The movie made on the age old Sati tradition, ‘Jhola’ is scheduled to re-release on April 24, 2015. The movie sent to Oscar by the Nepali authorities was initially released on February 6, 2014. Although the movie celebrated 51 days in some theaters, the reception of the general public wasn’t that good, despite of good reviews. The xNepali reviewer had recommended it ‘a must watch movie’ (read ‘Jhola’ review in xnepali).
After the actress Garima Pant received the best actress award in SAARC Film Festival 2014, the interest in the movie attained new height. The actress was appreciated by everybody including the president, artists’ association and was honored by the National award. Although the movie couldn’t get the nomination in the Oscars, the movie has received positive responses from various festivals.
‘Jhola’ features Garima Pant, Deshbhakta Khanal, Deepak Chhetri, Sujal Nepal, Laxmi Giri and other artists. The movie made on the popular story of Krishna Dharabasi is directed by Yadav Kumar Bhattarai. The movie is scheduled to release in more than 50 theaters all over Nepal.