UPDATE: Dinesh’s one of the daughters, Shiwane DC has thanked everybody for the response and support. She has told that it was a major accident caused by weather condition. Shiwani has told that they are required to take a rest for two days before they will travel to Atlanta. Shiwani’s statement:
For those who aren’t aware, the worsening weather conditions at Austin caused the car, that my Mom & Dad were in, to crash. It was a major accident. However, they have already sought medical treatment for their injuries.
Photos of Dinesh DC and his wife in during treatment:
Nepali actor and director Dinesh DC has met with an accident in his vacation tour in the USA. He was travelling with his wife Ranu DC on the celebration of their 25th anniversary of their marriage.
On November 7, 2015 Friday at around 4:30 AM, the car DC were riding collided with the car coming from the opposite direction. They were on their way to Austin airport to take a flight to Atlanta. They were taken to Brackenridge Hospital for treatment. After7-hours long treatment, they were discharged from the hospital. Ranu has a broken finger and was given 12 stitches on her face. Dinesh has sustained injury in his chest.
The governments won’t let it happen but, the information technology is doing its best to make the world a borderless place. The Western cultural influence has been more evident in the Nepal these days. After the widespread popularity of Christmas, Halloween has also gained some grounds these days. The festival of ghost and scare, Halloween is fun festival for children and adults alike. With the general public some celebrities have also celebrated Halloween this year. I have collected some photos of our Nepali film artists for xNepali readers.
UPDATE: A video report on Halloween 2015 and celebrations of celebrities.
Photo – Keki Adhikari and Benisha Hamal, Halloween 2015.
Halloween is a festival of remembering the dead people in the family. It is celebrated by the people of Christian faith. But, because of the fun aspects of the festival, people of other religion also celebrate it in Western countries. Costumes, candies and Trick-or-Treating is more like the combination of our Deusi – Bhailo in Tihar and Gaijatra festival.
A charity program titled ‘We will rise’ was held in Hong Kong recently. The program to help raise fund for earthquake relief was a successful and entertaining program in Hong Kong.
For the first time after returning back from the USA, actor Saroj Khanal went on a stage show in a foreign soil. He had performed with actress Karishma Manandhar in a musical titled ‘Priyasika Yaadharu’. Saroj and Sarita Giri performed in a play titled ‘Hamro Aawaz’. Actress Sushma Karki had danced in ‘himallai Dhakyo Kanchha…’
Nepali Movie ‘Deurali’ is a presentation of Tripur Sundari Films. The movie is made on story with action, revenge, drama and comedy. The music is composed by Shakti Ballav, lyrics by Dinesh Adhikari, action by Yogendra Shrestha, choreogrphy by Raju Shah, editing by Narendra Khadka, cinematography by Shambhu Sapkota and script/produced by Yuvaraj Lama.
The Nepali movie ‘Sabadhan’ is a presentation of United Dreams features Nikhil Upreti and Sajja Mainali in leading roles. Guest artists in the movie are Niruta Singh, Priya Rijal and Sushil Pokharel. Actor Nikhil Upreti has also written the story of the movie. The movie features the lyrics by Pramod Dhungana / Suresh Adhikari, still photography by Shiva Thapa, field sound by Sagar Ghimire, make up by Shambha D Patel, costume by Jiwan Pokharel, background music by Sanjaya Shrestha, editing by Tara Thapa / Banish Shah, cinematography by Dirgha Gurung, choreography by Basanta Shrestha / Gajit Bista, visual effect by Kapal Parajuli, music by Suresh Adhikari, action by NB Maharjan, and the script by the director Dinesh DC. The singers in the movie are Udit Narayan Jha, Deepa Jha, Dinesh DC, Suresh Adhikari and James Pradhan
Nepali movie ‘Gham Chhaya’ is the first presentation of Mahendra Budhamagar for Uttar Ganga Films. Dhiraj Sapkota and Kshitija Shakya are the new faces in the movie. Prem Baniya, Rajpal Thapa and Gopal Nepal (Fiste) are the guest artists in the movie. Rajesh Hamal is featured in a special appearance. Editing by Rajani Pant, art by Nandu Adhikari, action by Birman Ghartimagar, choreography by Basantajung Rayamajhi, cinematography by Dirgh Gurung, script by Ranjit Rana / Bishal Pokharel, dialogue by Bishal Pokharel, lyrics by Surendra Rana, music by Ram Thapa and produced by Lankaman Roka. The story is written by the director Kishor Rana.
