Why did Prem Geet 2 trailer get more dislikes than likes?

The trailer of ‘Prem Geet 2’ is trending number 1 in Nepal. But, the video has received more dislikes than the likes. At the time of this writing, there are more than 16,000 likes in the video. But, the dislike count is more than 17,000. I did a review of the trailer a while ago (Read the trailer review). I didn’t see anything to be disliked in the video.

The video has received 535k views at the time of this writing. According to the producer, Santosh Sen, somebody might be creating fake dislikes in the video. Because, most of the dislikes in the video has come from countries like Chili, Peru, and USA. He suspected somebody might have spent money to create the dislikes in the video. He told that he is investigating in the issue.

Because of the popularity of YouTube in Nepal and the effect of the songs in the business of movies, there are people who watch the videos just to increase the views count or create fake accounts to increase the like or dislikes in the videos.
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Prem Geet 2, Trailer review, Will Prem live for Geet or die for Geet?

The movie ‘Prem Geet 2’ is one of the two sequels of superhit movie ‘Prem Geet’. The movie repeats the lead actor Pradeep Khadka and also features the producer, Santosh Sen, as one of the actors. The movie introduces new actress Aslesha Thakuri in the film industry.

A program was held in Kathmandu to release the trailer of the movie. In the program the producer Santosh Sen, actors Pradeep Khadka and Aslesha Thakuri and the director Ram Sharan Pathaka answered the questions asked by the journalists.
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Timi Sanga, Trailer Review of Nepali movie

The trailer of the debut movie of actor Shishir JB Rana, as a director, has been released. The main attraction of the movie are Samragyee RL Shah and Najir Hussien. A new entry in the Nepali film industry, Aakash Shrestha, is also a promising actor. Akash Shrestha had debuted in Nepali movie industry in ‘Ma Ta Timrai Hoon’. Sunil BK is a new introduction in the movie.

Trailer analysis

The trailer shows three characters played by Samragyee RL Shah, Aakash Shrestha and Nazir Hussien in Poon Hill. One of the popular destination to watch sunrise and sunset, Poon Hill is a 3,210 m hill station located in Myagdi District of northern-central Nepal. The nearby village Ghorepani is at 17 kilometres from the district capital of Beni. The place located in the Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is a popular touristic destination.

The trailer starts with the location map of Poon Hill, where “three strangers” meet. First, Samragyee is shown walking, then Aakash is shown playing with a couple of kids, and Nazir Hussain is shown smiling. The characters start “One Journey” – they are shown walking along a snow filled area towards “One Destination”. A village is shown beside a mountain range. Two characters are shown walking towards a view tower at a hill station with a beautiful snow-covered mountain peaks on the background. “Love” between Aakash and Samragyee, and also between Najir and Samragyee.
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Why did Deepak and Deepa leave NFDC Award program mid-way?

The ‘Chhakka Panja’ team attended NFDC Film award with high hopes. That was because, it was nominated in 15 categories – that was the most number of categories any movies were nominated in the award.

[Read the full nomination list of NFDC Award]

UPDATE – video report

What Happened at NFDC?

All the titles that ‘Chhakka Panja’ won – best movie, best actress, best director etc. were announced towards the end. In the star, all the awards were given to other films. Most of the awards ‘Chhakka Panja’ was nominated in went to ‘Purano Dunga’ – the movie that wasn’t as successful as ‘Chhakka Panja’. I can guess how torturous it would have been to Deepak and Deepa.

Who won in the categories ‘Chhakka Panja’ was nominated in? :

  1. Best Script – Purano Dunga
  2. Best cinematography – Purano Dunga
  3. Best Editing – Jatara (Mitra Gurung)
  4. Best Music – Purano Dunga
  5. Best Playback singing – Loot 2
  6. Best Choreographer – Loot 2
  7. Best Sound Mixing – Jatra
  8. Best Background Music – Chapali Height 2
  9. Best Actor – Jatra (Bipin Karki)
  10. Best Supporting Actor – Purano Dunga (Mao Tse Gurung)
  11. Best Supporting Actress – Purnao Dunga (Menaka Pradhan)

Chhakka Panja won

  • Best Movie
  • Best Director – Deepa Shree Niraula
  • Best Actress – Priyanka Karki
  • Best Comedy Actor – Kedar Ghimire
  • Best Commercial Movie

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NFDC National Award 2017 winners (watch Award winning movies)

The 6th NFDC National Film Award was held in Hyatt Hotel, Kathmandu. The best film award was awarded to ‘Chhakka Panja’. The movie was also awarded the best actress, best director and best comedy actor awards. The movie was nominated in 15 categories.

Best Actor award was awarded to ‘Jatra’ actor Bipin Karki. The movie was nominated in 11 categories. Another movie ‘Purano Dunga’ was nominated in 9 categories. The award titles have the names of the well known artists of the past. For example the Best Movie award is titled “Hira Sarbotkrista Chalachitra”.

Bollywood actress, Manisha Koirala, was the chief guest of the award ceremony. In the ceremony the artists of the Nepali movie industry had participated.

