Actress Sajja Mainali got married on December 7, 2006 and quit acting.
Actress Sajja Mianali married Om Raj Bhattrai, at Indreni Complex, Naya Baneshwor. Om Raj Bhattarai was a US Green Card holder. According to her sister-in-law, Bimala Mainali, the marriage ceremony was a very simple traditional ceremony. Om Raj, an MBS Graduate and working as an accountant in the US.
Sajja is the youngest daughter of Gopal Raj Mainali and Sarita Mainali. Although being the youngest she got married before her elder sister.
Sajja’s sister-in-law, Bimala said, “One of my relatives told me that there is this guy who is interested in Sajja and wants to get married to her. After hearing about this, we decided to meet the person and nowâ€¦ as they say â€˜the rest is historyâ€™. It has just been a week that they have known each other and us as wellâ€¦ and they just happen to click! Some days back they got engaged and today they are getting married. Sajja had been taking it rather slow as far as her career in Kollywood was concerned. She had not signed any movies neither was she involved in any shoot for the past six/ seven months. Now that she is married, there is little chance that she will make a come back. They might go to the States now since Om resides there!”
To date, Sajja has acted in over 25 movies and numerous tele-serials. She started her career as a child artist. Her first movie was ‘Nau Dada Pari’. She was just 17 years old then.
Bimala states, “Sajja had a dream of acting in movies, which she did and later she had an aim to make a movie, which she accomplished together with Nikhil Upreti. The movie is ‘Sawadhan’ and it was a huge success. The reason why she decided to take a break was because she wanted to study. I think that she will continue with her education.”
According to sources, Om Raj Bhattarai, who hails from Chandragadhi of Jhapa district is the youngest son. Om Raj had done some reporting work for Nepal Television’s â€œHaamro Kathmanduâ€ program and had been living in the USA after winning the DV lottery. It’s said that Sajja hasn’t done any films for the past six months and had also rejected half a dozen new offers.
A quote from Saptahik of 2006: