Nepali Movie – Kanchhi Starring – Sushma Shahi, Shiva Shrestha, Shanti Maskey, Sushila Rayamajhi, BS Thapa, Sharmila Shah, Mausami Malla etc. Director – BS Thapa
Super hit Nepali movie ‘Kanchhi’ was released in 1984 and had celebrated 101 days in theater.Â The story and the script of the movie was written by the director BS Thapa and was produced under the banner of Om Production.
The movie features the cinematography of Ramchandra (camera by Rustam Engineer, Balu T Sawant and Murari Thakur.) The action is coordinated by Gopal Bhutani, Kishor Rana is the chief assistant director, Manohari Singh has arranged the background music, dialogue by Chetan Karki, choreography of Basanta Rayamajhi, editing by K. Nanda, and music by Gopal Yonjan. The story and the script of the movie is written by the director, BS Thapa.
The director of hit movies ‘Maitighar’, ‘Kanchhi’ and ‘Mayapriti’ has died at 7:30 AM on August 9, 2016 in Mumbai. Thapa had been living at his residence in Mumbai for some time. The last rituals of the late director was performed in Mumbai. Born to mother Laxmi Thapa and father Narayan Singh Thapa, BS Thapa was 93 years old at the time of his death.
Popularly known as BS Thapa, his real name is Bhim Sen Thapa. After the completion of his intermediate studies in Nepal, he went to Lucknow for further studies. He got married to Saraswoti Thapa while he was studying. In a few years, his wife died after giving birth to three sons and a daughter. After the death of his first wife, Thapa had married a second wife.
Nepali Movie – Maitighar (1966) Starring – Mala Sinha, CP Lohani, Yadav Kharel, Tika Bhushan Dahal, Yam Bahadur Khadka, Sunita Regmi, Yadu Kumari, BS Thapa etc. Director – BS Thapa
This is one of the earliest Nepali movie featuring a lot of Indian artists. Late director Pradeep Rimal was the assistant director of the film. Pradeep Rimal died on February 6, 2015 in the USA. The movie was made on black-and-white. More details here.