‘Dhukdhuki’ with sub-title ‘The beats of Love’, is a presentation of KK Films Pvt. Ltd. by Karishma Manandhar. The movie is presented by Binod Manandhar, Karishma’s husband and is produced by Ishwor Manandhar and Janaki Manandhar. The movie also features a dog named Champa and actor Salon Basnet in his childhood days with child artist Chandani Pradhan. Guest artists in the film include Deepa Shree Niraula, Shrisha Karki, Pradeep Singh and Madanman Bajracharya. Gauri Malla, Ashok Sharma and Rabi Giri are featured in special appearances.
Happy New Year 2015. The New year special presentation is Nepali film – “Maya’s Bar” featuring Rajesh Hamal and Karishma Manandhar with Nisha Adhikari and Gajit Bista. Enjoy, and have a great year ahead!
The movie directed by journalist and actor Dinesh DC featured Rajesh and Karishma together after a long gap. Although the movie was highly anticipated, the viewers were not impressed by the movie. We posted a pre-release review of ‘Mayas’s Bar’. The movie was awarded various awards like D Cine Award and National Film Award. The film makers had thanked the artists Mohan Niraula, Dhiren Shakya, Raj Bhai Suwal, NB Maharjan, RP Bhattarai and Raju Thapa for their help in the film. The movie is a presentation fo Shree Ram Balaji Films. The child artist featured in the film, Rirendra Shrestha, is the world record holder for being the youngest photographer in Guinness Book of World Records. The director Dinesh DC has written the story , screenplay and dialogue of the movie. Music by Suresh Adhikari, cinematography by Purushottam Pradhan, editing by Banish Shah / Arjun GC, choreography by Ghambir Bista and action by NB Maharjan.
Bad news guys ! The ‘Chha Ekan Chha‘ (links to full movie) actress Neeta has found her boyfriend!
The announcement of Neeta Dhungana about her love towards actor Amesh Bhandari is the talk of the Nepali film industry at this time. Amesh and Neeta are working together in their upcoming movie ‘Fulai Fulko Mausam Timilai’. The romantic drama movie is being produced, written and directed by Dinesh DC. The movie is scheduled to release on April 24, 2015.
The festival of brothers and sisters was celebrated all over Nepal on October 25, 2014. On Bhaitika sister offer tika and gifts to their brothers and wish their long life and prosperity. The brothers also do the same to their sisters.
A success party of the hit movie ‘Chha Ekan Chha‘ was organized in Kathamndu to appreciate the effort of the technicians and the artists involved in the movie. The movie released some 8 months ago was liked by the movie goers.
In the program held in the evening of August 24 the producer Deepak Raj Giri distributed bonus amount to the artists and technicians of the movie. In the program he told, "Everybody from spot boy to the director have made it possible to make the blockbuster movie." He told, although the bonus amount is small, he told that was the way he want to appreciate everybody.
Released on January 10, 2014 the movie ‘Chha Ekan Chha’ is produced jointly by comedy serial ‘Tito Satya’ team comprising of Deepak Raj Giri, Deepa Shree Niraula and Nirmal Sharma (Gaida). The movie directed by Dinesh DC features the top comedy actors of most popular comedy serials ‘Tito Satya’, ‘Jire Khursani’, and ‘Meri Bassai’. The sole actress in the movie is Neeta Dhungana.