The Nepali movie ‘Apabad’ marks the debut of the director Subash Koirala. ‘Apabad’ is a presentation of Sushan Prajapati and in addition to direction, Subash has also written the story and the script of the movie. The movie was released on June 15, 2012. At that time, we had written the review of ‘Apabad’. In the review our reviewer Raunak Niraula had told that the movie is a ‘Must watch movie’. Visit this post – pre-release review of ‘Apabad’ posted before the release of the movie, for the technical details.
Also visit – Pre-release review of ‘Apabad’.
One of the most awaited Nepali movies of this season, ‘Apabad’ was finally got released in Nepal on Friday, June 15, 2012. After the successful releases abroad, the directorial debut of Subash Koirala was finally released inside Nepal. The movie features Raj Ballav Koirala and Nisha Adhikari in a lead roles.
Apabad is a story of Suyog who dreams to be a writer of a novel. Being a student of business, his father however wants him to start a job in a bank and start making good sum of money. One of his best friend and one-sided love, Sunanda, had the similar suggestion to him. But, he his desire to be a writer and making a career as a novel writer prevails and he decided to oppose his father’s dream of making him a banker. Suyog wanted to go to the UK to study but, he later found that the college he enrolled was one of the blacklisted colleges. The overwhelming frustration caused him to try suicide by jumping into a river. After he jumped into the river, he was washed to a bank where there aren’t any people in the nearby vicinity. Away from technology and the crowd, he was left to do whatever he likes. To know, what happen to Suyog, his suicide attempt, and the budding writer within him it is worthwhile to visit the theater and know first-hand.
The movie features the cinematoraphy of Sushan Prajapati, music direction of Ujjwal Meghi Gurung, editing of Raju Dhungana, story/script of Subash Koirala, and dialogue of Subash Koirala, Ujjawal Meghi, Shekhar Gyawali and Upendra Lamichhane.
The Nepali movie ‘Apabad’ is releasing in theaters in UK starting June 23.
Details of the show is as follows.
LONDON – 23 JUNE
Safari Cinema, Harrow,
FOLKESTONE – 15 JULY
K College, Folkestone,
As a result of the fear in Nepali movie makers, caused by Nepali political situation, a lot of movies have postponed their movie release date. Some awaited movies like ‘Apabad’ and ‘Malati Ko Bhatti’ are notable among the postponed Nepali movies. Now, another most awaited movie, ‘Highway’ has also announced that it’s release date has been postponed. The movie was supposed to be released on Ashad 1st.
According to the movie’s Facebook page, the release date was postponed due to the current political situation in our country. ‘Highway’ has been one of the most awaited movies because
of its selection in Berlin Film Festival and its international popularity. The movie is said to be made on the story of current political situation and hardships caused by near-sighted political forces.
As far as we know, ‘Highway’ shows the problems created on the life of different peoples due to regular strikes (Nepal bandh). And due to the similar fear of Nepal bandh, Highway had postponed its release date. Directed by Deepak Rauniyar, the movie features Karma, Saugat Malla, Reecha Sharma, Dayahang Rai, and Binaya Shrestha in lead role. The revised release date of Highway is yet to be fixed.