The top 5 nominations for the 9th edition of NEFTA Awards has been released. In NEFTA Award 2016 the movies ‘Classic’ and ‘Prem Geet’ have received the most number of nominations in the 31 categories announced by the origanizer. Classic has been nominated in 18 categories and ‘Prem Geet’ is nominated in 17 different categories. In third place, ‘Pashupati Prasad’ has been nominated in 9 categories. I have also listed the movies nominated, and available to watch in full.
NEFTA Nominated Films (Watch Full movies)
The award ceremony will be held on December 23, 2016 in Dubai of UAE. The nominations are prepared by a 5-member selection committee led by Bharat Shakya among the movies released in the year 2072.
After Rekha Thapa, Priyanka Karki, Namrata Shrestha, Niruta Singh, Chhulthim Gurung etc., another Nepali actress has also tried singing. This time, the ‘Prem Geet’ actress, Pooja Sharma has become a new singer. The actress has given voice to a song titled ‘Prem Katha’, a duet song with a well known singer, Anil Singh.
In addition to giving their voices, both Anil Singh and Pooja Sharma are also featured as the models in the music video (music video is attached at the end of this post). My video report about Pooja’s debut in singing:
Pooja had also released a song in January this year. But, she took it offline before I could review it for some unknown reasons. Two other actresses who had also released music videos in January 2016 were Priyanka Karki and Chhulthim Gurung. I had shared their music videos at that time.
UPDATE: Sushmita KC ‘Ma Ta Timrai Hoon’ controversy about a TV program producer
Sushmita KC and Prakash Subedi
What had happened – Sushmita KC expressed her dissatisfaction about the report about her movie ‘Ma Ta Timrai Hun’ aired in the 35th episode of a Kantipur TV film program ‘Rajatpat’. In the report aired in the TV show, her debut production movie was a failure and it didn’t do good business. Click here for more details of the controversy.
Where – Facebook
When – August 2016
The sequel of superhit movie ‘Loot’, ‘Loot 2’ is in making. An item song of the movie titled ‘Laijau Thamel Bazar …’ was released on October 22 featuring a new item girl, Alisha Rai, as Sundari. The song composed by Kali Prasad Baskota features the voices of Kali Prasad Baskota, Mina Niraula and Bhanubhakta Dhakal, and is written jointly by Ektaare and Kali Prasad Baskota.
The sequel features most of the cast and the crews of the original movie. In the original movie, ‘Loot’ the item song titled ‘Udhreko Choli ..’ had become very popular. The song had established actress Sushma Karki as an item girl. It is to be seen if Alisha Rai will follow the success of Sushma Karki. ‘Loot’ is credited for rescuing the Nepali movie industry when it was in its worst time in the history.
According to latest rumours actress Usha Poudel and actor Sudhanshu Joshi are having an affair. There were reports of engagement between the two. But, both Sudhanshu and Usha denied such rumors. They however admitted that they are good friends. Although they have told that they don’t have any immediate marriage plans, those who know them personally say that they are expected to marry soon.
video report about the rumour and the updates:
Who are Sudhansu Joshi and Usha Poudel
The actor of the past, Sudhanshu Joshi is a handsome actor who debuted in ‘Jali Rumal’. The success of ‘Jali Rumal’ established Sudhanshu as an actor. But, after he left Nepal to permanently live in the USA, Sudhanshu is not active in the Nepali film industry. Although he had produced and acted in a movie named ‘Nepal’, the movie wasn’t successful and he hasn’t acted in any movies after ‘Nepal’.
Nepali Movie – The Soldier
Starring – Subash Meche, Jenisha KC, Rajendra Chaudhary, Sunil Thapa etc.
Director – BS Balami
About ‘The Soldier’
Nepali movie ‘The Soldier’ is a presentation of Rajkumar Lamichhane for BG Films. The movie features the script of Shekhar Gyawali, music of Mandhar Sunam and choreography of Suresh Chaudhary. The director, BS Balami has also written the story and has directed the action in the movie. The movie ‘The Soldier’ was released in February of 2016.
Watch full Nepali movie ‘Soldier’
Two new movies have released in theatre on October 21, 2016 – ‘Makhamali’ and ’21 Barsha’. The movie ‘Makhamali’ is made on the story of the struggle of Chari Maya Tamang. In the another new release, ’21 Barsha’ the cast and crew is mostly comprises of the youths of 21-years-olds. They are released at the time when ‘Chhaka Panja’ is keeping its holdover for over 7 weeks in many theatres.
The movie ‘Makhamali’ is made on the story of a woman sold in the brothel in Mumbai, Chari Maya Tamang. Chari Maya had struggled in the brothel and had returned back to Nepal to send the human trafficker to jail. Continue reading
Nepali Movie – Tista Pariko Saino
Starring – Khil Bahadur Gurung, Unita Gurung, Amir Gurung, Gajendra Gurung, Tikaram Ghale, Raj Gurung, Sita Gurung etc.
Director – Khil Bahadur Gurung
About ‘Tista Pariko Saino’
The movie ‘Tista Pariko Saino’ is a presentation of Gorkha Siranchowk and Ligligkot Films. The story is about Nepali speakers in Sikkim (India) and their relationship with the residents of mainland Nepal. The movie featuring beautiful scenes from Nepal and Sikkim. It features the cinematography of Bhesh Gurung, choreography of Janak Gurung, background score of Alish Karki, cinematography of Akki Sharma, and editing of Arjun GC.The music in the movie are composed by Aashu Lama and Narjan Gurung. The movie featuring predominantly Gurung cast and crew is a presentation of the Gurung ethnic group living in Sikkim, India.
