The last rites of actor Shree Krishna Shrestha were performed at Pashupati Aryaghat with national honour on Monday evening.
Before the cremation, a contingent of Nepal Police offered a guard of honour while Deputy Prime Minister Prakash Man Singh and Minister for Information and Communication, Dr Minendra Rijal, draped the body of the late actor with the national flag.
Elder brother Ram Krishna Shrestha consigned the late actor to fire.
Thousands of well wishers including leaders of political parties, artists, representatives from various organizations, and relatives paid tributes to the late actor at Aryaghat.
Earlier, two Deputy Prime Ministers, Communications Minister and leaders of various political parties thronged Nepal Academy at Kamaladi to pay tributes to late Shrestha.