In a press meet held in Kathmandu, the audio of upcoming movie ‘Kollywood’ was released on December 30, 2012. The music was previously unveiled in a program held in Qatar, and the second release of the CD is believed to be nothing more than a publicity stunt.
In the audio release program Ashok Sharma was the chief guest. The director Navaraj Acharya, actors Aryan Sigdel, ac
tress Priyanka Karki and the producer Tanka Karki jointly unveiled the music CD. The movie features three songs including an item song. Miss Nepal 2011 Malina Joshi is also featured in one of the songs in the movie.
Keshu Khadka was selected to wear the crown of this year, Republica Miss Teen 2012, in an event held on December 23, 2012, in Army Officers Club, Kathmandu.
There were 18 participants out of which 10 were selected after talent round and best dress round, for the final competition. The judges of the event included Sabita Bhandari Baral, photographer Raj Bhai Suwal, model Mahesh Shrestha, businessman Ujjwal Kumar Shrestha, and Rajendra Malla.
In a latest report, bachelor singer, Rajesh Payal Rai, has finally made up his mind to get married. While he was in London during his Europe tour, he had a long discussion with his parents who live there about marriage. His parents wanted Rajesh to marry soon and like an obedient son, Rajesh has agreed to get married soon.
Rajesh Payal Rai is currently in Australia and he is doing a live concert in Sydney on Saturday. The concert is being organized by Tamu Samaj, Australia to mark the Losar festival. Another famous singer Anjana Gurung and
comedian dancer Bijay Thapa will also perform with Rajesh in the concert.
On the occasion of new year, Nepali movie “9 O’clock” is going to be premiered in Doha, Qatar. Aryan films presentation “9 O’clock” is produced by Ramesh Sambedana and directed by Baburam Dhakal.
The movie was dragged into controversy when the FDB refused to let it go on floor because of unacceptable script. That was not all, the movie was previously called ‘A69′ and when the name was linked to sex position, it was renamed by a less-suggestive name. But, now it
has passed all hurdles and all set to release.
Nepali actress Saranga Shrestha is getting married to Ramesh Karki in Maryland, USA. Saranga has been living in the US for the last 12 year. This is the second marriage of Saranga after previous marriage didn’t go well.
Ramesh Karki is originally from Magydi and is working as a retailer of restaurant. The engagement ceremony was held on the Christmas Day and the couple will be legally married in the first week of February in the court.
One day before the release of the movie all over Nepal, a premire show of ‘Dhanda’ was held in a new theater in Chabahil, Kathmandu. Some two hundred film and media person were present to see the movie.
The viewers of the premier show have appreciated the movie. Although the movie is told to have excessive violence, the effort of the production team was appreciated by the majority of the audience. People of weak hearts are not suggested to watch the movie.
In an upcoming movie by director Samjhana Upreti Rauniar, Namrata Shrestha is going to be featured as the lead character, Megha. The movie named ‘Megha’ will also feature Saugat Malla in lead role. Actor Siddhartha Koirala (Manisha’s brother) will also have a role in the movie. The movie was announced in November after performing puja in Karya Vinayak temple in Lalitpur. During the puja, Actress Manisha Koirala had joined her brother Siddhartha Koirala and the crew members of the movie including the director Samjhana, actors Namrata and Saugat. (Note – that was long before Manisha was diagnosed with cancer)
Nepali movie ‘Kollywood’ is going to be premiered in Doha, Qatar on January 11, 2013. The International Artist Forum(IAF) Qatar is organizing the premier show of the movie made on the story of struggle done by a typical newcomer actress in Nepali movie industry.
The movie will be featured in Doha Cinema Hall at 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM. In the show, ‘Kollywood’ actors Priyanka Karki, Aryan Sigdel, and other team members will also be present during the show.
In a program organized in Kathmandu, The Hidden Treasure announced the date of the Miss Nepal 2013 – the 18th edition of the biggest beauty contest in Nepal. Miss Nepal, considered the most prestigious and popular of all the beauty contests held in Nepal, is scheduled to be organized on March 15, 2013.
This year, Fanta of Bottelers’ Nepal will also be the co-sponsor with the Hidden Treasure. The winner of the Miss Nepal 2013 will also be appointed the brand ambassador of drink, Fanta, for a year.
