Miss Chitwan 2017 is Suman Gurung, gets wild card entry in Miss Nepal 2017

In the third edition of Miss Chitwan beauty contest, held in Chitwan on March 24, 2017, Suman Gurung was selected to wear the Miss Chitwan 2017 title. After winning the crown, Gurung gets the direct entry to participate in Miss Nepal 2017 contest to be held in near future. (Application for Miss Nepal 2017 has recently been called.)

The third Miss chitwan, Gurung, was crowned by the reigning Miss Nepal 2016, Asmee Shrestha. Suman was selected from a pool of 28 contestants. After winning the title, Suman was awarded with Yamaha Fashino Scooter, cash prize and a free entry into Power House Gym.

The first runner up of the contest is Manisha Bhattarai, second runner up is Suvekshya Sharma, the third runner up is Sujita Neupane and Urusha Adhikari was selected to be the fourth runner up.

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Miss Nepal 2017 application open till April 13, 2017 (video update)

Video Update:

The application for Miss Nepal 2017 is open now. The eligible Nepali girls can apply for the most prestigious beauty contest in Nepal.

The seven perquisites for the application are:

  1. Single, never married, naturally born, female, Nepali citizen
  2. Virgin – they say that, the applicant shouldn’t have given birth to a baby
  3. Age 19 to 24. The cutoff date is December 31, 2017.
  4. Education 10+2 or equivalent.
  5. Height should be minimum of 5 feet and 4 inches (that is 164 cms)
  6. Attractive, in sound health and good moral character.
  7. Tattoo taboo – No tattoos on body

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What are 7 Unmarried Miss Nepal doing these days?

After two Miss Nepal got married last year (in 2016), only seven out of 21 Miss Nepal are still unmarried. Miss Nepal 2009, Zenisha Moktan and Miss Nepal 1997, Jharana Bajracharya got married in 2016. Another Miss Nepal, Miss Nepal 1995, Sumi Khadka also married in 2015. The only two remaining Miss Nepals from the 1990s got married in the last two years. The year 2016 had been special as:

  • All the Miss Nepal of 1990s from Miss Nepal 1994 to 1999 are married after the marriage of Jharana in 2016 and Sumi in 2015.
  • All the Miss Nepal of 2000s got married after Zenisha Moktan got married in 2016.
  • All the Miss Nepal of the 2010s are unmarried.

The list of unmarried Miss Nepal as of now (March 2017):

  • Miss Nepal 2010 – Sadichha Shrestha
  • Miss Nepal 2011 – Malin Joshi
  • Miss Nepal 2012 – Shristi Shrestha
  • Miss Nepal 2013 – Ishani Shrestha
  • Miss Nepal 2014 – Subin Limbu
  • Miss Nepal 2015 – Evana Manandhar
  • Miss Nepal 2016 – Asmee Shrestha

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Husbands of Miss Nepal (and Unmarried Miss Nepal) 1994 to 2017

Miss Nepal beauty contest started in 1994. 20 editions of the contest have been organized to date. Out of the 21 Miss Nepal so far, only 7 Miss Nepal are yet to get married. All the Miss Nepal crowned before Miss Nepal 2010 Sadichha Shrestha have been married. Before I present the list of the husbands of the Miss Nepal, I would like to share a video, I have prepared, listing all the unmarried Miss Nepal from the year 2010 to 2016 and the video clips of their crowning moments:

Here is the full list of the winners of Miss Nepal beauty contests so far:

Married Miss Nepal and their husbands

  1. Miss Nepal 1994 – Ruby Rana (husband – Prajaya Bikram Shah)
  2. Miss Nepal 1995 – Sumi Khadka (husband – Chiran Basnyat)
  3. Miss Nepal 1996 – Poonam Ghimire (husband – Atulya Risal)
  4. Miss Nepal 1997 – Neelima Gurung (husband photo attached)
  5. Miss Nepal 1997 – Jharana Bajracharya (husband – Rahul Agarwal)
  6. Miss Nepal 1998 – Jyoti Pradhan (Dethroned) Niru Shrestha (husband – Prashant Gurung)
  7. Miss Nepal 1999 – Shewta Singh (husband – Bikash Singh)
  8. Miss Nepal 2000 – Usha Khadgi (Husband – GP Timilsina)
  9. Miss Nepal 2002 – Malvika Subba (Husband – Riyaj Shrestha)
  10. Miss Nepal 2003 – Priti Sitoula (husband – Bijoy Rajbanshi)
  11. Miss Nepal 2004 – Payal Shakya (husband – Sarun Tamrakar)
  12. Miss Nepal 2005 – Sugarika KC (husband – Sanat Neupane)
  13. Miss Nepal 2007 – Sitashma Chand (husband – Ben Price)
  14. Miss Nepal 2009 – Zenisha Moktan (husband – Dikesh Moktan)

