Newari Movie – Silu (1987)

Newari Movie – Silu
Starring – Jay Shrestha, Nabina Shrestha, Madan Krishna Shrestha, Hari Bansha Acharya, Kishor Malakar, Prem Baniya, Barkha Subba, Ishwor Shrestha etc.
Story, Lyrics & Dialougue – Dev Krishna Ranzit & Prem Baniya
Director – Pradeep Rimal

The classical and the first ever Newari movie Shilu was made on the story popular among Newar people living in Kathmandu and it was liked by the Newari population living in Nepal and abroad. The movie was released in November of 1987

The official movie is not available now.

QFX cinemas closed – because of ban in Hindi movies

According to a media report, one of the multiplex operators QFX has decided to close its theaters because of the ban in screening Hindi movies starting from Monday. The distribution manager of QFX, Basanta Manandhar, told that they don’t have "any quality Nepali movie" to screen in their theaters. QFX’s all three theaters – QFX Jainepal, QFX Kumari and QFX Central in Civil Mall, Sundhara are closed for now. The report also says that another multiplex, BigCinemas, has also limited to operating only one of its theaters from Monday.

These decisions are told to be made in response to the CPN-Maoist (Baidhya faction) decision to ban the screening of Hindi movies in Nepal.

Do you think banning movies (or, banning anything for that matter) help in the development of a country?

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