The original ‘Janmabhumi’ was the third movie by Chhabi Raj Ojha (watch all the movies of Chhabi Raj Ojha) featuring his second wife Geetanjali. The director Mohan Niraula decided to make another movie by the same name after 20 years of directing the original movie. The social drama movie has patriotic theme. Originally the movie was scheduled to release in 2015 but, because of the earthquake of the year, the release was delayed.
In addition to Nishma Ghimire, Binod Shrestha, Anu Shah and Mohan Niraula the movie also features the world Record holder 8-years-old director Saugat Bista. A full account of the journey from the original ‘Janmabhumi’ to the new ‘Janmabhumi’ is available here.
Nepali Movie – Khabardar Starring – Nandita KC, Binod Shrestha, Drona Sharma, Manoj Lamichhana, Monika Sharma, Tara KC, Kamal Gaule, Jayashree Wagle etc. Director – Munal Ghimire
A presentation of Abhimanyu Films, ‘Khabardar’ is features choreography of Pradeep Shrestha, action by Asta Maharjna, story by Rishi Lamichhane, cinematography by Sagar Khadka, editing by Yubaraj Hardik, script by Krishna Dhungana and the movie is produced by the director Munal Ghimire. Playback singers are Madhu Babu Thapa, Chandra Kala Thapa, Anju Panta and Deepak Limbu. Lyrics are written by Chandra Kala Shah and Lok Raj Adhikari. The music is composed by Madhu Baba Thapa and Yadav Yogi.
This year’s Haritara Film Award was awarded to actor Sunil Thapa and actor/director Dinesh DC for their contribution to the Nepali movie industry. A program held by Haritara Award Guthi in Kathmandu on March 30 to hand over the award to the winner.
Actor Sunil Thapa has been active in the movie industry for the last 25 years and DC has been active as a journalist, RJ, actor and director for the last 15 years. The award amount is Rs. 25,000. In addition to awarding Sunil Thapa and DC, five other film related personal to be honored were producer Chhabi Raj Ojha, film journalist ShantiPriya, actress Sapana Shrestha, artist Binod Shrestha and actress/producer Jenny Kunwar.