On the first day of the new year 2074, three new movies are released in theatre. All three movies released on April 14, 2017 are the most awaited movies in the film idustry. Nikhil Upreti and Priyanka Karki starrer ‘Radhe’, Dayahang Rai and Keki Adhikari starrer ‘Ghampani’ and Swastima Khadka and Suraj Pandey film ‘Love Love Love’ are made by well known producers and directors.
The movie ‘Radhe’ is features Nikhil Upreti as an unaccounted for person. Actress Priyanka Karki has romanced with Nikhil Upreti for the first time in the movie. Priyanka Karki had fainted while shooting for a song of the movie.
‘Radhe’ is produced by Sushil Pokhrel and is directed by Jagadishwor Thapa.
The Friday, April 7, 2017 was the last Friday of the year 2073. On that day only one movie was relased – ‘Aparichit’.
The movie ‘Aparichit’ features Sarika KC and Prajwal Giri in leading role. The movie is directed by Rupesh Thing. A director of Tamang movies, ‘Aparichit’ is the first mainstream movie of Thing. The movie is told to be an action love story movie. It is produced by Milan Lama and Jabindra Subba. The cinematographer is Sanju Thokar Lama.
Watch ‘Aparichit’ trailer:
On Friday, March 31, 2017 the only Nepali movie released in theatre is ‘Palash’. The movie featuring actress Rekha Thapa in the role of a prostitute is directed by Subash Koirala. Rekha Thapa romances with Kameshowr Churasiya.
- Film Name – Palash
- Starring – Rekha Thapa, Ayub KC, Kameshowr Chaurasiya etc.
- Director – Subash Koirala
- Producer – Krisha Chaulagain
- Rating – A (suitable for 16+ years old)
Palash Premier, mixed review
A day before the release, the movie was premiered among the film industry personalities and journalists. The only film team member unavailable in the premier was the director Subash Koirala. According to the viewers, the first half of the movie is good but, the second half is not as good as the first half.
It is a clash between the action star Nikhil Upreti and new age Dayahang Rai and Saugat Malla in theatre. Two awaited movies ‘Lappan Chhapan’ and ‘Nirbhaya’ were released in theatre on Friday – March 24, 2017.
The movie ‘Lappan Chhappan’ features the actors liked in multiplex cinema – Dahayang Rai and Saugat Malla. The movie directed by Mukunda Bhatta also features Arpan Thapa and Barsha Siwakoti. The stars have high hope from the gangster movie. The movie is also termed as ‘Loot 3’ by some as the movie features the same actors of Loot in leading roles. The actress, Barsha Siwakoti, seen in sober roles in her previous movies, has become a modern girl in ‘Lappan Chhappan’.
On March 17, 2017 a new Nepali movie titled ‘Yo Saino Mayako’ was released in theatres accross Nepal. The sole release this week doesn’t have a well known star cast and is not promoted much either.
The movie directed by Arun Kumar Pradhan features Jatin Tamrakar, Reshma Ghimire, Nabanit Pradhan, Kashish Sharma and Prajila Thapa. The musical love story movie gives a message that life is incomplete without love and music.
After a long time, Tulsi Ghimire’s another movie has released in theatre in Nepal, titled ‘Darpan Chhaya 2’. One of the most successful directors of the Nepali film industry, Tulsi Ghimire’s last few movies weren’t as successful as his reputation. The movie named after his previous superhit movie ‘Darpan Chhaya’ – the new movie will determine in Tulsi is still relevant in the new-age Nepali movie industry.
The movie introduces three new actors in the leading role – Puspal Khadka, Sahara Karki and Shraddha Prasai. I had previously written a detailed post about the three new entries in the movie- Read Who are the new entries in ‘Darpan Chhaya 2’.
The movie ‘Darpan Chhaya 2’ is written by Tulsi Ghimire. The music of the songs in the movie are composed by Ranjit Gajamer and Chandan Lomjel. With Puspal Khadka, Sahara Karki and Shraddha Prasai the movie also features actors like BS Rana and Saroj Khanal. The movie is made in a triangular love story between two girls and a guy. It is a teenager love story. The cinematographer of the movie is Rameshowr Karki, editing by Prakash Baraili and Bharati Ghimire. The movie is produced jointly by Sabu Gadal and Rabi Karki.
One of the highly awaited movie of the current time, ‘Loot 2’ was released in theatre on February 24, 2017. The first day shows of the movie was packed and houseful in most of the theatres.
The sequel of the 2012 release movie ‘Loot’, continues the story of the characters of the original movie. Set in Kathmandu, the movie shows the typical lifestyle in the capital city. The theatres in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, Dharan, Hetauda, Butwal also saw houseful business. In addition to the hype and publicity, the viewers have also liked the movie and the mouth publicity has also kicked in. But one of the journalists, Krishna Dhungana has told that he didn’t like the movie and asked the director the ticket price Rs. 330 back.
The main character of the movie, Haku Kale, is Saugat Malla. Dayahang Rai is featured as Gofle and the actress is Reecha Sharma.
The legacy of ‘Loot’
Watch ‘Loot’ here. I think, ‘Loot’ is one of the 10 movies of modern time, everybody should watch.
On Friday – February 3, 2017 three new Nepali movies are releasing in theatre. None of these movies were much talked about before the release. The movies sound foreign than Nepali movies. The movies ‘Parinaam’ and ‘Ramjane’ sound like Bollywood movies and ‘Three Monkeys’ sounds like an English movies.
