Asif Basra No More: From Hades to the Wrong Side Raju, a look at some of his leading roles


Popular Bollywood actor Asif Basra died by suicide on Thursday. The actor was currently living in a rented apartment in Dharamshala, where he allegedly died by suicide. 53-year-old Asif Basra was also part of a pair of web series Hades and the hostages. While the cause of her suicide is not known, there are reports that suggest she was suffering from depression. He was a popular B-town actor, known for his supporting roles. As Bollywood has witnessed another tragedy of his demise, we take a look at some of his leading roles. Asif Basra, hostages 2 star, was found dead in his home in Dharamshala; Initial reports say that he committed suicide.

Wrong side raju

One of his major works, Asif Basra played the role of a rich industrialist in the 2016 Gujarati thriller. The film was well received and even won the National Award for Best Feature Film in Gujarati.

Kai Po Che

Asif played Ali (the father of the budding cricketer) in this book adaptation. Although he had a small role to play, it was impressive nonetheless.

When we met

Remember Kareena was stopped at Ratlam train station after missing the train? Yes? Okay, so you definitely miss Asif Basra and his dialogues’Akli girl is openly safe and safe is Jai Hosi!


Asif Basra played the role of Jai Malik, a close associate and collaborator of Sanjeev Mehra (Neeraj Kabi) in the news channel. The series received tremendous response from the audience and Anushka is excited to plan a season 2 around it. Hopefully, the announcement for the same will come soon.


Asif Basra played the role of peon Shyamlal, who helps Rani Mukherjee understand his students. He is the one who informs her of their upbringing and later supplies the wrong question paper to her class. A minor pivotal role, Asif Basra justifies it perfectly.

We pray for the peace of his departed soul.

(The above story first appeared on November 12, 2020 05:30 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, the world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to the latest on our website.)


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