‘Shree 5 Ambare’ is a movie featuring Saugat Malla, Keki Adhikari, Bikram Singh, Priyanka Karki and Yama Buddha in main roles. The movie is directed by ‘Antaral’ famed director, Dipa Basnet and produced under her own home production, Jibansathi Films. The movie features the cinematography of Ganesh Kumar Shrestha, story of Abhimanyo Nirabi, editing of Chandan Dutt and concept and casting by Jibansathi Basnet.
The movie was released on November 21 with another movie ‘Humjayega’.
The story of the movie is about the life of street children – commonly known as ‘khate’ kids. The life in street is not fun but, Ambar (Saugat Malla) and Kali (Keki Adhikari) meet and fell in love in their childhood on street. Ambar is left along in the street when Kali is taken away by a guy. She became a prostitute and lived a comfortable life while Ambar nourished his desire to become a king in the society.
Deepa Basnet is NOT the first female director in Nepali movie industry. But, she sure is the FIRST female director who has directed her second movie. So far, no female director had directed more than one movies. In our investigation on female directors in Nepali film industry, there are only 5 female directors and they had directed one movie each.
Deepa with her son:
Deepa Basnet‘s directorial debut was ‘Antaral’. Although the movie was liked by critics, it wasn’t successful in theater. She had also won the best director award in D Cine Award. She reportedly was very frustrated by the politics of release and holdover in theater. She had told that she wouldn’t direct another movie. But, the producers of ‘Shree Paanch Ambare’ convinced Dipa to direct another movie.
Two more actresses, Priyanka Karki and Ashishma Nakarmi have signed in the upcoming movie of Deepa Basnet, ‘Shree Panch Ambare’. Earlier, actress Keki Adhikari and actor Saugat Malla were finalized to lead in the movie.
All three actresses are considered the new actresses with potential in Nepali movie industry. All three actresses are the busiest actresses in the Nepali movie industry.
Some film makers have utilized the festival of colors to promote their movies. The movies promoted while playing holi include ‘Fitkiree’, ‘Shree Paanch Ambare’, ‘Adhi Bato’ and ‘November Rain’.
‘Adhi Bato’ promotion by Jenisha KC and Sabin Shrestha