The nominations for the 2017 edition of NFDC National Award was released in an event held in Kathmandu. In the event almost all the artists of the Nepali film industry were nominated in different categories.
The most nominated movies of the year are:
- Chhakka Panja – 15 nominations
- Jatra – 11 nominations
- Purano Dunga – 9 nominations
Nominated movie – watch full movies here:
In the event, nominations of 18 different categories were released. Here is the full nomination:
Best Movie Nominations :
Box Office Film Club has annouced the nomintions of the nineth edition of Box Office Film Award in a program held in Kathmandu. The nominated artists were awarded with the nomination medal and certificate. The musical program also featured different singers and comedy actors. The final award is scheduled to be held in Toronto, Canada. The dates and the details of the award ceremony is yet to be confirmed.
In the award, 80 different movies released in the year 2072 were reviewed for the nomination. The 11-members jury included director Tulsi Ghimire, journalist Bijaya Rata Tuladhar, actor Dinesh Sharma, director Raju Adhikari, producer Subash Karki among others.
There were nominations in 46 categories including poster design to film halls. The categories overlap themselves. Almost every artists in the film industry have been nominated in the award. So, talking in details about all the nominated artists is waste of time and effort. So, I have just included the film and lead artists categories.
5 nominations of Best movies:
- Classic (Watch ‘Classic’ here)
- Prem Geet (Watch ‘Prem Geet’ here)
- Kabaddi Kabaddi (Watch ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ here)
- Pashupati Prasad (Watch ‘Pashupati Prasad’ here)
- Dreams (Watch ‘Dreams’ here)
5 nominations for the best artist
- Khagendra Lamichhane – Pashupati Prasad
- Dayahang Rai – Kabaddi Kabaddi
- Deepakraj Giri – Woda Number 6
- Samyam Puri – Luv Sab
- Rekha Thapa – Rampyari
– Watch ‘Woda Number 6’ here
– Watch ‘Luv Sab’ here
– Watch ‘Rampyari’ here
– Watch ‘Bhairav’ here
The top 5 nominations for the 9th edition of NEFTA Awards has been released. In NEFTA Award 2016 the movies ‘Classic’ and ‘Prem Geet’ have received the most number of nominations in the 31 categories announced by the origanizer. Classic has been nominated in 18 categories and ‘Prem Geet’ is nominated in 17 different categories. In third place, ‘Pashupati Prasad’ has been nominated in 9 categories. I have also listed the movies nominated, and available to watch in full.
NEFTA Nominated Films (Watch Full movies)
The award ceremony will be held on December 23, 2016 in Dubai of UAE. The nominations are prepared by a 5-member selection committee led by Bharat Shakya among the movies released in the year 2072.
The nominations for this year’s award by the oldest Nepali film magazine, Kamana, has been announced on October 5, 2016. In the nomination list published the nominations in 26 categories by a press release:
- ‘Nai Nabhannu La 4’ has been nominated in the most number of awards – in 21 categories
- ‘Prem Geet’ is nominated in 19 categories
- ‘Classic’ has won 17 nominations
- ‘Woda Number 6’ has 14 nominations
- ‘Pashupati Prasad’ has won 12 nomination
Dayahang Rai and Priyanka Karki are nominated both in Best Actor / Best Actress category and Best Supporting Actor/Actress categories.
These top 5 movies are also nominated for the Best Film category. Three of these movies are also available to watch in full, here in xnepali.
Other movies nominated in different categories are also available to watch.
After FAAN 2016, another new film award is going to be held this year. The award ceremony is held by a company of film director and actor Dinesh DC. The film award titled LG Film Award 2073 is scheduled to be held on Bhadra 22. The chief guest of the event will be Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha. Full list of the nominations for the award is attached at the end of the post.
In addition to best movies and artists, the film award will also award the promotional matters like best posters and best trailers. Another new category of award is the best on-screen couple of the year award. VFX and Colorists will also be awarded in the award ceremony.
Watch the best movie nominated movies – Watch ‘Woda Number 6’ here. In most of the categories the top nominated movies are ‘Premgeet’, ‘Classic’ and ‘Woda Number 6’.
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:
Although there used to be various awards for Nepali music, a new category of award has emerged – Music video award. To evaluate the technicians and artists in the newly emerging field, award nominations for the new Music Video Award has been released. The award will be awarded in three categories, namely:
- Category A – Music – Best Vocal (Male and Female), Best Vocal Pop (Male and Female), Best Lyrics, Best Music, Best Arrangement and Best Lok Dohori
- Category B – Video – Music Video, Video Director, Actor, Actress, Choreography, cameraperson, editor
- Category C – Special – Music Video(Diaspora), National Feeling, New Talent, Trend Setter, Special contribution
The nominations for the Music category are:
The nominations for the upcoming movie award, D Cine Award has been released. The 7th edition of the cinema award is one of the many Nepali film awards being held by various organizations. The Award has teamed up with CG (Chaudhary Group, the business organization of Binod Chaudhary) this year to rename it LG D Cine Award 2072. The award ceremony is scheduled to be held in Mangsir month.
