Ramesh Kiran Uprety – Divorce in making Ramesh & Kiran Rana living seperately

According to reports, Ramesh Upreti and his wife Kiran Rana are preparing for divorce. Ramesh had a love affair with Kiran before they got married. The couple don’t have any children.
According to reports they are living separately for the past six months while the divorce proceedings is going in the court.

For the last few years, the actor had added Kiran in his name “Ramesh Kiran Upreti” in his social media presence. Now, it has been quite some time he has removed Kiran from the title.

Ramesh Upreti Biography

Ramesh Upreti was born in Kabhrepalanchowk as one of the four children of his parents. He did his primary schooling in his birth place. While he was studying in Dhulikhel he was attracted towards artistic works. Dancing and theater were his favorite pass time.

He started earning his pocket money when he was 16 years old and he started looking for opportunities in Nepali film industry.
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English Translation of Nepali Story Bhinajuko Sweater by Poshan Pandey

A poet and story writer Poshan Pandey (1933-1991) was born in Kathmandu. His literary works deal with psychological-sexual complexities of people. They are written to reveal the subtle aspects of people’s personalities. This story is taken from his fiction story collection Aankhi Jhyal. Other collections are Maanas and Hiunma Pareka Dobharoo.

Nepali story in Audio (video) – Bhinaju Ko Sweater starts at 12:26 of the video.

Other stories in the collection are:
00:00 – Lahureki Swasni (unknown writer)
08:04 – Ma Jujuman (Govinda B. Malla Gothale)
12:26 – Bhinajuko Sweater (Poshan Pandey)
34:50 – Manis Lai Kati Jamin Chaahinchha (Leo Tolstoy)
43:50 – Mero Saanu Sathi (Bhawani Bhikchhu)
1:00:42 – Parkhal Bhitra (Bijaya Malla)
1:22:50 – Antim Bhoj (Bijaya Malla)

Story title: A Sweater for Brother-in-Law (Bhinajuko Sweater)
Writer : Poshan Pandey
English Translation: Mahesh Paudyal

A Sweater for Bhinaju

Sabita came down hopping and said to Shanti, “Sister! Oh sister! Bhinaju is asking if you would join us to the cinema.”

“Go, tell him I am not coming,” said Shanti in a low tone with a tinge of harshness.

Sabita kept standing there for a while with a guiltless face. She felt, her sister was quite listless. She paid no interest in the world of glamour. After all, she was not elder to her by many years. Maybe, the gap between their ages was just five years. She silently mocked sister Shanti’s foolhardy, and left.
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How to Download Read Only PDF from Google Drive (Protected/View Only files)

This is a hack procedure for Google Drive. Please refrain from using this for those who know computer coding. It involves using internet-codes.

When to use this procedure?

When a friends or teacher gives you the link of PDF in Google Drive and they can only be viewed but can not print, download or copy, these are normally view-only files that can not be downloaded. But, there is a small hack that was working when I prepared this procedure. It doesn’t hack into the system, but takes screenshots and compile into files. So, this procedure is just an automated process of doing it manually.

Only use this procedure when the “download” or “print” options are missing for the documents.

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Sajja Mainali married a DV Lottery winner and quit acting

Actress Sajja Mainali got married on December 7, 2006 and quit acting.

Actress Sajja Mianali married Om Raj Bhattrai, at Indreni Complex, Naya Baneshwor. Om Raj Bhattarai was a US Green Card holder. According to her sister-in-law, Bimala Mainali, the marriage ceremony was a very simple traditional ceremony. Om Raj, an MBS Graduate and working as an accountant in the US.

Sajja is the youngest daughter of Gopal Raj Mainali and Sarita Mainali. Although being the youngest she got married before her elder sister.

Sajja’s sister-in-law, Bimala said, “One of my relatives told me that there is this guy who is interested in Sajja and wants to get married to her. After hearing about this, we decided to meet the person and now… as they say ‘the rest is history’. It has just been a week that they have known each other and us as well… and they just happen to click! Some days back they got engaged and today they are getting married. Sajja had been taking it rather slow as far as her career in Kollywood was concerned. She had not signed any movies neither was she involved in any shoot for the past six/ seven months. Now that she is married, there is little chance that she will make a come back. They might go to the States now since Om resides there!”

