UPDATE: Year in review video report:
The year started with the sad demise of Bishnu Bhakta Phuyal. The death of senior comedy actor, aged 80, was sudden and surprising as he was performing on-stage while he died. Phuyal died on January 3, 2017 on stage at Rastriya Naachghar. He was pronounced dead when he was rushed to the hospital from the stage. (Read full report and video report here)
In the second week of the year, another sad news came from UK. On January 14 well known an young singer, Anil Adhikari, popularly known as Yama Buddha was found dead at the bathroom of his residence in UK. The singer’s death had been one of the saddest incident of the year.