Nepali Movie – Shorha Barshe Jowan

 16 barshe jowanNepali film – 16 Barse Jowan
StarringShiva Shrestha, Niruta Singh , Jal Shah, Ramesh Upreti, Dilip Rayamajhi, Ishowri Pradhan, Arjun Shrestha.
Director – Sambhu Pradhan

The guest artists in the movie are Saranga Shrestha and Puran Joshi

The movie ‘Shorha Barshe Jowan’ is a multi-starrer, hit movie by Sambhu Pradhan made under Ishwori Arts International banner and Arjun Shrestha presentation.

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Nepali Movie – Sworga

sworgaNepali Movie – Sworga
Starring Shiva Shrestha, Arjun Shrestha, Subhadra Adhikari, Nir Shah, Gauri Malla, Pawan Mainali, Bhimbar Singh Thapa, Nutan Pradhan, Surbir Pandit, Taiyab Shah, Jitendra Mahat Abhilashi etc.
DirectorSambhu Pradhan

A presentation of Shrestha Cine Concern and Ishwori Arts.  Cinematography by Manju Kumar Shrestha, background music by Raju Nayak, action by Rajendra Khadgi, presentation by Rajendra Shrestha, lyrics by Kiran Kharel / Nir Shah / Yadav Kharel, choreography by Basanta Shrestha, editing by Sambhu Pradhan, music by Sambhujit Baskota, story/script/dialogue by Nutan Pradhan.

Nutan Pradhan is also the guest artists in the movie. Child artists in the movie are Ishwori Pradhan and Chanki Pradhan.

Full movie in a single part:

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Nepali Movie – Saraswoti

saraswotiNepali Movie – Saraswoti (सरस्वती)
StarringShiva Shrestha, Gauri Malla, Nutan Pradhan, Ishowri Pradhan, Chanki Pradhan, Sambhu Pradhan, Kishor Malakar, Sunil Thapa, Surbir Pandit, Mohan Niraula etc.
Director – Shambhu Pradhan

The classic Nepali movie ‘Saraswoti’ is a presentation of Ishwori Films. The superhit movie by Shambhu Pradhan also features Sambhu and his wife in the movie. The movie is produced by Shambhu Pradhan himself.

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Nepali Movie – Samjhana (Bhuwan KC, Tripti Nadkar)

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StarringBhuwan KC, Tripti Nadkar, Muralidhar, Phurba Lama, Nirmala Chhetri, Maya Kumai, Shanti Pradhan, SL Nadakar, Gyan Lama, Jyoti Pradhan, Pradeep Pakhrin, JB Rai, Kamal Pradhan, Sahiba Rai etc.
Director: Sambhu Pradhan

The debut movie of popular actress Tripti Nadkar is made under Ishwori Films banner. The classic movie featuring the romance between Tripti and Bhuwan KC was liked by the Nepali audience and was a super hit film in the 1980s.

Muralidhar’s real name is mentioned  Murali Mijhar in the credit of the movie. The movie features the choreography by Chumaki Lama, cinematography by Binod Pradhan, lyrics by Kusum Gajamer, music by Ranjit Gajamer. The movie was written, edited and produced by the director Shambhu Pradhan himself.

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Nepali Movie – Sanyas

sanyasNepali Movie – Sanyas
Starring, Gauri Malla, , Arjun Shrestha, Gopal Raut, Subash Gajurel, Rama Thapaliya, Ramesh Upreti, Rejina Upreti etc.
DirectorSambhu Pradhan

A presentation of Arjun Shrestha, Nepali movie ‘Sanyas’ features Rajesh Hamal, Gauri Malla with Jal and Arjun in the leading roles. The movie features child artists Shrya Simkhada and Munni Budhathoki. Guest artists in the movie are Ramesh Upreti, Rejina Upreti, Jagan Shrestha etc. The background music is composed by Sanjay Shrestha, lyrics by Yadav Kharel / Dr. Bhola Rijal / Sambhujit Baskota, action by Rajendra Khadgi, choreography by Basanta Shrestha, music by Sambhujit Baskota, cinematography by Dik Khadka, script / dialogue/ story by Nutan Pradhan, produced by Ballu Parajuli / Krishna Subedi and editing by Shambhu Pradhan.

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Nepali Movie – Soon Chandi

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StarringShree Krishna Shrestha , Shambhu Pradhan, Saranga Shrestha, Kiran KC, Pawan Mainali, Jitu Nepal etc.
Director – Shambhu Pradhan

‘Soon Chandi’ is a presentation of Ishwari Arts International. The movie written and produced by Nutan Pradhan is directed and edited by Sambhu Pradhan.

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Female writers in Nepali film industry

* This feature article is a part of women in Nepali film industry series. Previous article in the series was female directors in Nepali film industry.

Like every other fields, film writing in Nepali film industry is also dominated by males. Only a few writers are female. When the script writing is done by the wife of the director or the producer of the movie, question arises how genuine the writer is. For example, wife of noted director Sambhu Pradhan’s wife Nutan Pradhan and actor and producer Bhuwan KC‘s ex-wife Sushmita KC have also written scripts.

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Actress Arunima Lamsal wrote the script of ‘Deepsikha‘. When the movie failed to impress audience, Arunima’s career as a writer is considered to have ended. Another writer, Kusum Anshal is also known to write the script of a movie made jointly by Nepal and India – ‘Panchawati’. Last year, actress Benisha Hamal had told about writing the script of a movie but, nothing is heard about that again. 

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Second generation film artists in Nepali movie industry

Nepali movie industry is largely influenced by Indian movie industry, Bollywood. Similar to Bollywood, it is easier for the kids of actors and film technicians to enter the film industry. Some of the names of second generation artists in Nepali industry include:

Samyam Puri – son of director Narayan Puri started in movies as a child artists and had debuted as an adult actor in ‘Samaya’.

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Salon Basnet – son of actor and director Shovit Basnet is also debuting in ‘Hostel’.

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