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Tibetan actor Gurgon Kyab dies in road accident
[Thursday, June 30, 2016 21:50]
By Tenzin Dharpo



Gurgon playing Karma in Himalaya
Gurgon playing Karma in Himalaya
DHARAMSHALA, June 30: The Tibetan actor who shot to limelight for his leading role in Eric Valli's Himalaya has died in a road accident in Labrang on Wednesday.

Gurgon Kyab, who acted in movies like Himalaya (1999) and Loup (2009) died after the motorcycle he was riding hit another vehicle at a high altitude road near Labrang.

Tibetan actor who lived in Paris for many years and moved to New York four years ago was also a vocal activist for the Tibetan cause. He had gone to Tibet a month ago.

Kyap was born in Khasag village, Kanlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the year 1971. He was 45 years old.

The actor/activist climbs the Chinese Embassy to replace the Chinese flag with a Tibetan one in Paris
The actor/activist climbs the Chinese Embassy to replace the Chinese flag with a Tibetan one in Paris





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