Bollywood actor Aamir Khan visits Nepal in UNICEF mission

Well known Bollywood actor Aamir Khan arrived in Nepal on on Tuesday (October 7,2014) in an UNICEF mission. On Thursday he spent an hour at Pakadi Health Post in Kapilbastu. In his visit he observed medication and treatment of malnutrition affected children. The nutrition program is initiated by local women’s group.

During the visit Aamir remembered similar cases in India. Aamir also visited Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha. He returned back to Kathmandu after visiting Mayadevi temple in Lumbini.

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Dipa Basnet became the first by directing Shree Paanch Ambare

Deepa Basnet is NOT the first female director in Nepali movie industry. But, she sure is the FIRST female director who has directed her second movie. So far, no female director had directed more than one movies. In our investigation on female directors in Nepali film industry, there are only 5 female directors and they had directed one movie each.

Deepa with her son:

Deepa Basnet‘s directorial debut was ‘Antaral’. Although the movie was liked by critics, it wasn’t successful in theater. She had also won the best director award in D Cine Award. She reportedly was very frustrated by the politics of release and holdover in theater. She had told that she wouldn’t direct another movie. But, the producers of ‘Shree Paanch Ambare’ convinced Dipa to direct another movie.

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