Actress Rekha Thapa is currently in Far Western region of Nepal for the social works under Rekha Thapa Foundation. On Sunday, Rekha was honored at Bal Jagirti College in Mahendranagar. In the college she raised the National flag of Nepal and lighted candle to inaugurate the program.
During the event Rekha Thapa donated Rs. 50,000 on behalf of Rekha Thapa Foundation to support disabled students in the college. The 10+2 college educates a number of disabled students.
Actress Karishma Manandhar had defied the Nepal Banda by driving herself to Pashupati mandir. After visiting the temple, she shared some photos of her visit with choreographer and director Govind Rai.
While other artists only talked about defying the closure, Karishma is the only actress who has taken action.
Here are some highlights of Tihar celebrations of Nepali celebrities.
Actress Namrata Shrestha celebrated Bhai Tika:
The following photos shared by Rekha Thapa shows Namrata, Karishma and Rekha lighting sparkles fire works. The nearness between Namrata and Rekha is considered the new development in the relationship between actresses in Nepali movie industry.
In ‘Damdar’ Rekha is featured as a patriotic ex-police officer who was laid-off. The movie produced by Chandra Gautam features action of Chandra Panta. The cinematographer of the movie is Saurabh Lama. The director Kamal Krishna has also written the script and composed the music of the movie.
Dashain is the biggest festival in Nepal. The festival is known for meeting family members, eating, playing and enjoying.
A lot of Nepali are working in foreign land and they can’t go back home in the festival, so some Nepali artists have gone to the foreign lands to make the foreign bound Nepali at home. Our friends at Nepaliactress.com have compiled a list of artist currently participating in various cultural programs abroad. Those celebrities had sacrificed their own festive needs for the entertainment of other fellow Nepali living abroad.
Today, we have compiled some pictorial presentation of Nepali artists celebrating the festival.
update - More photos added at the end.
Holi at Poojana Stri’s place
The festival color, Holi is the best festival of the kids and Poojana Pradhan is the best person to count on celebrating Holi with kids. Poojana’s message, "Your happiness is my destiny." and she has wished best wishes of Holi to her lovely kids,family,friends,fans and audience. Poojana adds, "Enjoy Holi without hurting others!"
The love story movie by Ramji Lamichane is produced under the banner of Shuva Shanti Films. Apart from producing and directing, Ramji has also choreographed the songs in the movie.
Today is the main day of the biggest festival in Nepal, Vijaya Dashami. Dashain Tika starts on October 24 and ends on October 29, Purnima.
On the day, people visit their elders to get auspicious tika , jamara and best wishes from them. Here are photos of some of the artists in Nepali entertainment industry:
Miss Nepal 2012 Shristi Shrestha:
These days actress Shovita Simkhada is living in Qatar with her husband. Well, it’s not that Shovita wear Burkha all the time while living in Qatar. She can get quite hot and sizzling at times. See some sample photo below:
Even while living in Qatar, Shovita is as busy in acting and modeling as she was in Nepal. She is currently doing a music video of Nabin K. Bhattarai. The hot music video is being directed by Bhabindra Ta
Apart from working in entertainment business, she is also helping her husband in his business in Qatar. Shovita’s relocation to Qatar has made it easy for the local organizers of Nepali programs.
This is the scene of Saraswoti Chalchitra Mandir, Kailali. During the show of a Nepali movie, ‘Bodyguard’, it was raining heavily and the path to the theater was completely submerged.
It looks like, the people are crossing ‘a river’ to reach to the theater!
Don’t you think, the theater should have invested in a boat instead of the ’5 in 1 Dolby Digital Sound system’. Photo credit Sandip Adhikari.
As announced earlier, 13 student wings of nine different political parties, including the ruling party, have forced-close the Kathmandu valley on January 25. There are no vehicles on the street and the businesses are also closed. The only vehicles allowed on the road are press vehicle, ambulance, and vehicles of foreign embassies.
The youth organizations have announced that they won’t even sit in negotiation table until the government takes back the recent price hike. Here are some of the scenes seen in Kathmandu streets:
Chuna lai hoina herna chai paainchha…
Aakhaa lai sekna jati ni paainchha
Udreko choli chha hai, tei pani laainchha…
Although the item song of the movie "Loot" received some harsh comments, it is one of the attraction of the movie, Loot, being released today. The item dancer Sushma Karki has performed a very nice dance in the suggestive song. Here are some photos taken during the shooting.
The dance video is posted at the end.
Last time we posted about Aiselu and now, it is time for another tasty wild fruit, Kafal.
Kafal, a very popular wild fruit of the Central Himalayas. Tasting sour-sweet, the all-season trees are considered uncultivable. Botanists call it Myrica Nagi and it grows in the range of 1300 to 2100 m elevation and is common in Nepal and India. A typical Kafal tree is 12 to 15 m high and the trunk diameter ranges from 90-95 cm.
Rakshi is the distilled alcoholic drink of Nepal. It is commonly made from Kodo (a variety of millet found in Nepal). There are other varieties of Rakshi made by the same procedure using other materials like fruits, corn , rice , wheat , or barley.
Kodo or millet grows in mountain region of Nepal and is considered one of the nutritious grains used to make varieties of Nepali delicacies. The foods made from Kodo is also considered a relief food for diabetics.
Distillation of Rakshi is an age old process in which the millet is cooked, left to ferment and distilled to obtain the edible alcoholic bev
Millet or Kodo is harvested in Nepal in October / November. The small grains are extracted by laying grain bearing spikes on a mat and beating by canes after drying it in the sun.
The millet grains are sieved through a colander and mixed with water before bringing it to boil. Cooked millet. after simmering lightly, is transferred to a basket to let it ferment for three days. The fermented mix is transferred to an earthenware called to remain there for the next 15 days.
Now, the mix is ready for distillation. Distillation involves special utensils and cook
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