'Chaukhat' Actress Ranju Jha declared a martyr

The actress Ranju Jha who was killed on a bomb blast at Ramananda Chowk of Janakpur on Monday is declared a martyr by the government. After the declaration, Ranju’s family receives Rs. 1 million. 35 year-old Ranju’s husband works in Delhi and was the mother of two sons.


The struggling actress has shown a great potential in Nepali acting. She was lead actress in the award winning short film ‘Chaukhat’ by Deepak Rauniyar. Ranju had also acted in some television films and short movies. She was featured in a tele-serial ‘Aama-2’ by Madan Krishna Shrestha and Ha
ri Bansha Acharya, and other tele-serials like "Shristi" and "Kala-azar". A well known actor, director, Nir Shah, was so impressed by Ranju’s talent that he wrote an article in Kantipur daily remembering her.

In total, four people, including Ranju, were killed and more than 18 others were injured when a bomb was blasted at the venue of a sit-in protest by the Mithila State Struggle Committee at Ramananda Chowk in Janakpur on Monday morning.

Movie Review – Phool

Nepali movie Phool is released all over Nepal on May 4, 2012. We had posted a pre-release review of ‘Phool’ earlier.

Featuring a lot of big star casts, New Nepali film ‘Phool’ is released all over Nepal. ‘Phool’ is the directorial venture of Shiva Regmi, popular of directing entertaining and emotional movies. ‘Phool’ features Raj Ballav Koirala, Niraj Baral, Garima Pant, Nir Shah and Yuvaraj Lama in leading roles.


‘Phool’ is a story of two army officers Dorje Lama and Birdhoj Karki. Both dream of getting married and living happily in a small house. Both of them both fell in love with a owner of a hotel, named Maya. Maya promised to marry both of them but eventually, she elopes with someone else. The frustrated two decided not to marry in their lives. In a temple of Hanuman, Dorje and Birodhoj found a new born child and took the child home as a God gift. The child Ashmi (played by Garima Pant) grows up to become a beautiful young girl.  Attracted to the beauty of Ashmi, two boys, Rahul (Niraj baral) and Avisekh (Raj Ballav Koirala), start chasing her. There is a twist in the story in the movie when Ashmi, Rahul and Avisekh met an unknown women. You need to go to theatre to get all these answers.

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Nepali Movie – Phool, Pre-release review

Nepali movie ‘Phool’ is releasing on  May 4, 2012. The movie directed by Shiva Regmi features Raj Ballav Koirala, Garima Pant, Niraj Baral, Nir Shah, Yuvaraj Lama, and Srijana Basnet in leading roles. The movie features the cinematography of Shambhu Sapkota, music direction of Rekha Paudel, editing of Bipin Malla, story of Shiva Regmi, script of Shiva Regmi and Bikash Acharya, and the dialogue of Shiva Regmi and Bikash Acharya.

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