Actress Keki Adhikari celebrated her birthday with the team of ‘Rajja Rani’ in Kathmandu. In the celebration, film crew and journalists were present to wish her birthday wishes. In the event, Keki refused to reveal her real age. Talking about the celebration, Keki said, “What I like most of birthday celebration is, I can feel like a child.”
In the celebration Keki also requested everybody to watch her upcoming movie ‘Rajja Rani’. The movie is directed by Yam Thapa and features Keki with Kameshowr Charasiya, Deepak Chhetri, Sangita Napit etc.
The year had been very fruitful for Keki:
Keki started acting in ‘Swor’ . The debut movie flopped. After that, every movies she acted in were flop movies. After 15 flop movies in a row, she finally made into a hit movie – the 16th movie – ‘Ghampani’. Finally Keki’s team up with Dayahang Rai has worked in Dipendra Lama movie.
No she didn’t.
But, the photo of herself biting on the award medal, she shared in her Instagram, surely qualifies her to win an award. Don’t you think so?
The Films Critics Society of Nepal (FICSON) has distributed the Critics Award for the last three years in a program held in Kathmandu. The awards for the year 2071, 2072 and 2073 were distributed in the event. Although the award is distributed this year, the Critics Award 2015 was announced in 2015. (news of Critics Award 2015)
Watch award winning movies:
This week, on the occassion of the popular festival of Terai, Chhat, new Nepali movie ‘Aishwarya’ is releasing in theatre (on October 27, 2017). Songs and the trailer of the movie was liked by the viewers. The movie featuring actor Ramesh Upreti with Deepika Prasain and Keki Adhikari in the leading role also features Prasanta Tamrakar, Arjun Shrestha, Nirmal Sharma and Tenju Yonjan in main roles.
The movie presented by a well known actor of the past, Ramesh Upreti is produced by Arjun Shrestha and Kiran Rana Upreti. The actor Nirmal Sharma ‘Gaida’ is also the executive producer of the movie. The movie directed by Deewakar Bhattarai features the cinematography of Sudip Baral, music by Arjun Pokharel and choregoraphty of Tenju Yonjan.
In the beginning only Deepika Prasain and Ramesh Upreti were told to be the leading artists of the movie. Later, the fact that Keki is also in the movie was revealed.
Watch the trailer of the movie.
Another actress has announced a movie, Keki Adhikari. In a program held in Kathmanu on October 23, 2017 actress Keki Adhikari formally announced a new movie titled ‘Kohalpur Express’. The actress who debuted in Nepali film industry in ‘Swor’, was better known as a music video model before that. The movie is being directed by a music video director, Bishal Bhandari. The movie is made under Keki’s home production house Junkiri Arts.
The movie going to the floor on Kartik 13 will feature Keki in the leading role. In addition to Keki the movie will also feature Priyanka Karki, Richa Sharma, Binod Neupane, Buddhi Tamang, Rabindra Jha and other actors. The movie features the music of Rajanraj Siwakoti, Arjun Pokharel and Kali Prasad Baskota. The whole movie is being shot in Banke district.
While talking about the movie Keki told, “I have always wanted to produce a movie since I understood movie industry. A dream is fulfilled by ‘Kohalpur Express’.” In addition to Keki Adhikari the producers of the movie are Bhadra Bahadur Shahi, Devilal Neupane Pandit and Shiva Prasad Chaulagi. The movie is being made on the story of Shan Basnayt, cinematography of Arjun Tiwari, editing of Lokesh Bajracharya, and choreography of Gambhir Bista. The movie is about three young girls played by Keki, Priyanka and Richa. Richa wasn’t present in the event because of her health.
Producer actresses in Nepali film industry
Almost all the successful actresses in the Nepali film industry try their luck by producing movies. But, only a few had been successful. When talking about successful producers who are also actresses of the Nepali movies – only a couple of names comes in my mind – Rekha Thapa and Deepa Shree Niraula. Another actress, Jharana Thapa, can also be named one but, her husband is the real producer of her movies. Rekha has been a producer of some of her recent movies although she started under her ex-husband, Chhabi Raj Ojha. Although her success rate has declined in recent years, she is the only successful actress/producer of the Nepali film industry.
