The action actor Nikhil Upreti has flown to the USA on Friday, February 5 for the show of his movie ‘Bhairav’ in California, USA. The comeback movie of Upreti, ‘Bhairav’ features him as the producer, director and the leading actor. Made on the story of a police officer, ‘Bhairav’ was well received by the viewers.
Before flying to the USA, Nikhil Upreti has signed a new film of director Madhusudhan Bhattarai. The details of the unnamed movie is not available yet.
Video report on Nikhil’s US travel:
The show of ‘Bhairav’ is scheduled to be held in a theater in California in the evening of February 9, 2016. There are no other shows of the movies yet, but Nikhil expects more demands of the movies in other parts of the USA.
The trailer and first look poster of the movie produced and directed by Suraj Subba Nalbo, ‘Rato Ghar’ is released online. The movie is made on the story of drug dealing with comedy and action as the main ingredients of entertainments.
The action and comedy movie features Wilson Bikram Rai, Menuka Pradhan, Samyam Puri, Gaurav Pahadi, Anurag Kunwar, Mala Limbu, Bikesh Shrestha etc. in main roles. The movie features the music of Mahesh Khadka and Dambar Nepali, action of Roshna Khadka, cinematography of Hari Lama, and editing of Bipin Malla. In addition to the director Nalbo, Wilson Bikram Rai is also the producer of the movie. The movie is made under joint banner of Mang Him Films and Takme Production.
Actor Rajesh Hamal is currently in the USA. He was invited by actress Jal Shah to participate in a cultural program held in Salt Lake City on November 1. After the program, Rajesh is meeting his relatives and having fun. I have compiled photos Rajesh has shared to give you the glimpse of the places he went and the people he met.
On a October 29 post Rajesh said, “In 48 hours I have moved from lush green jungles of Chitwan to concrete jungle called New York.” That was poste from Summit, NJ. In the photos he is wearing a rough jeans torn at the knees.
On October 27 he was playing with elephants in Chitwan. The following photos is
On October 31, Halloween day, Rajesh was at Jal Shah’s house. He shared photos of himself with the actress and with the trick-or-treating kids. For some reason, Rajesh later deleted those photos. Here is one of those photos:
Rajesh participated in the cultural program on November 1.
Jal Shah’s husband Sarad Rimal took Rajesh Hamal for a tour in the surrounding hills of Salt Lake City. A photo of Sarad Rimal and Rajesh Hamal:
On the next day, Rajesh was at a soccer match in Columbus, Ohio.
On the next day, he spent the day with his sister Dr. Rupa. He visited her dental clinic at Ohio State University and he toured some part of the university. The brother and sister also had lunch together. Hamal will be celebrating the Tihar festival with his sister this year.
Rajesha and his siter Rupa celebrated Bhai Tika on Friday, November 13.
A cultural program titled “Nepali Pan Nepali Maan Ramailo Sanjh” with Nepali artists was organized at Salt Lake City, Utah on November 1. The program was special in the sense that actress Jal Shah organized the program and actor Rajesh Hamal was the chief guest from Nepal.
With Rajesh Hamal the program also featured actor Dilip Rayamajhi, actress Arunima Lamsal, singer Ram Krishna Dhaka, singer Yam Baral, singer Nisha Sunar, singer Sangita Thapa Magar and others. Other artists include choreographer Nabin KC and Luna Shrestha.
UPDATE: Dinesh’s on of the daughters, Shiwane DC has thanked everybody for the response and support. She has told that it was a major accident caused by weather condition. Shiwani has told that they are required to take a rest for two days before they will travel to Atlanta. Shiwani’s statement:
For those who aren’t aware, the worsening weather conditions at Austin caused the car, that my Mom & Dad were in, to crash. It was a major accident. However, they have already sought medical treatment for their injuries.
Photos of Dinesh DC and his wife in during treatment:
Nepali actor and director Dinesh DC has met with an accident in his vacation tour in the USA. He was travelling with his wife Ranu DC on the celebration of their 25th anniversary of their marriage.
On November 7, 2015 Friday at around 4:30 AM, the car DC were riding collided with the car coming from the opposite direction. They were on their way to Austin airport to take a flight to Atlanta. They were taken to Brackenridge Hospital for treatment. After7-hours long treatment, they were discharged from the hospital. Ranu has a broken finger and was given 12 stitches on her face. Dinesh has sustained injury in his chest.
UPDATE: Rishi Dhamal’s Dashain in Canada and Ratan Subedi’s Dashain in Australia (at the end of this post).
Wherever people go, they take their culture with them. Nepali people are no exception. Nepal people all over the world celebrated Dashain Tika on October 22, 2015. I shared some photos of Nepali artists celebrating Dashain in my previous post. Now, it is time to share photos of Dashain celebration in places out of Nepal. Although, every Nepali have celebrated Dashain, I will only share photos of Nepali artists. This post will be updated if I find more artists celebrating Dashain in countries other than Nepal.
Prakriti Shrestha, Nepali actress in Australia
Nepali actress Prakriti Shrestha had gone to Australia after marrying Sudeep Neupane in July of 2014. The ‘Hostel’ actress was considered one of the new actresses with a lot of potential in Nepali film industry. But, Prakriti quietly married and left the country. (Watch ‘Hostel’ here)
After living three months in the USA, actress Nisha Adhikari, has returned back to Nepal. Nisha had left Nepal amidst rumor of her breakup and wasn’t expected to return back so soon. Nisha however had reticulated the break up rumors and had told that it was only a vacation tour. Proving herself right, Nisha has returned back on September 23, 2015. She seems to have timed the return to Nepal such that she could promote her upcoming movie ‘Lootera’ before it goes in theater on November 13. The movie featuring Nikhil Upreti is an awaited movie after the success of his comeback movie ‘Bhairav’.
