Keshav Bhattarai cremated (In pictures)

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Actor and Film Development Board Chair Keshav Bhattarai, who died yesterday at the age of 53, has been cremated at the Pashupatinath.

Bhattarai had been rushed to OM Hospital yesterday night after he fell unconscious while returning home from a wedding program.

But the hospital had pronounced him dead shortly, according to his family members.

Minister for Information and Communication Gokul Baskota draped the national flag over the body of Bhattarai.

Thousands of fans and actors had gathered at the Pashupathinath temple area to pay the final tribute to late Bhattarai.