Only two of the award winning movies are released online now. Watch the Award winner movies:

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Friday Release – Tarebhir and Kidnap

Two new movies were released in theatre on June 16, 2017. Prem Subba’s movie ‘Taarebhir’ and Phurpa Chhiring Gurung’s movie ‘Kidnap’.

About ‘Taarebhir’

A movie made on the social happenings, ‘Taarebhir’ shows how the country can get rid of criminal activities. Directed by Prem Subba, the movie is produced by DK Dewan. The movie introduces actress Rekha Fago and the actor Nabin Karki.
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Is Prem Geet 2 photo leak controversy a promotion strategy?

A few photos of the climax of upcoming movie ‘Prem Geet2’ were leaked online. The photos show the lead actor Pradeep Khadka fighting the producer Santosh Sen. The producer, Sanotsh Sen has claimed that he was trying to keep the scene a secret until the last minute. But, a week before the scheduled release date of the movie, the photos were leaked.

Santosh Sen has claimed that the release of the photos has disrupted the promotion strategy of the movie. The first trailer – planned to be of love theme has to be changed now to include the fight scene. According to Santosh Sen, the photos were leaked by Chandra Bhujel. The producer is planning to call Bhujel in the office and inquire about the leak.

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Friday Release – Aadha Love and Laltin

Two new movies have released in theatre today, on June 9, 2017. The production debut of actress Richa Sharma, ‘Aadha Love’ and the movie featuring Daya Hang Rai and Priyanka Karki – ‘Lalteen’.

About ‘Laltin’

The featuring Dayahang Rai, Priyanka Karki, Arjun Jung Shahi, A Gurung, Raj Katuwal and Nirjan Thapa in main role, is about the conflict between people in search of power and materials. The movie directed by Dev Kumar Shresta is a crime story featuring the night life of Kathmandu. The movie marks the debut of Raj Katuwal and Nirjan Thapa in the Nepali film industry.
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Nikhil Upreti sister-in-law Shiwani Luitel to debut in Commitment 60 Hours

In the second directional venture of action star Nikhil Upreti, he is going to introduce a new actress. Shiwani Luitel, the sister of his wife, Sanchita Liutel, is going to romance with Nikhil in the movie. The movie titled ‘Commitment 60 Hours’ is going to feature Bollywood actors and is made on a story of bringing a girl from India to Nepal in a time span of 60 hours. The movie to be shot in Nepal, India, Thailand, Singapore and USA is expected to be made in a huge budget.

Video report about Nikhil Upreti’s new actress:

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Friday Release – Jaalo and Rato Ghar (both Menuka Pradhan films)

On this Friday (June 2, 2017) two new Nepali movies were released – record breaking film ‘Jaalo’ and Takme Budha’s movie ‘Rato Ghar’. These two films are of different genres – one is a crime thriller and another is a comedy film. It is a coincidence that both the movies feature a common actress – Menuka Pradhan.

About ‘Rato Ghar’

The production debut of well known comedy actor, Wilson Bikram Rai (Takme Budha), ‘Rato Ghar’ is a comedy movie. The comedy movie made on a gangster story was premiered a day before release on Wednesday. Directed by Suraj Subba Nalbo features Wilson Bikram Rai, Samyam Puri, Gaurav Pahadi, Menuka Pradhan, Bibek Shrestha, Anurag Kunwar and Mala Limbu. The movie is produced jointly by Man Him Films and Tamke Production banners. The movie is presented by Nikesh Limbu and produced by Wilson Bikram Rai.
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Top 5 nomination of 9th D Cine Award, Chhakka Panja nominated the most (Full List)

The Top 5 nominations for the 9th D Cine Award is scheduled to be held in Hetauda. Chhaya Chhabi Creation announced the award ceremony to be held on Ashad 22. The award is awarded to 55 applicant movies (total release number was 86 films) released in the year 2073.

There are 29 different categories of awards in the film award. The movie ‘Chhakka Panja’ was nominated in the most number of awards – 20 awards. The second most nominated movie was ‘Gajalu’, nominated in 13 categories. ‘Loot 2’ was nominated in 11 categories, ‘Jatra’ in 10 categories, ‘Purano Dunga’ in 9 categories, ‘Nirbhaya’ in 6 categories, ‘Junge’, ‘Ke Ma Timro Hoina Ra’ and ‘Darpan Chhaya -2’, ‘Kismat 2’ and Bir Bikram nominated in 5 categories.

Watch nominated movies:

Out of 55 movies, only 34 movie were nominated in one or more categories.
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Samragyee looks hot in traditional Nepali dance of A Mero Hajur 2

The second music video of the awaited movie ‘A Mero Hajur 2’ has been released. The first song was popular because of the beautiful sceneries and the second is being popular for the traditional Nepali attire.

The song tireld ‘Kinideuna Saila …’ featuring Samragyee R L Shah is composed in a traditional Nepali folk style music. The song featues the lyrics and music of Basanta Sapkota and the voice of Sadhana Sargam. The choreography of the dance is done by Kabiraj Gahatraj.

