Famous actress Manisha Koirala has been admitted to Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai, India on Tuesday and according to media reports, she has been diagnosed with cancer.
According to sources, Manisha has not been keeping well from some time back and had even fallen unconscious. Before admitted to Jaslok Hospital, she was admitted to Norvic Hospital in Kathmandu. She had come to Kathmandu at the beginning of November. More than a week ago, in twitter, she has mentioned of being down with bad food poisoning. Read the rest of this entry »
In a latest news, a film journalist for almost two decade, Dabbu Kshetri, has thought that he can direct movies too. A movie named ‘Passport’ will bear his name as the director. That’s not all, he is also the writer of the movie.
Dabbu told that he had studied film direction for the last four years before jumping in the new profession. Dabbu has previously directed music videos including a music video for the 3-year-old child singer, Athiti KC.
Although the artists aren’t finalized yet, the movie is all set to go on floor in the first week of Falgun. The movie to be shot in foreign locations like Malaysia and Dubai is scheduled to be completed in 35 days.
Nepali movie ‘Chandrawati’ is releasing on November 30, 2012. The movie directed by Raju Giri features Rajesh Hamal, 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.
The first Nepali movie award to be organized to in the foreign soil, ‘Box Office Film Award 2012′ is now scheduled to be organized on Friday, December 7, 2012.
The award was previously schedule on October 12, 2012. Because of the unavailability of artists during the festive season, the award ceremony was postponed. At that time, the photos of artists were used in the promotion of the ceremony without the consent of the artists. In a latest news release, the organizers have claimed that more
than 40 artists will arrive from Nepal in Dubai for the event.
After returning from the US the top actor of Nepali film industry, Rajesh Hamal was honored in a program organized in Pokhara. In an education fair that started in Pokhara on November 27, 2012, Rajesh Hamal was one of the five people honored.
The people honored include Prof. Kedarbhakta Mathema, Mukundasharan Upadhaya, Ananddev Bhatt, Shaymdash Maharjan and Rajesh Hamal.
The registration for for Miss T.E.E.N Nepal Pageant Nepal is open and deadline of its submission is 30th November 2012.
The final of the beauty contest will be held on 2 February 2013. The title winner of the contest will represent Nepal to an international beauty pageant, Miss T.E.E.N Pageant, 2013 to be held in Houston Texas USA from June 24-29, 2013. The full form of T.E.E.N is Teens Exemplifying Excellence Nationally.
Any unmarried girls aged 13 to 18 years by June 01, 2013 can participate in the pageant contest. A brief information about the contest is given in facebook page of the event. Read the rest of this entry »
Miss Nepal 2005, Sugarika KC, is getting married on November 30, 2012. The lucky young man to marry Sugarika is Sanat Neupane an ex-kantipur publication employee.
Although Sugarika had known Sanat for some time, the marriage is told to be an arranged one and they didn’t have an affair before the marriage. The wedding ceremony is going to be held in Universal Café in Nakhhu in traditional fashion. The ceremony will be engagement and marriage at the same time.
Best wishes and happy married life of Sugarika an
d Sanat from xNepali team!
Rajesh Shahi presents Pratima Venus Films Pvt. Ltd. presentation
Nepali Movie – Kawach
Starring – Biraj Bhatt, Rajesh Hamal, Sushil Chhetri, Rekha Thapa, Jharana Thapa etc.
Director – Pradeep Shrestha
The upcoming movie of the producer of ‘Bato Muniko Phool’, Rajesh Ghatani is being shot in Darjeeling, India. The movie repeats most of the crews of ‘Bato Muniko Phool’ including it’s director Suraj Subba ‘Nalbo’, lead actor Baboo Bogati and others. While the movie is being shot in Darjeeling, the crew took a rest to celebrate Baboo Bogati’s birthday. The 31st birthday of the actor was celebrated by cutting a cake.
The music of the movie was also launched in Darjeeling. On the day of music
launch the lead actors Baboo Bogati, Keki Adhikari, and Abinash Gurung offered autographs on the music CDs sold on that day. The production team was excited by the sale of about thousand CDs on the day. The songs of the movie are recorded in the music of Babu Bogati, Dambar Nepali and Roshan Lama.
Nepal’s representative to Miss Earth 2012 contest, Nagma Shrestha has bee successful in securing the 7th position in the world. Although she couldn’t win the title, this is so far the best position any Nepali beauty has achieved in any international beauty contest. Apart from being in the top 8, Nagma was also successful in winning the silver medal in mural painting in the contest.
The final result of Miss Earth 2012:
- Miss Earth 2012: Czech Republic – Tereza Fajksova
- Miss Air: Philippines – Stephany Stefanowitz
- Miss Water: Venezuela – Osmariel Villalobos
- Miss Fire: Brazil – Camilia Brant
Kathmandu International Theater Festival 2012 started on November 23 at Mandala Theatre, Anamnagar. The festival will end on 7th December 2012. In the event organized by Aarohan Gurukul theater group various plays from different countries will be featured at different times. The participants have come from countries like Estonia, France, India, Iran, Norway, Russia and USA.
Time and schedules of the festival are as follows (click to enlarge):
As if the controversy is not enough, the movie ‘ATM‘ is banned after releasing in theaters today. The censor board had censored the movie and ordered the movie team to remove objectionable scenes while giving it an ‘A’ certificate. But, when the movie was released, the officials in the Board found that the production team hadn’t removed the objectionable scenes and had released the un-edited version of the movie.
After the Censor Board directed Home Ministry to stop the show, the screening of the movie has stopped after it’s second show. In response to the government action, producer and actor Dinesh Thapa told that it was technician’s mistake to leave out the censored scenes. He told
that the movie will be shown again after removing the objectionable scenes.
After a long vacation in the US to celebrate Dashain and Tihar, Nepali Superstar Rajesh Hamal returned back to Nepal on November 21, 2012. Rajesh Hamal had left Nepal on October and he had celebrated the festival of brothers and sisters, Tihar festival, with his sisters living in the US, after a long time.
While in the US Rajesh Hamal partic
ipated in various cultural programs and danced in stage with a actresses like Karishma Manandhar and Saranga Shrestha. He also met various Nepali people living in the US, participated in different programs and also told jokes on himself, Rajesh Dai jokes.
Although the much publicized Nepali movie ‘Visa Girl’ couldn’t do good business in Nepal, the producers are trying their luck in India. On the occasion of Christmas (December 25, 2012), the movie will be premiered in Gangtok, Sikkim.
The lead actors in ‘Visa Girl’, Binaya Shrestha and Richa Sharma are also the co-producers of the movie. The movie directed by Prachanda M Shrestha also features Karma, Reshamdas Shrestha, Menuka Pradhan, Reema Bishowkarma and Saloni Rajbhandari in addition to Bina
ya and Richa, in main roles.
Nepali movie ‘ATM’ is releasing on November 23, 2012. The movie directed by Yadav Silwal features Dinesh Thapa, Jiya KC, Sabina Karki and Sonia Sharma in leading roles.
The movie features the , cinematography of Ratna Karki, fight direction of Shankar Maharjan, music direction of Santosh Pragad, choreography of Kabiraj Gahatraj, editing of Dawa Sherpa, story of Dinesh Thapa, script / dialogue of Nischal Shrestha.