EastEnders star Ashvin Luximon dies aged 38 | Ents & Arts News
Ashvin Luximon, who played Asif Malik in EastEnders, has died aged 38.
Actor – who appeared on long lasting BBC soap from 1999 to 2003 – died on July 23 “due to an aneurysm”, his family said.
His character, who appeared in 146 episodes of EastEnders, was a classmate of Martin Fowler, the two frequently getting into trouble with each other.
A website created by his family in memory of a “loved son, brother and friend”.
They wrote: “This website is in memory of Ash, who passed away on July 23, 2022, from an aneurysm.”
“Ash’s sudden passing has left us all heartbroken, but we wanted to take the time to remember the spirit that was bigger than his life.
“He was loved and loved by so many people.
“He sang a bad karaoke tune and had a voice loud enough to be heard from space.
“He brought the best laughs and cuddles.”
Luximon, from Enfield, North London, also appeared in Grange Hill and the TV series Hope and Glory.
His funeral took place on August 11, with friends and family asking to “wear in color to celebrate his life just as he wanted us to”.
In lieu of flowers, mourners were asked to donate to charities including the NSPCC and men’s suicide prevention organization Andy’s Man Club.
The images on the tribute website include the actor speaking at a wedding, a photo taken early in middle school and a recent black and white image of the actor in a frame with an oil candle burning in his mind. his memory.
His last appearance on EastEnders was in October 2003 when his character received his A-Level results and left to attend college.