Celebrity Fashion Show De’ Celebrity Runway 2016 – Walking Down the Memory Lane, was jointly organized by Punam Entertainment and Gauri Malla in collaboration with World Fashion Parade. The fashion event held on 29th December 2016 at Hotel Annapurna, Kathmandu marks on of the most diverse fashion show event in Nepal featuring three generations of artists of Nepali movie industry.
One of the most notable model on the ramp was the first actress of the Nepali movie industry, Bhuwan Chand. In addition to Bhuwan Chand first generation actresses like Chaitanya Devi and Basundhara Bhusal had also walked on the ramp. While modelling, the songs from their respective movies were played in the background.
USA election doesn’t have much impact to Nepal. But, we are politically so much conscious that every geo-political situation all over the world interests us.
Some Nepali celebrities however are US citizens. Nepali celebrities don’t prefer to reveal the fact about their US citizenship because of the the lack of dual-citizenship provision in Nepal. The celebrities like Saroj Khanal, Suryamala Sharma, Premraja Mahat, Kristi Mainali, Sudhanshu Joshi, Sapana Shree, Harish Mathema, and Krishna Murari Dhungel are said to be US citizens.
- Actress Priyanka Karki wasn’t happy by Trump’s victory. She had written “Madam president”, in the morning and then she wrote, “… and the world is doomed!”
- Richa Sharma wrote “Congratulation to the winner.”
- Hari Bamsha Acharya’s son Mohit Bamsha asked, “How many of you are immigrating to Cananda?”
- Ruby Shah‘s comment was satirical – “Yaha deshko chha chinta, timi US-US bhanchchu.” (Meaning I am worried about my country and you are talking about USA).
- Malina Joshi wrote – #Godblessamerica, sharing The Independent article about Trump’s win.
- Nirmal Sharma (Gaida) congratulated Trump. He has written, “Don’t be like us. Let them go who wants to go to the USA. Let them stay, if they want to stay there. Don’t discontinue DV. Don’t fight and do your work.” (will attach in a while)
- Deepak Raj Giri (will attach)
- Singer Astha Raut has written a long post starting with , “I am feeling sorry for America…”
- Ex-Miss Nepal Shweta Singh wrote, “Victory of the blunt… Donald Trump .. Donald Trump.”
- Ex-Miss Nepal Malvika Subba wrote, “While America is all red, now who is planning to come back to Nepal?”
- Rekha Thapa hasn’t responded after the election result. Before the result, she had written that she ‘loves Hillary’.
Video report about the US Election result:
USA being the world leader in arms and economy has a potential of influencing everybody. Some of the stuffs I noticed about the US Election:
Nepali Movie – Junge
Starring – Suraj Singh Thakuri, Reecha Sharma, Sikha Shahi, Anup Baral, Sushil Raj Pandey, Joes Pandey, Sushank Mainali, Najir Hussain, MS Agraj etc.
Director – Utkal Thapa
Nepali movie ‘Junge’ is a presentation of Ideas & Images and Avana Productions in association with Ashok Gautam Films. The action movie is produced jointly by the director Utkal Thapa with cinematographer Sushan Prajapati. The screenplay of the movie is written by MS Agraj and Subash Koirala. The editor is Ujjawal Dhakal, music composer is Almoda Upreti, lyrics by Manas Raj, background scroe by Iman Bikram Shah, choreography by Rajendra Rajbahak, and action by Samrat Basnet.
Watch full movie ‘Junge’
UPDATE: Dashain has finished today. I collected 100s of photos of celebrities. But, posting them in the page would not be that much interesting to the most of the site visitors. So, I collected the photos of 40+ Nepali actress celebrating Dashain this year and prepared a video (There are 43 actresses featured in this video).
I also prepared a video about the fist Dashain of two Miss Nepal sons. In addition to the sons of Jharana Bajracharya and Malvika Subba, the daughter of actress Richa Ghimire also celebrated her Dashain for the first time in her life.
On the occasion of her 29th birthday, Nepali actress Richa Sharma has donated Rs 100,000 to Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation for the construction of Giranchaur Ekikrit Basti in Sindhupalanchowk. Richa handed over the cheque to Kunjana Ghimire ’Suntali’ a day before her birthday that falls on July 16.
On the initiation of Dhurmus and Suntali, Giranchaur Ekikrit Basti is being constructed at an estimated the cost of Rs 40 million. The residential units will house 65 earthquake victim families. Richa told that she was impressed by the selfless deed of the foundation and decided to help them for the construction. Continue reading
Two new Nepali movies were released in theater on Friday, April 29, 2016. Both Suraj Singh Thakuri starrer ‘Junge’ and Jiwan Luitel starrer ‘Baazigar’ are action movies – one targeted to the multiplex viewers and another to the single theater viewers respectively.
The movie featuring Suraj Singh Thakuri and Richa Sharma in leading role is considered an awaited movie because of the trailer, star cast and film making style. Other notable actors in the move are Anup Baral and Dipasikha Shahi. The content and style scene in the trailer had been appreciated. Actress Richa is featured as a hot queen – in negative role. More details on ‘Junge’ the movie was posted earlier.