Unmarried Miss Nepal
(As of March 2017)
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7 Unmarried Miss Nepal, Sadichha to Aamee Shrestha (crowning videos)

This year, two Miss Nepal, Miss Nepal 2009 and Miss Nepal 1997, got married. Last year another Miss Nepal, Miss Nepal 1995, Sumi Khadka got married in 2015. Now, all the Miss Nepal from 1994 to 2009 have married and the remaining Miss Nepal are those after 2009. Here is the list of unmarried Miss Nepal:

  • Miss Nepal 2010 – Sadichha Shrestha
  • Miss Nepal 2011 – Malin Joshi
  • Miss Nepal 2012 – Shristi Shrestha
  • Miss Nepal 2013 – Ishani Shrestha
  • Miss Nepal 2014 – Subin Limbu
  • Miss Nepal 2015 – Evana Manandhar
  • Miss Nepal 2016 – Asmee Shrestha

A video report with the clips of their crowning moments:


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How did Malvika Subba miraculously lost 22 kg in 6 months?

Nepali TV celebrity, Miss Nepal 2002, Malvika Subba gave birth to a son in April 2016. In less than 6 months of her pregnancy, Malvika Subba miraculously lost 20 kg of her weight. It is a usual trend that new moms gain a lot of weight after giving birth to their child. One of the latest example is actress Richa Ghimire. Richa Ghimire gave birth to her third child, a daughter in the USA.

A video report on Malvika Subba’s weight loss:

How did Malvika Subba lost weight?

In an interview, Malvika has told that she didn’t do any exercise to lose the weight. All she did was reduction in weight gaining practice. She didn’t eat high fatty diet – that is common practice in Nepal. She drank a lot of water and didn’t sleep in day time. The only exercise she got was by tending the little boy.
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Asmi Shrestha, Biography of Miss Nepal 2016 (with a cute childhood photo)

The winner of Miss Nepal 2016, Asmee Shrestha (Asmi Shrestha) is a 22 years old, 5 feet and 7 inches tall beauty. Asmi was crowned the new Miss Nepal in an event held in Kathmandu on April 8, 2016 (read a report on Miss Repal 2016). Video profile:

Profile of Asmi Shrestha

  • Name – Asmee Shrestha (Asmi Shrestha)
  • Age – 22 years old
  • Home – Baneshowr, Kathmandu
  • Height – 5′ 7″
  • Education – BBA
  • Hobby – Listening to Music
  • Favorite clothes – Jeans and t-shirt
  • Modeling debut – In 2010
  • Aim – To become a successful entrepreneur

In addition to winning Miss Nepal 2016 title, Asmee was also the winner of the Face of Classic Diamond 2014 beauty contest.  After winning Miss Nepal 2016, Asmi was awarded with a Yamaha scooter and Rs. 100,000 in cash prize. She will also represent Nepal in Miss World 2016 to be held later in the year.

Asmee has graduated from Ace Institute of Management in in March 2016. (graduation photo attached below)

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Childhood photo of Asmi Shrestha, Miss Nepal 2016:

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Miss Nepal 2016 is Asmi Shrestha (update with official video)

22 years old Asmi Shrestha of Kathmandu has won the Miss Nepal 2016 title this year. In an event held in Hotel Annapurna on April 8, 2016, Asmi was crowned the new Miss Nepal. Miss Nepal 2015, Evana Manandhar crowned Ashmi the new 2016 version of the crown.

Video Report:

One of the 19 contestants, Ashmi was the contestant number 11. The 5 feet and 6 inches tall beauty was also the winner of Face of Classic Diamond 2014.

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Zenisha Moktan becomes Zenisha Malhotra after marrying Dikesh Malhotra (video)

After marrying the chief of the authorized dealer of Samsung mobile in Nepal, Dikesh Malhotra, Zenisha Moktan has now become Zenisha Malhotra.

Watch the marriage and Dikesh applying Sindoor on Zenisha in the following video:

Another report on the marriage (this video gives the highlights of the parties held a day before the actual marriage ceremony):

It is an usual practice in Nepal to change the last name to the wife, to the last name of the husband, after marriage. If Zenisha choses to go with the traditional practice, he will be named Zenisha Malhotra. But, these days, some women prefer to keep their maiden name along with the after-marriage last name. In that case, Zenisha will be named Zenisha Malhotra Moktan or Zenisha Moktan Malhotra. We will surely know the name Zenisha choses for herself in near future.

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Suvekshya Thapa uses religious ‘khada’ to cover herself, protest

UPDATE: After the protest of various Sherpa organizations, Suvekshya Thapa has apologized for the mistake and has told that she had no intention of hurting Buddhist people. In the mean time, various organizations had asked Thapa to be punished for undermining their faith and beliefs by using holy Khada to cover her body parts.