The song has received positive response from the viewers for the music and the costume of the actress. The actress Samragyee is popular for he beauty and acting skill in her debut movie ‘Dreams’. She has been very popular and successful after the debut movie although the only movie released so far is the debut movie. In coming days, three of Samragyee’s movies are releasing in a short time. ‘A Mero Hajur’ and ‘Timi Sanga’ feature Samragyee in leading role. Another movie, ‘Mangalam’ features Samragyee in a guest role.

About ‘A Mero Hajur 2’

The sequel of ‘A Mero Hajur’ – a superhit movie featuring actress Jharana Thapa opposite to late Shree Krishna Shrestha is directed by Jharana. The lead actress is Samratyee RL Shah with Salin Man Baniya and Salon Basnet. The movie is made on the story of a popular astrologer, Harihar Adhikari. The screenplay and dialogue are jointly written by Harihar Adhikari and Samipya Timilsina. Cinematographer is Sanjay Lama. Music in the movie are composed by Basanta Sapkota and Kalyan Singh. Action by Roshan Shrestha, background score by Sailesh Shrestha, choreography by Renasha Rai and Kabiraj Gahatraj.
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Prem Geet 2 and Ma Yesto Geet Gauchhu songs, compared (Audio Jukebox)

All the songs of two musical love story movies ‘Prem Geet 2’ and ‘Ma Yesto Geet Gauchhu’ have been released. Both being the sequels of musical love story movie ‘Prem Geet’, it is interesting to see which one will prove victorious.

Songs of Prem Geet 2

There are four songs in this sequel. The romantic drama is releasing on Shrawan 13. The title song of the movie is composed by Kalyan Singh. Rohit John Chhetri and Shreya Sotang have given voice to the song. The song got an immediate attention and was trending for some time in Nepal.

The second song is an item song/club song titled ‘Motorcycle ma ..’ featuring Aslesha Thakuri, Swastima Khadka and Pradeep Khadka is composed by Alish Karki. The song features the voice of Indira Joshi and Pratap Das. The music video of the song is liked by the viewers in YouTube.

The third sentimental song is recorded in the voice of Sagar Sansar Rai. The last song Bistarai Bistarai is a love song with nice music and tunes.

  • Kahani Yo Prem Geet Ko (Title song)
  • Motorcycle Ma (Item song)
  • Na Ta Hasna Nai Sakchhu (sentimental song)
  • Bistarai Bistarai (Love song)

Listen the audio of all the songs:

Ma Yesto Geet Gauchhu songs

I had already discussed about the three songs in this version of the sequel of ‘Prem Geet’. The first song in the collection is ‘Bhanchhu Aaja’ – the song featuring Paul Shah and Pooja Sharma. The song got an immediate positive response by the viewers. The song features Arjun Pokharel’s music has the lyrics of Sudarshan Thapa. The song features the voices of Sugam Pokharel and Anju Panta.

The second song is a sentimental song titled ‘Kaha Chha Ra’ featuring Anju Panta and Pramod Kharel’s voices again. The lyrics of the song is written by Diggaj Dhoraali.
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Hamro Highschool, Bgirl Sky Aashma Bishwokarma debuts as an actress

A new web series is being released online titled ‘Hamro High school’. The series is about high school teenagers, their lives and the issues. The series is being directed by a music video director Nitin Chand.

One of the main attraction of the web series is Bgirl Sky (Ashma Bishwokarma), one of the members of the popular dance group, The cartoonz Crews. Previously Ashma Bishwokarma had talked about her interest in acting and now she is being featured as an egoistic girl in ‘Hamro High School’. A video report:

The full trailer of the serial is attached at the end of the post.

In the announcement ceremony held in Kathmandu, the production team also announced URstyle Icon. Model and actor Paul Shah, actress Aanchal Sharma, actress Barsha Raut, Mariska Pokharel and Swastima Khadka were honoured at the progrem. In the event models Alisha Rai, Amir Sekh, Amrit Dhungana, and Prajwal Sujal Giri were also honoured.
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Dhanapati trailer, Pashupati Prasad team brings high hopes

The trailer of a new Nepali movie ‘Dhanapati’, produced by the team that produced superhit movie ‘Pashupati Prasad’, was recently released. The movie featuring Khagendra Lamichhane in leading role features Surakshya Panta in his opposite. Directed by Dipendra K Khanal, the movie is likely to recreate the magic of the previous movie. The trailer of the movie features Khagendra and Surakshya living a poor and a simple life with their daughter. The struggle and the entry of Khagendra in politics seems to be the plot of the story.

About ‘Dhanapati’

The movie is produced by Rojjina Situla with Om Gurung as the co-producer. The movie is based on Khagendra Lamichhane’s story and script. Releasing On Ashar 23 (July 7, 2017) the movie features Khagendra Lamichhane, Surkashya Panta, Manish Niraula and others. The director Dipendra K Khanal was assisted by Rajesh Situla and Ashim Khanal. Action by Surya Thokar, music by Aadha Sur and background score by Shailendra Shrestha. The editor is Dirgha Khadka, cinematography by the director Dipendra K Khanal himself.
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