Nepali Moive – How Funny
Starring – Dayahang Rai, Priyanka Karki, Keki Adhikari, Anoop Bikram Shahi, Nisha Adhikari etc.
Director – Nilu Doma Sherpa
About ‘How Funny’
A movie featuring well known actors like Dayahang Rai, Priyanka Karki and Keki Adhikari is the debut movie of the female director Nilu Doma Sherpa. Miss Nepal 2002 Malvika Subba had debuted as the producer in the movie (report on Malvika’s debut). The movie on comedy theme was however not liked by the viewers of the movie.
The movie also features journalist Rishi Dhakala (report). The movie is made under Tiny But Big Pictures banner. The story and the concept is that of the director Nilu Doma Sherpa, script is written by Shan Basnyat, executive prducer is Malvika Subba, choreographer is Renasha Rai etc.
Watch ‘How Funny’ here:
Nepali Movie – Mero Best Friend
Starring – Resh Marahatta, Priyanka Karki, Keki Adhikari, Pooja Sharma, Diwas Upreti etc.
Director – Prasanna Poudyal
About ‘Mero Best Friend’
The movie ‘MBF’ is made under Ashabadi Films banner, produced by Prajita Bajcharya. The story and the screenplay is written by Achyut Adhikari. The music composers are Sugam Pokhrel, Rajanraj Shivakoti, Ashusen Lama, and Pramod Kharel. The lyrics of the songs are written by Bhupendra Khadka, Harihar Acharya, and Ahsusen Lama. Action by Himal KC, editing by Surendra Poudel, and cinematography by Bidur Pandey.
The movie was released on May 23, 2014.
Watch the full movie:
For the last few years, the weekly publication of Kantipur, Saptahik had been publishing the list of top 10 Women and Men of the year on the Valentine’s Day. This year’s list include some top women in the country.
The list contains five new entries when compared to the last year’s list. New entries this year are actress Samragyee RL Shah, sports person Gaurika Singh, actress and director Deepa Shree Niraula, actress Keki Adhikari and sports person and actress Sipora Gurung.
Watch the Top 10 women of 2017
The Missing Women
It is good to see the talents like Gaurika Singh and Sipora Gurung in the Top 10 list. But, I think, the list misses some of the Nepali women who had been very attractive because of their good deeds in their respective fields:
I have compiled a video of the Holi celebration of Rekha Thapa from 2010 to the last year’s Holi, Holi 2016. As the Holi 2017 is approaching (the festival is on March 12, 2017) I looked back to the history and compiled the list so that I can update it with the new information on the current Holi. I will share the updated video on or after March 12. The following video lists:
- Rekha Thapa’s Holi in 2010 – Fun filled Holi celebration with Ayush Rijal at Namaste Nepal. That was before Rekha divorced Chhabi Raj Ojha.
- Holi in 2011 – Video and photos of the celebration at Karishma’s home at Godawari. Almost all the celebrities in the Nepali film industry had gathered in the holi celebration.
- Holi in 2012 – Video of Rekha dancing with others while Rajesh Payal Rai sang.
- Holi in 2013 – Holi celebration with ‘Hamesha’ actor Sabin Shrestha and others.
- Holi in 2014 – This year, Rekha Thapa was busy in the shooting of ‘Himmatwali’. One of the songs in movie was shot during Holi featuring holi colours.
- Holi in 2015 – Rekha celebrated Holi with actresses Priyanka Karki and Keki Adhikari at Red Studio.
- Holi in 2016 – At that time, Rekha was promoting her movie ‘Rampyari’. So, she participated in almost all of the major Holi celebration parties in Kathmandu to promote her movie. She also went to Karishma’s residence, Red Studios and other places.
Holi in 2017 – coming soon.
