This week, four new movies are releasing on October 19, 2015 – on Tuesday instead of the usual Friday releases. That is because of the biggest festival in Nepal, Dashain. To benefit from the holiday season, these four movies are targeting the people who are free from work and studies. Although the film producers association had tried to stop the unconventional release on Tuesday, its effort wasn’t successful.
The movie by director Shivam Adhikari, ‘Sushree’ introduces model Ashika Tamang as an actress. Ashika is also the producer of the movie. With Ashika, the movie features Aryan Sigdel and Surabina Karki in leading roles. It has been a while since Aryan Sigdel’s movie has been released in theater. The movie is made on comedy theme.
The shooting and post-production of ‘Sushri’ was done in 2015, shooting starting in March this year.
This year, Dashain has become crowded by the new releases. In a latest report Aryan Sigdel and Ashika Tamang starred ‘Sushri’ is going to be released in Dashain. Four other movies previously announced their release in Dashain include ‘Thamel Dot Com’, ‘Adhakatti’, ‘Chankhe Shankhe Pankhe’ and ‘Pardeshi’.
Model Ashika Tamang, debuting in female-centric movie ‘Sushri’, is known for her looks similar to the Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie. Ashika is featured in action role in the movie. With Aryan and Ashika the movie also features Surbina Karki, Rajaram Poudel, Bikash Chapagain and Mishri Thapa in main roles.
Details of the other movies competing with ‘Sushri’ are as follows:
Currently in the USA MaHa, Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bamsha Acharya celebrated Dashain festival in the USA. They are currently in US tour with other comedy artists like Shiva Hari Poudel, Kiran KC, Basundhara Bhusal and others.
Both Madan Krishna and Hari Bansha’s sons Yaman Shrestha and Mohit Bansha Acharya respectively are together in the tour for the first time in their career. Madan Krishna’s son Yaman is a good comedy singer and Mohit prefers acting.
Hari Bansha Acharya and Ramila Acharya offerd tika to son Mohit Bansha Acharya.
The biggest festival in Nepal, Dashain is celebrated today by taking tika and best wishes from elders. We have collected photos of Nepali celebrities’ Dsahain celebration to share with our readers.
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Actress Rekha Thapa and ‘Himmatwali‘ actor Sudarshan Gautam take tika from ‘Maun’ director Samjhana Upreti Rauniyar and Bikash Rauniyar:
Rekha and Sudarshan also took tika from Karishma Manandhar and Binod Manandhar:
Dashain wishes of various Nepali artists:
Nine Durga worshiped in Navratri:
Rekha Thapa’s Dashain
Dashain of actress Rekha Thapa will be full of her new release ‘Himmatwali’ scheduled to release on the Fulpati day. She will be more focused in the promotion of the movie rather than enjoying the festival. (Read more in RekhaThapa.net)
Shilpa Pokharel’s Dashain
‘Lazza’ actress Shilpa Pokharel gets excited of the festival. She likes everything from tika, jamara, meeting relatives and having fun. Shilpa’s hometown is Biratnagar and her grand parents, parents and her uncle aunts all still live in Biratnagar. So, she will be visiting her hometown for the festival.
After the success of Nephop Evolution in Pokhara, Namrata is bringing the musical concert in Kathmandu.
For the first time in her entire career actress Namrata Shrestha sang in a concert in Pokhara last week. It seems, she is taking singing seriously and is going to do that again in Kathmandu with rapper Lahure.
Dashain is the biggest festival in Nepal. The festival is known for meeting family members, eating, playing and enjoying.
A lot of Nepali are working in foreign land and they can’t go back home in the festival, so some Nepali artists have gone to the foreign lands to make the foreign bound Nepali at home. Our friends at Nepaliactress.com have compiled a list of artist currently participating in various cultural programs abroad. Those celebrities had sacrificed their own festive needs for the entertainment of other fellow Nepali living abroad.
Today, we have compiled some pictorial presentation of Nepali artists celebrating the festival.
Actress Keki Adhikari also celebrated Dashain with her family:
The top actress in Nepali movie industry Rekha Thapa has celebrated Dashain with her ex-husband and the executive producer of ‘Kali‘, Chhabi Raj Ojha and the lead actor of ‘Kali’ Kishor Khatiwada.
Dashain is the free and fun time for most of the Nepali people. To cash on the festive mood of the people four Nepali movies were released at once on October 19. But, by the end of Dashain it is clear that none of the movie did satisfactory business.
Our reviewer Raunak has found that one of the most talked about movie ‘Dhuwaan yo Nasha‘ had nothing in it. Does that mean our filmmakers take the holidays for granted and release sub-standar
d movies in such times?
Actress Rejina Upreti was invited as a guest in a Dashain program organized by Srijansil Leicester Nepal, UK to exchange best wishes among the Nepali people living in the city. The program was held in Everest Dine restaurant, located at the main center of Leicester.
In the program, Rejina danced in a Kunti Moktan song, "Laliguras Ajambari …" song. She also danced in the item song of ‘Loot‘, "Udreko Choli Chha hai…" The participants had
enjoyed the dances and had also participated by dancing in the tune.
Today is the main day of the biggest festival in Nepal, Vijaya Dashami. Dashain Tika starts on October 24 and ends on October 29, Purnima.
On the day, people visit their elders to get auspicious tika , jamara and best wishes from them. Here are photos of some of the artists in Nepali entertainment industry:
Miss Nepal 2012 Shristi Shrestha:
The legendary comedy movie Dashain by MaHa jodi – Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya is posted again on Dashain 2069.
Nepali Comedy – Dashain
Starring – Madan Krishna Shrestha, Hari Bansha Acharya, Sushila Rayamajhi, Sabitri Khadka, Rajaram Poudel, Narendra Kansakar, Kiran KC etc.
Writers and Directors – Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya
The biggest festival of Nepal, Dashain festival has started from Tuesday October 16, 2012 and it will run till October 29. The government offices close from Saturday October 20 and open on October 25. They will again close of the last day of Dashain, October 29.
The first day is marked by sowing seed for ‘Jamara’, young plants of corn or barley to be worn on the tenth day of Dashain, Vijaya Dashami on October 24.
Nepali actress Rejina Upreti is planning to go to London to celebrate Dashain. Usually Nepali in foreign countries return back to Nepal on the biggest Nepali festival, but this beautiful actress is planning the opposite – leaving Nepal to celebrate Dashain. In London, in addition to meeting her boyfriend Suraj Pokharel, she will also premier her upcoming movie ‘Bardan’ for the Nepali viewers living in London.
Nepali superstar Rajesh Hamal is going to the USA to participate in various cultural programs on the occasions of the biggest festival in Nepal, Dashain. The Qatar Airways takes off in the evening today. He was invited by United Nepal to participate in Dashain Cultural program.
Apart from participating in cultural programs, he will celebrate Dashain and Tihar there and return back after Tihar. In previous years he used to celebrate Tihar with his foster sister, Maina Suchikar in
Khagendra Nava Jiwan Kendra. After the death of Maina, Hamal decided to celebrate Tihar with his own sisters living in the US.
These days actress Shovita Simkhada is living in Qatar with her husband. Well, it’s not that Shovita wear Burkha all the time while living in Qatar. She can get quite hot and sizzling at times. See some sample photo below:
Even while living in Qatar, Shovita is as busy in acting and modeling as she was in Nepal. She is currently doing a music video of Nabin K. Bhattarai. The hot music video is being directed by Bhabindra Ta
Apart from working in entertainment business, she is also helping her husband in his business in Qatar. Shovita’s relocation to Qatar has made it easy for the local organizers of Nepali programs.