Loafer – Movie Review

Nepali movie ‘Loafer’ was released on December 6, 2013 in theaters all over Nepal. The movie could manage to create a good hype in media because the producer Chhabi Raj Ojha. Chhabi, who had been continuously working with Rekha Thapa for the last decade, had replaced Rekha with a new actress Rajani KC in ‘Loafer’. In addition to that, the movie is also the first movie of Chhabi Raj Ojha, that is especially targeted to multiplex audiences. The movie directed by Aditya Bikram Lamsal features artists Aryan Sigdel, Dayahang Rai, Rajani KC, and Kamal Mani Nepal in leading roles.

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Story:

‘Loafer’ is a story of Bhanta played by Dayahang Rai.  Bhanta joins two friends and one driver drinking wine in a bar. The party went on for the the whole night. In the next morning, they found an unconscious girl in their car. A news that the the girl, who happened to be the daughter of a Minister, kidnaped by a gang was published in every major newspapers.

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Nepali Movie – Madhumash(pre-release review)

Nepali movie ‘Madhumash’ is releasing in theaters on October 25, 2013. The movie directed by Sudarshan Thapa features Aryan Sigdel, Pooja Sharma, Manoj RC and Shivangini Rana in leading roles.
The movie features the cinematography of Deepak Bajracharya, fight direction of Himal KC, music direction of Suresh Adhikari, story of Dinesh Neupane, and script of Dinesh Neupane.

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Crew Background

Movie features Aryan Sigdel as the lead actor and he is also a face value of ‘Madhumash’. Actress Pooja Sharma is starting her filmy career in this movie. Before starting acting, Pooja was engaged in media as a model and has done some music videos. ‘Madhumash’ is her first movie as a lead actress.

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Maun – Movie Review

Nepali movie ‘Maun’ was released all over the theatres in Nepal on September 27, 2013. The movie is jointly produced by Nabin Gauli and Suraj Bhusal, the director. Maun features Arpan Thapa and Namrata Shrestha in lead role. In addition to being the lead actor, Arpan has also written the story of the suspense love story of two deaf people.

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Story:

‘Maun’ starts at a library where a couple buy a book titled ‘Maun’ written by an other named Barsha (Namrata Shrestha). The couple also meet writer in the café of library where, they reveal the story of Barsha. Barsha is a mute, deaf girl who had returned back to Nepal from United States and meets another deaf guy called Iman (Arpan Thapa) in a personality development workshop. As the time passed, Iman and Barsha fall in love.

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Nepali Movie – Maun (pre-release review)

Nepali movie ‘Maun’ is released on October 26, 2013. Before we review the movie, we write about what the movie is all about and give the facts about the movie in these pre-release review.

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The movie directed by Suraj Bhushal (an interview with Suraj Bhusal) features Arpan Thapa and Namrata Shrestha in leading roles. The movie features the cinematoraphy of Sanjay Lama, music direction of Sugam Pokhrel, Swopnil Sharma and Sanup Paudel, editing of Nimesh Shrestha, story and script of Arpan Thapa.

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Movie Review – Hostel

Nepali movie ‘Hostel’ was released on August 30 in theaters all over Nepal. The movie is produced by Sunil Rawal under Durgish Films. The movie features the friendship of three characters played by Anmol KC, Salon Basnet and Gaurav Pahadi. Actresses Rista Basnet and Prakriti Shrestha are also featured in important characters in the movie. Although the movie is advertised as a college love story, it is more about friendship and relationships. The movie is directed by Hemraj BC.

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Story

The movie is the story of Aditya Bikram Rana (Anmol KC), Junge (Salon Basnet) and Shree (Gaurav Pahadi) – three medical college students living in a hostel. Aditya is from a rich family, Junge is from a medium income family and Shree’s background is not clear in the movie. They go through every ups and downs a young student goes through hostel life. There is love, tragedy, betrayal, friendship, family relationship, classroom, hostel warden and so on.

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Movie Review – Mahasush

NotePre-release review of ‘Mahasush’ was posted earlier.

