Raj Ballav Koirala – Swor will rule with its simplicity, music, characters and presentation

A radio host, model, and actor Raj Ballav Koirala started his acting career with the movie Parkhi Basen in 2008. The movie was very successful and won him Best Debut Actor in KTV film Awards.

Raunak had a brief conversation with the actor in which, Raj talks about his upcoming movie Swor.

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Q. How would you introduce the movie Swor? What is on it?

A. Swor is a musical movie. It is a movie about rising and falling of a dream. Enthusiastically presented and crafted movies full of life and colors that tells a life about a youth and his friends on how they follow their dream as musicians.

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A Gurkha soldier, who fought 30 train robbers

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Bishnu Shrestha, a brave Gurkha soldier in Indian Army, defeated 30 train robbers while returning home after a voluntary retirement.  The Indian army, is going to awarded Bishnu with Sourya Chakra, Bravery Award and Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha medals during the Indian Republic Day celebration on January 26 .


While in the train, Maurya Express from Ranchi to Gorakhpur, on September 2, 2010, 35 year-old Bishnu saved a girl about to be raped by the train robbers in front of her helpless parents. After looting the train, when the robbers started to strip a 18 year old girl in front of him, he couldn’t contain his calmness. He took out his khukari and took on the a group of 30 robbers, alone. In the fight, he killed three of dacoits and injured eight others. Remaining dacoits fled the scene to save their lives.

The police arrested the eight injured dacoits and recovered Rs. 400,000 in cash, 40 gold necklaces, 200 cell phones, 40 laptops and other items left by the robbers while fleeing the train.

In recognition to his bravery, his regiment has given Bishnu a cash reward of Rs. 50,000 and it has also terminated his voluntary retirement, so that he could get a customary promotion after he receives the medals. In addition to that, he will also receive a cash rewards from the government, special discounts in international air tickets, and discounts in Indian railways train tickets.


Updated according to a news in Indian newspaper Times of India of September 4, 2010. The report of Indian Army awarding Soury Chakra proved to be wrong as his name was not included in the official Indian Army site.