By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 24 Nov: Line Producer & artiste Puran Thapa famous for his music albums and also known in his circle as a very gentle person, died today at a local hospital of brain haemorrhage. According to family sources, his blood pressure had suddenly shot up yesterday following which he suffered from a stroke and then was admitted to a local hospital on Haridwar Bypass. He however slipped into coma this morning and later died in coma.
Thapa is survived by his wife Neelam Tomar Thapa and 7 year old daughter Vedanshi. Several artistes from the state film and music industry have expressed their shock and dismay at the untimely death of Thapa.
Cine Actor and former member of Uttarakhand Film Development Council, Satish Sharma has also offered his condolences to the bereaved family. Sharma remembers Thapa as a very humble but talented artiste. He said that Neelam was also a known artiste but Thapa was the sole bread earner for the family. Following his untimely death, the family was bound to face financial crisis. Sharma appealed to the state government to reach out to the bereaved family and help it manage the unexpected crisis.