The movie featuring the superstar of Nepali movie industry, Rajesh Hamal in a female’s role, ‘Shakuntal’ was released in theater this Friday on August 26, 2016. The movie was one of the most awaited movie of the year because of Rajesh Hamal’s a woman’s get-up. Although Hamal is featured in a female’s role, he is still featured in action role like his previous movies.
The movie shows Rajesh Hamal in action role while wearing Saree. At the time when most of the movie are not successful commercially, ’Shakuntala’ is expected to do better. The actor Rajesh Hamal howver is not in Nepal at the time of the release of the movie. He is currently in the USA. In addition to Rajesh Hamal, the movie also features Kishor Khatiwada, Anu Shah and Pradeep Dhakal. Model and actress Namrata Sapkota is featured in an item dance. The movie is directed by Dinesh Shrestha.
I had prepared a video about Rajesh Hamal’s appearance at the time of the shooting of the movie. Read more about the role in the previous post. During a press meet, the film makers, including Rajesh Hamal tried to keep it a secret. But, the secret couldn’t remain secret for much longer.
The official trailer of the movie: