Movie Review – Maya’s Bar

Coupled with big expectations from extensive advertisements, hype, and big star casts "Maya’s Bar" was released in Kathmandu valley on July 27, 2012. In the theatres out of valley, the movie will be released on this Friday (August 3). The third directorial venture of Dinesh DC, "Maya’s Bar" is produced by Sunil Manadhar and features actors like , Karishma Manandhar, Nisha Adhikari and Gajit Bista in leading roles.


Maya’s Bar is the story of Maya (Nisha Adhikari) and her family. Maya lives happily with her husband Gajit and a son, Bishal until they face a financial crisis. To cope with the financial problem Gajit joins fight club as a fighter and Maya joins a dance bar as a dancer. They both work for a company of Trilok Rana (played by Rajesh Hamal). But, both Gajit and Maya are not happy with their spouse’s profession. Gajit and Maya would occasionally express their respective dissatisfaction on Gajit’s work as a fighter and Maya’s work as a dancer. I wouldn’t like to ruin your movie viewing experiences by telling the story and problem that leads to the unexpected death of Maya (oops …).

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Basulli (The Flute) selected in Venice Film Festival

Nepali movie ‘Bansuli’ has been selected in the 69th Venice Film Festival, to be held in Italy from August 29 to September 8, 2012. The director of the movie, Min Bahadur Bham, has also written the story and the screenplay of the movie.

The short movie produced by Black Horse Pictures in association with Underground Talkies, is 15 minutes long. Out of the total of 1752 short movies submitted, ‘Bansuli’ was one of the 18 movies selected in the festival. The movie features a 12-year-old Bijuli from remote Jumla in Nepal.  The movie features Nikita Budha Thapa, Ghanashyam Giri, Naresh Bhandari and Hira Bijuli Nepali among others.

basulli_the_flute_poster team would like to congratulate the ‘Bansuli’ team for the selection of the movie in the prestigious film festival.