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Asif Basra at DIFF 2016
Asif Basra is an Indian film, television, and theatre actor. He is best known for his role in the American comedy film Outsourced.
He performed in Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday and Rahul Dholakia's Parzania, which received much critical appreciation. He appeared in Michael O. Sajbeland's One Night with the King with veteran actors like Omar Sharif and Peter O'Toole. He played a tailor in the Hindi movie Lamhaa; he was in Bollywood's 2010 top grossing 2010 film Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai as Shoib's (Emraan Hashmi) father.
Basra is also known for his theatrical performances from playing five characters in Feroz Khan's production of Mahatma v/s Gandhi, a play that is considered one of the most successful in Indian theatre. Other performances include a child with spina bifida in Main Bhi Superman and Horatio in Hamlet.
|2004||Black Friday||Shanawaz Qureshi|
|Love in Nepal (Tamil)||Ram Mohan|
|2006||Outsourced||Puro N. Virajnarianan|
|One Night with the King||Cameo|
|2007||Jab We Met||Station vendor 1|
|2008||Tandoori Love||T.V. Kumar|
|2009||Chal Chala Chal||Harilal|
|2010||Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai||Shoib's dad|
|Knock Out||Police Inspector|
|2013||Kai Po Che||Ali's father|
|Krrish 3||Dr. Alok Sen|
|2014||Ek Villain||Aisha's father|
|2016||Saanjh (Himachali)||Sanju's Father|
|Wrong Side Raju (Gujarati)||Amitabh Shah|
|Freaky Ali||Kishan Lal|
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