Nepali Movie – King (Nikhil Upreti)

Nepali Movie – King
Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Anoop Bikram Shahi, Benisha Hamal, Rupa Rana etc.
Director – Shabir Shrestha

The action movie of Nikhil Upreti was released in 2017 (release news). The movie produced by Jyan Shrestha features Nikhil in action and romantic role.

Watch the movie here:
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Friday Release – Jhyanakuti of Nisha Adhikari, ft. Benisha and Saugat Malla

Actress Nisha Adhikari’s debut movie as a produce, ‘Jhayanakuti’ was the solo release on November 17, 2017. The movie team had done a press show a day before the release. The viewers had given positive response to the quality of the movie.

The movie was previously scheduled to release on August 24. But, when the producer, Nisha decided to get married all of a sudden in June, the release date was delayed by three months.
(Read Nisha Adhikari marriage report)

The movie directed by Simosh Sunuwar is made on the story of Pradeep Bhardwoj. The movie features Saugat Malla with Benisha Hamal in leading roles. Other artists in the movie include Sumi Moktan, Astal Gurung etc.
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Its a suspense, will Jhyanakuti feature Nisha Adhikari ?

The film produced by actress Nisha Adhikari has a suspense – does it have Nisha Adhikari in a role or not. That is because the lead actress of the movie is Benisha Hamala and she is featured opposite to Saugat Malla. Initially it was believed that Nisha will be in the movie by default because she is the producer of the movie. But, when Nisha wasn’t featured in the trailer released recently, people have started wondering if Nisha is in the film or not.

The comedy movie features a couple played by Benisha Hamala and Saugat Malla. The movie directed by Simosh Sunuwar was being shot in Chitwan when Nisha Adhikari announced her marriage. Nisha who is trained in acting in the USA has a long-term plan of directing movies. In the production debut movie she had also worked as the choreographer. The director Simosh has also jointly produced the movie. Simosh had directed movies like ‘Mission Paisa’ and ‘First Love’.

The marriage of Nisha with Sharad Veswakar in June is also believed to be the reason behind the delay in the release of the movie.
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Holi 2017 celebrity celebration (Video and Photos)

Like previous years, celebrities have shared their photos and videos in social network. I had posted a collection of photos shared early by some celebrities. This is a latest update with more photos.
Hot actress Sushma Adhikari’s holi 2017

A video on How artists celebrate holi:

Holi photo of actress Barsha Raut. Barsha is one of the most popular actress these days with threes successful movies in her credit – ‘Nai Nabhannu La 4’, ‘Chhaka Panja’ and ‘Jatra’:
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Friday Release – Love Sasha, King and Shabda released on Thursday

Three new movies have broken the tradition of releasing the new movies on Friday and released on Thursday. The movies released on January 12, 2016 include Keki Adhikari’s movie ‘Love Sasha’, Nikhil Upreti’s movie ‘King’ and Saugat Malla’s movie ‘Shabda’. All three movies are widely expected movies by the Nepali movie fans.

Love Sasha

A love story movie featuring actress Keki Adhikari, Ashif Shah and Karma Shakya is directed by Prachanda Man Shrestha. At the premier held on Tuesday, the movie had received positive feedback from the viewers. The movie is told to be a feel good and smooth love story.


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Dashain 2016 – Dashain Tika photos (Update with videos)

UPDATE: Dashain has finished today. I collected 100s of photos of celebrities. But, posting them in the page would not be that much interesting to the most of the site visitors. So, I collected the photos of 40+ Nepali actress celebrating Dashain this year and prepared a video (I deleted the video – nobody watched it).

I also prepared a video about the fist Dashain of two Miss Nepal sons. In addition to the sons of Jharana Bajracharya and Malvika Subba, the daughter of actress Richa Ghimire also celebrated her Dashain for the first time in her life.


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Nepali Movie – Mahasush

mahasush nepali movieNepali Movie – Mahasush
StarringAryan Sigdel, Benisha Hamal, Keki Adhikari, Nir Shah, Hiuwala Gautam, Rashmi Bhatta, Apsara Ghimire, Rabindra Khadka etc.
Director Nawal Nepal

Watch full movie ‘Mahasush’ in a single part:


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Friday Release – Kalo Pothi and Chhesko

Two new Nepali movies ‘Kalo Pothi’ and ‘Chhesko’ have released in theater on June 3, 2016. The moves are targeted to different types of viewers. ‘Chhesko’ introduces Archana Paneru in Nepali movie industry and is targeted to the viewers who are looking for glamour in the movies. In the other hand ‘Kalo Pothi’ is targeted to the serious viewers who want quality story and story presentation.

friday release chhesko and kalo pothi

Kalo Pothi

The movie ‘Kalo Pothi’ is an award winning movie that had participated in a lot of film festivals and had won various awards. Starting with the script (script had won Rs. 5.5 million) the movie was selected in various prestigious film festivals including Busan Film Festival and Venice Film Festival. It had also won the Critics Week Award in Venice Film Festival.

‘Kalo Pothi’ is directed by Min Bahadur Bham and features Sukra Raj Rokya, Khadka Raj Nepali, Jit Bahadur Malla, Hansha Khadka, Benisha Hamal, Bipin Karki and others. The script of the movie is written by Abinash Bikram Shah and Min Bahadur Bham.

The trailer of ‘Kalo Pothi’

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Halloween craze in Nepali artists

The governments won’t let it happen but, the information technology is doing its best to make the world a borderless place. The Western cultural influence has been more evident in the Nepal these days. After the widespread popularity of Christmas, Halloween has also gained some grounds these days. The festival of ghost and scare, Halloween is fun festival for children and adults alike. With the general public some celebrities have also celebrated Halloween this year. I have collected some photos of our Nepali film artists for xNepali readers.

UPDATE: A video report on Halloween 2015 and celebrations of celebrities.

keki adhikari and benisha hamal halloween 2015

Photo – Keki Adhikari and Benisha Hamal, Halloween 2015.

Halloween is a festival of remembering the dead people in the family. It is celebrated by the people of Christian faith. But, because of the fun aspects of the festival, people of other religion also celebrate it in Western countries. Costumes, candies and Trick-or-Treating is more like the combination of our Deusi – Bhailo in Tihar and Gaijatra festival.

Nepali actresses Keki Adhikari, Reema Bishowkarma, Benisha Hamal and actor Anup Bikram Shahi shared photos of Halloween in Facebook.

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Kalo Pothi premiered in Venice Film Festival

Nepali movie ‘Kalo Pothi’ (The Black Hen) was premiered in a Venice Film Festival in Italy on September 5, 2015. To be premiered in the festival, considered to be one of the oldest film festivals in the world, is an honor to the Nepali film. This year’s Venice Film Festival is the 72nd edition of the festival.

kalo pothi poster

The movie ‘Kalo Pothi’, a story of two kids during the hardship of Maoist civil war in Nepal, is 1 hour and 30 minutes long. The movie however doesn’t support any political views. The movie mostly shot in Mugu featues Khadka Raj Nepali, Benisha Hamal and Sukra Raj Rokaya. The director, Min Bahadur Bham, says that he has no immediate plans to release the movie in Nepal. The movie was produced in collaboration of the producers from Germany, Switzerland and France. The cinematographer Aziz Zhambakiyev had previously won an award on cinematography in Berlin Film Festival.

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Beauty in paddy field, Nepali actress photo shots in Asar 15

The mud-filled festival of farmers, celebrated on Asar 15, is now largely show off rather than an actual festival. In the past, when most of the people in Nepal were farmers, it was the festival to start the cropping season. The marriage between work and fun is filled with celebration. These days, Asar 15 has been the celebration for photo-op and tourism. Nepali actresses have taken this opportunity to shot music videos and modeling photos in paddy field.

Here are the collection of some of the photos of various Nepali actresses getting dirty to take photos.

binita baral ashad 15

Actress Binita Baral is the only actress who is actively involved in farming. After she started farming, she hasn’t appeared in any movies. Binita had actually worked in her 10-ropani plot.  Binita is finalizing her debut novel ‘Juino’ and her upcoming movie ‘Umang’ is told to be in post-production. More photos of Binita in nepaliactress.com.

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Temporary residences named after movies

The temporary residences constructed by the help of Nepali film artists at Rampur Danda of Kabhrepalanchowk are handed over to the locals. The earthquake had destroyed about 40 houses in the area. On May 20 a group of Nepali film artists handed over the houses, named after popular Nepali movies, to the owners.

artists temporary residence earthquake (10)

The team led by Suresh Darpan Pokharel in association of actress Keki Adhikari had constructed all 40 temporary residences in the last four days. The volunteer artists include Benisha Hamal, Surekshya Pant, Melina Manandhar, Barsha Siwakoti, Nandita KC, Dilip Rayamajhi, Jiwan Luitel, Anmol KC, Yashraj, Swotantra Pratap Shah and musician Basanta Sapkota had supported by volunteering and providing the financial resources to help in the construction of the buildings.

All the 40 houses are named after Nepali films including the first Nepali movie ‘Aama’ (watch ‘Aama’ here) to the relatively new movie ‘Sano Sansar’ (watch ‘Sano Sansar’ here). The naming of the house didn’t have any relationship to the producers of the movies.

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Nepali film artists build temporary residences

With the help of earthquake victims, a small team of Nepali artists have constructed a number of temporary cylindrical residences. The artist team had constructed 5 residences on the first day and 15 residences on the second day. The artists have formed a team of We For All and the residences are being constructed under Project Roof.

Film artists construct eq relief structure (19)

So far, plastic tents and plastic sheets were being distributed to the earthquake victims for temporary residence. As monsoon approaches, such residences wont be sufficient to withstand the rain. The voluenter artists of the second day were Nandita KC, Keki Adhikari, Suresh Darpan Pokharel, Benisha Hamal and dress designer April Shrestha.

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Mokshya director to direct a film written by Benisha Hamal, New Year

The director of the movie ‘Mokshya’, Prabin Shrestha, has announced his second movie titled ‘New Year’ in association with Grishma Entertainment. The movie featuring Anup Bkram Shahi and Benisha Hamal in leading role.

new year poster

The movie written by Benisha herself is produced by Gihendra Ghimire. In a press meet organized in Kathmandu the film makers told that the shooting of the film will be done in Australia and Nepal. Actress Benisha had told in 2013 (nepaliactress.com link) that she was writing film story and after almost two years, the film is announced.

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Nepali Movie – Luck

Nepali Movie – Luck
StarringKishor Khatiwada, Benisha Hamal etc.
DirectorRishi Neupane

‘Luck’ is written by the director Rishi Neupane himself. The movie was criticized for the double meaning item dance ‘Dekhai dinchhu sabai kura paisa tire pachhi …’.

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