The shooting of an upcoming movie of Rekha Films, ‘Himmatwali’ has started in Mahendranagar on Shivaratri day. Rekha Thapa performed chasing stunts in horseback on the first day of shooting.
The movie is being directed by Shyam Bhattarai and is being cinematographed by Ramsharan Upreti. Rekha is also introducing a new actor in the movie, most probably the disabled climber Sudarshan Gautam.
Nepali actress Rekha Thapa inaugurated the publication of a local bi-weekly, ‘Dodhara Chandani’ newspaper on December 17 at Mahendranagar. Other well-known personalities like Puskar Bhatta and Sudarshan Gautam had jointly unveiled the newspaper.
The news-based newspaper will also cover research based news and view in the local level.
Actress Rekha Thapa is currently in Far Western region of Nepal for the social works under Rekha Thapa Foundation. On Sunday, Rekha was honored at Bal Jagirti College in Mahendranagar. In the college she raised the National flag of Nepal and lighted candle to inaugurate the program.
During the event Rekha Thapa donated Rs. 50,000 on behalf of Rekha Thapa Foundation to support disabled students in the college. The 10+2 college educates a number of disabled students.
Kanchanpur Mahotsab started in Mahendranagar on November 17, 2011 and will last until 28 November 2011. The festival will feature various program to highlight the unique aspects of Far Western region. The festival will also feature the local products and act as a venue to showcase product and services offered by the resident in the area.
In the following photo, Tharu girls are dancing in Sakhiy
a dance in Kanchanpur Mahotsab.
Photo credits – Rajendra Bhatta