The director of the first Newari film, ‘Silu’ (watch ‘Silu’ here), Pradeep Rimal has died in USA on February 6, 2015. Rimal was living in Washington DC, USA for some time with his family members. On Friday, he was taken to the hospital after sudden pain in his stomach. He died after a while in the hospital.
Born in 1994 (BS) in Lubhu, Lalitpur, Rimal has also directed films like ‘Maya’ and ‘Ke Ghar Ke Dera’. He also worked as the assistant director of the 1966 film ‘Maitighar’ (watch ‘Maitighar’ here) and had acted in the film ‘Hijo Aaja Bholi’. ‘Silu’ was released in 1987 AD.