Worst movies to be awarded at the Box Office Film Award 2070, award nominations

It’s not only for the best movies or the best actors the movie award will be presented, this year’s Box Office Film Award will also be awarded to the worst movie and worst actors.

jharana thapa and nitha dhungana show their nomination letters

In a program to unveil the top-5 nominations for the award, the chief of the organizer, Box Office Film Club, RK Subedi told that the award ceremony will be held on Chaitra 29 at Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu. The chief guest of the ceremony will be the prime minister Sushil Koirala.

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NAS Film Award ceremony being held in Amsterdam, very few Nepali artists participating

There aren’t any news about a Nepali film award ceremony being held in Amsterdam, Netherland. The International Nepalese Association’s seminar (NAS) and award function is being held at Namaste Restaurnat Hoofddorp on March 29 and 30, 2014.

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Photo – Representatives from Nepal being welcomed at Amsterdam Airport (photo credit -Nisha Adhikari)

It seems, the only Nepali actress attending the ceremony is Nisha Adhikari. Uddav Poudel, Nir Shah and Sunil Rawal are among a other few representatives of Nepali film industry attending the seminar and award ceremony.

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Rapti Music Award 2070 held in Kathmandu, Gajit and Jharana awarded best model award

Rapti Music Award 2070 was held in Rastriya Shabha Griha, Kathmandu to award the best Nepali music artists. Out of the nominations for the music video models, Jharana Thapa and Gajit Bista have been successful in winning the awards.

rapati music award 2070

In film music, the musician of ‘Mero Jiwan Sathi’, Arjun Pokharel was awarded the best musician. Dayaram Pandey was awarded the best lyricist in movies. Background singer awards were awarded to Durga Praiyar and Sworoop Raj Acharya for their songs in ‘Maya’s Bar’.

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Singer Anil Singh proposed Rekha Thapa while singing at Star FM Music Award ceremony

At the time when the love festival – Valentine Day is nearing, singer Anil Thapa offered his love proposal to actress Rekha Thapa. The incident happened during the Star FM Music Award program in which singer Anil Singh was singing his popular song ‘I Love you … ‘

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While singing the song, Anil went to the seat Rekha was sitting and led her to the stage. On stage, Anil went on his knees and proposed while singing. Rekha found it funny and laughed at all the time. In his facebook message Anil Singh wrote, "It is an honor and privilege to share stage along with superstar Rekha Thapa."

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NEFTA Award – Aryan Sigdel and Richa Sharma awarded best actors, Kathmandu declared the best movie

In the film award ceremony held in Malaysia, actor Aryan Sigdel won the best actor award from the movie ‘Mero Love Story’. In actress category, the best actress award was awarded to Richa Sharma from the same movie. The best movie award and the best director award was awarded to ‘Kathmandu’ and it’s director Aakash Adhikari respectively.

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Actor Nir Shah was honored by ‘Abhinaya Shiromani’ award in the event.

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Artists arrive in Malaysia to participate in NEFTA Film Award

Nepali film related personalities have arrived to participate in one of the biggest Nepali film event in it’s 50-years-old history. The artists participating in the event are near 100 in number including most of the well known actors and technicians. NEFTA film award is going to be held on January 31, 2014.

Karishma benisha rajesh payal, jharana , suman gaire

Photo credit – Karishma Manandhar

The participants of NEFTA film award have already reached Malaysia. Some of the well known actors in the ceremony include Karishma Manandhar, Jharana Thapa, Namrata Shreshta, Saujanya Subba, Neeta Dhungana, Benisha Hamal, Richa Sharma, Harshika Shrestha, Pooja Sharma, Aryan Sigdel, Saugat Malla, Samyam Puri, Gajit Bista, Sraj Garach, Nir Shah, Ujjwal Ghimire, Dinesh DC, Aakash Adhikari, Suraj Subba, Suresh Adhikari, Rajesh Payal Rai, Nischal Basnet, Sudarsan Thapa, Dinesh Raut, and Gobind Rai. Similarly actors , Keki Adhikari, Sunil Thapa, Niruta Singh and others had also arrived in Malaysia.

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Rekha Thapa didn’t go to Malaysia, again – due to the failure of Best Actress award bargaining

It seems, actress Rekha Thapa has promised not to go to Malaysia again. It has been the second time Rekha has refused to go there on the last minute. Last year, Rekha had agreed to participate in Remix Dhamaka 5 and canceled her trip on the last minute. This time, she did the same by refusing to go to the NEFTA film award to be held there.

 rekha thapa and nefta

According to the sources close to Rekha, she had refused to go when the organizers weren’t willing to award her the Best Actress award. Rekha was trying to convince the organizers that she was the best actress in the film industry, until the last minute.

