Bhubaneswar: Popular Ollywood comedian Tatwa Prakash Satpathy, aka Papu Pompom, is very unwell and is likely to be airlifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi on Tuesday.
The actor is now undergoing treatment at a city-based private hospital here. He is now in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He is suffering from some pancreas related ailments.
Papu, 38, hails from Kaptipada in Mayurbhanj district. A chemistry graduate, he started off as a musician, recording audio cassettes. Financial constraints forced him to take up a job with a local radio channel for a comedy show.
He moved on to television and films in 2005. His show Jaha Kahibi Sata Kahibi (I will speak nothing but the truth) on a local television channel made him a household name.