Nepali Movie – Fanko

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StarringDayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Priyanka Karki, Keki Adhikari, Anup Baral etc.
DirectorSubarna Thapa

About ‘Fanko’

Nepali movie ‘Fanko’ is a presentation of HMMT by Padam Gurung. The multi-starrer movie produced by Narandra Maharjan and Shahadev Gautam features some of the most talented artists in the Nepali film industry. The music in the movie is composed by Chetan Sapkota. ‘Fanko’ was released on January 15, 2016. Priyanka Karki’s transparent dress made news at the time of the premier of the movie.

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Friday Release – Jhumkee

Nepali movie ‘Jhumkee’ has released in theatre on Friday, September 23, 2016. The movie has released at the time when ‘Chhaka Panja’ is keeping its holdover for the last few weeks. The movie featuring the lead actors of ‘Kabaddi’, the script of ‘Jhumkee’ is also written by Ram Babu Gurung. The movie marks the directorial debut of the producer Apil Bista. Apil had previously produced movies like ‘Dashdhunga’ and ‘Ritu’. Apil is a film making graduate.

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‘Jhumkee’ is made on the story of the central character Jhumkee, a Tharu woman, during the time of Maoist’s people’s war. Set in Terai area, the movie features Dayahang Rai, Rishma Gurung, Malina Joshi, Manoj RC, Bhola Sapkota and Bijaya Baral.

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Namrata Shrestha became the best actress for the 4th time this year. Who are the LG films Award 2016 winners?

In an event held in Kathmandu on September 8, 2016 actress Namrata Shrestha had been awarded the fourth award for her role in ‘Classic’.

Namrata Shrestha was awarded the best actress award in:

  1. National Film Award 2016 (Winners of National Film Awards)
  2. FAAN 2016 (Winners of FAAN Award)
  3. D Cine Award 2016 (Winners of D Cine Award)
  4. LG Films Award 2016 (This post)

The best actor award winner Dayahang Rai has also won the award two times. In other two times, Namrata’s partner in ‘Classic’ Aryan Sigdel was awarded. The best movie award was handed over to ‘Pashupati Prasad’.

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Friday Release – Bir Bikram and Chapali Height (its Thursday Release instead)

Two new Nepali movies have released on Thursday, August 18, 2016 a day before the usual release dates on Friday. The movies are released on the holiday, Rakshya Bandhan. Two awaited movies ‘Chapali Height 2’ and ‘Bir Bikram’ are released to take advantage of the holiday. The film producers association had loosened the previous requirements to release new movies only in Fridays and allowed to release on days others than Friday on festival times. Based on the release of films in other days, other film makers have also announced release date that don’t fall on non-Fridays.
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Chapali Height 2

The movie ‘Chapali Height 2’ is a sequel of a hit movie ‘Chapali Height’ released three years ago. The sequel however doesn’t feature any actors of the original movie. The new movie is made Aasma Films banner and is produced by Arjun Kumar. The producer and the director, Dipendra K Khanal were same in both the sequels.  Continue reading

NFDC National Film Award 2016 nominations

The film award being distributed by Gopi Krishna Movies, NFDC National Film Award 2016 nomination was released in a program held in Kathmandu. The Award ceremony will be held in Ashoj. It’s interesting two movies released on the same day – ‘Premgeet’ and ‘Classic’ were nominated in the most number of awards – 11 categories each. ‘Pashupati Prasad’ and ‘Woda Number 6’ each were nominated in 8 different categories and ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ was nominated in 7 categories.

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Nominations:

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Wives of Top 10 Nepali actors (and more)

If common saying is to be believed, wives are the other half of a person. We know the actors very much, but it seems, we don’t care much of the other half of the celebrities. Recently, I prepared a video about the wives of the top 10 actors in the Nepali movie industry. While preparing the list, I felt like adding the names of some additional actors at the end after talking about the top 10.

Now, I feel like finding out all the wives of all the actors of the Nepali movie industry. Before I start listing the wives of the actors, you can watch the details about the top 10 actors in the following video. In addition to the wives I have also mentioned about the number of their children.

