His death is being investigated as a suicide, according to Indian media. He was 53.
“Asif Basra has committed suicide today morning. The body has gone for post-mortem. It will be done tomorrow. There is no suicide note,” said Vimukt Ranjan, SP Dharamshala – indianexpress.com.
Asif Basra starred in films like Parzania, Black Friday, Outsourced, Jab We Met, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, Kai Po Che, Krrish 3, Ek Villain, Kaalakaandi and Hichki and Prime Original’s Pataal Lok.
“It is unbelievable, yet another loss of a dear friend #AsifBasra – gem of a talent & full of life personality. Rest In Peace My Friend – More Power to Family,” tweeted Serious Men star Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Priyanka Chopra also tweeted for the demise of Asif Basra on Twitter