‘Junge’ is directed by Utkal Thapa. The cinematographer is Susan Prajapati, Subash Koirala has written the script and the dialogue is written bySS Agraj. The movie is about Junga Bahadur Rana in the present political context. There is another movie by the same name, featuring Melina Manandhar in leading role – Watch ‘Junge’ here.
The trailer of upcoming movie ‘Junge’ was released in a program held in Kathmandu on March 20. The movie featuring Suraj Singh Thakuri, Richa Sharma, Anup Baral and Dpsikha Shahi in leading role features Suraj Singh in action role whereas actress Richa is featured in hot appearance.
The movie directed by Utkal Thapa features the cinematography of Susan Prajapati, script of Subash Koirala and the dialogue of SS Agraj. In the program, the director, Thapa, wasn’t present as he is currently in Australia. In a video message director Utkal Thapa told that the the movie is about the historical figure Junga Bahadur Rana in the present context.
UPDATE: Karishma Manandhar has made the clarification that she hadn’t chosen the actresses but Kantipur had asked her to share her thoughts on the five actresses.
The actress, Karishma Manandhar, has chosen the top five actresses in Nepali film industry. In a report published in Kantipur by Gokarna Gautam, the top five actresses according to Karishma are:
- Priyanka Karki
- Namrata Shrestha
- Richa Sharma
- Keki Adhikari
- Shilpa Pokharel
It is to be noted that Shilpa Pokahrel is featured the lead actress in Karishma’s last week release ‘Fagu’. Although, all the movies of Shilpa released so far are hit (both ‘Lazza’ and ‘Hawaldar Suntali’ were hit and ‘Fagu’ is doing well in theater) Karishma has placed her in the fifth place.
On Friday, February 19, 2016, three new Nepali movies are releasing in theater. Karishma Manandhar‘s production movie ‘Fagu’, Anil Thapa’s movie ‘Ko Afno’ and BS Balami’s movie ‘Soldier’ are competing to attract viewers in theater.
Details of each of the movie are given below:
The comeback movie of the producer Karishma Manandhar after the failure of ‘Babu Shaheb’ is expected to win the hearts of the viewers. The female oriented movie is made on the story of a woman in Terai. Actress Shilpa Pokharel is in the leading role in the movie with other artists Rajesh Hamal, Gauri Malla, Pramod Agrahari, Subash Parajuli and Tika Pahari. The movie is directed by Samjhana Upreti Rauniyar. The movie features the music of Basanta Sapkota, action of Himal KC, editing of Bipin Malla, choreography of Kamal Rai and cinematography of Ram Sharan upreiti. The movie is mostly shot in Birgunj and the surrounding area.
A Nepali weekly, ‘Saptahik’ has published a list of Nepali women who were considered to be the most attractive by a group of judges chosen by the editors. In the list, majority of the attractive women are Nepali movie industry actresses, led by actress Priyanka Karki. In the list,
- Priyanka Karki
- Himani Shah
- Namrata Shrestha
- Indira Joshi
- Shristi Shrestha
- Akesha Bista
- Barsha Siwakoti
- Niti Shah
- Richa Sharma
- Mala Limbu
Video report on the list:
Nepali actresses and others gathered at Maitighar Mandala on the evening of February 6 to remember late Neha Pun, the Magar film actress raped and killed in Pokhara. At the time when the murderer is yet to be identified the actresses and model in Kathmandu have gathered to pay homage to the deceased soul. The remembrance event called by actresses Richa Sharma was supported by the actresses and models.
In the event, actresses Richa Sharma, Priyanka Karki, Keki Adhikari, Nisha Adhikari, Anna Sharma, Jharana Thapa, Nandita KC, Malvika Subba, Reema Bishowkarma, Diya Maskey, Deepa Shree Niraula etc. Miss Nepal Evana Manandhar was also present at Maitighar.
Three actresses, Rekha Thapa, Gauri Malla and Richa Sharma were in Pokhara in the Literature Festival talking about the roles of actresses in Nepali movies. They have pointed that there is gender discrimination in the industry and it has to be eliminated. The actresses were being coordinated by journalist Kishor Nepal in a session titled “Cinemako Dukha Sukha”.
Kishor introduced Gauri Malla as Mina Kumari of Nepali movie industry. He told Rekha Thapa is the hero, leading actor of Nepali movies. He said Richa Sharma – is known for excellent performance in ‘Loot’, ‘Talakjung VS Tulke’ and ‘Uma’.
In a program held at CTC Mall on January 20, 2016, the trailer of upcoming movie, ‘Ko Afno’ was released and the the release date was announced. The movie produced and directed by Anil Thapa is releasing on the the date Karishma Manandhar‘s production comeback movie ‘Fagu’ is being released.
Video report of the event:
In ‘Ko Afno’ the lead actress Richa Sharma is featured in unconventional non-glamorous appearance. In the launch program, Richa told that the movie is a combination of artistic and commercial contents.
We have been sharing the celebration of the Dashain festival by Nepali celebration for the last few years. This is the continuation of the tradition of sharing the celebration of the biggest festival in Nepal. If you want , you can refer the past photos of the clecbration of Dashain by clicking in the links below.
Actress Keki Adhikari has shared the following photo of her Dashain Tika on October 22:
The actress of the movie in theater ‘Sushree’, actress Surabina Karki has shared a photo with her mother after Dashain Tika:
Model Aditi Budhathoki has shared a photo of herself with her parents.
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: