The Wedding Reception of the marriage of Manisha Koirala with Samrat Dahal was full of well known Nepali leaders and Bollywood actors. The party also proved to be a meeting ground of the leaders of different political parties in Nepal.
The party started shaping up in the Soltaee Crown Plaza from 6PM. In the start, the family members of Manisha and political leaders arrived in the party. The place was so crowded that it took about half an hour in line to reach Manisha to hand over the gifts and offer their wishes to the newly married couple.
The area was full of security personals and air filled with security vehicle sirens during arrivals of high level dignities like the Prime Minister, Ministers, high level officials in the government. Attendees in the party were the President Ram Baran Yadav, PM Madhav Kumar Nepal, Army Chief Chhaatraman Singh Gurung, past king Gyanendra Shah, and high ranking police officers. Similarly, Sushil Koirala and Ramchandra Pudel of Nepali Congress, CPN-UML president Jhalnath Khanal, CPN-Maoist supremo Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, and Surya Bahadur Thapa were also present in the party.
Prachanda and other took the opportunity to discuss the current political issues at the party.
Note: Photo of Prachanda in the party and his discussion with Manisha’s brother Siddhartha was posted in the previous post.
Nepali movie actors and actress were also present in the party. Among others, the opposite of Manisha in her first movie “Feri Bhetula”, Prakash Adhikari was also present in the party. Noted Nepali film personalities include Sambhujit Baskota, Bishow Basnet, Bhuwan KC, Neer Shah, and Shiva Shrestha among others. Comedy actors Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya arrived a bit late at the party.
Apart from high level political leaders and high level Nepal Government official, the main attraction in the party was the presence of Bollywood actors and actress.
Most noted Bollywood actor was Jackie Shroff who was dressed in Nepali daura suruwal. Bollywood actors Gulsan Grover and Vivek Mushran were dressed in black suit in the party. It was the first visit of Gulsan Grover to Nepal and he told that he liked the natural beauty of Nepal.
Nepali artist Ragini Upadhaya, singer Nalina Chitrakar, DJ Raju, and Dr. Bhola Rijal were also present in the party. Leaders from all the parties like Sujata Koirala, Ser Bahadur Deuwa, Ram Sharan Mahat, Bharat Mohan Adhikari, Krishna Sitaula, Subash Chandra Newang, Nilambar Acharya, Govinda Raj Joshi, Bijaya Kumar Gachhedar, Prakash Man Singh, Pashupati Samsher JBR, and Upendra Yadav were seen at the party.
Marich Man Singh, Bharat Keshar Singh, Yangkala Sherpa, Kamal Thapa, and Sudip Pathak were also present in the party. (Photo credits – Nagarik)