The contestants of Miss Nepal 2017 are undergoing training in preparation of the finale to be held on June 2, 2017. In the mean time, I would like to revisit all the Miss Nepal contests so far. I am also writing a book on Miss Nepal contestants and winners. (Book purchase link)
Ruby Rana beauty secret
Although crowned more than two decades ago, the first Miss Nepal is still fit and beautiful. She has maintained her body and looks for more than two decades. Maintaining the looks is not an easy task. Being a beautician has helped Ruby in doing it right.
In the morning – right after waking up she drinks lukewarm lemon water. Then her regular yoga workout starts. In addition to yoga she also exercises everyday. The type of exercise however are not consistent. She does jumba, aerobics and gym workout at home.
- In breakfast Ruby eats cornflakes, cucumber and watermelon.
- In lunch she eats roti, daal and cooked vegetables. (bread, dal and tarkari)
- In the evening she only drinks soup.
- She has also become a vegetarian these days. That is because she likes drinking when she eats meat. As alcohol is not good for the health and beauty, she tries to keep herself away from alcohol.
- Ruby also drinks 14-15 glases of water in a day.
Biography of Ruby Rana
The first Miss Nepal Ruby Rana was born in India although her home is at Birgunj, Parsa. Her father was in Indian Army.
Journalist and actress Sandhya KC is being featured in a leading role in her upcoming movie ‘Kamaleko Bihe’. The actress who debuted in super hit film ‘Dreams’. But, Sandhya was featured in a short role in the movie so, the movie couldn’t do any magic to attract the viewers towards her.
Sandhya has apparently tried to use the tried-and-tested method to attract the media – showing off her underwear in press meet.
- Actress Karishma Manandhar had successfully used the tactics and it made news – more than once. (Karishma’s Red and black)
- And actress Priyanka Karki was also successful in creating the buzz by the same tactics. (The issue of Priyanka Karki case took a long time to settle)
- Then, actress Shilpa Pokharel also tried her best – but, it wasn’t much of the news. (Shilpa shows off)
- Benisha Hamal tried it too.
- Actress Jharana Thapa also showed off in one event.
- Namrata Shrestha (Parwa event)
In most of the beauty contest, one of the most popular medium of showing of their talents are either dancing or sining. In the talent show of the Miss Nepal 2017 contestants, they used variety of medium to show their talents. The Miss Nepal Talent Show was held on May 22, 2017 in Kathmandu. The talent show started with a dance performance.
Contestant number 1 Swastik Silwal of Lalitpur danced on the one of the most popular songs of the current time – ‘Kale Dai …’ of upcoming movie ‘Parwa’.
The contestant number 2 Rinku Bajracharya also performed a dance number. Bajracharya danced on an evergreen dance number ‘Makhamali Choli …’ Continue reading
One of the popular actress of the past, Bipana Thapa, is currently in Nepal. She was in Nepal in an effort to promote his sister in the local election held at the end of Baisakh. Bipana’s younger sister, Basana Thapa, was one of the candidates of Nepali Congress as Deputy Mayor of Narayan Municipality of Dailekh district.
Although Bipana and her sister Basana had promoted in the election, Basana couldn’t win the election. She was defeated by CPN (UML) candidate, Sabitra Malla. The vote difference between Sabitri and Basana was only 600.
After the election, Bipana is travelling in different parts of Nepal with her sister and other family members. Bipana has shared photos of them travelling in places like Jumla, Mugu and other beautiful and scenic places. They look pretty happy although Basana was defeated in the election.
Who is Bipana Thapa?
The Miss Nepal 2010 has made a history again in 2017.
Miss Nepal 2010, Sadichha Shrestha, has graduated from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand with an outstanding academic performance. Shrestha completed her 2-years-long MBA course and graduated on May 19, 2017 in Thailand. In addition to the degree of the completion of her post-graduate in business administration, she was also awarded with The Wilhelm Hill Prize for the most outstanding academic performance in Business Administration.
Beauty with Brains
Nepali Movie – Shakuntala
Starring – Rajesh Hamal, Kishor Khatiwada, Anu Shah etc.
Director – Deeness Shrestha
The movie is a presentation of Greenhill VFX Media by Deeness Shrestha is an unique movie featuring the superstar of Nepali film industry, Rajesh Hamal, in a woman’s role. The script of the movie is written by the director and the cinematographer Deeness Shrestha. The editors of the movie are Shahil Khan and Milan Shrestha. The music is composed by Arjun Pokhrel and the background score is prepared by Alish Karki. The songs are written by Krishna Hari Baral and Dayaram Pandey, choreography by My Call. Action is directed by Asta Maharjan. The movie is given a P/G ranking by the censor board of Nepal.
Watch the full movie
Rekha Thapa’s movie, produced by actress Chhulthim Gurung, Nepali movie ‘Diarry’ is special for Rekha Thapa’s fans. That is because, Rekha is featured in a negative role for the first time in her entire acting career. The movie directed by Anil Yonjan also introduces Sunny Singh, a new actor. At the time the characters played by Chhulthim and Sunny Singh were in deep love, actress Rekha Thapa is featured as a villain.
When actress Chhulthim Gurung debuted in ‘November Rain’ as a character Dalli, she was liked by the viewers. After that she rejected all the acting offers and decided to produce her own movie. She is featured in the leading role in ‘Diarry’. With Rekha, Chhulthim and Sunny Singh other actors in the movie are Dinesh DC, Rajkumar Upreti, Binod Poudel and others.
The movie features the music of Swopnil Sharma, Iman Bikram Shah and Manasraj. The movie features the playback singing of Sugam Pokharel, Rajina Rimal, Swopnil Sharma, Reshma Pun and Manas Raj.
