The 6th NFDC National Film Award was held in Hyatt Hotel, Kathmandu. The best film award was awarded to ‘Chhakka Panja’. The movie was also awarded the best actress, best director and best comedy actor awards. The movie was nominated in 15 categories.
Best Actor award was awarded to ‘Jatra’ actor Bipin Karki. The movie was nominated in 11 categories. Another movie ‘Purano Dunga’ was nominated in 9 categories. The award titles have the names of the well known artists of the past. For example the Best Movie award is titled “Hira Sarbotkrista Chalachitra”.
Bollywood actress, Manisha Koirala, was the chief guest of the award ceremony. In the ceremony the artists of the Nepali movie industry had participated.
Only two of the award winning movies are released online now. Watch the Award winner movies:
The nominations for the 2017 edition of NFDC National Award was released in an event held in Kathmandu. In the event almost all the artists of the Nepali film industry were nominated in different categories.
The most nominated movies of the year are:
- Chhakka Panja – 15 nominations
- Jatra – 11 nominations
- Purano Dunga – 9 nominations
Nominated movie – watch full movies here:
In the event, nominations of 18 different categories were released. Here is the full nomination:
Best Movie Nominations :
One of the few actresses who has been lucky to be featured in three hit movies in the start of her acting career, Barsha Raut, has turned 23 on December 14, 2016. To celebrate her birthday, Barsha went to one of the theatres in Kathmandu and celebrated with the viewers of her movie ‘Jatra’. The movie marks the hat trick in giving hit movies right after entering the Nepali movie industry. Barsha’s earlier two movies ‘Nai Nabhannu La 4’ and ‘Chhakka Panja’ both were successful commercially.
Watch ‘Nai Nabhannu La 4’ here.
Video report on Barsha’s birthday celebration:
During the birthday celebration, Barsha’s boyfriend, Sanjog Koirala, was also present. Both Sanjog and Barsha talked about their love affair and their ups and lows in knowing each other for the last five years. Sanjog Koirala is also an actor.
Two new movies have released in theater on November 11, 2016 – ‘Jatra’ and ‘Jung Bahadur Ko Coat’. Director Pradeep Bhattarai’s movie ‘Jatra’ is a comedy movie different from it’s competing action movie ‘Jung Bahadur ko Coat’.
The movie ‘Jatra’ is produced by the ‘Talakjung VS Tulke’ producer, Rabindra Singh Baniya. Baniya was featured as ‘the Hanuman’ character in ‘Pashupati Prasad’. The movie is the debut movie of the director Pradeep Bhattarai. Battarai had worked in the movies and television serials directed by Madan Krishan Shrestha and Hari Bamsha Acharaya (MaHa Jodi) as an assistant director. Two main characters feature Bipin Karki and Rabindra Singh Baniya (Bhasme of ‘Pashupati Prasad’ and Hanuman respectively).
You can watch ‘Pashupati Prasad’ the full movie.
An upcoming movie, ‘Jatra’ is going to feature actress Namrata Shrestha and actor Saugat Malla in lead roles. The movie will be the first movie in which these popular actors will be acting in opposite roles. Previously, Saugat and Namrata were also featured in ‘Chadke’.