Nawazuddin, other actors mourn ‘gem of a talent’ Asif Basra’s demise

The shattered film fraternity poured their hearts out on social media after Asif Basra's tragic death

Mumbai: In yet another shocking and heartbreaking news on Thursday, theatre and film actor Asif Basra reportedly died by suicide in Himachal Pradesh‘s Mcleodganj. He was 53.

The news of the sudden death of the actor, which comes months after Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide, has led the film fraternity to shock with several of his colleagues expressing grief.

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who worked with Asif Basra in Sohail Khan’s directorial ‘Freaky Ali’, too paid tributes to the late actor. In a tweet, he called Asif a ‘gem of a talent’ and ‘full of life personality’.

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui tweeted, “It is unbelievable, yet another loss of a dear friend Asif Basra – a gem of a talent and full of life personality. Rest in peace my friend – more power to family.”

Other celebs who paid tribute to Asif

Bollywood celebrities like Randeep Hooda, Sophie C, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Rajkummar Rao, Ranvir Shorey, Anupam Kher, Shekhar Suman, Vicky Kaushal, Swara Bhasker, Bhumi Pednekar, Anushka Sharma and others took to their social media handle to share condolence message.

Check out their tweets below:

https://twitter.com/ShraddhaKapoor/status/1326874844353466371
https://twitter.com/RandeepHooda/status/1326874192306872320

Asif Basra movies

Asif Basra was best known for starring in films like Black Friday, Parzania, Jab We Met, Ek Villain, Fanney Khan, Roy, and Hichki, among others. He had also been a part of several web-series, including Amazon Prime Video’s Paatal Lok. He was last seen in the second season of Disney+ Hotstar series Hostages.

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