In the 9-movies list of the nomination for the Foreign Language Films in Oscar Awards 2015, no Asian movies have been selected. Nepali movie ‘Jhola’ was one of the 83 Foreign Language films initially considered for the selection of the films. Argentina, "Wild Tales," director – Damián Szifrón Estonia, "Tangerines," director – Zaza Urushadze Georgia, […]
Nepali Film – Juneli
Starring – Amrita Thapaliya, Madhav Dulal, Madhav Timilsina, Rashmi Bhatta, Deshbhakta Khanal, Kabindra Man Pradhan etc.
Director – Sagar Lamichhane
‘Juneli’ is a Nepali Documentary Drama, based on a real story on epilepsy. The film is produced by Nepal Epilepsy Association (NEA) and made on the concept of Dr. Hemav Rajbhandari. Purushottam Pradhan is the cinematographer and the director Sagar Lamichhane is also the writer of the docudrama.
Epilepsy (Chhare Rog) is a chronic disease manifested as multiple seizure attacks resulting from excessive electrical discharges in the neurons of brain. The excessive discharge or excitation may remain in a small area of the brain. The film is a very heart touching and educative film and it also contain English sub-title for those who don’t understand Nepali language.