EastEnders star Ashvin Luximon dies aged 38 | Ents & Arts Information



EastEnders star Ashvin Luximon dies aged 38 | Ents & Arts Information

Ashvin Luximon, who performed Asif Malik in EastEnders, has died aged 38.

The actor – who appeared on the long-running BBC soap between 1999 and 2003 – died on 23 July “attributable to an aneurysm”, his household have mentioned.

His character, who appeared in 146 episodes of EastEnders, was a faculty pal of Martin Fowler, with the pair usually stepping into bother collectively.

A webpage arrange by his household paid tribute to a “loving son, brother and pal”.

“This web site is a tribute to Ash, who handed on the July 23, 2022, attributable to an aneurysm,” they wrote.

“Ash’s sudden passing has hit us all exhausting, however we need to take the time to recollect his larger-than-life spirit.

“He cherished and was cherished by so many.

“He sang a imply karaoke tune and had a voice loud sufficient to listen to from area.

“He introduced laughter and the perfect cuddles.”

Luximon, who was from Enfield, North London, additionally appeared in Grange Hill and TV sequence Hope and Glory.

His funeral befell on 11 August, with family and friends requested to “put on color to have a good time his life simply as he would have needed us to”.

Rather than flowers, mourners had been requested to donate to charities together with the NSPCC and males’s suicide prevention organisation Andy’s Man Membership.

Photos on the tribute web site embrace the actor talking at a marriage, an early secondary college snap and a latest black and white picture of the actor in a body with an oil candle burning in his reminiscence.

His final look on EastEnders was in October 2003 when his character acquired his A-Stage outcomes and left to go to varsity.

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