The movie by Narayan Ghimire features Mukesh Dhakal, Sarika Ghjimire, Jharana Risal and Kisan Sunar. The movie by Cinemakers banner is directed by Hari Parajuli.
Trailer of ‘Parinaam’
(Released 3 weeks ago only ~5,100 views so far.)
Three new movies have broken the tradition of releasing the new movies on Friday and released on Thursday. The movies released on January 12, 2016 include Keki Adhikari’s movie ‘Love Sasha’, Nikhil Upreti’s movie ‘King’ and Saugat Malla’s movie ‘Shabda’. All three movies are widely expected movies by the Nepali movie fans.
A love story movie featuring actress Keki Adhikari, Ashif Shah and Karma Shakya is directed by Prachanda Man Shrestha. At the premier held on Tuesday, the movie had received positive feedback from the viewers. The movie is told to be a feel good and smooth love story.
Horror / thriller Nepali movie ‘Bhram’ is the solo release Nepali movie this week in theatres in Nepal (On January 6, 2017). The movie featuring Karma, Bhintuna Joshi and Khusbu Khadka in leading role is expected to do do well in single screen theatre. Although the movie is made on a horror theme, the movie is a love story movie.
The movie is a presentation of US Films, produced jointly by Shyam Lwaguna and Suresh Gamal. The movie is written and directed by Rabindra Shahi. The cinematographer is Krishna Shrestha. In addition to Karma Shakya, Bhintuna Joshi and Khusbu Khadka other artists include Suresh Gamal and Sanjeev BK.The editor of the movie is Gautam Raj Khadka, choreographer is Govinda Prabhat. The action director is Kumar Maharjan. Two writers, Radha Shrestha (Sumana) and Shyam Shrestha have written the screenplay and dialogue. Music in the movie is composed by Rocky Dhasu.
Three new Nepali movies were released in theatre on Friday December 30, 2016 were Chakra, Samarpan and U Turn. As none of these movies feature well known artist there is no high expectations from these movies among the viewers. Two of the new releases are shot in foreign locations – one in UK and another in Bangladesh. Although it is festival season – the English New Year, there is no high hopes from these movies. In other movie news, after ‘Chhaka Panja’ celebrated 100 days in theatre, another movie ‘Jatra’ has also celebrated 50 days in theatre.
A movie directed by Ranjit Rana, ‘Chakra’ features Rohan Shreshta, Biku Thokar, Shrijana Thapa Magar, and Sunita Thapa Magar in main roles. The movie shot in beautiful locations of Sindhuli, Kabhre and Bhakunde Besi features the choreography of Ajaya Shangtang. The action in the movie is directed by Janak Gurung and cinematographer is Mukesh Humagain.
Trailer of ‘Chakra’
A new Nepali movie ‘Premi’ is released on Friday December 16, 2016. The movie made on a love story is directed by Bibek Thapa. The director has also written the script of the movie. ‘Premi’ features new actors like Kapil Gaire, Sujana Dhakal, Nishanta Pandey, Kashinath Panthi and Pashupati Nepal in main roles.
One of the producers of the movie, Krishna Shree Kafle has told that the movie is named ‘Premi’ because the core of the movie is a love story. He told that all the artists in the movie were selected by an audition. Although the movie is released this week in Kathmandu, the movie’s release in the theatres out of Kathmandu will start next week.
The producer, Kafle, had previously worked as a production manager in Bollywood films. He had also produced another Nepali movie previously, titled ‘Udhum’. The movie was initially scheduled to release on August but was delayed.
Two new movies ‘Seto Surya’ and ‘Parcel’ were released on Friday, December 9, 2016. ‘Seto Sury’ is a movie by director Deepak Rauniyar and ‘Parcel’ is directed by Rabin Shrestha.
Seto Surya (White Sun)
The movie ‘Seto Surya’ was featured in the 27th Singapur Film Festival and was awarded the Best Asian Feature Film award and cash prize of Rs. 4.3 million. The movie by Deepak Rauniyar was also featured in Venice Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Bushan Film Festival, Film Forum the South, Mumbai Film Festival etc. The movie made on the story of a remote village during the Maoist war.
Two new movies have released in theaters in Nepal on Friday, December 2, 2016. Laxhu Gautam’s movie ‘Ta Ma ra U’ and Nabin Awal’s ‘Bijuli Machine’.
The movie ‘Bijuli Machine’ is made on the concept that Nepali people are facing the problem of electricity despite of the fact that the country is rich in water resources for hydro electricity production. The movie made on a science fiction theme is about the investigation and research on the production of electricity.
On Friday November 18, 2016, two new movies were released in theatres. A Manoj Pandit movie ‘Chhaya’ and Samir Balami’s movie ‘The Famous’ were the new release.
The movie ‘Chhaya’ is about child abuse. According to data, every one girl-child in 4 girls and one in every 6 boy-children are abused in Nepal. The movie produced by Voice of Children and Interact Media addresses the child abuse issue in the society. In many cases, the parents are not aware of such abuses.
The director of ‘Greater Nepal’, ‘Dashdhunga’ and ‘Badhshala’, Manoj Pandit has tried shed light in the ignored aspect of children safety in the society. The movie features Anup Baral, Aruna Karki, Saibrat Acharya, Prabina Khadka, and Prakash Dahal in main roles. The music in the movie is composed by Kali Prasad Baskota.