21 August 2021, Kathmandu
Senior actor Shambhu Thapa, who is popularly known as Bhakhate, has passed away. He was 64.
Thapa breathed his last in the course of treatment at Patan Hospital at 4:40 am today, informed artist Jeevan Thapa. He had been hospitalized one month ago after being infected with COVID-19.
He had performed in various tele-serials including Halka Ramailo, Golmal, Bhadragol, Maha Sanchar, Meri Bassai.
He is survived by his wife, one daughter and a son.