The movie made on the life story of popular literary figure, Jhamak Ghimire, has been premiered in a program held in Kathmandu on March 6, 2017. The movie was premiered by Jonta Club Kathmandu – on the International Women’s Day.
The movie produced and directed by Binod Bista is an unique movie of a literately figure who is disabled and writes by her foot. Jhamak Ghimire, born in 1980 in Dhankuta wrote ‘Jiwan Kanda Ki Phool’ by her left foot. The book had won the prestigious Madan Puraskar.
Who is Jhamak Ghimire?
Disabled by birth, Jhamak Kumari Ghimire, is awarded the Madan Puraskar 2067 BS (2011) for her book Jeevan Kanda Ki Phool (Is Life a Thorn or a Flower?). She was the second only female writer to receive the award after another woman writer Parijat received the award in 1965.
Born in July of 1980 in Kachide village development of Dhankuta district with cerebral palsy and has to write with her left foot. Ghimire had started writing with her left foot since she was 15 years-old.