Actor Shrestha's body to arrive tomorrow
Aug 10, 2014-
The body of Nepali cine actor Shree Krishna Shrestha, who passed away while undergoing treatment in New Delhi this morning, will be brought to Nepal tomorrow.
Shrestha, 47, was undergoing treatment at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the Indian Capital for pneumonia. He was declared dead at around 5 in the morning. Shrestha had married actress Sweta Khadka just a month ago.
His body will be brought to Kathmandu tomorrow morning and kept for final tributes at Nepal Academy premises in Kamaladi, said film director Aakash Adhikari.
The latest film by the newly married couple Shrestha and Adhikari titled 'Kohinoor' is currently being screened across the country. It was released last Friday.
Meanwhile, Minister for Information and Communications Minendra Rijal has paid heartfelt tributes to actor Shrestha, while describing his demise as an irreparable loss to the Nepali film sector.
Shrestha made his debut in film industry with the movie 'Bhumari' 25 years ago. Popular for his dancing and acting skills, Shrestha featured in many successful movies namely Maiti, Aafno Manche, Gorkhali, A Mero Hajur, Sukha Dukha, Kaha Bhetiyela, among others.
Published: 10-08-2014 16:20