Aama – First Nepali Movie

The first ever Nepali movie made in Nepal
Movie: Aama
Director: Hira Singh Khatri
Produced by: Department of Publicity Film Division, the Government of Nepal
Music Composer: V. Balsara (Theme song by Nati Kaji)
Starring -  Shiva Shanker, Bhuwan Thapa (Bhuwan Chand), Uttam Nepali, Indra Lal Shrestha,  Bashundhara Bhusal, Hira Singh Khatri and Hari Prasad Rimal
Release Date : 7 Oct. 1964
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Don’t we have actresses in Nepal?

There are a lot of actresses and many models are opting acting as their ultimate career goal. But, the producer of ‘Dasdhunga’, Apil Bista, couldn’t find a single Nepali actress to act in his forthcoming movie ‘Namaste America’. Apil is currently in Mumbai in search of an actress who will look like a foreigner in his movie.

Does that mean we don’t have a pool of variety of actress to choose from? It is a fact, that we depend on a lot of things to foreigners… but, I never thought we would need an Indian actress to act in a Nepali movie. With beauty contests being held every now and then, there should actually be a lot of talented and versatile actress willing to start acting as their career.

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