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.
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.
The third edition of INAS Film Award was held in Pragya Bhawan, Kamaladi in Kathmandu. The award ceremony held on Sunday awarded director Tulsi Ghimire with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The award has has a cash prize of Rs. 100,000. The award ceremony was organized by the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRN) and the Film Development Board (FDB). In the program, NRN Upendra Mahato appreciated in the improvement in the quality of Nepali movies. Actor and musician Muralidhar expressed his happiness to be honored in a Nepali film award ceremony.
Watch the INAS Award winning movies here in xnepali:
After 24 days of delivery of her daughter, the wife of well known cinematographer Purushottam Pradhan, Anu Shrestha, has died at her home. According to the report, she had died at around midnight on Thursday. Anu wasn’t feeling well for the last couple of days. The exact cause of the death is not known now.
Purushottam and Anu had been having affair for a long time before getting married. Purushottam and Anu had married this year on Baisakh 26. Anu had given birth to a daughter on Falgun 12.
Popular cinematographer Purushottam Pradhan is blessed with a daughter. Purushottam and Anu Shrestha were married nine months earlier on Baisakh 27. The healthy daughter was born on Falgun 12, 2071 BS.
Purushottam Pradhan is a well known cinematographer with credits like ‘Loot’ (watch ‘Loot’ here), ‘Kabaddi’ (watch ‘Kabaddi’ here), Vigilante, ‘Maya’s Bar’ (Watch ‘Mayas Bar’ here) and others.
An award ceremony for those who can ask as many people to vote for them to win the award – Online Filmykhabar Award 2071 was held in Kathmandu today. The award is organized by filmykhabar.com where you can vote for your favorite movie or artists.
Anyways, here are the winners of OFA 2071:
- Best Movie – Nai Nabhannu La 2
- Best Director – Bikash Acharya (Nai Nabhannu La 2)
- Best Musician – Basanta Sapkota (Nai Nabhannu La 2)
- Best Singer – Prem Pariyar (Nai Nabhannu La 2)
- Best Lyricist – Dr. Krishnahari Baral (Nai Nabhannu La 2)
UPDATE on July 12 Five more marriages were held in July. We had talked about the three marriages at the end of this post. Two additional marriages include that of Sweta Bhattarai, Prakriti Shrestha. Mithila Sharma married Motilal Bohara in an un-announced event among close friends only. Sweta Khadka marries Shree Krishna Shrestha and Diya Maskey marries Anup Baral in public functions, Sweta Bhattarai marries Milan Sapkota secretly and another unannounced marriage was that of Prakriti Shrestha and Sudeep Neupane.
UPDATE on June 27 Richa Singh Thakuri married to an Australian NRN, Gajendra Thapa, on Ashad 6 (June 20). The news about their marriage was released a few weeks earlier.
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It seems, the year 2014 is going to the year of celebrity marriages. It started with actress Bhawana Regmi marrying in January. The celebrity marriages, so far in 2014, are:
Bhawana Regmi marriage
The daughter of late director Shiva Regmi got married in January, a month after her father’s death. The marriage of ‘So Simple’ actress was a low profile marriage in family mourning the death of her father.
Shankar BC and Nisha Sunar marriage
We don’t know the exact date of this marriage between choreographer and dancer Shankar BC and singer Nisha Sunar. The couple shared their secret marriage photo in February 2014 right after Nisha went to USA. In the USA, Nisha also gave birth to a child within a month of the marriage announcement. Shankar has a family of his own in Nepal and it was the third marriage of Nisha.
The marriage doesn’t make much as Shankar is living in Nepal and Nisha living in USA. A month after the birth of the child, Nisha has started working in a restaurant in the USA.