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Nepali Movie – Hajar Juni Samma (Aryan Sigdel, Swastima Khadka, Priyanka Karki)

Bikash Raj Acharya’s movie “Hajar Juni Samma” was released in August of 2019 featuring well known actors of Nepali film industry – Aryan Sigdel, Swastima Khadka, Priyanka Karki, Salon Basnet, Sanchita Luitel and others. Acharya, the director of five sequels of ‘Nai Nabhannu La’ movies has also followed the similar story line in this movie. In short, it is another love-story formula movie.

1) The story is good.
2) Screenplay is terrible.

First watch the movie and then read what a formula movie it is:

What is Formula Movie?
A formula Nepali movie is set in a pattern of ups and lows that had worked in the past and repeated in that manner. It has all the songs, comedy, love, tragedy and similar character sets. A typical 7-points formula can be:

1) The protagonist (lead male character usually called hero) is full of fun.
2) The hero jokes, sings, and dances on songs to woo his love interest. That goes on till the end of the first half.
3) There is a hero’s friend, who is usually a comedy character. His sole purpose is to be the supporter of the hero. He communicates the hero’s intentions to others and assists him while cracking few jokes and create situations.
4) There is a character opposite to the hero – an antagonist / a villain. He/she might have a supporter friends too.
5) At the end of the first half, there is a major twist in the event.
6) Things start to get intense in the second half. The fun-loving character turns into an emotional or a fierce fighter or something of that sort.
7) And, there is the climax part – where the villain is defeated by the hero after leading the story through an unnecessary event or songs with a twist in the plot right before the ending.
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Supriya Shrestha at Miss Earth 2021

Miss Nepal Earth 2020 Supriya Shrestha is participating virtually in the 2021 edition of Miss Earth to be held on November 21, 2021. Supriya is working on stone sprouts (Dhunge Dhara) conservation works.

A glimpse of her introduction video is presented in the following video:

And for the National Costume completion of Miss Earth from Nepal – the costume is titled “Strong Women, Stronger Country”. Full details of the costume is shared by Supriya herself in her social media as:
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MCC effort & USA extra-ordinary interest

High level US officials are visiting Nepal regularly to convince the government to accept the FREE money it is giving Nepal. The effort is of such a high stake that:

It has been years and years and people have protested US assistance. Four striking thing about the giveaway:

1) USA is trying very hard to shove the money to Nepal
2) US Embassy paid a Nepali TV Channel to promote the FREE giveaway – AP1 TV channel met with protest.
3) The MCC official visited Nepal and met with everybody of the leading party. She couldn’t convince them.
4) A foreign ministry official visited Nepal this week – he repeated the same thing

Many media are writing pro-MCC (most of them are clearly sponsored, although such disclaimers are missing).
For example NepaliTimes warns – “Nepal’s private sector says country will lose Rs142 billion annually if the US-aided project is not ratified”

And the “Just Do It” editorial sounds clearly biased:

Launched in 2004 The MCC project of the US government has a mission to end poverty of least developed countries. In 2012 Dr. Baburam Bhattarai government had shown interest in the project and Nepal met the eligibility criteria and was selected as a partner at that time. Now, his party is one of the five-party ruling alliance.

The project was supposed to work on electricity transmission lines and highway upgrading by the $500 million fund USA is supposed to give for free. There are a number of clauses in the agreement that talk about “border enforcement” and India’s approval, and other such things that have raised alarm. The biggest alarm is the parliamentary ratification of the project.


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Manoj Gajurel marries Manju

Popular comedian Manoj Gajurel has found a new wife after almost 4 years of divorce.

Manoj has given the details about his wife and the marriage ceremony that was held in a temple on October 11, 2021. Only the close family members were present at the ceremony and the event was kept very low-profile. According to Manoj’s statement, Manju seems to be a divorced like Manoj. He has told that she is a government employee and indicated that he doesn’t want to talk about her private life to media.

Here is Manoj’s statement :


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RIP ‘Jeevan Jyoti’ Cinematographer Bhim Rana

62-years-old cinematographer, Bhim Rana, has died of COVID-19. According to report, Bhim Rana has died while being treated for pneumonia after being COVID-19 positive on August 17, 2021.

Rana was confirmed corona positive on Shrawan 16. He was admitted to Kirtipur Ayurvedic Hospital for treatment. When his condition worsened in the hospital he was transferred to APF Hospital in Balambu. According to report, all of his family members are now COVID-19 positive.

Bhim Rana had worked as the cameraman in movies like Maili and Jeevan Jyoti. He had also worked in the Film Development Board. According to report in Deshsanchar online, Rana’s son living in the USA is returning home after the incident. The last rituals is being planned for August 18.

