Nepali Film– Dhoom
Starring – Jaya Kishan Basnet, Biraj Bhatt, Ramit Dhungana, Arjun Karki, Suraj RD, Rajesh Dhungana, Rejina Upreti, Sanjita Gurung, Jenny Kunwar, Shovit Basnet, Shanti Rana etc.
Director – Shovit Basnet
The original ‘Dhoom’ of Nepali film industry was made by Jaya Kishan Basnet. A brother of the director, Shovit Basnet is the actor, story writer and script writer of the movie. The movie features action star Biraj Bhatt, Ramit Dhungana and Arjun Karki in leading role. The actress in the movie, Rejina Upreti was reportedly having affair with the director at that time (but, it was not officially confirmed.) Rejina is now married and has a child. Other actresses in the movie include Jenny Kunwar and Sanjita Gurung.
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Nepali Movie – Maidan
Starring – Rajesh Hamal, Biraj Bhatt, Rekha Thapa, Mukunda Thapa, Rajesh Dhungana, Jenny Kunwar, Umesh Khadka etc
Director – Mahendra Budhathoki
Super hit movie of the past ‘Maidan’ features action star Biraj Bhatt and mahanayak Rajesh Hamal with top actress in the Nepali film industry Rekha Thapa. The script and dialogue of the movie is written by Maunata Shreshta. The movie is a presentation of Dil Kumar Pyasi for Abhi Films. The movie ‘Maidan’ is credited to help Biraj Batt and his popularity. The decade old movie is worth a watch if you haven’t done already. The music in the movie is composed by Suresth Adhikari.
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Nepali Movie – Mr. Don (2008)
Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Shiva Shrestha, Sanchita Luitel, Jenny Kunwar, Dinesh Thapa etc.
Director – Madan Ghimire
About ‘Mr. Don’
A presentation of Dinesh Thapa, a 2008 release movie ‘Mr. Don’ is an action movie featuring action stars Nikhil Upreti and Shiva Shrestha. The movie is made on the story of Dil Kunary Pyasy, screenplay of Bikash Acharya. The movie features the music of Mahesh Khadka, playback singing of Rajesh payal Rai, Dipak Limbu, Shiv Pariyar, Anju Panta, Pushpa Poudel on the lyrics written by Madan Ghimire and Dayaram Pandey. The action director is NB Maharjan, choreographer is Dinesh Pakhrin, cinematographer is Shambhu Sapkota and the background score is made by Samrat Thapa.
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Nepali Movie – Halchal
Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Jenny Kunwar, Mukesh Dhakal, Melina Manandhar, Akash Singh Khawas, Sujap Thapa etc.
Director – Sunil Pandey
A presentation of Kamal Jung Kunwar for Jenny Films, Nepali movie ‘Halchal’ is a Nepali movie released in 2009/10. The movie directed by Sunil Pandey was produced by Alin Kunwar and Alish Kunwar. The music of the movie is composed by Basanta Sapkota, cinematography by Yubaraj Rai, action by Ram / Janak, and choreography by Basanta Shrestha and Dinesh Pakhrin. The playback singers in the movie are Rajesh Payal Rai, Mandavi Tripathi, Dipak Limbu, Junu Rijal, and Pramod Kharel. The lyrics in the movie are written by Babu Ram Dahal, Babbu Chetri, Naresh Bhattrarai, and Dayaram Pandey. The background score of the movie is preapred by Manoj Raj Bhandari and the editing of the movie is done by Sanjeev Raj Shrestha.
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The first female producer of Nepali movie is Manju Rana, the producer of the Nepali movie ‘Juni’. After Manju the professional female producer of Nepali movie is Sumitra Poudel. Producer Malati Rai produced the super-hit Nepali movie ‘Saino’. These producers were not actresses. In later days, actresses had entered film production business with mixed result.
At this time, at least 5 movies produced by actresses are recently released or waiting to release in near future. Actress Poojana Pradhan‘s debut production movie ‘Chocolete’ is releasing on December 4, 2015. Similarly, actress Karishma Manandhar‘s production ‘Falgu’ is releasing on February 17, 2016 and actress Rekha Thapa‘s production movie ‘Rampyari’ is scheduled to release on April 8, 2016. Another actress, Suvekshya Thapa‘s home co-production movie ‘Bindaas 3’ is also ready for release. Actress Ashika Tamang‘s debut movie both as an actress and as a producer was released on October 23.
