After a number of Miss Nepal trying their luck in the Nepali film industry, another Miss Nepal, Nikita Chandak, is debuting in an upcoming movie.
The movie is titled ‘Rani Mahal’. Earlier, actress Barsha Siwakoti was selected to be featured in the film. But, after Barsha left the film, Nikita has got the opportunity in the film. The announcement has come within a week of the selection of the new Miss Nepal.
According to the agreement with Hidden Treasure, the organizer of the Miss Nepal contest, the contest winners are not allowed to work in any projects that are not approved by the organizer. Nikita is freed from the agreement as soon as the new Miss Nepal is selected. In the event held on April 11, 2018, new Miss Nepal, Shrinkhala Khatiwoda was elected the new Miss Nepal. After that, Nikita has been set free from the exclusivity agreement with the Hidden Treasure.
Miss Nepal in Nepali Films
First Miss Nepal Ruby Rana, Sumi Khadka, Jharana Bajracharya, Malvika Subba, Jenisha Moktan, Malina Joshi tried their luck in acting, None of these beauties were successful. Miss Nepal 2011 Shristi Shrestha’s debut movie, ‘Gajalu’ was successful. The movie featured Anmol KC and his presence in the film helped Shristi in her acting career. The second film of the actress is yet to be released.
One of the most persistent actress was Jharana Bajracharya. After winning the crown in 1997 she worked in the film industry and modelling field for almost two decade before she got married to a Malaysia resident. These days, Jharana is living as a housewife and a full-time mother of her 2 years-old son.
Another actress Sumi Khadka left the film industry to become an Air Hostess after she couldn’t succeed as an actress. These days, Sumi has also married a US resident husband and is a mother to a 2 years old child.
Another actress, Miss Nepal 2002, Malvika Subba, is active as a TV host and film producer. She also has a 2 years old child.
Miss Nepal 2009, Zenisha Moktan, had actually worked as an actress before she won the title. She is also tending her less-than-a-year daughter.
Melina Joshi is struggling as an actress and it seems, she is not willing to give it up soon.
Nikita Chandak’s Acting Debut
According to Nikita, she has already signed the agreement with the production team of ‘Rani Mahal’. The workshop of the movie is also starting in a few days. The movie was announced a while ago and was told to feature Barsha Siwakoti and Prasant Tamrakar. At the time of the actual production, both Barsha and Prasant have left the team. Now, Barsha is being replaced by Nikita and Prasant by Arjun Jung Shahi.
The movie is being directed by Himal Neupane. The movie is to be made on a triangular love story.