Nepali Film – Barmala Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Bipana Thapa, Ramit Dhungana, Rekha Thapa, Mithila Sharma, Kiran KC, Keshav Bhattrai, Surbir Pandit, Bijaya Lama etc. Director – Gyanendra Deuja
A presentation of Anand Dhakal, the movie ‘Barmala’ is produced by Suraj Acharya and Ashutosh under the bannner Haleshi Mahadev films. The hit move featuring Rekha Thapa and Bipana Thapa with Nikhil and Ramit Dhungan is made on the story of Om Pratik. Suraj Subba ‘Nalbo’ has written the script and dialogue of the movie. The action is directed by NB Maharjan, choreography of Raju Shah, music of Laxman Shesh, editing of Banish Shah and cinematography of Bhim Rana.
Poster of the movie
The multi-starred movie was a hit movie of its time.
Action star Nikhil Upreti, beautiful and a well known actress Bipana Thapa, top actress of Nepali film industry, Rekha Thapa, pilot actor Bijaya Lama, Ramit Dhungana and Mithila Sharma are the main attraction of the moive. The action and masala love story film will not disappoint you.
This is one of the few movies Nikil is featured with Rekha Thapa before they started having problem with each other. These days they are trying to get together. After, Rekha’s stardom dwindle, she is trying to mend her relationship. Rekha’s attempt to do that with Aryan Sigdel failed in ‘Rudra Priya’.
Bipana Thapa is one of the most successful actresses in Nepali film industry. She started her acting career in a movie named ‘Janmabhumi’ in 1995. In her acting career, Bipana has acted in more than 100 movies.
Apart from acting, Bipana was also running a fashion store named Bipanaz Boutique, located at Bhatbhateni, Kathmandu. Bipana’s love for fashion designing helped her to also work as the designer in some of the films she had worked as an actress.
In 2008, Bipana married an Indian national. The wedding party was held at Hotel Annapurna on April 27, 2008. After the marriage, Bipana left Nepal with her husband and had stopped acting in movies. In her home in India, she gave birth to a son and is living as a responsible housewife and a mother.
UPDATE: After the April 2015 earthquake, Bipana had also arrived in Kathmandu with earthquake relief materials for the victims. According to a report in Nepaliactress the relief materials were loaded in three trucks and also included a mini-truck of medicine for the victims.