Aug 182016
 

Two new Nepali movies have released on Thursday, August 18, 2016 a day before the usual release dates on Friday. The movies are released on the holiday, Rakshya Bandhan. Two awaited movies ‘Chapali Height 2’ and ‘Bir Bikram’ are released to take advantage of the holiday. The film producers association had loosened the previous requirements to release new movies only in Fridays and allowed to release on days others than Friday on festival times. Based on the release of films in other days, other film makers have also announced release date that don’t fall on non-Fridays.
friday release bir bikram and chapali hieght 2

Chapali Height 2

The movie ‘Chapali Height 2’ is a sequel of a hit movie ‘Chapali Height’ released three years ago. The sequel however doesn’t feature any actors of the original movie. The new movie is made Aasma Films banner and is produced by Arjun Kumar. The producer and the director, Dipendra K Khanal were same in both the sequels. Continue reading »

Aug 122016
 

The film award being distributed by Gopi Krishna Movies, NFDC National Film Award 2016 nomination was released in a program held in Kathmandu. The Award ceremony will be held in Ashoj. It’s interesting two movies released on the same day – ‘Premgeet’ and ‘Classic’ were nominated in the most number of awards – 11 categories each. ‘Pashupati Prasad’ and ‘Woda Number 6’ each were nominated in 8 different categories and ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ was nominated in 7 categories.

Watch Award winning movies:

nfdc 2016 award nominations

Nominations:

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Jul 032016
 

The Film Artists Association of Nepal (FAAN) organized the first ever film awards in Kathmandu on July 2, 2016. In the award ceremony ‘Pashupati Prasad’ was awarded the best movie of the year. The awards were awarded in 24 different categories. The prime minister, KP Oli, was the chief guest of the event.

FAAN 2016 Aryan-Sigdel-And-Namrata-Shrestha

The actor and the actress of ‘Classic’ Aryan Sigdel and Namrata Shrestha were awarded the best actor and actress of the year in the ceremony. The director and writer of the best movie ‘Pashupati Prasad’, Dipendra K Khanal and Bipin Karki were awarded the best director and the best writer respectively.

Full list of the winners of the award are:
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Jun 302016
 

The winners of the National Film Award 2073 (2016 AD) is announced. The winners were selected from the movies released in 2072. ‘Pashupati Prasad’ won three awards, ‘Classic’ and ‘Dreams’ won two awards.

national film award 2016

The winners are:

  • Best Film – Pashupati Prasad
  • Best Writer – Khagendra Lamichhane (Pashupati Prasad)
  • Best Director – Dipendra K Khanal (Pashupai Prasad)
  • Best Actor – Dayahang Rai (Kabaddi Kabaddi)
  • Best Actress – Namrata Shrestha (Classic)
  • Best Cinematographer – Sanjay Lama and Purushottam Pradhan (Dreams)
  • Best Editor – Surendra Poudel (Classic)
  • Best Ethnic film – Yamfu Dewarali (Gurung language movie)
  • Jury Award – Bhuwan KC (Dreams, Director)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Basundhara Bhusal.

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Jan 302016
 

Two new movies have released in theater today, on January 29, 2016. The movie by the team of ‘Talakjung VS Tulke’ famed Khagendra Lamichane, ‘Pashupati Prasad’ seems to be similar character based movie. Another release ‘Regfuge’ features Jiwan Luitel in leading role.

pashupati prasad and refugee jan 29 release

Pashupati Prasad

After the success of Khagendra Lamichane’s movie ‘Talakjung VS Tulke’, his movie ‘Pashupati Prasad’ was awaited by his fans. A premier show of the movie was held on Thursday among artists, journalists and guests. The movie is about a guy who had gone to Kathmandu to earn money from a remote village after the death of his parents. The movie directed by Dipendra K Khanal is shot mostly in Pashupati area featuring Khagendra in leading role. Actress Barsha Siwakoti, Bipin Karki, Prakash Ghimire and Rabindra Singh Baniya are featured in main characters in the movie. The movie made under the joint banner of Tuki Films and Dipendra K Khanal Production. The director, Dipendra K Khanal had previously directed successful movies like ‘Chapali Height’, ‘Jhole’, ‘The Yug Dekhi Yug Samma’ and ‘Dharma’ (all these movies are available to watch in xnepali).

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Nov 262015
 

In an event held in Kathmandu on November 25, 2015, the first trailer of the upcoming movie ‘Pashupati Prasad’ was released. The movie written and acted by ‘Talakjung VS Tulke’ famed Tulke – Khagendra Lamichane, in the leading role, is featured as Pashupati Prasad in the upcoming movie. The movie scheduled to release on January 29, 2015.

Video report of the event:

The movie ‘Pashupati Prasad’ is a joint presentation of Tukee and Dipendra K Khanal production. The movie directed and made on the story of Dipendra K Khanal, features Khagendra Lamichhane, Barsha Siwakoti, Prakash Ghimire, Bipin Karki, Rabindra Singh Baniya, Mishree Thapa and Ashish Adhikari in main roles.

The movie is a story of a youth from a village who comes to Kathmandu to fulfill the dreams of his deceased parents. The guy who started to make his living in Pashupati temple area is named Pashupati Prasad.