Trailer of ‘Diarry’
Actor Nikhil Upreti is apparently running away from his first wife Kopila Upreti. When Nikhil Upreti’s first wife, Kopila Upreti showed up unannounced during the announcement of Nikhil’s next movie ‘Commitment 60 hours’, he was really shocked. While Kopila wanted have a talk with him, Nikhil wasn’t in the mood to meet her. He asked his assistants to shoo her away.
Kopila wasn’t event allowed into the program. By the way she was being treated, it was clear that Nikhil and Kopila are not having a good time these days.
A few days ago, Nikhil had celebrated birthday at the maternal home of his second wife, Sanchita Luitel and their children.
The nominations for the 2017 edition of NFDC National Award was released in an event held in Kathmandu. In the event almost all the artists of the Nepali film industry were nominated in different categories.
The most nominated movies of the year are:
- Chhakka Panja – 15 nominations
- Jatra – 11 nominations
- Purano Dunga – 9 nominations
Nominated movie – watch full movies here:
In the event, nominations of 18 different categories were released. Here is the full nomination:
Best Movie Nominations :
The shooting of the movie featuring actress Priyanka Karki and actor Saugat Malla in lead role was started in an event held at Karyabinayak temple in Lalitpur. In the event held on May 18, 2017 the artists and the film crew members worshiped in the temple and the camera. The movie to be made by the ‘Chapali Height’ producer, Arjun Kumar is being directed by Nikesh Khadaka. In addition to Priyanka and Saugat the movie also features actors Buddhi Tamang, Kameshowr Charasiya and others.
Although the shooting was inaugurated in the temple of Lalitpur, actual shooting will start in Birgunj. Although the shooting is yet to start, the release date is already fixed – Kartik 17.
Yadav Kharel is a filmmaker, lyricist and writer. He debuted in the film industry in 1989 with ‘Cheli Beti’. He was the director, producer, story writer and lyricist of the movie. The movie was was made on a the story of Nepali women sold into prostitution in Indian cities. The film dealt with the challenges they face in reintegrating back into society upon returning home. The movie featured Arjun Jung Shahi, Tika Pahadi, Gauri Malla, Mithila Sharma and Sharmila Malla in main roles. The screenplay was written by Laxminath Sharma and Ashesh Malla.
- Cheli Beti (1989)
- Lobhi Papi (1990)
- Aandhi Beri (1991)
- Prem Pinda (1993)
- Shree Swosthani (1994)
- Naso (1997)
- Aadikabi Bhanubhakta (1999)
- Hatteri (2000)
- Mahakabi Devkota (2001)
Yadav Kharel Biography
Yadav Kharel was born on February 23rd, 1943 in Kavrepalanchowk District, Nepal to father Gopi Krishna Kharel and mother Saraswati Devi Kharel. Kharel spent his childhood in Kharel Thok of Kavre, Kathmandu and Norgho in Saptari.
The award winning film, ‘Kalo Photi’ has become another victim of piracy. The movie was pirated in file sharing sites and was recently been live broadcasted in Facebook. The movie was appreciated by the Nepali viewers and was liked in various film festivals in different countries. The movie was pirated at the time the film team was planning to show the movie in different countries.
According to report, the movie was pirated through the Facebook page of Nepali TV UK. The director of the movie, Min Bahadur Bham had commented asking to stop the video. Now, the video is removed from the Facebook page. According to Bham, he is planning to recover the damage from the parties involved in the piracy of the movie.
Although the movie is removed from Facebook, it is still available in file sharing websites. I hope to share the movie as soon as the official version of the movie is released online. Let’s wait till then.
About ‘Kalo Pothi’
The movie ‘Kalo Pothi’ was featured in the 72nd Venice Film Festival and had won the Critics Week award. The movie is made on the story of two kids during the Maoist people’s war.
Nepali Movie – Atit
Starring – Saroj Khanal, Bina Budhathoki, Rupa Rana, Madan Das Shrestha, Sikha Malla etc.
Director – SB Thapa
It was the movie at the time when Saroj Khanal was one of the actors with possibility. That was before Saroj Khanal left Nepal to live in the USA. Actress Bina Budhathoki and Rupa Rana were also well known actresses of the time. The movie features the action of NB Maharjan, choreography of Kamal Rai, editing of Birendra Karki. The cinematographer of the movie is MS Maikal, dialogue by Gajendra Chitrakar and the movie is produced by RP Shrestha. The playback singers in the movie are Madan Krishna Shrestha, Sukmit Gurung, Kumar Kanchha and Manila Lama.
Watch the full movie:
These days, the social network has become the place to vent your frustration and problems. It is another story that it almost always has a negative effect to the person. It is usually the start of a bigger problem to deal with those who try to piss you more. That is what I saw no the latest Karishma Manandhar status in Facebook. She has told about her husband being unhelpful in getting her voters’ card. She accused Binod Manandhar of being self-centered.
What had happened to Karishma?
In 2013, during the election of the 2nd Constitution Assembly, Karishma had told that she went to the election commission to get her voters’ card. But, what she didn’t tell at that time was that, she didn’t get the card because she was registered to vote in Rajbiraj.
See the 2013 status:
Nepali Movie – Pareli
Starring – Rajesh Hamal, Ramesh upreti, Bipana Thapa, Deepa Shree Niraula etc.
Director – Deepak Rayamajhi
This is a presentation of AB Pictures Farm by producer Sita Thapa. The movie features the makeup of Shyam Baral, editing of Narendra Khadka, action of Rajendra Khadgi, choreography of Basanta Jung Raymajhi, music by Shakti Ballav, dialogue of Avinash Shrestha and cinematography of Raju Thapa. The story of the movie is written by the director Deepak Rayamajhi.
Watch ‘Pareli’ fulll movie