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India Oscar entry Chhello show child actor Rahul Koli at the age of 10 dies of leukemia

New Delhi: India has been entry of Gujarati film 'Chhalo Show' in Oscar this year. The sad news has come up with the child artist working in this film. Ten-year-old Child Star Rahul Koli passed away. Rahul was played a pivotal role in India's Oscar entry, Chhello Show. He was fighting against leukemia.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: India has been entry of Gujarati film ‘Chhalo Show’ in Oscar this year. The sad news has come up with the child artist working in this film. Ten-year-old Child Star Rahul Koli passed away. Rahul was played a pivotal role in India’s Oscar entry, Chhello Show. He was fighting against leukemia. He was one of the six child actors who are part of the film that is India’s official entry for the best international feature film category at the 95th Academy Awards.

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As per a report, Rahul’s father said the late child actor had repeated bouts of fever before his death, and vomited blood. He said that after they perform Rahul’s last rites, the family will watch Chhello Show together. The film releases on October 14. Koli was getting treated at the Gujarat Cancer Research Institute (CGRI) in Ahmedabad after he was diagnosed with blood cancer or leukemia. According to his father, the family came to know about his disease after the shooting was wrapped up. Koli displayed symptoms of what appeared to be a simple fever, but it sustained despite medication.

His father told media, “On Sunday, October 2, he had his breakfast and then after repeated bouts of fever in the following hours, Rahul vomited blood thrice and just like that my child was no more. Our family is devastated. But we will watch his ‘last film show’ together on the release day on October 14 after we perform his final purification rituals.” Rahul was the eldest of our children,” added his father.

Directed by US based director Pan Nalin aka Nalin Pandya, the movie is semi autobiographical and explores his growing up years in Saurashtra and discovering the magic of films.Koli played Manu, the son of a railway signalman and a close friend of the film’s lead character Samay (played by Bhavin Rabari). The film, starring debutant child actor Bhavin Rabari as Samay, had premiered at the 2021 edition of the New York-set Tribeca Film Festival, which counts Hollywood veteran Robert De Niro as one of its founders. It will release in theatres on October 14. A day before its official release, Last Film Show will be screened in 95 theatres across India, with tickets priced at ₹95.

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