Nepali actress Deeya Maskey was featured in the latest edition of the popular program ‘Dhamala ko Hamala’. In the heated conversation between Rishi Dhamala and Deeya Maskey, Deeya has told that she has no objection on showing off her body. She told, “My body is a public property.”
Deeya Maskey added, nobody should tell her what she should do and shouldn’t. She says that artistic nudity should be allowed in movies. While she told that she is against vulgarity, presenting the same thing in artistic way should be allowed. Video report:
Dhamala ko Hamala
A program by Rishi Dhamala, ‘Dhamalako Hamala’ is an interview program. Rishi interviews various personalities and asks them tough questions. The program had also faced criticism for asking inappropriate questions and heated debate. The episode featuring Deeya Maskey is also a heated conversation.
In the interview, Rishi Dhamala was more focused in the bed scenes and kiss scenes in the Nepali movies. He told that such scenes are against the social norms of Nepali society. Continue reading
Nepali Movie – Kagbeni Starring – Saugat Malla, Deeya Maskey, Nima Rumba, Hanif Mohammed, Pooja Gurung, Vivek Gurung etc. Director – Bhushan Dahal
A 2008 release Nepali movie ‘Kagbeni’ is loosely based on the W. W. Jacobs’ 1902 horror short story “The Monkey’s Paw”. The plot of the movie takes place in a place called Kagbeni, located in the Kali Gandaki valley, about 2-hour walk from Muktinath. Well known journalist Bhusan Dahal has directed the movie featuring well known theatre actors in leading roles.
I think, ‘Kagbeni’ is one of the Top 10 must watch Nepali movies for it’s uniqueness in story telling and quality. As, the movie is an art movie, those looking for an entertaining story might not find it appealing.
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Star Cast of ‘Kagbeni’
‘Kagbeni’ features Saugat Malla and Deeya Maskey in leading roles. Saugat Malla became popular as Haku Kale, a character in super hit movie ‘Loot’. The actor Saugat Malla is considered one of the best actors of the Nepali film industry. Apart from being a good actor, Malla is also in top of the news because of his affair with ex-Miss Nepal and the actress of ‘Gajalu’, Shristi Shrestha.
The actress Deeya Maskey is also a well known theatre actress. As both Saugat and Deeya have theatre background, they have justified the character they are featured in. Diya is known for controversial statements in interviews. She is married to Anup Baral, a well known actor and theatre play director. Well known singer Nima Rumba is also an attraction of the movie. Well known journalist, Bhusan Dahal, had directed the critically acclaimed movie. Apart from directing music videos, Dahal, hasn’t directed another movie after the 2008 release film. He is however active in journalism and is considered one of the best journalists of Nepal.
For the first time in his acting career the top actor of Nepali movie industry, Rajesh Hamal, has done a theater play. The play titled ‘Court Martial’ has started in Theater Village on Friday, November 22. The first show was done only for the press and will be open for the general public starting Saturday.
The play featuring Rajesh Hamal, Dayahang Rai, Deeya Maskey, BS Rana, Karma, Subash Thapa and others is directed by Anup Baral. The play is written by an Indian writer, Swadesh Deepak, has been played for more than 4,000 times in four South Asian countries.
A movie on the story of lesbian lover, "Soongava: Dance of the Orchids" has been a critically acclaimed movie appreciated by a lot of viewers. In a recent screening in Italy, the movie bagged a jury award in Italy Film Festival. The movie also created a buzz in in Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay film festival.
‘Soongava: Dance of the Orchids’ was selected to represent Nepal in Best Foreign Film category of Oscar Awards. Directed by Subarna Thapa, the movie features Deeya Maskey, Nisha Adhikari, Saugat Malla, Basundhara Bhusal in main roles. The movie is made on the tragic love story of social problems for the same-sex relationships in Nepal.