Film director tries to kill self after losing money in gambling
Film director Gyanendra Deuja
Film director Gyanendra Deuja made a failed suicide attempt Monday at a resort near Gokarna, Kathmandu.
Deuja, who was lying unconscious after poisoning himself, was rescued by the police and admitted to Nepal Medical College, Attarkhel. He is undergoing treatment and is in a "very critical condition", is it learnt.
Deuja, who is also the Assist Director of Nepal Rastra Bank at Thapathali, is known to have tried to commit suicide after losing most of his property in gambling including his home at Kapan. He had been frequenting the casinos for months.
Deuja-directed 'Muna Madan' is currently running in the cinemas in Kathmandu. His other directorial ventures include 'Rakshak', 'Khusi', 'Chhabilal Kanjoos Chaina' and 'Hifaajat'. nepalnews.com