Nepali movie ‘Mahasus’ was released all over the theatres of Nepal on August 16, 2013. ‘Mahasus’ is produced by Kalyaan Ghimire and directed by Nawal Nepal . The movie features Aryan Sigdel, Keki Adhikari, Benisha Hamal, Nir Shah, Rashmi Bhatta, Apsara Ghimire, and Rabindra Khadka in lead role. ‘Mahasus’ is advertised as a complete clean and family entertainer movie.

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Story

‘Mahasus’ is a love story of a business man Bisow (Aryan Sigdel). Biswo is a successful businessman and Bidhya (Benisha Hamal) is his secretary. Bisow proposes Bidhya for marriage and she accepts. But the tragedy starts when Bisow knows Bidhya’s medical condition. Both of Bidhya’s kidneys had failed and she the doctors had estimated her to live a maximum of six months. To save Bidhya’s life, a poor and innocent girl named Gauri (Keki Adhikari) donates her kidney. After the incident, the love story gets new turn when Bisow provided support to Gauri and Bidhya started to get jealous of Gauri. I don’t want to kill excitement of watching movie by revealing what happens next to Bidhya and Biswo’s love story. It’s worth knowing the story by going to theater to watch the movie.

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Nepali Movie – Mahasus (pre-release review)

Nepali movie ‘Mahasus’ is releasing on  August 16, 2013 in theaters all over Nepal. The movie directed by Nawal Nepal features Aryan Sigdel, Nir Shah, Keki Adhikari, Benisha Hamal , Mithila Sharma, Hiuwala Gautam, Rashmi Bhatta, Apsara Ghimire, Rabindra Khadka in leading roles.

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The movie features the , cinematography of Divya Raj Subedi, music direction of Suresh Adhikari, choreography of Kabiraj Gahatraj,  editing of Badri Lamichhanne, story of Kalyan Ghimire, and script of Kalyan Ghimire.

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Karkash – Nepali Movie Review

Reviewer – Raunak Niraula

Nepali film ‘Karkash’ was released all over Nepal and Australia on June 14, 2013. ‘Karkash’ is produced by Asim Shah and directed by famous music video director Asif Shah. It features Dayahang Rai, Suraj Singh Thakuri, Satya Raj Acharya, Raymon Das Shrestha, Harshika Shrestha, Rajendra Khadgi and Ragini Khadgi in lead roles. The story of the movie is written by Abhinash Bikram Shah, the writer of Highway.

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Story

Karkash is a story of three boys who have formed a musical band named Karkash. They perform in a local restaurant of Thamel. The band wanted to participate in a Band Competition with an award of one lakh for the winner. A problem of Karkash band was that, they lack a good vocalist in their band. While searching a singer for their band, they meet Ivan who is a singer by hobby and an owner of a pub. Ivan is a rich businessman and has an affair with a foreigner. When Ivan’s relationship with the foreigner girl ends, Ivan gets disturbed. The problem in relationship and the response of Ivan led to problem for both the band and Ivan. I don’t want to kill excitement of watching movie by revealing the plot.

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Vigilante – Movie Review

A milestone of Nepali film industry, ‘Vigilante’ is the first Nepali 3D movie in the 50-year long history of the industry. ‘Vigilante’ is produced by Aasma Films, the banner that produced the blockbuster movie ‘Chapali Height‘ last year. The movie features Priyanka Karki, Subash Thapa, Raj Ghimire, Menuka Pradhan, and Arjun Gurung in leading roles. The movie is directed by Dipendra K Khanal.

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Story

‘Vigilante’ starts with a suicide scene of a groom on his marriage day – and, that is the mystery of the movie. As the movie advances, six friends are seen on a bike trip as a song of Sabin Rai is played on the background. As the advance toward an unmentioned destination, the six friends have a lot of fun and discussion. When one of the friends’ bike breaks down, their journey is halted in an evening. While staying in the house of Khatri in the way, two of them disappear in the forest. Other four to enter the forest to find their missing friends. One by one each of them disappear in the forest.

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Nepali Movie – Katha (pre-release review)

Nepali movie ‘Katha’ is releasing in Nepal on March 22, 2013. The movie directed by Prashant Rasaily features Saugat Malla and Usha Rajak in leading roles. The director of photography of ‘Katha’ is Shailendra D Karki.