Before diving into the full list, let me list the top 5 actors in the list and the reason why they were listed in the top position:

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National Film Award 2016 to Pashupati Prasad, Dayahang Rai and Namrata Shrestha

The winners of the National Film Award 2073 (2016 AD) is announced. The winners were selected from the movies released in 2072. ‘Pashupati Prasad’ won three awards, ‘Classic’ and ‘Dreams’ won two awards.

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The winners are:

  • Best Film – Pashupati Prasad
  • Best Writer – Khagendra Lamichhane (Pashupati Prasad)
  • Best Director – Dipendra K Khanal (Pashupai Prasad)
  • Best Actor – Dayahang Rai (Kabaddi Kabaddi)
  • Best Actress – Namrata Shrestha (Classic)
  • Best Cinematographer – Sanjay Lama and Purushottam Pradhan (Dreams)
  • Best Editor – Surendra Poudel (Classic)
  • Best Ethnic film – Yamfu Dewarali (Gurung language movie)
  • Jury Award – Bhuwan KC (Dreams, Director)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Basundhara Bhusal.

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What was the first pay of Nepali actresses Keki, Shristi, Neeta, Gauri, Jharana, Deepa?

I have compiled the list of seven Nepali actresses with the first pay they got for their role in a movie. The actresses include: Gauri Malla, Neeta Dhungana, Shristi Shrestha, Keki Adhikari, Neeta Dhungana, Surabina Karki, Jharana Thapa, Deepa Shree Niraula

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In addition to these actresses the following list contain some of the Nepali actors who had told their first income:

Dayahang Rai was paid Rs. 10,000 for the role in his first movie, ‘Anagarik’. Actor Aryan Sigdel had worked for free in ‘Kismat’. The producer Chhabi Raj Ojha hadn’t paid any money to Aryan. Similarly actor Jiwan Luitel also worked for free. He also debuted in Chhabi Raj Ojha’s movie. Based on these facts, I can safely tell that all the actors who debuted in Chhabi Ojha’s movies didn’t get any pay for their roles.
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Biography of Dayahang Rai

One of the top actors in Nepali movie industry, Dayahang Rai is turning 36 years old on April 13, 2016. I am creating a biography video of the actor to mark his birthday. This biography post is the data the video will be based on.

Movies of Dayahang Rai

Some of his movies of Dayahang Rai available in xnepali:

Full Movie – Kanchhi (Shweta Khadka Dayahang Rai)
Nepali Movie – Mr. Johely (Dayahang Rai, Deeya Pun, Barsha Raut)
Nepali Movie – Lalteen (Dayahang Rai, Priyanka Karki)
Nepali Movie – Happy Days (Dayahang Rai, Priyanka Karki)
Nepali Movie – Uma (Reecha Sharma, Saugat Malla, Dayahang Rai)
Nepali Movie – Ghampani (Keki, Dayahang Rai)
Nepali Movie – Jhumkee (Dayahang Rai, Rishma Gurung, Malina Joshi)
Nepali Movie – Ichchha (Dayahang Rai, Subas Thapa etc.)
Nepali Movie – Sambodhan (Dayahang Rai, Namarata Shrestha)
Nepali Movie – Purano Dunga (New Year full movie Dayahang, Priyanka)
Nepali Movie – Lappan Chhappan
Nepali Movie – Mukhauta (Saugat Malla, Rajesh Hamal, Dayahang Rai)
Loot 2, Watch the full movie (Saugat Malla, Dayahang, Richa)
Nepali Moive – How Funny (Update)
Nepali Movie – Karkash (Dayahang Rai, Harshika)
Nepali Movie – Bir Bikram (Dayahang Rai, Diya Pun)
Nepali Movie – Nagbeli
Nepali Movie – Fanko
Nepali Movie – Sanghuro
Nepali Movie – Kabaddi Kabaddi
Nepali Movie – Loafer
Nepali Movie – Badhshala
Nepali Movie – Kabaddi
Nepali movie – Loot
Nepali Movie – Jholey
Nepali Movie – Highway
Nepali Movie – Chhadke
Nepali Movie – Dasdhunga

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Profile of Dayahang Rai

  • Name – Dayahang Rai
  • Birthday – April 13, 1980
  • Birthplace – Khawa VDC Bhojpur district,Eastern Nepal
  • Education – IA – Geography (Bhojpur Multiple College), SLC (Annapurna Secondary School, Dilpa, 1998), School (Pashupati Lower Secondary School, Khawa)
  • Spouse – Benuka Rai (married in 2006)
  • Children – Samduhang Rai (son)

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Friday release – Rahadani and Abeg (with trailers)

Two new movies ‘Rahadani’ and ‘Abeg’ were released in theater on this Friday (on March 25, 2016). It is a clash between the lead Aryan Sigdel in ‘Abeg’ and Dayahang Rai in ‘Rahadhani’.

