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. Continue reading
The movie directed by Dipendra K Khanal, featuring Mithila Sharma and Surakshya Panta in leading roles is released in YouTube. Right after release, the movie has been very successful in attracting a huge amount of Nepali viewers.
Nepali Film – Aama (2020) Starring – Mithila Sharma, Surakshya Panta, Deshbhakta Khanal, Sarita Giri etc. Director – Dipendra K. Khanal
The movie was released right before the lockdown. The movie was taken off the theater before people watched it. It was released again after 9 months of lockdown. But, the viewers didn’t go to theater to watch it. The movie was released online after a copy was shared online. The movie is produced by Sharmila Pandey. In addition to direction and script D.K. Khanal is also the cinematographer of the movie.
Watch the full movie here:
Please comment what do you think of the movie.
This is the third movie by the name “Aama”. The first Nepali movie was titled ‘Aama’ and was produced by Nepal government.
The second movie featured Shiva Shrestha and Saroj Khanal. The movie is not available online now.
Actress Niruta Singh has recently shared some videos taken during the shooting of the movie in her YouTube channel. In the video she is helping Deepak Raj Giri to wear saree and Dilip Rayamajhi is wearing one. Kids nearby are laughing on the actors. I think the shooting was of this movie. I will also do a video report on the movie.
Nepali Movie– Santan Thari Thari Ka (सन्तान थरि थरिका) Starring: Dilip Rayamajhi, Niruta Singh, Dinesh Sharma, Sisam KC, Harihar Sharma, Sakuntala Sharma, Deepak Raj Giri, Shiva Hari Poudel, Nirmal Sharma, Daman Rupakheti etc. Director – Deshbkhata Khanal
Nepali Movie – Kanchhi Starring – Dayahang Rai, Shweta Khadka, Ashant Sharma, Anu Shah, Kameshor Chaurasiya, Nir Shah etc. Director – Aakash Adhikari
The comeback movie of Shweta Khadka after the untimely demise of her husband Shree Krishna Shrestha in 2014. She waited four years before she starred in another movie. In 2014, The last movie of them being featured together – film ‘Kohinoor’ was released. Shree Krishna was at the hospital at the time of the release. He had sent an audio message to the viewers of the movie that he couldn’t attend the release of the movie. It was a shocking moment for Shweta Khadka. She went into depression for a long time. It took a very lengthy treatment in Nepal and out of country before Shweta become better. The movie got a lot of viewers in the theater and was one of the successful movies of the year. The director, Aakash Adhikari had also directed the last film of Shree Krishna Shrestha, ‘Kohinoor’. The movie became a superhit movie earning a record breaking amount in theatre in 2014. ‘Kanchhi’ was released in 2017 in theatre.
Nepali Movie – Sapana Timro Mero Starring – Sushant Karki, Janwi Bohara, Sabin Shrestha, Surajani KC, Arjun Shrestha, Desh Bhakta Khanal, Rashmi Bhatta etc. Director – Rishi Raj Acharya
The Nepali movie ‘Sapana Timro Mero’ was released on August 7, 2015. The movie previously scheduled to release in June had to be delayed because of earthquake of April 25. This movie is the second movie of the director Rishi Raj Acharya after directing the movie ‘Mistake’. You can watch ‘Mistake’ here. The actor Sabin Shrestha is featured in a special role in the movie. The movie is a triangular love story between the characters played by Sushant Karki, Janwi Bohara and Surajani KC. The movie is made under RB Movies banner. The child artist is Ritu Acharya and Surajani KC is a new introduction in the movie. The director is the writer and the producer of the movie.
One of the most talked about movies of the year 2076, Poi Paryo Kale features some of the most popular actors in the Nepali cinema industry. Saugat Malla is considered seasoned actor. The actress Shristi Shrestha (real-life girlfriend of Saugat Malla) was also debuted as an actress in hit film ‘Gajalu’. In addition to being an actress she was Miss Nepal 2012.
Actress Pooja Sharma is another attraction of the movie. Pooja is known for hit movies like ‘Prem Geet’ and ‘Ma Yesto Geet Gauchhu’. One of the important feature of this movie is – it was produced by Deepak Manage – a Gandaki Pradesh lawmaker and businessman.
One of the most talked about film of Nepali film industry, ‘Password’ features Bollywood actress Sunny Leone in a song. The movie doesn’t feature her in any role but she had just danced in a song. That made it so popular. Sunny Leone was also invited to the premier of the movie. But, box office collection wasn’t promising.
Nepali Movie – Passowrd
Starring – Anoop Bikram Shahi, Bikram Joshi, Buddhi Tamang, Rabindra Jha, Prabin Khatiwada etc.
Director – Samrat Basnet
Story – Sima Gurung
Screenplay – Mahesh Dawadi, Samrat Basnet
Cinematography – Amarjit Singh
Editor – Arjun GC
Nepali Movie – Lalpurja (Saugat Malla) Starring – Saugat Malla, Bipin Karki, Menuka Pradhan, Kameshowr Chaurasiya etc. Director – Nigam Shrestha
The movie by Nigam Shrestha and released in theater last year is now released in YouTube. The movie wasn’t successful in movie theater. But, in YouTube the movie has got a lot of viewers. The movie also features well known writer, Kumar Nagarkoti. The movie features the script of Bikram Singh Tharu and Nigam Shrestha. The cinematographer of the movie is Sujit Mainali and is edited by Lokesh Bajracharya.
Nepali Movie – Chhakka Panja 2 Starring – Deepak Raj Giri, Priyanka Karki, Jitu Nepal, Kedar Ghimire, Buddhi Tamang, Barsha Raut, Gaurav Pahari, Swaroop Purush Dhakal, Swastima Khadka etc. Director – Deepa Shree Niraula
The second sequel of superhit comedy movie by Deepak Raj Giri and Deepa Shree Niraula, ‘Chhakka Panja’ was also successful. The movie features similar cast and similar story to the previous movie. The script is written by Deepak and the movie is directed by Deepa like the previous movie. The movie received a record breaking viewership on the day of its release. The movie was initially told not to be released in YouTube at all. The movie is released right before the release of their next movie ‘Chha Maya Chhapakai’ in theatre.
Nepali Movie – Kri Starring – Anmol KC, Aditi Budhathoki, Anoop Bikram Shahi, Kameshowr Chaurasiya, Saroj Khanal, Laxmi Giri etc. Director – Surendra Poudel
Anmol’s well known movie featuring Aditi Budhathoki for the first time in Nepali film industry, ‘Kri’ is released online. The action movie is directed written and edited by Surendra Poudel. Although the movie had gained a lot of media attention, the box office collection wasn’t impressive. That was despite of huge investment and featuring Anmol KC in the leading role.
Nepali Movie – Aishwarya Starring – Ramesh Upreti, Dipika Prasain, Keki Adhikari, Dipika Prasai, Prashant Tamrakar, Arjun Shrestha etc. Director – Diwakar Bhattarai
A presentation of Ramesh Upreti for Vaishno Devi Films banner, Aishwarya is his debut movie as a producer and a comeback movie as an actor. The movie directed by Diwakar Bhattarai introduced his future wife, Dipika Prasain in leading role. The film was successful and their affair was also successful. Dipika and Diwakar have already married this year.
The movie features Ramesh Upreti and Prashant Tamrakar in leading role. The love story and action film got a good critical review.