The original ‘Dhoom’ of Nepali film industry was made by Jaya Kishan Basnet. A brother of the director, Shovit Basnet is the actor, story writer and script writer of the movie. The movie features action star Biraj Bhatt, Ramit Dhungana and Arjun Karki in leading role. The actress in the movie, Rejina Upreti was reportedly having affair with the director at that time (but, it was not officially confirmed.) Rejina is now married and has a child. Other actresses in the movie include Jenny Kunwar and Sanjita Gurung.
A presentation of Wave Production by Bikram Giri, ‘Love Story 2066’ is a film featuring actors Nikhil Upreti, Arjun Karki and Pooja Lama. Pooja Lama is featured in a special role. Actress Mamata Thapa is a new face in the film. The action in the movie is directed by NB Maharjan, choreography by Basanta Shrestha / Raju Shah, cinematography by Deepak Bantawa, editing by Banish Shah, music by Chetan Sapkota and story / script / executive producer Madan Tamrakar. Karishma Manandhar had unveiled the music of the movie in an event held in May, 2010, a month before the release of the movie.
The first movie by Rejina Films’ and Kabita Films is the debut of actress Rejina Upreti as a producer in Nepali film industry. The movie caused problem between the producers Kabita Shrestha and Rejina Upreti.
The background score of the movie is composed by Manoj Rajbhandari, cinematography by Krishna Shrestha, choreography by Shiva BK and Shovit Basnet, music by Manohar Sunam, editing and graphics by Ananta Ghimire, action by Rajendra Khadgi and script by Dhruba Lamsal. The story of the movie is written by the director Shovit himself.
‘Didi Bhai’ was a hit movie of Sunil Manandhar under banner Shree Ram Balaji Films. Child artists in the movie are Ashok Shrestha, Abhisekh Pokharel and Rakesh Lama, Arjun Karki is the new face in the movie.
The Rotary Club of Nagarjun has honored actress Nisha Adhikari for being the first Rotarian to climb Mt. Everest. As a member of the Club, Nisha had carried a flag of the Club to the top of the Peak. In the ceremony Nisha handed over the flag she took to the top to the Club.
Before that film artists Nisha Adhikari and Arjun Karki were honored by the Film Artist Association. During the program Nisha and Arjun shared their experience of climbing the highest peak in the world. They also talked about the risks and challenges they faced while climbing Mt. Everest.
Actress Nisha Adhikari made a new record of becoming the first actress to climb Mt. Everest. Although the government might not be interested in giving her the credit, she has made a history. The first film artist to climb Everest, Arjun Karki, had also reached the peak a day earlier making him the first Nepali film artist on the peak.
Due to excessive charge to Nepali citizen to climb the Everest, Nisha and Arjun had to register themselves as climber’s support staffs, high altitude workers. They each saved (and the government lost) about Rs. 2 million (US$ 25,000) in registration fees.
Actor Arjun Karki has reached the top of Mt. Everest at 7 AM on May 19. After reaching to the top he has become the first Nepali artist to reach the top of the world. Arjun will not be recognized officially as he had climbed the peak as a helper to climbers.
Three new movies have released in theater today (on March 8). Two of them, ‘Rhythm’ and ‘Paltan’ were released in Kathamndu and the third movie ‘Bardaan’ was released only in theaters out of Kathamndu after a mutual agreement with the other two. ‘Bardaan’ will release in Kathamndu on March 15.