: ‘Relaxation in peace Asif Basra. Heartfelt condolences to the household and loves ones.’
Anurag Kashyap, who directed Basra in Black Friday, informed Selection: ‘He was essentially the most unassuming and genteel actor I’ve labored with. We spent quite a lot of time in Prithvi [theater] in our preliminary days after which he did a small half in Black Friday. I’m simply shocked by the information. I solely keep in mind him smiling or laughing.’
Basra is greatest identified for starring within the 2006 film Outsourced which propelled him to worldwide prominence.
Basra was discovered lifeless at his house (Image: Getty Photographs)
His profession spanned 20 years with additional roles in movies comparable to Quicksand (2002), Black Friday (2004), Jab We Met (2007), As soon as Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010) and Flawed Aspect Raju (2016).
In 2019, Basra made a visitor look within the ITV drama collection The Good Karma Hospital. This yr, he landed roles in Amazon Prime Video reveals Pataal Lok and Hostages, in addition to Disney’s Hotstar.
Sachin Krishn, who directed Hostages season two, reacted: ‘I’m surprised by the information. I don’t know the total details. He was such a jovial individual on units.
‘In reality, we used to envy his life as a result of he would keep within the hills and are available to Mumbai solely to shoot. He was not solely a superb actor however extra importantly, a fantastic individual. It seems like a private loss.’