UPDATE: Rishi Dhamal’s Dashain in Canada and Ratan Subedi’s Dashain in Australia (at the end of this post).
Wherever people go, they take their culture with them. Nepali people are no exception. Nepal people all over the world celebrated Dashain Tika on October 22, 2015. I shared some photos of Nepali artists celebrating Dashain in my previous post. Now, it is time to share photos of Dashain celebration in places out of Nepal. Although, every Nepali have celebrated Dashain, I will only share photos of Nepali artists. This post will be updated if I find more artists celebrating Dashain in countries other than Nepal.
Prakriti Shrestha, Nepali actress in Australia
Nepali actress Prakriti Shrestha had gone to Australia after marrying Sudeep Neupane in July of 2014. The ‘Hostel’ actress was considered one of the new actresses with a lot of potential in Nepali film industry. But, Prakriti quietly married and left the country. (Watch ‘Hostel’ here)
Nepali Film – Ritu
Starring – Raj Ballav Koirala, Malina Joshi, Reema Bishowkarma etc.
Director – Manoj Adhikari
A presentation of Manoj Adhikari, the Nepali film ‘Ritu’ was fully shot in Australia. The movie also marks the debut of Miss Nepal 2011, Malina Joshi as a leading actress in the Nepali film industry. Malina had however appeared in a song in ‘Kollywood‘ before signing in ‘Ritu’. The movie was premiered in Kathmandu and Sydney, Austraila simultaneously. The film is produced by Apil Bista Films Production and Ashok Gautam Films in association with ALP Entertainment / Planet 3 Films. The cinematographer is Bhusan Prajapati, editor / colorist is Bharat Mani Regmi and story / screenplay / dialogue written by Sandeep Badal.
The censor board has granted an ‘U’ certificate to ‘Ritu’, the movie releasing on March 7, 2014 in theaters all over Nepal. The movie featuring Miss Nepal 2011, Malina Joshi, Reema Bishowkarma and Raj Ballav Koirala in leading role is directed by Manoj Adhikari. The movie mostly shot in Australia features some beautiful scenes in Australia and Nepal.
The cast and crew of upcoming Nepali movie ‘Ritu’ gathered in a program held on Saturday in Australia to start the movie.
‘Ritu’, the debut movie of director Manoj Adhikari, is also the debut movie of Miss Nepal 2011, Malina Joshi, in lead role. Although Malina had previously appeared in an item song of ‘Kollywood‘, this is the first movie she will have to show her acting talent.
Former Miss Nepal Malina Joshi has decided to start acting in movies. After being featured in a song in upcoming movie ‘Kollywood‘, Malina seem to like the field and has signed up to star in ‘Ritu’.
Most of the shooting of the movie ‘Ritu’ is planned to be done in Australia and Malina has already left for Aus
tralia for the shooting. With Malina actor Raj Ballav Koirala is also in Australia.