Rest in peace Bhim Rana!

Deepak and Deepa to start a Movie Hall, to be ready by Nepali new year

Deepa Shree Niraula had proposed her partner Deepak Raj Giri to start a film hall. Deepak was not confident on starting a film hall at that time. By the time they started producing movies like ‘Chha Ekan Chha’, the first super hit film of the team, they had wanted a film hall of their own. The ‘Chhakka Panja’ team decided to pursue funding options.

After a lengthy discussion and searching, they found a building in Baneshowr, Sankhamul Road. They did an agreement with the owner of the property and decided to invest 9 crore to start a multiples film hall.

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Shrinkhala Khatiwada goes to Harvard University

The day April 11, 2018 was the day, Shrinkhala Khatiwada was crowned the Miss Nepal. After that, she has been the most popular Miss Nepal so far. She is also one of the most talented in the group. Apart from being the college topper in her Architecture B.Arch. degree, she has also secured post-graduate studies in prestigious Harvard University in the USA.

On August 3, 2021 she left Nepal for USA – here is Shrinkhala Khatiwada goes to USA – a report:

That was the University, Birendra when he was the crown-prince went to study for a year.
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Deepak Raj Giri & Barata on every Monday of Shrawan

Comedy actor, producer and script writer Deepak Raj Giri is better known as the producer of Chhakka Panja series of movies and before that, he was better known as Deepak of ‘Tito Satya’. After more than a decade of doing TV serials, Deepak and Deepa started film production with ‘Chha Ekan Chha’. The movie was an instant success. ‘Woda Number Chha’ followed and ‘Chhakka Panja’, ‘Chha Maya Chhapakai’ and so on.

Deepak is known as a very religious person. He is a devotee of lord Shiva. The month of Shrawan is the month of Shiva. Shrawan is also the month of worshiping and celebration. Deepak Raj Giri says that he will practice Brata on all five Mondays this month.

Deepak says, “Instead of some sort of Devine benefit, the practice offers the inner-cleansing and satisfaction. This is also some sort of dedication and sacrifice.”

Deepak says, “I am a very religious person. My family is also religious.” He says that he regularly fast on religious occasions. In Shrawan he fasts for 5 days on every Monday. In Dashain he fasts for nine days. On every Ekadahsi, he eats vegetarian foods.

He also regularly visits Temples on regular basis. Mostly his choice of temples are those of Shiva and Krishna. He regularly visit Pashupati temple and ISKON temple. About visiting temples, Deepak says, “It feels good to visit temple. But, I don’t go to temple to offer Rs. 5 to ask for Rs. 5 lakh.”
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Palpasa Dangol Chamsuri kidney failure, hospitalized

The popular comedy actress of ‘Meri Bassai’ serial, popularly known as Chamsuri is sick and is being treated in Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.

According to report, both of her kidney have stopped working. Previously she was being treated for kidney problem. Now, they have stopped working and she is pleading for help in transplant.

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Nepali Actress who changed their original names – Karishma to Jenny Kunwar

Wishing Jenny Kunwar soul rest in peace, let’s see how actresses changed names after they entered film industry.

Jenny Kunwar’s original name was Janaki Kunwar. In the credit of her first movie ‘Jindagani’, her name is original name. The movie featuring Dilip Rayamajhi, Karishma Manandhar, Pooja Chand, Rajesh Hamal in main roles has Jenny’s original name Janaki Kunwar in the credit. Later she became popular as Jenny.

Having an old fashioned name is considered an hurdle to success. So, a lot of artists change their name to cachy and interesting one. Changing the name doesn’t change their official name. So, they have different popular names and different official names on official documents. In the past, the producers and the directors suggested names to actresses.
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Prakash Saput: a house in Kathamndu and Rs. 5M car, music pays well!

Being an artist and earning a good sum of money in Nepal is not that easy. In such a odd situation, singer Prakash Saput is an exception. He has earned a lot and has built a house in Kathmandu and has also bought a new car.

Pakash Saput has shared the news by sharing the photos of his new car. The new car is a white Hundai Creta 2019. He has paid the cost in full and has told that, “My dream, struggle, creation, success! Your support, help and best wishes. It might be an inspiration to those who like to dream – “even the artists can have their own car. This is my life’s first car – Hundai Creta 2019 !”

Prakash Saput is one of the most talented singer and musician in the Nepali entertainment industry. Some of his songs like ‘Galbandi’ are very popular among Nepali audiance. By his earning he had bought a house two years ago.
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