A 2014 release movie ‘Jhola’ is based on a story by literature Krishna Dharabasi titled the same – ‘Jhola’. The story is about an ancient tradition – Sati culture, until it was banned in 1920s. In this culture a wife had to immolate herself upon her husband’s death. In the start, some women used to end their life on her husband’s death voluntary, but later women were forced to commit Sati even against their wishes.
For her role in the movie, actress Garima Panta had won the Best Actress award at the SAARC Film Festival held in Sri Lanka in 2014. The film was also selected in Nepal to represent the country in the the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards. The movie however couldn’t succeed in being nominated for the award.
Nepali Movie – Pardeshi Starring – Rajesh Hamal, Bipana Thapa, Laxman Punya, Muna Karki, Suresh Upreti, Deshbhatkta Khanal, Himal KC, Rama Thakuri, Rama Acharya etc. Writer and Director – Deepak Alok
‘Pardeshi’ is a presentation of Oscar Cine Arts – a group of Oscar. The 1998 release movie is produced by the director Deepak Alok (late).The child artists in the movie are Sanjog Koirala and Wilson Rai.
A new movie titled ‘Pardeshi’ featuring ex-Indian Idol, Prashant Tamang and Rajani KC is releasing in theatre in Dashain of 2015. As the movie releases in theatre, enjoy the old hit movie by the same name featuring superstar Rajesh Hamal and Bipana Thapa. We will write about the new release and share it when it is made available by the producers. Till then enjoy this movie and happy Vijaya Dashami to you all.