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Actress Suvekshya Thapa is known to create controversy for the promotion of her movies. Like her previous movies, Suvekshya has chosen to show off her body to promote her upcoming movie ‘Bindaas 3’. In the photos published in onlinekhabar, Suvekshya has covered her body under religious shawl-like cloth – ‘Khada’. ‘Khada’ is used to honor and appreciate people and it is also offered to the god in Buddhist culture.

suvekshya thapa khada

In the photos, Suvekshya has wrapped a blue khada to look like skirt and a white one to cover the upper body parts. She is well covered and this looks a lot better than the photos she did for the promotion of her previous movie ‘Miss Nepal’. The promotional photo of her earlier movie was copied from Bollywood actress pose in which she had used a fish to cover the upper part of her body.

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Pregnant Kshitiza Shakya does a belly photo shot

A well known model and ‘Miss Nepal’ film actress Kshitiza Shakya has become pregnant for the second time. She is due on Ashad 20. A mother of a 12-years-old daughter, Kshitiza is very excited to become a mother after a long time. Like foreign models and actors, Kshitiza has also done a phtoshot of her belly for a weekly magazine.

kshitiza shakya

In a statement, Kshitiza has told that her belly photoshot is dedicated to the earthquake victims of April 25 earthquake. She says, “I have heard of many miscarriages at the time of earthquake.” Kshitiza feels proud that the baby has been safe in the devastating earthquake. The photoshot was done in the photo studio of photographer Sanjay Rauniyar.

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Nepali Movie – Miss Nepal

miss nepalNepali Movie – Miss Nepal
StarringSuvekshya Thapa, Sabin Shrestha, Kshitiza Shakya, Suraj Prajapati, Sonu KC  etc.
Director – Surendra Tuladhar

The movie ‘Miss Nepal’ was released on May 30, 2014 in theaters out of Kathmandu and it was released in Kathmandu on June 6, 2014. The organizer of the beauty pageant, Miss Nepal, Hidden Treasure had lodged a complaint with the police to stop the release of the movie. After reviewing the claim, the police had decided that Hidden Treasure’s claim was baseless and allowed the movie to release. In a controversial poster of the movie, the actress and producer Suvekshya Thapa had posed topless with only a fish covering the upper part of her body. The poster later proved to be an exact copy of a Bollywood movie (read more about the poster controversy).

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Miss Nepal 2015 is Evana Manandhar

The title of Miss Nepal this year goes to 23-years-old Evana Manandhar. In the event organized on April 18, 2015 in Hotel Annapurna, Miss Nepal 2014 Subin Limbu crowned the new Miss Nepal 2015 Evana Manandhar the Miss Nepal crown.

Video report:

evana shows the crown of miss nepal

There were 19 contestants in the 20th edition of Miss Nepal. Organized by Hidden Treasure, the winner of the crown is awarded Rs. 100,000 in cash prize and an opportunity to participate in the Miss World 2015.
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Miss Nepal 2015 postponed by a day because of the death of ex-PM Surya Bd. Thapa

The organizer of Fanta The Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal 2015 Beauty Pageant, Hidden Treasure Pvt. Ltd. has re-scheduled the Grand Finale from Friday April 17 to Saturday April 18, 2015. The re-scheduling of the contest is done because of the national mourning declared by the Nepal Government on Friday April 17, 2015. The government has declared national mourning on the death of 5-times prime minister of Nepal, Surya Bahadur Thapa.

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A video report of the death of ex-prime minister Surya Bahadur Thapa.

The Miss Nepal Pageant 2015 Grand Finale will be held on Saturday April 18, 2015 at 7:15 pm at Hotel Annapurna (Durbar Marg). The invitations and tickets for the April 17 event will also be valid for April 18th, 2015 event.

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Prinsha Shrestha no longer Miss Earth Nepal, accused of misconduct

The Miss Nepal organizer, Hidden Treasure has stripped off Miss Earth Nepal 2015 crown from Prinsha Shrestha and handed it over to Sonie Rajbhandari. Prinsha is accused of :

  • Misconduct, indiscipline and unacceptable behavior
  • Controversial public image in the form of questionable behavior
  • Travelling out of country without consent of Hidden Treasure
  • Participation in an international pageant in conflict of Hidden Treasure

prinsha shrestha in Egypt training for miss eco

 

The decision of Hidden Treasure was released as a press release on April 5 based on the decision made by the organization’s Board of Direcctors on April 2, 2015.

In the contest organized on May 2, 2014, Subin Limbu was selected Miss Nepal, Prinsha was crowned Miss Earth Nepal and Sonie Rajbhandari was selected Miss International Nepal.

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