5 milestones of Chhabi Raj Ojha as a Nepali movie producer was first published on Feb 9, 2014. I have re-written the post and updated with one more milestone added at the end. So, it has now become “6 milestones of Chhabi Raj Ojha”.
In 2040 BS Chhabi Raj Ojha started the distribution of Hindi movie. Originally from Dharan, Chhabi moved to Kathmandu to start film distribution. The first Nepali movie he distributed was ‘Bhagya Rekha’ – a movie produced by Chiranjivi Basnet and directed by Deepak Rayamajhi. At that time, he had also gone to Madras for the post production of the movie. Although the movie wasn’t successful commercially, it taught Chhabi the film business. The failure of ‘Bhagyarekha’ prompted Chhabi to find out the reason the movie wasn’t successful. After analysis of the cause and the solution, Chhabi proposed a new concept to the director Deepak Rayamajhi and he also promised to finance the movie.
Updated video on Chhabi’s milestones:
Producer Chhabi Raj Ojha’s film production milestones:
Milestone 1 -Yug Dekhi Yug Samma
The movie ‘Yug Dekha Yug Samma’ marks the debut of Chhabi as a producer. The movie was also the debut movie of Rajesh Hamal and action director Rajendra Khadgi. All three new faces in the film industry – Chhabi Raj Ojha, Rajesh Hamal and Rajendra Khadgi made it big in the Nepali movie industry.
Nepali film – Himmat
Starring – Rekha Thapa, Biraj Bhatt, Ramit Dhungana, Dinesh Sharma, Shree Krishna Luitel etc.
Direction – Deepak Shrestha
Rekha Thapa’s movie ‘Himmat’ was a superhit movie of its time. After the success of ‘Himmat’ the director Deepak Shrestha produced it’s sequel titled ‘Himmat 2‘. Rekha was not happy about the sequel as Deepak didn’t care to consult her and take Yuna Upreti instead her in the movie.
In 2040 BS Chhabi Raj Ojha started the distribution of Hindi movie. He moved to Kathmandu for the distribution. The first Nepali movie he distributed was ‘Bhagya Rekha’ – a movie produced by Chiranjivi Basnet and directed by Deepak Rayamajhi. The movie wasn’t successful commercially. He had also gone to Madras for the post production of the movie. After the failure of ‘Bhagyarekha’, Chhabi proposed a concept to Deepak Rayamajhi and promised to finance it.
Full list of movies produced by Chhabi Raj Ojha (click on the name with links to watch the movie):
- Yug Dekhi Yug Samma
- Kasto Saino
- Yestai Rahechha Jindagi
- Ajambari Nata
- Kasle Choryo Mero Man
Nepali Movie – Himmat 2
Starring – Biraj Bhatt, Yuna Upreti, Basundhara Bhusal, Dinesh DC, Shri Krishna Luitel, Sushil Pokharel, Vijaya Deuja, Vijaya Giri etc.
Screenplay / dialogue – Bikash Acharya
Director – Deepak Shrestha
‘Himmat 2’ is the sequel movie of super hit movie ‘Himmat‘. The first part of the movie featured Rekha Thapa in leading role. But, in the second part Rekha is replaced by Yuna Upreti.
The movie made on the direction of Deepak Shrestha and produced by Rekha Thapa, Himmat, did unexpected business. Excited by its success Deepak Sherestha started the second part, Himmat-2 under his own banner, Pancha Kanya Films. The movie was released at the time of Teej in the theaters out of Kathmandu.
The movie features Indian Idol, Prasant Tamang and actress Una Upreti. Biraj Bhatt is is another attraction of the movie. Some would also love the comedy actor Shree Krishna Luitel is appearing in double part.
Rekha Thapa is promoting her latest movie ‘Hifajat’ these days. The movie is going to be released all over Nepal on this Friday (April 9, 2010). Her previous movies ‘Himmat‘ and ‘Kismat‘ did very good business and were hit movies and she is expecting ‘Hifajat’ to follow suit.
The movie ‘Hifazaat’ is produced by Chhabi Ojha, Rekha’s husband, and directed by Gyanendra Deuja. Although the movie features new lead actor Aayush Rijal and Aaryan Rekha Thapa is widely seen in the promo of the movie. In an interview with Nagariknews, Rekha told that she is senior to the actors and she has done more work in the movie so she is featured in the promo.