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.
Two new movies ‘Gaatho’ and ‘Driver Dai’ have released in theatre today, on September 16, 2016. Although, the targeted audience of ‘Driver Dai’ is different from ‘Gaatho’ there is an issue that can affect the business of these movies. The movie released last week, ‘Chhaka Panja’ is still going on strong in all the theatres. These movies will certainly be affected by the popularity of the last week’s release.
Three new movies have released in theatres in Nepal today on Friday, September 2, 2016. It is interesting that the lead actress of the two movies ‘Laljodi’ and ‘Bracelet’ is Rajani KC. The lead actress of ‘Brindaban’ is Shilpa Pokharel.
These movies are seeking the viewers’ attention at the time of Teej holidays.
The movie featuring the superstar of Nepali movie industry, Rajesh Hamal in a female’s role, ‘Shakuntal’ was released in theater this Friday on August 26, 2016. The movie was one of the most awaited movie of the year because of Rajesh Hamal’s a woman’s get-up. Although Hamal is featured in a female’s role, he is still featured in action role like his previous movies.
The movie shows Rajesh Hamal in action role while wearing Saree. At the time when most of the movie are not successful commercially, ’Shakuntala’ is expected to do better. The actor Rajesh Hamal howver is not in Nepal at the time of the release of the movie. He is currently in the USA. In addition to Rajesh Hamal, the movie also features Kishor Khatiwada, Anu Shah and Pradeep Dhakal. Model and actress Namrata Sapkota is featured in an item dance. The movie is directed by Dinesh Shrestha.
Nepali Movie – Lanka
Starring – Rekha Thapa, Kishor Khatiwoda, Nandu Shrivastab, Nagendra Rijal, Dhurba Koirala, Sailaja Pandey etc.
Director – Shyam Bhattarai
Watch the full movie ‘Lanka’ in a single part:
Nepali Movie – Woda Number Chha (Woda Number 6)
Starring – Deepak Raj Giri, Priyanka Karki, Deepa Shree Niraula, Jitu Nepal, Kedar Ghimire, Sitaram Kattel, Dayahang Rai, Kishor Khatiwada, Shiva Hari Poudel, Sandip Chhetri, Wilson Bikram Rai etc.
Director – Ujjwal Ghimire
Watch the full movie in a single part:
UPDATE on September 18, 2015
“Rampyari’ is inaugurated
Rekha’s movie ‘Rampyari’ is inaugurated on the auspicious occasion of Bishowkarma Puja. According to Hindu belief, Bishowkarma is the god of tools. On every Shrawan 1st god Bishowkarma is worshiped and the tools like vehicle, computer, camera etc. are worshiped for them to work properly. Rekha has chosen the day to start the shooting of her movie. Rekha’s statement on the start of the shooting:
Post of September 16 continues…
Why not Kishor Khatiwada?
Rekha Thapa has chosen actor Sabin Shrestha to be featured opposite to her in her upcoming movie ‘Rampyari’. Although she took a long time to choose the actor in the role, the relationship between the two is still good. Rekha is known to drift away from the actor who debut in her movies. Rekha Thapa had introduced in Sabin Shrestha in ‘Andaaz’ (watch ‘Andaaz’ here) in 2011.
Rekha’s nephew Avash Adhikari was chosen for a main role in March and his opposite in the movie is going to be Ashma DC according to a report published on the first week of September. After signing the agreement with Sabin, the movie is going to floor on Ashoj 1 (September 18). After a lengthy stay in the USA, Rekha had returned back to Nepal on July 27 to start the shooting of the movie.
Rekha Thapa relation with actors
When we look at the history of the actors Rekha had introduced in her banner, Rekha Films, most of the actors don’t even talk to her these days. We are discussing the adverse relationship of Rekha with actors:
- Kishor Khatiwada
- Aryan Sigdel
- Nikhil Upreti
- Birja Bhatt
- Rajesh Hamal
Actress Shilpa Pokharel is going to be featured in a movie in which a monkey will be featured in the leading role. The movie directed by Raj Bahadur Sane will feature Shilpa opposite to Kishor Khatiwada. The monkey for the action movie will be brought from India. Other artists in the movie include Sushil Pokharel, Prakash Kandel and Puskar Bhatta. Actor Dipendra Prakash KC is debuting in the movie.
Although the name and the script has already been registered in the Film Development Board, the film makers are planning to change the title in future. The shooting of the movie is expected to start in a couple of weeks in locations in Banke, Bardiya, Surkhet and Kathmandu.
