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Actor Papu Pom Pom was shifted to the AIIMS New Delhi in a critical condition

Bhubaneswar:15/5/18; Popular Ollywood actor and comedian Papu Pom Pom was shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, in a critical condition on Tuesday.

The ailing actor, accompanied by his family members, left for the national capital in an air ambulance at 2 pm. Several Odia film actors and producers saw him off at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here.

Papu had recently gone to Bangkok to shoot for an upcoming odia movie FOUR IDIOT. After returning from there, he was working on a new movie in Cuttack. While his way to Bhubaneswar, he had acute pain in the lower abdomen and called up his friends, who got him admitted to SUM Hospital where the doctors diagnosed him with acute pancreatitis.

Though his condition was stable the last two days, he complained of acute chest pain on Monday. He was later admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).

The doctors at the SUM Hospital had advised the family members to shift Papu to the AIIMS for better treatment.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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