On the proposal of the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, starting this year, June 21 is being celebrated as the International Yoga Day. Although the popularity of yoga in our Nepali celebrity circle doesn’t seem to be that much, we have collected and shared the experiences and best wishes of some celebrities on the Yoga Day.
Actress Namrata Shrestha says that, her father had introduced Yoga to her. These days, she practices meditation and relaxation – one of the branches of yoga.
The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu had organized a Yoga workshop to mark the International Yoga Day. The comedy duo MaHa (Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bamsha Acharya) participated in the event. In his Facebook post, Madan Krishna has said, “Happy International Day of Yoga. We did Yoga today in Indian Embassy and in Pashupati area. Yoga is good for health, brain and prosperous life.”
Actor Raj Ballav Koirala says, Yoga is necessary to ‘cleanse your body, mind and soulâ€¦’ He wishes peace and serenity prevail in our lives through prayers, meditation and yoga.
Both Madan Krishna and Hari Bansha’s sons Yaman Shrestha and Mohit Bansha Acharya respectively are together in the tour for the first time in their career. Madan Krishna’s son Yaman is a good comedy singer and Mohit prefers acting.
Hari Bansha Acharya and Ramila Acharya offerd tika to son Mohit Bansha Acharya.
In the press meet Rajaram Poudel and Kiran KC had proposed to term the duo the ‘Hasya Samrat’. In response, Haribansha told that they were content with the title ‘MaHa’ for now. He also told that it was Rajaram who had first called them MaHa during the stage show ‘Bigyapan’. After that, the duo is known as MaHa – a word meaning honey in Nepali.
A luxurious movie theater has started its operation in Kathmandu. The theater located in Civil Trade Center (CTC) in Sundhara, Cine-De-Safe, features luxurious seating arrangement and restaurants. Chinese, Thai and Indian Continental foods are served to the movie goers. It features breakfast, lunch and dinner for the movie viewers. The theater runs a five-star kitchen to serve it’s guests.
Out of the two theaters in CCT mall’s seventh and eighth floors, one is cine dine and another cine. Cine dine theater has 58 luxury sofas. The sofas can be folded up to 180 degrees and they also feature message while being seated. There are tables to serve foods to the viewers. Individual lights are also provided in each table for the ease in eating while watching movies.
After successful tour to USA and Australia the team led by MaHa is going to the UK as a part of MaHa Yatra. On the occasion of the Nepali New year, comedians Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya (MaHa) are going to entertain Nepali Britons later this month.
Photo – MaHa jodi during MaHa Yatra in Australia.
With MaHa jodi, singers Anju Pant, comedian Narendra Kansakar and entertainer Mohit Acharya will also perform in the same stage. The artists are scheduled to arrive in London on April 24 and are returning back to Nepal on May 6.
After being absent from the big screen movies for a long time, the comedy duo MaHa (Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya) is going to be featured in an upcoming movie titled ‘Gherabandi’. The comedy duo have agreed to do the role after going through the script prepared by by Shivam Adhikari. It was the result of a year-long effort of Shivam.
The artists are scheduled to reach Australia on January 16. The tour will start from the Australian city Perth on January 18 and will conclude in Sydney on February 2. The events will be conducted in the major cities like Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Alidade, and Sydney.
On the occasion of the 31st convention of American Nepali Association (ANA) held on July 4 to July 6, Nepali moviesÂ were shown on each day. In addition to Nepali films, popular comedy actors Madan Krishna Shrestha andÂ Hari Bansha Acharya (MaHa) also conducted a comedy program. MaHa’s program was one of the the main attractions of the event.
The movies featured in the convention include ‘Highway’, ‘Badhshala’, and ‘Visa Girl‘ on the first day. On the second day ‘Chadke’ ‘Mutu’ and ‘Uma’ were screened. The cost of each show was set at $10.
The comedy movie ‘Hasi Deu Ek Fera’ featuring comedy duo MaHa is a presentation of Tejaswi Films by Ramesh Twayna. The story and the script of the movie is written jointly by Shiva Regmi, Bikash Acharya and the producer Ramesh Twayana. The movie features the action by Himal KC, editing by Banish Shah, choreography by Basanta Shrestha, cinematography by Sambhu Sapkota, music by Suresh Adhikari, and the official producer is Rajesh Kumar Swngamikha (Raju).
Newari Movie – Silu Starring – Jay Shrestha, Nabina Shrestha, Madan Krishna Shrestha, Hari Bansha Acharya, Kishor Malakar, Prem Baniya, Barkha Subba, Ishwor Shrestha etc. Story, Lyrics & Dialougue – Dev Krishna Ranzit & Prem Baniya Director – Pradeep Rimal
The classical and the first ever Newari movie Shilu was made on the story popular among Newar people living in Kathmandu and it was liked by the Newari population living in Nepal and abroad. The movie was released in November of 1987