In an event held in Hong Kong, Parina Subba was selected the Miss Hong Kong Nepal 2012 on December 23, 2012. The beauty contest organized by Miss Hong Kong Nepal society, Honk Kong, was held in You Ma Tei Community Center, in Hong Kong.
Another Nepali beauty in Hong Kong, Manisha Rai, was awarded the first runner-up title and Pramila Thapa was awarded the second runner-up title in the event. After winning the title, Parina was
awarded with the Miss Hong Kong Nepal crown and HK$ 10,000 cash prize. The first runner-up Manisha Rai received HK$ 5,000 cash prize and the second runner up Pramila Thapa received HK$ 3,000 check after winning the title.
This year’s Miss Nepal beauty contest is scheduled to be held on Chaitra 2, 2069 (March 16, 2013) in the capital. Last Friday, the organizer of the beauty contest, Hidden Treasure, organized a press conference to inform about the details of upcoming Miss Nepal. The official name of the contest is named ‘Fanta the Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal’ after the co-sponsor Bottlers Nepal.
Further, it has informed that deadline of form submission has been fixed for Magh 18. Form can be collected from the office of Bottlers Nepal at Kupondole or can be downloaded from its official site missnepal.com.np. Interested candidates have to submit form with personal biodata within the deadline. Candidates will be shortlisted and training on various subject matters will be provided to the shortlisted candidates only. Read the rest of this entry »
Actress Manisha Koirala is discharged from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York on December 21, 2012. Manisha had undergone a 6-hours long surgery on December 11 to treat cancer in her uterus. Manisha’s body has responded well to the surgery and she is told to be feeling better these days.
Manisha is currently living in her relative’s house in New York for resting and regular check-ups. The check-ups and further treatments are expected to last six more months in the USA. To prevent cancer cells to spread in her body, chemotherapy treatment will commence in a couple of weeks.
Manisha’s family friend, Mridula Koirala, has posted a Facebook message to all Manisha fans and friends telling that their prayer is working and Manisha is going very well.
Hunger strike of film related people ended today (Thursday) at 4 pm after Minister for Information and Communications, Raj Kishor Yadav agreed to fulfill their demands and offered juice to the strikers.
President of Director Society, Bimal Poudel, Secretary of Director Society, M.S. Agraj and President of Women Film Actors’ Association, Mausami Malla were in hunger strike asking the government to fulfill their 9 points demand. Poudel started the hunger strike on Monday saying that he won’t eat anything until the demands were met. Supporting Poudel’s demand, Agraj joined from Tuesday and Malla joined them on Wednesday.
In a report, Mausami Malla was diagnosed of a tumor near her uterus and had just finished a 10-day-long bed rest prior to the hunger strike. Although her friends had asked her not to join the strike, she had insisted on participating in the strike, instead of meeting the doctor to schedule the date of the surgery.
Minister Yadav and President of National Film Protection Committee, Nir Shah, has signed jointly in the paper with 9 points demand and minister Yadav has assured to implement them at the earliest and that president of Film Development Board will be appointed by tomorrow (Friday).
A suspense thriller movie ‘Rudrakshya’ is going to be released in theaters all over Nepal on Friday, December 21, 2012 (Poush 6th). On Thursday, a program was organized in Kathmandu to release it’s music. The music CD was released by Film Producer Association president Raj Kumar Rai.
Talking in the program, actor Sunil Thapa remembered the movie ‘Chino’ from which he was popular by the name Rate Kaila. After the release of ‘Rudrakshya’ Sunil Thapa thinks that his new name will be ‘Pale Dai’. Sunil Thapa is seen in different get-up in pr
omotion posters of the movie.
On 12/12/12 Nepali actress Gauri Malla met actress Manisha Koirala in the hospital in New York where she is recovering from a surgery. That was the third day of the surgery and Manisha was still in the intensive care unit (ICU). Although others were not allowed to visit Manisha, Mridula Koirala helped Gauri to meet Manisha. (Gauri’s article here)
In the short article Gauri wrote after the visit, she said that she felt sad on the news about Manisha made based on rumors. She says that Manisha looked healthy and beautiful in the hospital bed.
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