‘Kai Po Che’ & ‘Hostages 2’ star Asif Basra passes away at 53

BizAsia Correspondent



‘Kai Po Che’, ‘Jab We Met’ and ‘Hichki’ star Asif Basra has passed away at the age of 53.

Basra, who was last seen in ‘Hostages – Season 2’, allegedly took his own life in Dharmshala.

News18 reports that Basra, who was living in McLeodganj for the past five years, was reportedly suffering from depression.

Talking to IndianExpress Vimukt Ranjan, SP Dharamshala said, “Asif Basra committed suicide today morning. The body has gone for post-mortem. It will be done tomorrow. There is no suicide note.”

Sachin Krishn, who directed Hostages Season 2, told the publication, “I am stunned by the news. I don’t know the full facts. He was such a jovial person on sets. In fact, we used to envy his life because he would stay in the hills and come to Mumbai only to shoot. He was not only a fine actor but more importantly, a beautiful person. It feels like a personal loss.”

BizAsiaLive.com extends its deepest condolences to Basra’s family and friends.