Kabaddi wins NFDC Film Awards (full list of winners)

Aryan and Priyanka become the best actors

The 3rd edition of NFDC Film Award ceremony was held in Kathmandu on September 12 at Hotel Hayat in Boudha. TIn the ceremony ‘Kabaddi’ was awarded the best movie of the year 2071. Actor Aryan Sigdel was awarded the best actor for his role in ‘November Rain’ and actress Priyanka Karki was awarded the Best actress for her role in ‘Suntali’.

[Watch ‘Kabaddi’ here and watch ‘November Rain’ here. ]

priyanka Karki nfdc award

The best director award was handed over to the director of ‘Kabaddi’, Ram Babu Gurung. The full list of winners is as follows:

  • Best Movie – Kabaddi
  • Best Director – Ram Babu Gurung (Kabaddi)
  • Best Actor in lead role – Aryan Sigdel (November Rain)
  • Best Actress in lead role – Priyanka Karki (Suntali)
  • Best Supporting Actor – Anup Bikram Shahi (Hasiya)
  • Best New Actor (Male) – Sanjog Koirala (Utsav)
  • Best New Actor (Female) – Ashma DC (Aavash)
  • Best Script – Chetan Gurung (November Rain)
  • Best Cinematography – Shailendra Dhoj Karki (Jerryy)
  • Best Editing – Surendra Poudel (Aavash)
  • Best Action – Tarakumar Upreti (Hasiya)
  • Best Music – Taraprakash Limbu (November Rain)
  • Best Choreography – Kabiraj Gahatraj (Hawaldar Suntali)
  • Best Backgroun Music – Ramji Lamichhana (Tathastu)
  • Best Sound – Uttam Neupane (Mukhauta)
  • Kusume Ruma Commercial Success – Kohinoor
  • MaHa Jury Award – Sudeep Singh Bhusal (Mala)
  • Puskar Film Journalism Award – Bijaya Ratna Tuladhar

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Friday Release, Mala

This Friday, on March 20, 2015, ‘Mala’ is the only movie released in theaters. The movie made on thriller theme is a story of a dead soul. Actress Priyanka Karki is featured as the central character and is mostly mute throughout the movie.

The movie also features Aryan Sigdel, Sumina Ghimire, Luniva Tuladhar, Sambhu Thapa, Bidhya Karki, Namita Acharya, Shishir Rana and others.

mala poster priyanka friday release

A presentation of Shishir Rana, ‘Mala’ is made under Nakshatra Films banner. Sudeep Bhupal Singh ‘Bobbie’ is the director of the movie.

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Mala premier held, Priyanka scared of her own character

The movie to release this week on Friday, ‘Mala’ was premiered in Q’s Cinema Kathmandu on March 18. In the premier show held among film artists, journalists and guests. The viewers of the show include the actor Aryan Sigdel, actress Priyanka Karki and all the crew of the production team. 

mala premier show 2

Actress Priyanka is playing the leading character, Mala, in the movie. Priyanka sitting next to ex-Miss Nepal Malvika Subba was once scared of her own picturisation as the soul of the character she has played. She later confirmed that it was the first time she had actually seen the movie. In addition to Priyanka, other actresses were also scared by the movie. Actress Benisha Hamal, Nandita KC and choreographer Renasha Rai admitted being scared by the movie. Priyanka’s character is silent throughout the movie.

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