The Censor Board has certified that the Chhabi Raj Ojha production movie ‘Hawaldar Suntali’ is suitable for the viewers of all age by awarding an ‘U’ rating. The movie to release on April 3 is made under Chhabiraj Films banner.
The movie made on a real story of the rape of a police officer Suntali Dhami by her own colleagues, features Shilpa Pokharel in the role of Suntali. Directed by Rishi Lamichane, the movie features Sabin Shrestha and Kishor Khatiwada with Shilpa in leading roles.
Nepali film – Tathastu
Starring – Rekha Thapa, Kishor Khatiwada, Subash Thapa etc.
Director – Shabir Shrestha
Release date – January 09, 2015
Gerne – Action, thriller
Nepali film ‘Tathastu’ is about Basanti who is abused by her husband. The film about domestic violence and marital rape is a story of a typical Nepali woman abused by her husband. Basanti’s husband, Kamal, is an influential political figure. Kamal sexually abuses Basanti before marriage and it continues after the marriage. When things become intolerable, Basanti fakes death and runs away to her village.
When Kamal knew that Basanti is alive, he brings her back. The movie ‘Tathastu’ is about the fight of Bananti against her abusing husband.
Nepali Movie – Dhuwani
Starring – Kishor Khatiwada, Sagun Shahi, Prabin Khatiwada, Dhiren Raj Thapa, Anju Gayak, Aarti Verma etc.
Director – Pitamber Pandey
A presentation of Kabita Shrestha, under Kabita Films, Nepali movie ‘Dhuwani’ is made on the story of girls being trafficked to India. The movie shows how young girls from villages are lured with promise of good jobs and decent income in India. The movie produced by Manjil Shrestha is the debut movie of actress and model Sagun Shahi. The story of the action, thriller and adventure movie is written by the director Pitambar Pandey.
The censor board had objected to some scenes in the movie. But, under the pressure of media, it was forced to clear the censor hurdle. In INFA 2014 films awards the movie was nominated in three categories – Best Actress (Sagun Shahi), Best Actor (Kishor Khatiwada) and Best Story (Pitambar Pandey).
After the huge success of ‘Chha Ekan Chha‘, comedy artists Deepak Raj Giri, Deepa Shree Niraula and Nirmal Sharma have started the production of their new movie ‘Wada Number 6’. The shooting of ‘Wada Number 6’, being directed by Ujjwal Ghimire, has started in Chhapagain Studio in Kathmandu.
Although being of similar name and similar artists, the movie is not a sequel of ‘Chha Ekan Chha’. Actress Priyanka Karki has replaced ‘Chha Ekan Chha’ actress Neeta Dhungana and Ujjwal has replaced Dinesh DC. In actors, Sandeep Chhetri is also being replaced by Dayahang Rai. Other actors in the movie include Jitu Nepal, Deepak Raj Giri, Sitaram Kattel, Kedar ghimire, Kishor Khatiwada, and Shiva Hari Poudel.
Nepali Movie – Luck
Starring – Kishor Khatiwada, Benisha Hamal etc.
Director– Rishi Neupane
‘Luck’ is written by the director Rishi Neupane himself. The movie was criticized for the double meaning item dance ‘Dekhai dinchhu sabai kura paisa tire pachhi …’.
Nepali Movie – Kali
Starring – Rekha Thapa, Kishor Khatiwada, Jaya Kishan Basnet, Siru Bista, Dhurba Khatiwoda, Nandu Sribastav etc.
Director – Shabir Shrestha
‘Kali‘ is produced jointly by Rekha Films and Guna Cinema and presented by Rekha Thapa. Rekha’s ex-husband is the executive producer of the movie. The movie features the music of Basanta Sapkota. Rekha’s another movie ‘Damini’ was also released on the same day. When she was in the USA, Rekha had told Himgyap Lama will direct the movie. But, after her return back, she chose Shabir to direct the movie.
The shooting of upcoming movie of Shabir Shrestha, ‘Tathastu’ has started in MaHa Studio in Budhanilakantha. The movie is featuring actress Rekha Thapa in leading role. With Rekha, Kishor Khatiwada, Subash Thapa and Bigyan Joshi (new face) are going to be featured in leading roles in the movie. Shabir had announced the movie earlier this year.
Shabir Shrestha had worked in Rekha Films movies like ‘Kasle Choryo Mero Man’ and ‘Kali‘. This time, Shabir is producing ‘Tathashtu’ himself. The movie features the action of Roshan Shrestha, choreography of Ramji Lamichane and Kabiraj Gahatraj. Basanta Sapkota is the music composer, Babu Shrestha is behind camera, and Jagadishowr Thapa has written the script.