Shriya crowned Republica Miss Teen 2009

Shriya crowned Republica Miss Teen 2009

Last on the hat-trick beauty contests, Republica Miss Teen 2009 is held on the last day of 2009. Advertisement In the event, Shriya Poudel was awarded the crown of Miss Teen 2009. Shriya has become the seventh Miss Teen in it’s history. Molika Rimal was the first runner-up and Avita Tamrakar was second runner-up of […]

Miss Newa 2009 title goes to Yogita Maharjan

Miss Newa 2009 title goes to Yogita Maharjan

Yogita Maharjan has won the Miss Newa 2009 title in an event organized by Nepalese Fashion Home in Kathmandu. There were 36 beauties aiming for the title in the final of Miss Newa. Sabina Dangol was first runner-up and Alisha Shrestha was second runner-up in the event; winning NRs. 30,000 and 10,000 cash prizes respectively. […]

“Sishir released the video” – Pooja Lama

“Sishir released the video” – Pooja Lama

She said love don’t come easy But it’s a game of give and take You can’t hurry love … That was from one of Phil Collins’ song. Who else can validate the notion that one can’t hurry love than Pooja Lama? Pooja was involved in a scandal, then she got married, started living separately after […]

Tsering Moktan became Miss Teen Tamang 2009

Tsering Moktan became Miss Teen Tamang 2009

The first of the three beauty contests was organized at the Rastriya Nachghar, Jamal, Kathmandu on Friday, Dec. 24, 2009. The event was organized by by the Everest Fashion Home. In the event, Tsering Moktan was awarded Miss Teen Tamang 2009 title. Amrita Moktan won the first runner-up title and Dechhen Chukti Dong won the […]

Sunil Babu Pant, gay rights activist and CA member

Sunil Babu Pant, gay rights activist and CA member

Sunil Babu Pant should be hailed to be courageous enough to announce that he is a gay and win election in a relatively conservative Nepali society. Now, he is representing the minority community in the Constituently Assembly (CA). Pant, 36, a computer engineer by training, won CA election from Gorkha district. He is one of […]

Bhuwan KC’s son Anamol to walk on his father's steps

Bhuwan KC’s son Anamol to walk on his father’s steps

The youngest son of Bhuwan KC is going to act in a movie with his father. Bhuwan KC and his son Anamol will act as father and son in a home production movie called ‘Sathi ma Timro’. Bhuwan wanted at least one of his siblings to work in films for which he has found Anamol […]

Women on the Frontline – Nepal

Women on the Frontline – video documentary series on violence against women and girls is presented by Annie Lennox. It is about a woman, Sushma, escaped from brothel she was sold, in India. (Publishers: UNFPA, dev.tv, Austrian Development Cooperation, UNIFEM; Year of Release: 2008)

Flood of Beauty Contests (Update)

Flood of Beauty Contests (Update)

There was the time when the government didn’t allow Miss Nepal to be held and this is the time when at least three beauty contests are being held in a week. Tamang beauty contest, Miss Teen Tamang 2009, is being held on December 25 (Poush 10). As I wrote previously, Newari beauty contest, Miss Newa […]

Hits FM Music awards 2066

Hits FM Music awards 2066

Anju Panta and Shreya Sotang won two awards each in the 13th Hits FM music award, 2066. Anju was awarded with the Best Female Vocal Performance and Best Record of the Year for Ghazal song ‘Nabirse Timilai…’ (video attached below). Shreya Sotang was awarded with Best Pop Vocal Female and the Best New Artist award. […]

16-yr old Kusal KC and solar car – doucmentary

I wrote about the 16 year old kid who made a Solar Car with limited resources and budget in Baglung, western Nepal. Kushal was hailed by everybody and an insurance company General Insurance Co. Ltd. provided free insurance for him. The short documentary on Kushal and his attempts to build different things, was prepared by […]

Ma Timi Bina Marihalchu best in the KTV Film Award 2066

Ma Timi Bina Marihalchu best in the KTV Film Award 2066

NEFTA KTV Film Award 2066 took place at the Soaltee Crowne Plaza on December 16, 2009. ‘Ma Timi Bina Marihalchu’, a film by Bhuwan KC, won the award for Best Film. Bhuwan KC himself won Best Actor award for the same movie and the actress of the movie, Jharana Thapa, also won the Best Actress […]

Miss Newa 2009 to be held on December 30

Miss Newa 2009 to be held on December 30

One of the many ethnic communities, Newar community, has been conducting its own beauty pageant, Miss Newa, for the past few years. This year,  36 participants are choosen from Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Dolkha, Dhading, Terhathum, and Dhangadi for the final contest to be held on December 30, 2009. Apart from Miss Newa, other ethnic community […]

Love Affair of Charles Sobhraj and Nihita Biswas to be made a Film

Love Affair of Charles Sobhraj and Nihita Biswas to be made a Film

When news about marriage of Charles Sobhraj with a 20-year-old Nepali fiancée, Nihita Biswas was released I wrote ‘… loving and marrying a killer with approval of a lawyer mother looks a bit fishy!’ Avenues TV aired an interview of Nihita in which she claimed that Sobhraj was innocent and her love was for life. […]

Nepali Movie - Yuddha

Nepali Movie – Yuddha

Chiranjivi presents Shiva Regmi’s Nepali film – Yuddha Starring: Shiva Shrestha, Nikhil Upreti, Sanchita Luitel, Mithila Sharma, Nandita KC, Usha Poudel, Suleman Shankar, Guest actors -> Saranga Shrestha, Dilip Rayamajhi, Kiran KC, Gopal Raj Mainali etc. Story/Direction – Shiva Regmi