Friday Release – White Sun and Parcel

Two new movies ‘Seto Surya’ and ‘Parcel’ were released on Friday, December 9, 2016. ‘Seto Sury’ is a movie by director Deepak Rauniyar and ‘Parcel’ is directed by Rabin Shrestha.

Seto Surya (White Sun)

The movie ‘Seto Surya’ was featured in the 27th Singapur Film Festival and was awarded the Best Asian Feature Film award and cash prize of Rs. 4.3 million. The movie by Deepak Rauniyar was also featured in Venice Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Bushan Film Festival, Film Forum the South, Mumbai Film Festival etc. The movie made on the story of a remote village during the Maoist war.
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Nepali Movie – Nagbeli

Nepali Movie – Nagbeli
StarringHarshika ShresthaNir ShahVicky MallaSurabhi JainRupa Rana etc.
Director – Gobinda Rai

About ‘Nagbeli’

Nepali movie ‘Nagbeli’ is produced by Romian Limbu under the banner of Cheli Maiti International Films banner. The movie is made on the story written by journalist Dipendra Lama. Dipendra is a well known film critic in Nepal. The director Gobind Rai had told that he directed the movie on the suggestion of actress Rekha Thapa. To choreograph the songs in the movie Gobinda had invited his guru, Kamal Rai, from Darjeeling. The premier show of the movie produced by 25-years-old a UK resident, Romina Limbu, was also held in Nuneaton, UK on October 26, 2013. ‘Nagbeli’ was released in July of 2014.

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Friday Release – Purano Dunga and Mental (with trailers)

Two new movies have released in theatre on November 25, 2016. The movie by Ram Babu Gurung ‘Purano Dunga’ is made on comedy and social drama. Another new release ‘Mental’ is a psycological thriller movie.

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Purano Dunga

The director of ‘Kabaddi’ and ‘Kabbadi Kabaddi’, Rambabu Gurung’s third movie is ‘Purano Dunga’. The movie made on the story of brothers and their relationship with each other features Maotse Gurung, Dayahang Rai, Priyanka Karki and Menuka Pradhan in leading roles. The premier of the movie was held in Kathmandu a day before the release.
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Nepali Movie – Fanko

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StarringDayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Priyanka Karki, Keki Adhikari, Anup Baral etc.
DirectorSubarna Thapa

About ‘Fanko’

Nepali movie ‘Fanko’ is a presentation of HMMT by Padam Gurung. The multi-starrer movie produced by Narandra Maharjan and Shahadev Gautam features some of the most talented artists in the Nepali film industry. The music in the movie is composed by Chetan Sapkota. ‘Fanko’ was released on January 15, 2016. Priyanka Karki’s transparent dress made news at the time of the premier of the movie.

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Friday Release – Jhumkee

Nepali movie ‘Jhumkee’ has released in theatre on Friday, September 23, 2016. The movie has released at the time when ‘Chhaka Panja’ is keeping its holdover for the last few weeks. The movie featuring the lead actors of ‘Kabaddi’, the script of ‘Jhumkee’ is also written by Ram Babu Gurung. The movie marks the directorial debut of the producer Apil Bista. Apil had previously produced movies like ‘Dashdhunga’ and ‘Ritu’. Apil is a film making graduate.

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‘Jhumkee’ is made on the story of the central character Jhumkee, a Tharu woman, during the time of Maoist’s people’s war. Set in Terai area, the movie features Dayahang Rai, Rishma Gurung, Malina Joshi, Manoj RC, Bhola Sapkota and Bijaya Baral.

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Namrata Shrestha became the best actress for the 4th time this year. Who are the LG films Award 2016 winners?

In an event held in Kathmandu on September 8, 2016 actress Namrata Shrestha had been awarded the fourth award for her role in ‘Classic’.

Namrata Shrestha was awarded the best actress award in:

  1. National Film Award 2016 (Winners of National Film Awards)
  2. FAAN 2016 (Winners of FAAN Award)
  3. D Cine Award 2016 (Winners of D Cine Award)
  4. LG Films Award 2016 (This post)

The best actor award winner Dayahang Rai has also won the award two times. In other two times, Namrata’s partner in ‘Classic’ Aryan Sigdel was awarded. The best movie award was handed over to ‘Pashupati Prasad’.

