According to local media reports on Thursday, Indian actor Asif Basra committed suicide at 53 years old.
The media reported that the Bollywood actor ended his life when he was staying in a private hotel in Himachal Pradesh.
Speaking to Indian Express, a senior police official Vimukt Ranjan said, “Asif Basra committed suicide today morning. The body has gone for post-mortem. It will be done tomorrow. There is no suicide note.”
Asif Basra starred in several films that included Black Friday, Parzania, Outsourced, Jab We Met, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, Kai Po Che, Krrish 3, Ek Villain, Kaalakaandi and Hichki.
The actor last appeared in the popular web series “Hostage” earlier this year.
As news of Asif’s death surfaced online, Condolences began to flood in.
Reacting to Asif’s death, Bollywood star Manoj Bajpayee wrote on Twitter, “What? This is too shocking!!! Shot with him just before lockdown!!! Oh My God.”