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Oct 162015
 

vigilanteNepali Movie – Vigilante
Starring – Raj Ghimire, Priyanka Karki, Subash Thapa, Menuka Pradhan, Dipsikha Shahi, Arjun Gurung etc.
Director – Dipendra K Khanal

The first 3D movie in the Nepali film industry, Nepali movie ‘Vigilante’ is a presentation of Ashma Films. The movis is directed by the director of hit movie ‘Chapali Height’ (watch ‘Chapali Height’ here).

The thriller movie features the screenplay of Shan Basnyat, cinematography of Purushottam Pradhan.  We had written the review of the movie – read the review of ‘Vigilante’ here. Our recommendation in the review was to keep the expectation low while watching the movie.

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Jun 232015
 

Nepali actress Rekha Thapa has announced that she and her home production movies won’t participate in any Nepali movies award ceremony. She has accused the organizers of manipulating them to award the films of their choice based on personal influences and money.

rekha-thapa-hong-kong-screening-of-Kali

Rekha has termed all the award ceremonies in Nepal as ‘Room Awards’.

This is not the first time Rekha has expressed her dissatisfaction. Last year, at this time Rekha had accused National Award organizers of asking money for award. She didn’t even go to receive one award she won at that time. Rekha was also accused of not participating in an award ceremony when she couldn’t persuade the organizers to hand her the Best Actress Award.

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Oct 162014
 

[Watch ‘Jholey’ here – Full movie is available to watch in xnepali. Click here for the nominations of INFA 2014]

The ‘Jholey’ producer and director have expressed their surprise on the nomination of the movie in INFA 2014 awards.

jholay-nomination protest

In the press release signed by producer Teken Khadka and director Dipendra K Khanal, states that the movie team was not informed about the the participation in the award and they had to know about the nomination through media. They have asked the organizers to remove the nominations from the movie in the award.

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Apr 062013
 

A milestone of Nepali film industry, ‘Vigilante’ is the first Nepali 3D movie in the 50-year long history of the industry. ‘Vigilante’ is produced by Aasma Films, the banner that produced the blockbuster movie ‘Chapali Height‘ last year. The movie features Priyanka Karki, Subash Thapa, Raj Ghimire, Menuka Pradhan, and Arjun Gurung in leading roles. The movie is directed by Dipendra K Khanal.

vigilante priyanka and raj ghimire

Story

‘Vigilante’ starts with a suicide scene of a groom on his marriage day – and, that is the mystery of the movie. As the movie advances, six friends are seen on a bike trip as a song of Sabin Rai is played on the background. As the advance toward an unmentioned destination, the six friends have a lot of fun and discussion. When one of the friends’ bike breaks down, their journey is halted in an evening. While staying in the house of Khatri in the way, two of them disappear in the forest. Other four to enter the forest to find their missing friends. One by one each of them disappear in the forest.

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Apr 032013
 

The first 3D movie in Nepali movie industry history, ‘Vigilante’ was premiered on April 2 in Kathmandu. The movie directed by Dipendra K Khanal features Priyanka Karki, Raj GhimireMenuka Pradhan, Shankar Acharya, Subash Thapa, Dipsikha Shahi (Sikha Shahi) etc. The movie is releasing all over Nepal on April 5, 2013.

vigilante primeer

The movie is made on the story written by Shan Basnyat and categorized as a social thriller. The movie is mostly shot in a jungle and it states how a person can become ‘Vigilante’ for love.

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Nov 212012
 

Nowadays, one Nepali Film Actress, Priyanka Karki, is seen in dance bar of Thamel and in companion with dance bar girls.  What is she doing there instead of being in film spot and theatre? Does she like to enjoy in dance bar?

But, no, she is not enjoying there. She is learning to be like sex workers, to talk like they do, to behave like they do etc. She is studying their body language and watching the environment around there so that she can play her role as sex worker in her upcoming film ‘Jholey’. Continue reading »

Sep 232012
 

chapali_heightAasma Films P. Ltd. presents a movie based on a true story by producer Arjun Kumar
Nepali MovieChapali Height
StarringBinita Baral, Raj Timilsina, Amir Gautam etc.
Director – Dipendra K Khanal

Also refer our Review of Chapali Height and the pre-release review of Chapali Height.
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Mar 172012
 

Note: Pre-release review of Chapali Height covers general information and other details.

With a lot of controversies and publicity from sexually aggressive posters and promos, Chapali Height is released all over major theaters in Nepal. The third directorial venture of Dipendra K Khanal and second movie produced by Arjun Kumar, Chapali Height, has a story of sex for adult audience. Hence, it has received an Adult certificate from the censor board of Nepal.

chapali_height_poster_long_poster

Story:

Chapali Height is a story of Amir (Amir Gautam) , Bineeta (Binita Baral) and Raj (Raj Ghimire). Amir and Bineeta come from Pokhara to live in Raj’s house at Chapali Height where he is living alone. After spending some time there, relationship between Amir and Bineeta becomes sour and an accident commences the main story of the movie. Its better to Keep the details of the accident, and the suspense that follows, a secret so that your movie experience is not ruined when you watch the movie in theatre.

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Mar 132012
 

Note: We have started a new pre-release review section. We will do post-review or a real review of the movie after the movie is released. This is a collection of details available before release. 

Chapali Height

Upcoming Nepali movie Chapali Height is produced by Arjun Kumar and directed by Dipendra K Khanal. The movie is targeted to all those Nepali who are fond of watching interesting movie but especially targeted to the audience who prefer to go to multiplexes and city dwellers. It is made in digital format.

chapali-height_Binita-Baral_Nepali-Movie-Poster

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