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Crew Background

Katha features Saugat Malla and Usa Rajak in lead role. This is the first movie of Saugat Malla as a solo actor and he will be portraying the role of a lover boy. Usha Rajak, whose last hit movie was ‘Iku – The jungle man’ (First part) only does few selected movies. This movie is considered to an important movie in her career in Nepali movie industry.

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Movie Review – Chadke

**You may also want to read the Pre-release review of ‘Chadke’.**

After a very good publicity a equally good response from the promotional matters, ‘Chadke’ was released all over Nepal on 22th February. ‘Chadke’, said to be an environmental thriller movie, is based on youths and the environment of Chitwan area. The movie is the debut movie of director Nigam Shrestha, and he had also assisted ‘Loot‘ as an assistant director. ‘Chadke’ features Namrata Shrestha, Robin Tamang, Arpan Thapa, Dayahang Rai, and Sushil Pokharel in leading roles.

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Story

Chitwan is ruled by a multi-ethnic six-member gang named Royal gang. The leader of Royal gang, Chewang Lama, haa political backing and his gang smuggles and sells Chitwan National Park animals to foreigners. The opposing political party supports a small gang of Bindu and offers Rs. 50 lakhs bounty to kill Chewang Lama. In the meantime, Royal gang’s member obstruct the work of a researcher who had come to study about plants and species in the National Park. The movie is all about these the researcher, Bindu, Chewang, and their gangs. I don’t want to kill the excitement of watching the movie by revealing the plot.

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Nepali Movie – Chadke (pre-release review)

Nepali movie ‘Chadke’ is releasing on Friday, February 22, 2013. The movie directed by Nigam Shrestha features Saugat Malla, Namrata Shrestha, Robin Tamang, Arpan Thapa, Dayahang Rai, and Sunil Pokharel in main roles.

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The movie features the cinematography of Sanjay Lama and Hari Bahadur Ghale(Lama), music direction of Jason Kunwar, editing of Lokesh Bajracharya and Dirga Khadka, and story/script/dialogue of Nigam Shrestha. ‘Chadke’, a story of gangsters of Chitwan, portrays the life of gangsters of our society. The thriller movie was awarded an adult certificate due to matured contents in its dialogues.

In an interview with xnepali the director Nigam Shrestha told that ‘Chadke is about content, performance and music‘.

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Nepali Movie – 3 Lovers (pre-release review)

Nepali movie ‘3 Lovers’ is releasing on  December 7, 2012. The movie directed by Suresh Darpan Pokharel features Priyanka Karki, Devu Shrestha, Niraj Baral, Pooja Sharma, Dhirendra Thapa, and Suman Gaire in leading roles.

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The movie features the cinematography of Puroshottam Pradhan, fight direction of Himal KC, music direction of Baboo Boagti & Rajan Ishan, choreography of Kabiraj & Shankar BC, editing of Dirgha Khadka, and script of Shivam Adhikari.

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Movie review – Lanka

Nepali movie ‘Lanka’ was the solo release on November 16, 2012.  And the only Nepali movie to relase on the following week, ‘ATM’ was also banned from the theater on the accusation of trying to cheat the censor board. In that way, ‘Lanka’ was lucky to be the only Nepali movie in theater for two weeks. That was one of the reasons ‘Lanka’ has been successful so far.

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Lanka is made on regular masala story of the clash of good and evil. The movie features actress Rekha Thapa in the leading role as a police officer. Kishor Khatiwada (Satya), Rekha Thapa (Saraswati Pandey) and Nandu Sribastav (Babubhai) are the main characters of the movie directed by Shayam Bhattarai.

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Nepali Movie – Chandrawati (pre-release review)

Nepali movie ‘Chandrawati’ is releasing on  November 30, 2012. The movie directed by Raju Giri features , Aayush Rijal, and Sashi Khadka in leading roles. The movie features the cinematography of Kumar Bakhati, fight direction of Roshan Shrestha , music direction of Arjun Pokharel, choreography of Shiva Sharma, editing of Washim Shah, and script of Pradeep Bhatta.

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