Nepali Film – Loafer
Starring – Aryan Sigdel, Dayahang Rai, Sushil Raj Pandey, Rajani KC, Kamal Mani Nepal etc.
Director – Aditya Bikram Lamsal
The film ‘Loafer’ marks the first movie of Chhabi Raj Ojha without Rekha after he debuted Rekha in ‘Hero’ (watch ‘Hero’). He introduced Rajani KC in the film. Initially, Rajani was expected to replace Rekha in Chhabi’s film but, he found an actress in looks similar to Rekha, Shilpa Pokharel, in ‘Lazza’. So far, Shilpa Pokharel seem to fit in the shoes of Rekha in Chhabi camp and she has already done hat-trick by working in three films of Chhabi Raj Films banner. In addition, Chhabi is rumored to be wooing Shilpa to make his fourth wife.
The review of ‘Loafer’ wasn’t as positive as expected and the film wasn’t recommended by our reviewer. The movie was initially scheduled to release on the same date with Rekha Thapa‘s film ‘Kali’ (watch ‘Kali’). But, when Rekha agrees to let Chhabi distribute the film, he re-scheduled the release date of ‘Loafer’.
Nepali movie ‘Loafer’ was released on December 6, 2013 in theaters all over Nepal. The movie could manage to create a good hype in media because the producer Chhabi Raj Ojha. Chhabi, who had been continuously working with Rekha Thapa for the last decade, had replaced Rekha with a new actress Rajani KC in ‘Loafer’. In addition to that, the movie is also the first movie of Chhabi Raj Ojha, that is especially targeted to multiplex audiences. The movie directed by Aditya Bikram Lamsal features artists Aryan Sigdel, Dayahang Rai, Rajani KC, and Kamal Mani Nepal in leading roles.
‘Loafer’ is a story of Bhanta played by Dayahang Rai. Bhanta joins two friends and one driver drinking wine in a bar. The party went on for the the whole night. In the next morning, they found an unconscious girl in their car. A news that the the girl, who happened to be the daughter of a Minister, kidnaped by a gang was published in every major newspapers.
Rekha’s ex-husband Chhabiraj Ojha has started the shooting of his next movie without Rekha Thapa. The second movie of his production house Chhabiraj Films ‘Loafer’ (Lofer) is being shot in Godawari, Lalitpur.
Talking about Rekha being out of the movie, Chhabiraj told that the movie doesn’t have a role suitable for Rekha. The movie features Aryan Sigdel, Rajani KC, Dayahang Rai, and Sushil Raj pandey in main roles. The movie is being directed by Aditya Bikram Lamsal and is being shot by cinematographer Madan Kashyap Ghimire. The shooting of the movie is expected to be complete in a month and it is scheduled to release in Dashain (on Fulpati day) this year.