7 NRN Actresses in Nepali movies, Shristi Shrestha to Meruna Magar

The entries of Non Resident Nepali (NRN) actresses in the Nepali movie industry is a new trend. So far, there are seven Nepali film actresses who have their permanent homes abroad. If India is to be considered foreign and residents in India are to be considered NRN, the number can go up considerably. But, I am excluding residents of South Asia for this article. I think, Nepali communities in India like Sikkim and Darjeeling are not foreign. We have never thought Niruta Singh, Tripti Naadkar, Tulsi Ghimire, or Sushmita KC as foreign actresses although they have their parental home in India.

All of these NRN actresses are Nepali actresses and, I have no intention to alienate them. I wish more NRN actors and actress enter Nepali movie industry. A video report on 7 NRN actresses:

Let me discuss in detail about each of the 7 actresses:

Prapti Ghimire

Actress Prapti Ghimire, a resident of Germany, debuted in ‘Kathmandu’. Prapti had also won a debut actress award at that time. But, after ‘Kathmandu’ she didn’t return back to the Nepali movie industry.
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Nepali Movie – Sagun (Shiva Shrestha, Bipana Thapa, Juli Thapa, Rabi Basnet)

sagunNepali Film – Sagun
StarringShiva Shrestha, Bipana Thapa, Rabi Basnet, Juli Thapa, Nir Shah, Sunil Thapa, Narayan Tripathi, Dinesh DC, Bijay Deuja, Basundhara Bhusal, Uttam KC, Jitu Nepal, Daman Rupakheti, Nawal Nepal, Ragini Khadgi etc.
Director Narayan Puri

About ‘Sagun’

The Nepali movie ‘Sagun’ is a presentation of Creative Hands, is subtitled ‘An explosive love story’. Please don’t confuse this movie with another ‘Sagun’, a Tamang culture film.

The lead actors Rabi Basnet and Juli Thapa are the new presentation in the movie. Bijay Deuja is also a new presentation in the film. While Basundhara Bhusal is a guest artist, special attraction are Shiva Shrestha and Bipana Thapa. Based on the story of Bikash Acharya, the script was written jointly by Suraj Subba and Deepak Giri. Music is composed by Sachin Singh, choreography of Raju Shah, action of Rajendra Khadgi, cinematography by Shiva-Kishor Dhakal, and editing by Karun Thapa. Actress Ragini Khadgi is featured as a child artist in the film. The director Nawal Nepal was the assistant director to Narayan Puri.

Watch full movie ‘Sagun’:
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