Let’s analyze 1 dozen actresses who turned into producers in Nepali film industry.
(Video summary of producer actresses:)
Rekha’s ex-husband had registered Rekha Films after her and produced some successful movies under the banner. When Rekha and Chhabi divorced Rekha took the production with her. Chhabi had registered Chhabiraj Films banner to produce his later films. Rekha Films and Chhabiraj Films jointly produced ‘Hamesha’ before parting their ways in their next movies. The success of Rekha’s own production ‘Kali’ and ‘Himmatwali’ were after parting from Chhabi has proved Rekha a successful film producer.
All the movies produced and released under Rekha Films are available in xnepali:
Nepali Film – Jiwan Data
Starring – Rajesh Hamal, Ramit Dhungana, Biraj Bhatt, Jharana Thapa, Rajesh Dhungana, Mukunda Thapa, Umesh Thapa, Rejina Upreti, Jenny Kunwar, Ishan Raut etc.
Director – Achyut Adhikari, Ukesh Dahal
The movie ‘Jiwandata’ is a presentation of Sushil Pokharel and is made on the joint direction of Achuyt Adhikari and Ukesh Dahal. Subtitled ‘Kidnap and Murder for cash’ is a crime thriller with a lot of action and fun. The movie features six top actors of Nepali film industry – Rajesh Hamal, Biraj Bhatt, Ramit Dhungana, Jharana Thapa, Rejina Upreti, and Jenny Kunwar.
Nepali Movie – Ghayal
Starring – Rajesh Hamal, Nikhil Upreti, Jenny Kunwar, Bikrant Basnet, Arunima Lamsal, Rejina Upreti, Lata Tamang, Dinesh Thapa, Jaya Kishan Basnet etc.
Director – Madan Ghimire
Nepali movie ‘Ghayal’ is the presentation of Jenny Films presented by Kamal Jung Kunwar. The story of the multi-cast movie is written by Bikash Acharya.
This year’s Haritara Film Award was awarded to actor Sunil Thapa and actor/director Dinesh DC for their contribution to the Nepali movie industry. A program held by Haritara Award Guthi in Kathmandu on March 30 to hand over the award to the winner.
Actor Sunil Thapa has been active in the movie industry for the last 25 years and DC has been active as a journalist, RJ, actor and director for the last 15 years. The award amount is Rs. 25,000. In addition to awarding Sunil Thapa and DC, five other film related personal to be honored were producer Chhabi Raj Ojha, film journalist ShantiPriya, actress Sapana Shrestha, artist Binod Shrestha and actress/producer Jenny Kunwar.
Kayastha Movie Production presents N.K. Kayastha’s
Nepali Movie – Tyagi Manche
Starring – Dinesh Sharma, Neha Kayastha, Jenny Kunwar, Kedhar Shrestha, Gopal Nepal, N. K. Kaystha etc.
Story/Dialogue/Script – N.K. Kayastha
Director – Binod Serang
Nepali Movie – Hamro Milan Kahele Hunchha
Starring – Rajesh Hamal, Jenny Kunwar, Arjun Karki, Yuvaraj Lama, RP Pant, Sanchita Gurung (New Face), Jaya Kishan Basnet, Preeti Jhangiani
Story – Naresh Bhattarai
Script/Dialogue – Maunata Shrestha
Producer/Direction – Deepak Rayamajhi
‘Hamro Milan Kahele Hunchha’ is presented by Himani Rayamajhi and Dipali Rayamajhi for the Wave Production banner.
Sakun Films P. Ltd’s first movie
Nepali Film – Binti Patra
Cast – Sushil Chhetri, Sanchita Shah, Suraj RD, Raju Lamichane, Jenny Kuwar etc.
Screenplay and Direction – Pramod Bhandari
This is the placeholder of movie ‘Binti Patra’. I will updated this post when the official version is available online.
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Nepali Movie – Abhimanyu
Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Arunima Lamsal, Pooja Pradhan, Jenny Kunwar, Ujjwal Ghimire, Rabi Giri, Hemanta Budhathoki, Dinesh Sharma etc.
Director – Naresh Poudel
Nepali movie ‘Abhimanyu’ is the first presentation of Rose Films by Maunata Shrestha. While Maunata Shrestha wrote and produced the movie, Naresh Poudel has directed it.