Producer Yash Patnaik On Asif Basra Dying By Suicide: 'He was An Extremely Hard-working Actor'

After news of Asif Basra dying by suicide broke, industry colleagues are in a state of shock. Producer Hash Patnaik recalls that the actor was very hard working and mourns his death

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Producer Yash Patnaik On Asif Basra Dying By Suicide: 'He was An Extremely Hard-working Actor'
The news of actor Asif Basra committing suicide has broken the hearts of his fans and followers, leaving them shocked. Producer Yash Patnaik, whose show Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 is on air, knew the actor well and is very disturbed with the news of his tragic demise. 

The producer said, “I am shocked by the demise of Asif Basra. I knew him since the initial years of his career. He had done a lot of work with me in some of my TV shows in the early 2000s. He was such an extremely hard-working actor apart from being a thorough gentleman. It’s such sad news. May God rest him in peace!” says Yash. ALSO READ:Kai Po Che And Hichki Actor Asif Basra Dies By Suicide In Dharamshala; He Was 53 Years Old

The two had worked together in the shows such as C.I.D and Aahat. The actor who was recently seen in the web series Paatal Lok was found dead in his Himachal Pradesh's Mcleodganj's apartment. He had leased property there. The reason behind the drastic step is not known yet, however, SP of Kangra has confirmed the news of his death.  ALSO READ:Asif Basra Suicide:The Attacks Of 26/11 Co-Star Sanjeev Jaiswal Recalls His Last Meeting With The Late Actor- EXCLUSIVE


Asif was reportedly suffering from depression. It is being said that Asif was living with a woman from the UK in the said rented apartment. This morning, Asif had reportedly taken his pet dog out, and soon after he came back home, he hung himself with his dog belt. The initial investigation revealed that he was a victim of depression.

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