Nepali Movie – Manjari Starring – Tika Pahari, Sujata Koirala, Bishnu Rijal, Sarita Bhandari, Hopila Thapa, Vidhya Karki, Ava Aryal, Resham Phiriri, Sujan Thapa, Deepa Pokharel etc. Director – Ganesh Dev Pandey
A presentation of Mountain River and Tuka Entertainment, Nepali movie ‘Manjari’, was liked by the viewers. Although the movie was accused of being a copy of a South Indian movie, it was told to be based on a true story. The movie by Ganesh Dev Panday, had also faced some hurdle in the censor board. Because of the issue, the release of the movie was delayed by a month from March end to the star of May. The film makers had also accused a journalist of blackmailing for advertisement. The music and the songs by Kali Prasad Baskota had been very popular among audience.
On Friday, May 3, two movies are going to release in theater. Gaurav Pahadi and Sujata Koirala’s ‘Manjari’ and the movie made on the popular novel of Parijat ‘Shirishko Phool’ are releasing in theaters all over Nepal.
The ‘Manjari’ team had complained that the censor board had unnecessarily removed scenes from the movie to let it release. The movie by Tuka Entertainment is directed by Ganesh Dev Pandey. The songs with music by Kali Prasad Baskota have been popular among the audience and the acting of the characters seen in the promotions have also been appreciated. The fate of the movie however will be determined when it releases in theater.
The movie ‘Manjari’, scheduled to release on this Friday, is pushed back when the Censor Board objected on some of it’s scenes. Another movie, ‘Vigilante’ scheduled to release on this Friday had also postponed it’s release. ‘Rakshya’, ‘Katha’ and ‘Love in China Boarder’ were released instead.
Melodious music of ‘Manjari’ have been quite popular before the release of the movie and there are quite some people who are awaiting it’s release.
The Nepali movie ‘Manjari’ makers have accused a journalist of blackmailing for advertisement. In a Facebook statement, the director of Tuka Entertainment, Ganesh Dev Pandey accused an online magazine FilmyZoom of asking for money. When the film makers refused to give the money, the journalist had threatened of starting negative publicity of the movie.
In an attempt to defame the movie, a review was published stating that the movie will flop. The prediction wasn’t based on any facts but because the movie named after a female name. At the time of this writing, the article is already removed, but there is a Facebook share, showing a portion of the article in the website’s Facebook page.
After struggle in fixing the release date, ‘Malati Ko Bhatti’ was finally released in about 56 theatres all over Nepal. ‘Malati Ko Bhatti’ is the debut directorial venture of Ganesh Dev Pandey featuring actors/actresses Rekha Thapa, Jiwan Luitel, Nandita KC and Sunil Thapa in main roles.
The movie ‘Malati Ko Bhatti’ is the story of Aditya Sharma (Jiwan Luitel) frustrated with his life due to his unsuccessful love-marriage. Aditya’s wife, Sabitri (Nandita K C) is more fascinated towards parties, clubs, casino and gambling rather than her family. Aditya drinks a lot and becomes addicted to alcohol. He met Malati (Rekha Thapa) while visiting a small bar owned by her and known as Malati ko Bhatti. While visiting the Bhatti, Aditya and Malati got attracted towards each other and started a relationship.