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Abeg

A presentation of Surya Karki for Yaman Bridge Nepal, Nepali movie ‘Abeg’ is directed by Basanta Niraula. The movie features actors Aryan Sigdel, Dhruba Dutta, Pabitra Acharya, Archana Delala and Ramesh Budhathoki. The movie features the action of Asta Maharjan, cinematography of Purushottam Pradhan, music by Tanak Budhathoki and script of Krian Michael. The choreographer is Kabiraj Gahatraj and the editors are Shahil Khana and Milan Shrestha.

Abeg trailer

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Nepali Movie – Kabaddi Kabaddi

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StarringDayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Rishma Gurung, Bijaya Baral, Buddhi Tamang etc.
Director – Ram Babu Gurung

A presentation of Black Horse Pictures and a production of Cinema Arts, Nepali movie ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ is the sequel of hit movie ‘Kabaddi’. Like the previous part, this part is also set in Naurikot Village in Mustang – about 400km away from Kathmandu. The story of this movie is set in the time one year after the events in the first sequel. The executive producer of the movie is Nischal Basnet. Nishchal Basnet has also given voice to one of the songs in the movie. ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ was released on November 27 2015. Nischal Basnet and Priyanka Karki are featured in cameo roles in the movie.

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Friday Release – Fanko and Kafal Pakyo (with trailers)

This week on January 15, 2016 two new Nepali movies are releasing in theater. Both the movies – director Sabitri Khatri’s ‘Kafal Pakyo’ and Suwarna Thapa’s movie ‘Fanko’ were highly publicized movies. Both the movies were shown to the Nepali viewers in foreign countries before their official release. The movies are being released on Magh 1, the Makar Sakranti festival in Nepal.

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Kafal Pakyo

The movie ‘Kafal Pakyo’ features Jiwan Luitel, Barsha Raut, Mukesh Acharya, Laya Sangarula and Uttam KC in leading roles. The movie directed by Sabitri Khatri features the music of Bikash Chaudhary, script of Pradeep Bhardwoj and is made under Red Panda banner.

The movie is made on comedy theme. The movie shows the travel from Kathmandu to Gulmi in romantic way. The Actor Jiwan is featured as a village guy and actress Barsha Raut is featured as a modern tom-boy. The relationship between the two is the whole movie.

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Fanko premier held in Kathmandu, Priyanka shows off her body in transparent dress

The red carpet premier of Nepali movie ‘Fanko’ was held on Wednesday, January 13 in Kumari theater in Kathmandu. In the event, the cast and the crew members of the movie joined the guests to watch the movie.

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The movie has been highly promoted and a few premiers were done in some cities in Europe earlier. The movie directed by Suwarna Thapa is produced by Narendra Maharjan, Sahadev Gautam and Padma Gurung. The movie featured Priyanka Karki, Dayahang Rai, Keki Adhikari, Saugat Malla and Anup Baral in lead roles. The movie is made on the story of characters of living in highway for money.

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D Cine Awards 2015, November Rain wins the most award (full list)

The winners of the Digital Cine Award 2072, organized by Chhaya Chhabi Creation was announced in a special program held in Kathmandu on December 21, 2015. In the award ceremony, the movie ‘November Rain’ bagged the most award – a total of eight awards including the best actors, best actress, best director awards.

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While ‘November Rain’ became the best movie, ‘Bhimdatta’ was awarded the Critics Award and ‘Sunpani’ became the Special Film. Late actor Shree Krishna Shrestha‘s movie ‘Kohinoor’ was awarded the public choice award. Producer and film distributor Gopal Kayastha and actress Gauri Malla were awarded with Chhaya Chhabi Film Artist honor award. Film journalist Dabbu Chhetri was awarded the Chhaya Chhabi Film Journalism Award of value Rs. 7,777.

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This is a partial list of the winners. Only the full movies available in xnepali are linked to the page to watch them:

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