Watch 7 years of holi in less than 5 minutes in the following video:
Priyanka Karki, the busiest actress and one of the most attractive women in Nepal (according to a Saphahik poll), has turned 30 on February 27, 2017.
The video also includes the birthday wishes of actress Keki Adhikari to Priyanka Kakri. Keki Adhikari is currently busy in the shooting of her upcoming movie ‘Razza Rani’. The Razza of the movie, Najir Hussien is also seen with Keki wishing best wishes to Priyanka Karki.
The actress born on Saturday, February 27, 1987 (Fagun 15, 2044 BS) had become Miss Teen in 2005. After that she started her career in media and entertainment industry. Although she had also worked as a child actress in a director Narayan Puri movie ‘Mahadevi’, Priyanaka got the lime light only after she started working in TV and entertainment industry.
A new movie ‘Rajja Rani’ was announced at the time of Valentine Day week. In the event organized to announce the new movie, Keki Adhikari and Nazir Hussien shared rose and heart shaped ballon. In the movie, Keki and Nazir are going to be featured as the youths of Terai region. Watch the video report:
The announcement ceremony was held in Kathmandu on February 12, 2017. With Keki and Nazir Kameshowr Chaurasiya and Laxmi Bardewa will also be featured in main role in the movie.
After returning back from the UK and the USA, it was Priyanka Karki’s first public function in a couple of months in Nepal. She went to the premier of Keki Adhikari’s new movie ‘Love Sasha’ on January 10 in a revealing dress although the weather wasn’t that much suitable for such type of dresses. The black dress was open on the front and the photographers were able to capture some cleavage of the actress while she was adjusting the hem.
Watch a video report about Priyanka and the event:
Priyanka’s pose with the co-actor of her upcoming movie ‘Happy Days’ Sanjay Gupta was also the talk of the evening. They had shown their intimate relationship during the photo shot. Priyanka and Sanjay were in UK for the shooting of ‘Happy Days’ a while ago. The movie also features Dayahang Rai. After the completion of the shooting in the UK, Priyanka had gone to the USA for a short trip and returned back to Nepal a few days back.
Three new movies have broken the tradition of releasing the new movies on Friday and released on Thursday. The movies released on January 12, 2016 include Keki Adhikari’s movie ‘Love Sasha’, Nikhil Upreti’s movie ‘King’ and Saugat Malla’s movie ‘Shabda’. All three movies are widely expected movies by the Nepali movie fans.
A love story movie featuring actress Keki Adhikari, Ashif Shah and Karma Shakya is directed by Prachanda Man Shrestha. At the premier held on Tuesday, the movie had received positive feedback from the viewers. The movie is told to be a feel good and smooth love story.
The red carpet premier show of the love story movie to release this week – ‘Love Sasha’ was held at Kumari Theatre on January 10 2017. The movie is releasing on Thursday, January 12. The movie featuring actress Keki Adhikari and Karma Shakya in leading role is expected to win the hearts of the viewers. The movie directed by Prachanda Man Shrestha is told to be a soft and smooth love story movie.
After the premier show, artists and journalists gave their views on the movie. They told that the movie is interesting and people should watch it.
Another new actress has debuted this year in Nepali movie industry. The new actress is Deepika Prasai, debuting in upcoming movie ‘Aishwarya’. The movie ‘Aishwarya’ is produced by the well known actor of Nepali movie industry, Ramesh Upreti.
The shooting of ‘Aishwarya’ is going on in various locations in Kathmandu. Originally a model, the actress is also being featured in a character of a model in the movie.
UPDATE: Dashain has finished today. I collected 100s of photos of celebrities. But, posting them in the page would not be that much interesting to the most of the site visitors. So, I collected the photos of 40+ Nepali actress celebrating Dashain this year and prepared a video (I deleted the video – nobody watched it).
I also prepared a video about the fist Dashain of two Miss Nepal sons. In addition to the sons of Jharana Bajracharya and Malvika Subba, the daughter of actress Richa Ghimire also celebrated her Dashain for the first time in her life.