Nisha shared the following photo of herself with her brother Anush Adhikari at the departure area in the airport:
Nisha wrote, “Home is where my family is. Traveling from one home to another. Thank you for being there dada.” She has indicated that she is excited to come back to the country with new constitution. Nepal has adopted the new constitution earlier this week.
When Nisha Adhikari left Nepal suddenly and reached USA in in mid-June, rumors and speculation of her break-up with cricketer Sharad Veshwakar were made. When print media also published report of break-ups, both Sharad and Nisha had made fun of them over the issue. While in the US, Nisha shaved her head and shared her bald photos in Facebook and Instagram.
Today, in a Facebook status update, Nisha has listed the answers to the questions raised by her well-wishers. Her answers:
- Nisha says that she is returning back to Nepal at the end of September.
- She is scheduled to shot the songs of ‘Lootera’ and will be involved in the promotion of the movie. She also says that she is planning to do two more movies soon.
- Nisha has to finish some work of ‘How Funny’
- Nisha clarified that Nisha is not planning to stay in the USA permanently. It was only a vacation tour to live with her brother.
Nisha further clarified that an artist doesn’t need to break up to go to a foreign country.
Actress Binita Baral has truly become an ex-actress as she is flying to the USA on August 30, 2015 to pursue MBA in Agriculture Business. She has told that she has received full scholarship for the course.
Binita became a new sensation in the Nepali film industry when her debut movie ‘Chapali Height’ became a huge success (watch ‘Chapali Height’ here). But, the failure of her second movie ‘Full Stop’ (watch ‘Full Stop’ here) cause a break of her acting career. She started agriculture business with some partners in 2013.
The fifth edition of Miss Nepal US was held in New York among a huge crowd of Nepali living in the USA. Two Nepali actresses, Keki Adhikari and Nandita KC had also performed in the event. Actress Manisha Koirala was also present in the event. Other bollywood actors and Nepali actors like Sunil Thapa were also present in the event. Most of these film artists were in the USA to participate in FOG festival in California, held earlier.
Priyanka Thapaliya, a resident of North Carolina, has wont this years Miss Nepal US title. Kaushila Lama and Neha Jha have won the first and second runner up titles respectively. The winners were selected from the pool of ten finalists of the contest.
Nepali actor Sunil Thapa was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award at the FOG awards held on August 15 at San Francisco, USA. Thapa was one of the five recipients of the awards including Jackie Chan, Kieu Chinh, Bappi Lahari and Matin Sheen.
Other Nepali participant artists were also felicitated in the FOG( Festival of Globe)awards 2015.
Festival of Globe (FOG) has been going on in the USA since August 7 and will wrap up on August 16. Nepali artists participating in the festival include Nandita KC, Keki Adhikari, Suresh Darpan Pokharel, Richa Ghimire, Shankar BC, Sunil Thapa and others.
Nepali movies shown in the festival include:
August 7 shows
- Sacrifice Never Die
- Cell Phone
August 9 show
Actress Keki Adhikari, director Suresh Darpan Pokharel have gone to he USA to participate in the Festival of Globe (FOG) or San Francisco Global Movie Fest. Actresses Poozana Pradhan (Poojana Pradhan) and Nandita KC are also going to participate in the festival. Poozana is currently in Hong Kong and Nandita is already in the USA.
Photo: Singer Sunita Dulal, Keki Adhikari and Suresh Darpan Pokharel at the Abudhabi International Airport on their way to California, USA.
According to the organizer’s website Nepali participants in the festival are Nandita KC, Suman Bista, Keki, and Poozana. The narrative feature films participating in the festival from Nepal include ‘Tulsi’ and ‘Chocolate’. Narrative short films include ‘Sacrifice Never Die’, ‘Tata Bye Bye’ and ‘Tulsi’.
After more than two months in the USA, actress Rekha Thapa has arrived in Kathmandu on Monday, July 27. Right after the arrival in Kathmandu, Rekha went to Pashupati to worship lord Shiva. Rekha also shared some photos of herself in front of the Pashupati gate.
Explain the reason of the visit Rekha says that it was a “religious coincidence.” It is Shrawan month and every Monday’s of Shrawan month are considered holy, specially by women. Women flock to lord Shiva temple on every Mondays of Shrawan.
Nepali superstar actor Dilip Rayamajhi has flown to the USA on Saturday night. It has been six months Dilip had obtained the US green card. Folk singer Prem Raja Mahat is going to receive Dilip his wife and his daughter in Baltimore. He is planning to live in Baltimore fore some time. His daughter, Divya Rayamajhi, is planning to enroll in an university soon after the arrival. According to report, Dilip is ready to purchase a house and a car upon arrival.
Dilip and the family took a 9:30 PM flight from Kathmandu to Washington DC on July 25, 2015.
Earlier, talking to Annuparna Post Dilip had told that he will keep on returning back to Nepal after going to the USA. He also confirmed that he is committed to working in ‘Darpan Chhaya 2’.