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Friday Release – Bir Bikram and Chapali Height (its Thursday Release instead)

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.
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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

NFDC National Film Award 2016 nominations

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:

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Nominations:

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Wives of Top 10 Nepali actors (and more)

If common saying is to be believed, wives are the other half of a person. We know the actors very much, but it seems, we don’t care much of the other half of the celebrities. Recently, I prepared a video about the wives of the top 10 actors in the Nepali movie industry. While preparing the list, I felt like adding the names of some additional actors at the end after talking about the top 10.

Now, I feel like finding out all the wives of all the actors of the Nepali movie industry. Before I start listing the wives of the actors, you can watch the details about the top 10 actors in the following video. In addition to the wives I have also mentioned about the number of their children.

Before diving into the full list, let me list the top 5 actors in the list and the reason why they were listed in the top position:

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National Film Award 2016 to Pashupati Prasad, Dayahang Rai and Namrata Shrestha

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.

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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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What was the first pay of Nepali actresses Keki, Shristi, Neeta, Gauri, Jharana, Deepa?

I have compiled the list of seven Nepali actresses with the first pay they got for their role in a movie. The actresses include: Gauri Malla, Neeta Dhungana, Shristi Shrestha, Keki Adhikari, Neeta Dhungana, Surabina Karki, Jharana Thapa, Deepa Shree Niraula

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In addition to these actresses the following list contain some of the Nepali actors who had told their first income:

Dayahang Rai was paid Rs. 10,000 for the role in his first movie, ‘Anagarik’. Actor Aryan Sigdel had worked for free in ‘Kismat’. The producer Chhabi Raj Ojha hadn’t paid any money to Aryan. Similarly actor Jiwan Luitel also worked for free. He also debuted in Chhabi Raj Ojha’s movie. Based on these facts, I can safely tell that all the actors who debuted in Chhabi Ojha’s movies didn’t get any pay for their roles.
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Biography of Dayahang Rai

One of the top actors in Nepali movie industry, Dayahang Rai is turning 36 years old on April 13, 2016. I am creating a biography video of the actor to mark his birthday. This biography post is the data the video will be based on.

Movies of Dayahang Rai

Some of his movies of Dayahang Rai available in xnepali:

Nepali Movie – Nagbeli
Nepali Movie – Fanko
Nepali Movie – Sanghuro
Nepali Movie – Kabaddi Kabaddi
Nepali Movie – Mukhauta
Nepali Movie – Karkash
Nepali Movie – Loafer
Nepali Movie – Badhshala
Nepali Movie – Kabaddi
Nepali movie – Loot
Nepali Movie – Jholey
Nepali Movie – Highway
Nepali Movie – Chhadke
Nepali Movie – Dasdhunga

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Profile of Dayahang Rai

  • Name – Dayahang Rai
  • Birthday – April 13, 1980
  • Birthplace – Khawa VDC Bhojpur district,Eastern Nepal
  • Education – IA – Geography (Bhojpur Multiple College), SLC (Annapurna Secondary School, Dilpa, 1998), School (Pashupati Lower Secondary School, Khawa)
  • Spouse – Benuka Rai (married in 2006)
  • Children – Samduhang Rai (son)

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Friday release – Rahadani and Abeg (with trailers)

Two new movies ‘Rahadani’ and ‘Abeg’ were released in theater on this Friday (on March 25, 2016). It is a clash between the lead Aryan Sigdel in ‘Abeg’ and Dayahang Rai in ‘Rahadhani’.

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Abeg

A presentation of Surya Karki for Yaman Bridge Nepal, Nepali movie ‘Abeg’ is directed by Basanta Niraula. The movie features actors Aryan Sigdel, Dhruba Dutta, Pabitra Acharya, Archana Delala and Ramesh Budhathoki. The movie features the action of Asta Maharjan, cinematography of Purushottam Pradhan, music by Tanak Budhathoki and script of Krian Michael. The choreographer is Kabiraj Gahatraj and the editors are Shahil Khana and Milan Shrestha.

Abeg trailer

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Nepali Movie – Kabaddi Kabaddi

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StarringDayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Rishma Gurung, Bijaya Baral, Buddhi Tamang etc.
Director – Ram Babu Gurung

A presentation of Black Horse Pictures and a production of Cinema Arts, Nepali movie ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ is the sequel of hit movie ‘Kabaddi’. Like the previous part, this part is also set in Naurikot Village in Mustang – about 400km away from Kathmandu. The story of this movie is set in the time one year after the events in the first sequel. The executive producer of the movie is Nischal Basnet. Nishchal Basnet has also given voice to one of the songs in the movie. ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ was released on November 27 2015. Nischal Basnet and Priyanka Karki are featured in cameo roles in the movie.

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