Asif Basra

Active - 2006 - 2007  |   Born - Nov 30, 1966   |   Genres - Comedy, Drama

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  • Found his passion for acting when he was in Class X.
  • After graduating as Bachelor of Science (Physics), he completed a computer course and started with a regular 9-to-5 job.
  • Got a part in Salim Ghouse's Hamlet when one of the actors playing Hartio's role quit.
  • In 1996, he quit his job, as he got an opportunity to work in a television show.
  • Has been a part of many international productions and is well-known for his performance in the movie Outsourced (2006).
  • Conducts theatre workshops for children. These are a regular feature at Prithvi Theatre's Summertime every year.
  • Volunteers with NGOs regularly; has worked with autistic kids as well.
  • Is one of the founding members of Thalia, a community of volunteers who use theatre to work with children. Thalia was established in 1998.