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Credits – Highlights Nepal
Nepali movie ‘Soongava’ is the first Nepali movie made on the story of a lesbian couple. The movie is subtitled ‘Dance of the Orchids’. The movie was sent from Nepal to represent the country in the Oscar Awards. The movie however didn’t make it to be nominated. Apart from being selected in various film festival, it was also critically acclaimed in reviews. The movie was released twice in theatres in Nepal.
It won the Jury Award at the Italy Film Festival.
The movie was premiered in KIMFF in 2012.
‘Soongava’ Star Cast
The lead actors of the movie Nisha Adhikari and Diya Maskey are well known actresses in the Nepali movie industry. Nisha is known for her adventure sports and mountaineering. Nisha is the first Nepali actress to scale Mt. Everest. Diya Maskey is known for her acting skill. Diya has theatre background and has married actor/director Anup Baral in 2014.
Nisha has been one of the most controversial actress. Her relationship with journalists is not that good and she likes to experiment with various things. She had shaved her head, climbed mountains and she has recently announced to become a vegetarian for the rest of her life.
Actor Saugat Malla is one of the most versatile actors in the Nepali movie industry. Saugat also has theatre background and is considered a seasoned actor in the industry.
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