A movie made on the story of Badi community, ‘Mero Katha’ was released on the Mid-Western and Far-Western parts of Nepal on March 29. All the actors in ‘Mero Katha’ are new faces in movie industry and two well known actors – Aayush Rijal and Poojana Pradhan are also featured in guest roles (Previous post on Poojana’s role in Mero Katha).
The producer, Rabindra Baral, said that the movie is doing very well in the local theaters. The local Badi community are very excited to see their own life style in the movie.
This year’s Haritara Film Award was awarded to actor Sunil Thapa and actor/director Dinesh DC for their contribution to the Nepali movie industry. A program held by Haritara Award Guthi in Kathmandu on March 30 to hand over the award to the winner.
Actor Sunil Thapa has been active in the movie industry for the last 25 years and DC has been active as a journalist, RJ, actor and director for the last 15 years. The award amount is Rs. 25,000. In addition to awarding Sunil Thapa and DC, five other film related personal to be honored were producer Chhabi Raj Ojha, film journalist ShantiPriya, actress Sapana Shrestha, artist Binod Shrestha and actress/producer Jenny Kunwar.