Bollywood Broke Down For Hearing Asif Basra Hanged Himself With Dog’s Leash At Private Complex

Hanima Anand |Nov 13, 2020, 9:24

The 53-year-old actor starred in a number of famous movies, ranging from Jab We Met to Paatal Lok. Unfortunately, Asif Basra took extreme steps, using his dog’s leash to hang himself.

On Thursday morning (12 November, 2020), the veteran actor Asif Basra was found hanging himself at his McLeod Ganj residence. The death of the 53-year-old actor was later confirmed by the Kangra police whose forensic team was also searching the house for further investigation.

Asif Basra Photo 1
Asif resorted to death after suffering from depression for a while.

Asif Basra’s body was first discovered by his UK-based girlfriend. She reported to the police that after Asif took his dog out for a walk, she didn’t see him return. When she started looking for him around the house, she found Asif hanging himself with the dog’s leash.

Also according to his girlfriend, Asif Basra had been suffering from depression for a while. The police also suspected the actor died due to suicide but they would continue their investigation. The actor resided at his McLeod Ganj house while leasing two houses in Dharamshala.

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He was commented as a brilliant actor but mostly cast as supporting roles.

During his over 2 decades in the film industry, Asif Basra had starred in various blockbusters and famous web series. Some of his most popular works include Black Friday (2004), Jab We Met (2007), Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2009), Kai Po Che (2013), Krrish 3 (2013) and two web series in 2020, Paatal Lok and Hostages.

After the news broke out, many Bollywood celebrities have taken to their Instagram account heart-melting posts to share condolences to Asif’s family.

Anushka Sharma, who worked with Asif in Paatal Lok in 2020, was among the first to mourn the loss of the actor on her social account. Anushka wrote:

“My sincere condolences and prayers with the family and the loved ones. RIP Asif Basra.”

Meanwhile, the third most followed Indian person Shraddha Kapoor shared a photo of the senior actor on her Instagram. She is among rare stars that post about the death of Asif Basra publicly.

Shraddha Kapoor Post On Asif Basra Death
Bollywood celebrities were shocked when hearing the news.

Also expressing grief over the untimely demise of the senior actor is the director Vivek Agnihotri who cast Asif Basra in his 2019 Tashkent Files. Vivek said he was in shock. He couldn’t believe Basra was no more when they just had a blast at the last party to celebrate the 100-day run of the film.

Vivek said when he talked to Basra as a personal friend, Basra was bitter about a fact in the Bollywood industry. The senior actor felt pity when stars were allowed to waste up to 70% of a film’s budget while fine supporting actors were not supported.

The Tashkent Files director agreed that he used to work with film stars who faked their image in public but got an enormous remuneration. Meanwhile, talent was not respected. Having said that, Vivek felt pity as Asif Basra didn’t talk about the great experiences he got in the industry.

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Basra was 53 years old when ending his life.

Another Bollywood celebrity that showed his shock towards the death of Asif Basra is Manoj Bajpayee. Manoj and Asif have worked together in many projects, but the former couldn’t understand why Asif took this step. Commenting on the late actor’s performance, Manoj affirmed that he was a brilliant actor who had a good theatres background.

Bajpayee also wanted to contact Asif’s family for condolences but he didn’t know where they were living. However, he would try to do so.

>>> Also check: Bollywood Celebrities Died In 2020

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