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Bollywood mourns Asif Basra's demise: Speechless, numb with shock

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 November 2020, 8:27 IST

Hours after actor Asif Basra passed away in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala, several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to mourn the demise of the actor.

Senior actor Anupam Kher who has worked with the departed actor in several films took to Twitter and extended condolences to the late actor's family.

"Deeply Saddened and Shocked by the death of #AsifBasra. Have acted with him in a couple of films but met him on several occasions," Kher wrote on Twitter.

"He was a wonderful actor and a very pleasant person. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends #OmShanti," Kher's tweet further read.

Actor Swara Bhasker, on the other hand, expressed shock over the demise of the 'Paatal Lok,' actor.

"This is heart-breaking and rings too close to home to know that more than one artist is suffering to a point where they choose death over life," tweeted Bhasker.

"Speechless and numb with shock. RIP #AsifBasra This is becoming a scarily familiar tragedy" the 'Raanjhana,' actor further wrote.

Actor Rajkummar Rao posted a picture of Basra and wrote, "#AsifBasra Rest in Peace sir."

Actor Shraddha Kapoor who worked with Basra in her films 'Ek Villain' posted a picture of him and captioned it with a broken heart emoji.

Basra, 53, was found dead in a private complex in the northern hilly city of Dharamshala on Thursday, the police said.

The officials further said the actor was found hanging in the complex when the police reached the spot.


First published: 13 November 2020, 8:27 IST