Dipa Basnet became the first by directing Shree Paanch Ambare

Deepa Basnet is NOT the first female director in Nepali movie industry. But, she sure is the FIRST female director who has directed her second movie. So far, no female director had directed more than one movies. In our investigation on female directors in Nepali film industry, there are only 5 female directors and they had directed one movie each.

Deepa with her son:

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Deepa Basnet‘s directorial debut was ‘Antaral’. Although the movie was liked by critics, it wasn’t successful in theater. She had also won the best director award in D Cine Award. She reportedly was very frustrated by the politics of release and holdover in theater. She had told that she wouldn’t direct another movie. But, the producers of ‘Shree Paanch Ambare’ convinced Dipa to direct another movie.

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OFA Award 2071, Nai Nabhannu La 2 win the most awards

An award ceremony for those who can ask as many people to vote for them to win the award – Online Filmykhabar Award 2071 was held in Kathmandu today. The award is organized by filmykhabar.com where you can vote for your favorite movie or artists.

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Anyways, here are the winners of OFA 2071:

  • Best Movie – Nai Nabhannu La 2
  • Best Director – Bikash Acharya (Nai Nabhannu La 2)
  • Best Musician – Basanta Sapkota (Nai Nabhannu La 2)
  • Best Singer – Prem Pariyar (Nai Nabhannu La 2)
  • Best Lyricist – Dr. Krishnahari Baral (Nai Nabhannu La 2)

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Antaral launches poster, audio and website

An upcoming movie ‘Antaral’ has launched audio, poster and its official website in a program held in Anamnagar, Kahtmandu.

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The first movie of Jiwansathi Films is targeted to the youth audience. In the program, the film crew unveiled the audio of the movie, Narendra Maharjan and Rajesh Gongju released the poster and Sagar Parajuli released the website, antaral.com.

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