The Nepali movie to represent in the Foreign Language Film nomination in the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Oscars Awards 2017 is ‘Kalo Pothi’. The movie was selected by the evaluation committee in Nepal. The movie selection committee at the Film Development Board had evaluated the applications from three movies, ‘Pashupati Prasad’, ‘Ko Afno’ and ‘Kalo Pothi’.
According to the selection committee, the movies were evaluated on the evaluation criteria set by Oscars Award. The criteria include the technical aspect, story telling, evaluation of the characters and artistic presentation.
‘Kalo Pothi’ had participated in various film festivals and had won some awards in them. The movie released in June this year had also received a positive response from the viewers.
Nepali Movie – Hoske
Starring – Aryan Sigdel, Namrata Shrestha, Prem Baniya etc.
Director – Prasanna Poudel
A short movie ‘Hokse’ is made based on the true story of a village named Hokse. The village is also known as Kidney village where people are forced to sell one of their kidneys, due to poverty. A presentation of Aashabadi Films, the movie features the story of Bimba Adhikari. The producer of the movie Krish Rijal has also written the lyrics of the movie. The movie directed by a well known music video director, Prasanna Poudyal, features well known actors of the Nepali movie industry, Aryan Sigdel and Namrata Shrestha.The cinematographer is Bidur Pandey, editor is Prakash Tuladhar.
Watch 7 minutes long ‘Hoske’ in full:
The following video lists eight Nepali actresses who had preferred an already married man to an unmarried one, to get married. I think, some of them might have preferred a married man instead of an unmarried man because of their experience in dealing with women. Unmarried men usually feel insecure when dealing with a woman. Married men are more confident with women and know how to please them. Is that the main reason the following list of actresses married an already married man?
Let’s watch the following video report on the actresses before a detailed discussion on the topic:
Was Sharmila Malla looking for an experienced man?
Among the actresses mentioned in the video, actress Sharmila Malla is the only actress who had been the fourth wife, others are either third or the second wives of their husbands. It is surprising how Sharmila roped-in her husband, Krishna Malla, into her love and stopped his marrying-spree. Krishna Malla had already married three women in a young age but stopped marrying new girls after marrying Sharmila in the last 30-years they are living together.
Now, the main question, was Sharmila attracted to Krishna Malla because of his previous experiences with various women? May be, experience pays off. But, at the time of her marriage, Sharmila had no idea that Krishna Malla had married other women before her. In an interview, Sharmila told that she didn’t know about Krishna Malla’s earlier marriages until she gave birth to her son. Based on Sharmila’s statement, although Krishna Malla didn’t tell her about his previous marriages at the time of their marriage, he must have shown the understanding and the talents that only a well experienced man can show to a girl.