Karishma also challenges Pappu’s appointment

KATHMANDU: Challenging the government decision to appoint Dharmendra Kumar Marbaita popularly known as Pappu as the Chairman of the Film Development Board, Karishma Manandhar, country’s one-time famous actress and a key rival of hottest actress Rekha Thapa, has also expressed her solidarity to the  artistes’ hunger strike.

Artistes have been demanding to scrap the decision without any delay and appoint a person from the same field who can rescue the country’s sick film industry. Another actress Rashmi Bhatta also seconded Karishma.

However, Pappu has said he was appointed to the post as present information minister, who is the responsible person to make appointments in the Board, Raj Kishor Yadav was a great fan of Pappu’s performance.