Nepali Film industry suffers as India blocks petroleum

Because of the shortage in petroleum after India blocked the tankers from entering Nepal at the border, Nepali film industry has suffered a lot. As the vehicular movement is restricted in Nepal, the release of new movies have been canceled and film shooting have been delayed.

‘Destination Kathmandu’ release canceled

According to reports, the movie scheduled to release this Friday – ‘Destination Kathmandu’ has been canceled at the last minute. According to the executive director Madhusudhan Bhattarai, director Deepak Rayamajhi‘s last movie will not release on October 2 as planned before. The movie featuring Dilip Rayamajhi and Jharana Thapa in leading role was halted for a while after the death of the director Deepak Rayamajhi in 2011. Later, Madhusudhan had completed the movie.

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This is the second time the movie release has been postponed. Previously the movie was scheduled to release on May 8 but, because of the earthquake of April 25, the movie release was delayed.

The movie previously released in Kathmandu, ‘Woda Number Chha’ is going to release in theaters out of Kathmandu on this Friday.

Shooting halted

Because of the problem in transportation, the shooting of Bhuwan KC‘s debut movie as the director, ‘Dreams’ shooting has also been affected. The resumption of the shooting of Bhuwan’s song Anmol KC starrer movie is uncertain.

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Destination Kathmandu, last movie of Deepak Rayamajhi releasing on May 8

The last movie of late director, Deepak Rayamajhi, is releasing on May 8, almost four years after his death in 2011. The movie will compete with ‘Hostel Returns’, a sequel of hit movie ‘Hostel‘. Only eighty percent of the movie was complete at the time of his death. The assistant director, Madhu Sudhan Bhattarai, has completed the movie.

‘Destination Kathmandu’ features actors Dilip Rayamajhi, Saray Mawbey (Australian actress), Jharana Thapa and Suvekshya Thapa in leading roles. The movie features the cultural and traditional difference between Nepal and Australia. The movie is  produced by Sharad Adhkari. The script of the movie is written by Shivam Adhikari is is produced under the banner of Sunrise Group Entertainments and Janapukar Media House.

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