Rajesh Hamal featured in US Embassy PSA for visa fraud awareness

The US Embassy Public Service Announcement (PSA) featuring Rajesh Hamal is recently released in Nepali media. The Embassy had selected Rajesh Hamal to convey the message that, no private organization can influence the issuance of US Embassy Visa. It is only the Counselor of the embassy who decide to issue the visa and nobody can influence his/her decision. It is another story that, Rajesh Hamal’s US visa application was rejected in January of 2009.

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Govt asked to investigate Rajesh, Karishma, Dipak and Min over Real juice ad.

A consumer advocate group has asked the government to investigate the involvement of actor Rajesh Hamal, actress Karishma Manandhar, sportsperson Dipak Bista, and businessman Min Bahadur Gurung for appearing in the advertisements of the controversial drink Real Juice.

It was told that Rajesh Hamal received a whooping Rs. 1.2million to be featured in the ad. That is, 3-4 times the amount he receives for acting in a full movie. Others should have received a smaller but considerable sum to act for the ads.

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Manish Koirala appointed brand ambassador of Home TV

Nepali actress of Bollywood, Manisha Koirala, participated in the shooting of a Direct-To-Home Television Channels Service (Home TV DTH) advertisement recently. The advertisement was previously set to feature actor Bhuwan KC but in the last minute KC was replaced by Koirala for the advertisement.

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Bipasa Basu New York Lotto Commercial – hot and hit

A Bipasa Basu commercial is being a great hit in YouTube these days. The famous Bollywood actress posed topless in the advertisement for New York Lotto.

The commercial was shot in the beginning of her career, sometime in 1999, was directed by Ken Nahoum. The ad art director was illustrator Tommy Kane and the ad was shot in India. Bipasa has posed topless in the ad and she looks very sensual.

The YouTube video is attached below:

According to Bipasha’s spokesperson, Bipasha had done this ad in 1999 when she was modeling for Ford Modeling Agency in New York. The spokesperson said that the ad was was done as an international assignment and was meant for the international market.

Brand Ambassador competition in Nepali celebrities

Many actors, musicians, and players are appointed brand ambassadors of various commercial products to increase their sales. These ambassadors usually are established personalities in their field and who potentially have charm and attraction to help in the success of the product they represent.

Pop singer Nima Rumba is brand ambassador of most number of commercial products (Yamaha Bike, Springwood, San Miguel Beer, Face lotion, Subisu, Coke Cola, Shakalaka Boom, Team Samsung and New Look Men’s Shaving Cream) and Sagarmatha area cleaning and maintenance ambassador.

Namrata Shrestha has been brand ambassador of Springwood, Sangrila Cricket Academy. It was rumored that she was stripped from being the brand ambassador of Springwood, but Namrata told that it was not true. She is also a brand ambassador of beach cricket being held on the Trishuli river beach on Kurintar.

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