The nomination list is prepared from the movies released in the year 2071 BS. There will be 38 different categories of the award in the award ceremony. The award organizer has told that most of the 82 movies released in the year have participated in the award.
The jury members of the Award ceremony are writer and director Mohan Niraula, journalist and director Bijayaratna Tuladhar, musician Santosh Shrestha, and the first female cinematographer of Nepal Sabanam Mukhiya. Three movies out of the 5 nominations for best movies are available to watch in xnepali.
Watch the nominated movies:
- Watch ‘Kabaddi’ – nominated for Best Movie Award, Best Director, Best Actor (male), Best Editing and others.
- Watch ‘Talakjung VS Tulke’ – nominated for Best Movie Award, Best Director award, Action and others.
- Watch ‘November Rain’ – nominated for Best Movie Award, Best Director, Best Actor (male), Best Actor (Female), Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Script, Best Supporting Actress (Female) and a lot of others.
- Watch ‘Birkhelai Chinchhas’ – Nominated for Best Script, Best New Director, Background Music,
- Watch ‘Jerryy’ – Nominated for Best Cinematography, Best New Actor (Female)
- Watch ‘Lazza’ – Nominated for Best New Actor (Female), Best Singer, Lyricist, Musician etc.
The nominations are as follows:
For the Oscar Awards to be held in February, four Nepali movies have applied to be selected to represent Nepal in the Best Foreign Language Film category. The application from the makers of Sunpani, Nishani, Bhimdatta and Talakjung VS Tulke was received to the Film Development Board, Nepal.
Application was called from the movies released between Ashoj 15, 2071 to Bhadra 14, 2072 BS to apply for the consideration to send to the Oscar awards in the USA. A five-members Oscar Award Selection Committee will evaluate the applications and send the most appropriate movie to the Oscar Awards selection committee.
The nomination of the top 5 in the NEFTA Awards was announced in a press meet held in Kathmandu. The nominations selected by a 6-members jury has released the nominations of 35 different categories.
Like the previous a couple of editions of the award ceremonies, 2015 edition will also be held in a foreign country. The ceremony is going to be held in association with the International Artist Forum, Qatar. Previously the award ceremonies were held in Malaysia and Hong Kong.
The certificate of the nomination for the NFDC National Award was handed over in a ceremony held on Saturday in Kathmandu. In the ceremony, the artists selected for the nomination in 17 different categories were given the certificate of nomination by Minister Mindndra Rijal and FDB chielf Raj Kumar Rai.
The third edition of NFDC Film Award is scheduled to be held on September 12. In addition to making the announcement of the date of the award ceremony, the minister Rijal had also unveiled two songs of upcoming movie ‘Thamel dot Com’.
[Watch two of the nominations in BEST MOVIE category – Hostel and Nai Nabhannu La 2]
The nominations of the Nepali film award to be held in Hong Kong, International Film Academy Award (INFA 2014), is released in a press conference held in Hotel Hayat. The award ceremony is going to be held on October 26, in Hongkong. The organizers are going to honor film producer Uddav Poudel with the Lifetime Achievement Award. He will receive Rs. 500,000 in cash and certificates in the ceremony.
The press conference also featured comedy program of Jitu Nepal and Wilson Bikram Rai. Actresses Priyanka Karki, Nandita KC, Keki Adhikari danced on stage.
In the award ceremony some 60 artists including Rajesh hamal, Shiva Shrestha, Bhuwan KC and Karishma Manandhar will fly to Hong Kong. Awards will be presented in 20 different categories. The nominations in these categories are as follows:
Like earlier years, the Nepal Film Technician Association (NEFTA) is going to organized this year’s award in in a foreign country – Hong Kong. In a program held in Yak and Yeti Hotel, Kathmandu the top 5 nominations for the contest were announced. The nomination list was prepared by the jury after watching 60 Nepali movies.
Out of 34 different award categories there are 3 each for actor and actresses. Best and Popular categories have virtually the same artists in the nominations. The organizers had also cut a cake for the success of the award ceremony. The top 5 nomination will be squeezed to top 3 nominations in a program to be held in Pokhara in a later date.
Encouraged by the success of her debut movie as a producer, Deepa Shree Niraula, told that she wants to produce another Nepali movie. Deepa revealed her desire during the nomination announcement ceremony of Box Office Film Award 2070. Deepa is one of the producers of hit movie ‘Chha Ekan Chha‘. Deepa’s partners in the movie are Deepak Raj Giri and Nirmal Sharma. Nirmal had produced other movies in the past but, ‘Chha Ekan Chha’ is the first movie he could recover his investment.
Although Deepa Shree had acted in various movies in the past and she is basically a comedy actress, she hadn’t appeared in the hit movie. The movie was nominated for 17 different awards in this year’s Box Office Film Awards.
It’s not only for the best movies or the best actors the movie award will be presented, this year’s Box Office Film Award will also be awarded to the worst movie and worst actors.
In a program to unveil the top-5 nominations for the award, the chief of the organizer, Box Office Film Club, RK Subedi told that the award ceremony will be held on Chaitra 29 at Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu. The chief guest of the ceremony will be the prime minister Sushil Koirala.