Watch ‘Tista Pariko Saino’
Nepali film – Ye Mero Hajur
Starring – Shree Krishna Shrestha, Jharana Thapa, Ganesh Upreti, Birendra Hamal, Sushila Rayamajhi, Maya Pradhan, Mithila Sharma (guest role) etc.
Director – Shiva Regmi
About ‘A Mero Hajur’
The movie released in 2002, ‘A Mero Hajur’ was a super hit movie produced by the actress Jharna Thapa. Now, Jharana Thapa is debuting in the sequel of the movie ‘A Mero Hajur’. The sequel will feature actress Samragyee RL Shah and a new actor. The shooting has already completed and the post production works of the movie is going on.
This original version of the movie ‘A Mero Hajur’ was produced under Sunil Kumar Thapa and Jharana Motion Picture. This is the second movie of Jharana Thapa’s production was written and directed by late director Shiva Regmi.
Nepali film – Chokho Maya (चोखो माया)
Starring – Saroj Khanal, Kristi Mainali, Bijaya Lama, Rabi Shah, Hari Prasad Rimal, Rajpal Thapa, Samrat Sapkota, Laxmi Giri, Rudra Raj Pandey, Sakuntala Sharma, Ujjwal Bhandari etc.
Director – Raj Bikram Shah
About ‘Chokho Maya’
A presentation of Sagun Films, ‘Chokho Maya’ is produced jointly by Jyoti Rana and Tirtha Narayan Maharjan. The story of the movie is written by the director, Raj Bikram Shah. Playback singers in the movie are Prakash Shrestha, Sukmit Gurung, Sushma Shrestha, Kabita Krishnamurti, Sadhana Sargam and Shakti Ballav.
A new movie is announced titled ‘Rudhra’. In the movie, to be made under his home production banner The Nikhil Upreti Production was announced in a ceremony held in Kathmandu on October 18, 2016. In the movie, a new face, Bishow Sharma will be featured in the leading role. The lead actress is also a new actress, Sara, a UK resident Charted Accountant student.
‘Rudra’ will be directed by Ramji Lamichhane. The film crew had left for Mustang for the shooting after the announcement. The movie will be shot in various locations in Jomsom of Mustang, Karnali, Kohalpur and Narayangadh area. Continue reading
Nepali Movie – Masti
Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Jenisha KC, Tripti Nadkar, Dinesh Thapa, Rabindra Khadka etc.
Director – Madan Ghimire
The movie by Dinesh Thapa under D Films banner, ‘Masti’ was released on Friday the 13th in January of 2012 with superhit movie ‘Loot’ and two other moives. That was the time when every new release were flop. ‘Loot’ rescued the film industry after the unexpected success of the movie. The movie is made on the story of the producer, Dinesh Thapa, the lyrics of the songs in the movie are written by the director, Madan Ghimire. Screenplay and the dialogue is written by Shivam Adhikari, music is composed by Mahesh Khadka, background score by Samrat Thapa, choreography by Dinesh Pakhrin and Shiva Sharma. Action by Ram Janak, editing by Tara Thapa and cinematography by Dik Khadka. The playback singers are Dipak Limbu, Rajesh Payal Rai, Anju Pant, and Pramod Kharel.
Watch full movie ‘Masti’
UPDATE: Dashain has finished today. I collected 100s of photos of celebrities. But, posting them in the page would not be that much interesting to the most of the site visitors. So, I collected the photos of 40+ Nepali actress celebrating Dashain this year and prepared a video (There are 43 actresses featured in this video).
I also prepared a video about the fist Dashain of two Miss Nepal sons. In addition to the sons of Jharana Bajracharya and Malvika Subba, the daughter of actress Richa Ghimire also celebrated her Dashain for the first time in her life.
It seems, Bhuwan KC has already married actress Jiya KC. By the way, Jiya was posing in a photo between Bhuwan’s mother and father with Bhuwan KC and Anmol KC by the side, it seems she was a part of the family.
Watch the video report:
Bhuwan KC and Jiya KC love story
The rumour of the affair between Bhuwan KC and Jiya KC started in 2012.
In 2012 there were reports of:
- Bhuwan KC visiting ‘ATM’ shooting sets to meet Jiya.
- They were also spotted together in restaurants.
- In one interview, Jiya had also admitted going to Bhuwan KC’s home and staying there for a night.
- Jiya had told that she would love to marry Bhuwan KC.
- But, both of them had told that they were only friends and they didn’t have an affair (and they continued to say that till now).
Nepali Movie – Bindaas 3
Starring – Asok Phuyal, Shuvekshya Thapa, Manish Karki, Sudhan Dhital, Subash Khadka etc.
Director – Raju Giri
About ‘Bindaas 3’
This is the third sequel of Nepali movie ‘Bindaas’. The movie made on sex theme featured actress Sushma Karki in the first and the second sequel. In the third sequel Suvekshya Thapa replaced Sushma Karki. Although the movie was made into three sequels, none of the movie were successful commercially and the review of xnepali reviewer wasn’t that good either. The initial comments in the video are not good. The movie is a Raju Giri Production & Shuvechchha Entertainment presentation featuring the music of Arjun Pokharel, editing and cinematography by Basu Baral.
Watch ‘Bindaas 3’