While films are not able to make money in theatre, a new Nepali film has been released in YouTube directly. The movie titled ‘American Babu Made in Nepal’ was released in YouTube by the producer Ishwar Thapa. The film was shown in theatres in USA and Canada. After 80 percent of the investment was recovered, the movie is released in the video hosting website.
The movie features actress Nandita KC in main role. Other artists include Babu Bogati, Smriti Pokharel, Rajesh Gurung, Ahashan Dhakal, Anjali Lama and others.
The movie is made on the story of the characters living in the USA. The movie is made by Dreams Gate Films banner.
Nepali Movie – Tirkha Starring – Jiwan Luitel, Poojana Pradhan, Nandita KC, Uday Shah, BS Balami etc. Director – Nirmal KC
The Nepali movie ‘Tirkha’ is a presentation of LR Bibek for Super Kollywood Films banner. The producer, LR Bibek is also the chief assistant director of the movie. The action by Babu Balami, editing by Anil Gautam and music by Laxman Shesh. The story, script and dialogue are also written by LR Bibek.
The movie is an important movie for the actor – Jiwan Luitel because, it was his first movie.
Nepali Movie – Khabardar Starring – Nandita KC, Binod Shrestha, Drona Sharma, Manoj Lamichhana, Monika Sharma, Tara KC, Kamal Gaule, Jayashree Wagle etc. Director – Munal Ghimire
A presentation of Abhimanyu Films, ‘Khabardar’ is features choreography of Pradeep Shrestha, action by Asta Maharjna, story by Rishi Lamichhane, cinematography by Sagar Khadka, editing by Yubaraj Hardik, script by Krishna Dhungana and the movie is produced by the director Munal Ghimire. Playback singers are Madhu Babu Thapa, Chandra Kala Thapa, Anju Panta and Deepak Limbu. Lyrics are written by Chandra Kala Shah and Lok Raj Adhikari. The music is composed by Madhu Baba Thapa and Yadav Yogi.
Nepali Movie – Kaifiyat Starring – Nandita KC, Nabin Shrestha, CP Poudel, Shankar Shahi Thakuri, Kishan Sunuwar, Sajana Thapa etc. Director – Dasharat Giri
Nepali Movie ‘Kaifiyat’ is a presentation of Chintamani Baral for Om Dakshinkali Films banner. The movie made on the script and dialogue of Madav Sharma features the music of Arjun Pokhrel. The movie was released in theatre in February of 2016. I had shared the music jukebox of ‘Kaifiyat’ earlier.
Nepali Movie – Karma Ko Phal Starring – Sushil Chhetri, Nandita KC, Puja Pradhan, Bhakta Pradhan, Tilak Thapa, Sharmila Shrestha, Lakpa Sherpa, Harish Lama, Jayananda Lama etc. Direction – Jayananda Lama
Valentine Day special movie — “Ma Maya Garchhu Timilai’ is a Raktakali Films Production movie featuring superstar Rajesh Hamal in lead role. A presentation of Laxmi Chhetri has the music director Basanta Sapkota, cinematography of Deepak Bajracharya and editing of Badri Lamichhane .The movie also features late actress Mahima Pokharel. The child artists are Pratibha KC and Manisha KC.
The Nepali movie ‘Chankhe Shankha Pankhe’ was released in theater on September 25, 2015. The movie featuring Sudarshan Thapa in leading role is also produced and directed by himself with producer Santosh Sen Thakuri. The movie was previously scheduled to release on May 15. But, because of April 25 earthquake, the release date was postponed. The movie was highly promoted in various avenues including some Indian websites.
Nepali actresses and others gathered at Maitighar Mandala on the evening of February 6 to remember late Neha Pun, the Magar film actress raped and killed in Pokhara. At the time when the murderer is yet to be identified the actresses and model in Kathmandu have gathered to pay homage to the deceased soul. The remembrance event called by actresses Richa Sharma was supported by the actresses and models.
The comedy serial ‘Syabaas’ is a presentation of MaHa Sanchar in association with Antenna Foundation Nepal. ‘Syabaas’ marks the comeback of MaHa in Nepali comedy telefilms after a pause. The child artist in the movie is Sony Thakur. The 6-Episodes-long telefilm was broadcasted in television in December 2013 – January of 2014.
In a special ceremony held in Kathmandu on September 20, 2015, the new constitution of Nepal was unveiled by the president Dr. Ram Baran Yadav at the Constitution Assembly (CA) in Kathmandu. The constitution was written after an 8-years-long writing process spanning two Constitution Assemblies. Although there are still some people who are not satisfied by the new constitution, ninety percent of CA members had endorsed it. The citizens of Terai region have complained that the Constitution hasn’t incorporated their demands. As the new Constitution can easily be amended by 2/3 majority in the parliament, all the concerns can easily be incorporated in future amendments. According to reports, the new Constitution is the most democratic Constitution in the history of Nepal. On the completion of the lengthy constitution writing process, the film artists have welcomed it and have congratulated everybody for the achievement. I have collected some of the responses of Nepali artists on the historic day.
The fifth edition of Miss Nepal US was held in New York among a huge crowd of Nepali living in the USA. Two Nepali actresses, Keki Adhikari and Nandita KC had also performed in the event. Actress Manisha Koirala was also present in the event. Other bollywood actors and Nepali actors like Sunil Thapa were also present in the event. Most of these film artists were in the USA to participate in FOG festival in California, held earlier.
Priyanka Thapaliya, a resident of North Carolina, has wont this years Miss Nepal US title. Kaushila Lama and Neha Jha have won the first and second runner up titles respectively. The winners were selected from the pool of ten finalists of the contest.