KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Chairman of the Film Development Board Keshav Bhattarai passes away.
Bhattarai passed away at midnight according to the information received from internal sources. However, the cause of his death is yet to be ascertained.
Bhattarai who was ill was admitted to the Om Hospital, and he died during treatment according to artist Ranjit Poudel.
Keshav Bhattarai was appointed as the Chairman of the Film Development back in March 2018 according to the decision of the Council of Ministers (CoM). Bhattarai was deeply rooted in the Nepali film industry as a filmmaker and an artist.
Movies like Aafno Manche, Chodi Gaye Paap Lagla, Devar Babu, and much recently released movie Yatra were some of his major hits.