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Kamana Film Awards announced in association with CG Entertainment

‘Kamana’ monthly and CG Entertainment are jointly organizing Kamana Film Awards. Two organizations signed a contract agreement for the next five years to organize film award in a program held in Soltae Hotel. The award will start on the occasion of the 30th years in publication.

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The film award will award the movies and artists of the films released in the year 2070. The date of the award ceremony is yet to be announced. The awards are categorized in five categories – main awards, technician awards, non-contestant honor, critics award and jury awards. The award amount of life-time achievement award will be Rs. 1,00,000.

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100 artists expected to participate in NEFTA award in Malaysia

The 2014 edition of a film award being organized by Nepal Film Technician Association, NEFTA, is going to be held in Malaysia on January 31. This is the first time the ceremony is changing venue, that too in a foreign country, as all the past five editions of the award were held in Soltae Hotel.

NeFTA Film award reharsal

Some of the artists participating in the cultural shows in the ceremony are being trained by Gobind Rai. Some of the artists being trained include Nandita KC, Harshika Shrestha, Keki Adhikari, Benisha Hamal, Nilima Sharma and others. Film journalists Suman Gaire and Bijaya Awaj are also planning to dance with Benisha Hamal in the ceremony. The reharshal is expected to wrap up on January 23.

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Nepali actresses nominated for Music videos model award

In a music video award ‘Rastriya Rapti Music Award 2070’ to be held soon, all the nominated music video models are actresses. The nominated actresses include: Keki Adhikari, Binita Baral, Nandita KC, Jharana Thapa, and Shilpa Pokharel. Four out of the five nominated models are established film actress. The only model, Shilpa is also going to be featured in Chhabi Raj Ojha‘s upcoming movie ‘Lazza’.

music video award nomination

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NFDC award, second 4-monthly nomination released

Nepal Film Development Company (NFDC) started the National Film Award last year and it has started nominating the best artists every 4 months. The final nomination will be compiled from these nominations. The current nomination is based on the movies released in the last four months (Bhadra 1 to Mangsir end) in theaters.

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In the last four months 29 movies were released. The top five movies nominated for the award are:

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D Cine Award – Rekha Thapa and Jiwan Luitel best actors

Nepali actress Rekha Thapa has won the best actress award in HTV Filmykhabar D Cine Award. Rekha was awarded the award for her role in her movie ‘Lanka’. The best actor award was awarded to Jiwan Luitel for his role in ‘Notebook’. In the best movie category, ‘Rhythm’ was awarded the best in the year.

rekha thapa and jiwan luitel best actor award in 5th

In this year’s award, ‘Maya’s Bar’, ‘Rhythm’ and ‘Notebook’ bagged most of the awards.

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Soongava bagged a jury award in Italy Film Festival

A movie on the story of lesbian lover, "Soongava: Dance of the Orchids" has been a critically acclaimed movie appreciated by a lot of viewers. In a recent screening in Italy, the movie bagged a jury award in Italy Film Festival. The movie also created a buzz in in Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay film festival.

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‘Soongava: Dance of the Orchids’ was selected to represent Nepal in Best Foreign Film category of Oscar Awards. Directed by Subarna Thapa, the movie features Deeya Maskey, Nisha Adhikari, Saugat Malla, Basundhara Bhusal in main roles. The movie is made on the tragic love story of social problems for the same-sex relationships in Nepal.

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Soongava selected to participate in Oscars Awards

Nepali movie made on the love story of lesbian couple, ‘Soongava : dance of the orchids’ was selected to represent Nepal in the world’s most prestigious film awards, Oscars Awards. The movie will compete in the Best Foreign Movies category.

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In the race to participate in the 86th Academy Awards ‘Soongava’, ‘Sanguro’, ‘Shirish ko Phool’ and ‘Badhshala’ were selected in the first step. A committee led by Bimal Poudel and having Laxminath Sharma, Pradeep Upadhaya, Raju Bikram Thapa and Lokendra Parajuli as members has selected ‘Soongava’ to go to the Awards.

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Miss Nepal USA 2013 title awarded to Bartika Rai

On the finale of Miss Nepal USA held in New York at the mid-night of August 17, Bartika Rai was crowned the title – Miss Nepal USA 2013. After winning the title Bartika was awarded $5,000 in scholarship.


22-years-old resident of New York Bartika is 5 feet and 2 inches tall beauty. She enjoys making music, writing articles, and travelling. She was one of the 16 finalists claiming this year’s Miss Nepal US(A) title.

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