Top 10 Classic Nepali movies from Aama to Darpan Chhaya

I have compiled a list of Top 10 old Nepali movies you shouldn’t miss. Clicks on the respective posters lead to the page with full movie. All the movies are available to watch. Half of the top 10 movies in this list are directed by Tulsi Ghimire. Others are directed by Hira Singh Khatri, Sambhu Pradhan, Nir Shah and Yadav Kharel. Five movies directed by Tusli Ghimire, two by Nir Shah and one each by Hira Singh, Sambhu Pradhan and Yadav Kharel.

1. Aama (1964) Directed by Hira Singh Khatri

First ever Nepali movie made in Nepal, by the government of Nepal is a black and white movie.
Starring – Shiva Shanker, Bhuwan Thapa (Bhuwan Chand), Uttam Nepali, Indra Lal Shrestha, Bashundhara Bhusal, Hira Singh Khatri and Hari Prasad Rimal. Watch full movie Aama here.

Aama Nepali movie
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Rekha Thapa slips down to 7th position – Top 10 actresses chosen by 10 directors

The Number 1 actress is no longer the top actress in the Nepali film industry – according to a survey among 10 well known Nepali directors. In fact, Shilpa has gone a rank higher than Rekha Thapa. It seems, she is on her path to be the top actress.

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Personally, I think other actresses deserve the top position rather than actress Keki Adhikari. It could be either Namrata Shrestha or Priyanka Karki. Namrata has won all the film awards this year. She has a very good track record of successful movies. Priyanka Karki is also a good actress and one of the busiest actress in the film industry.

Keki is a good actress but, she hasn’t been careful in her choice of movies. Although she has done a very good job, none of her movies have been that successful.

Judge Directors

This list of top 10 actresses was chosen from the views of the following directors by ‘Today’, a weekly of Annapurna Post:
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Top 10 Nepali movies in 2066

2066-2067 Measure of success of a movie can be different for different people. Some gauge the success on the revenue it brings to the producer and others measure it on the satisfaction it can give to the viewers. It is much easier to quantify the profit than the quality of movie.

Top movies released in 2066, according to the profit they have made are:

  1. Kaha Bhetiyala
  2. Dhoom
  3. Mero Euta Saathi Chha
  4. Nishana
  5. Eku
  6. Batuli
  7. Kaha Chau Kaha
  8. Afno Manche Afnai Hunchha
  9. Dosti *
  10. Hifajat *

In the above list, movies marked with * are recently released and actual statistics can’t be estimated.

‘Kaha Bhetiyala’, first movie of Shri Krishna Shrestha as a producer is considered best movie of the year 2066. Made in Rs. 8 million, the movie has already grossed Rs. 19 million and is expected to do more than a million business in coming days.

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