British soap opera star Ashvin Luximon has died suddenly at the age of 38.
The actor was best known for his role in the long-running BBC soap opera. EastEnderswhere he played Asif Malik from 1999 to 2003. In total, Luximon appeared in 146 episodes.
His family revealed that he died of an aneurysm on July 23drand paid tribute to his “beloved son, brother and friend”, whose death, they added, had “struck them all”.
Before his role in EastEndersLuximon had appeared as a child actor in the school drama Hill Farm. He had also worked on screen in promotional videos for British Airways.