Nepali Movie – Krishna

krishna 1Nepali Movie – Krishna
StarringRajesh Hamal, Nikhil Upreti, Rekha Thapa, Nandita KC, Santosh Gurung, Sumi Khadka etc.
Director – Sujan Lama

The Nepali movie ‘Krishna’ is a presentation of RBK Sharad. The movie is made on the story featuring an action love story drama. The action and adventure movie is written by Yogesh Rayamajhi / Kishor Dhakal.

The movie was named  ‘Kholawari Kholapari’ at the time of shooting. The movie was renamed ‘Krishna’ right before the release of the movie on August 6, 2010 (read more about it in our previous post). Initially the director of the movie was JB Rai. When Rai left the team, the assistant director Sujan Lama took over the role of the director.

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Sunil Thapa awarded lifetime achievement awards at FOG, USA (photos)

Nepali actor Sunil Thapa was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award at the FOG awards held on August 15 at San Francisco, USA. Thapa was one of the five recipients of the awards including Jackie Chan, Kieu Chinh, Bappi Lahari and Matin Sheen.

sunil thapa with fog awards

Other Nepali participant artists were also felicitated in the FOG( Festival of Globe)awards 2015.

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Nepali movies screened in the Festival of Globe, USA (Photos)

Festival of Globe (FOG) has been going on in the USA since August 7 and will wrap up on August 16. Nepali artists participating in the festival include Nandita KC, Keki Adhikari, Suresh Darpan Pokharel, Richa Ghimire, Shankar BC, Sunil Thapa and others.

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Nepali movies shown in the festival include:

August 7 shows

  • Sacrifice Never Die
  • Cell Phone
  • Sanghuro

August 9 show

  • Tata Bye Bye

August 13

  • Tulsi

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Keki Adhikari flies to the USA

Actress Keki Adhikari, director Suresh Darpan Pokharel have gone to he USA to participate in the Festival of Globe (FOG) or San Francisco Global Movie Fest. Actresses Poozana Pradhan (Poojana Pradhan) and Nandita KC are also going to participate in the festival. Poozana is currently in Hong Kong and Nandita is already in the USA.

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Photo: Singer Sunita Dulal, Keki Adhikari and Suresh Darpan Pokharel at the Abudhabi International Airport on their way to California, USA.

According to the organizer’s website Nepali participants in the festival are Nandita KC, Suman Bista, Keki, and Poozana. The narrative feature films participating in the festival from Nepal include ‘Tulsi’ and ‘Chocolate’. Narrative short films include ‘Sacrifice Never Die’, ‘Tata Bye Bye’ and ‘Tulsi’.

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Temporary residences named after movies

The temporary residences constructed by the help of Nepali film artists at Rampur Danda of Kabhrepalanchowk are handed over to the locals. The earthquake had destroyed about 40 houses in the area. On May 20 a group of Nepali film artists handed over the houses, named after popular Nepali movies, to the owners.

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The team led by Suresh Darpan Pokharel in association of actress Keki Adhikari had constructed all 40 temporary residences in the last four days. The volunteer artists include Benisha Hamal, Surekshya Pant, Melina Manandhar, Barsha Siwakoti, Nandita KC, Dilip Rayamajhi, Jiwan Luitel, Anmol KC, Yashraj, Swotantra Pratap Shah and musician Basanta Sapkota had supported by volunteering and providing the financial resources to help in the construction of the buildings.

All the 40 houses are named after Nepali films including the first Nepali movie ‘Aama’ (watch ‘Aama’ here) to the relatively new movie ‘Sano Sansar’ (watch ‘Sano Sansar’ here). The naming of the house didn’t have any relationship to the producers of the movies.

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Nepali film artists build temporary residences

With the help of earthquake victims, a small team of Nepali artists have constructed a number of temporary cylindrical residences. The artist team had constructed 5 residences on the first day and 15 residences on the second day. The artists have formed a team of We For All and the residences are being constructed under Project Roof.

Film artists construct eq relief structure (19)

So far, plastic tents and plastic sheets were being distributed to the earthquake victims for temporary residence. As monsoon approaches, such residences wont be sufficient to withstand the rain. The voluenter artists of the second day were Nandita KC, Keki Adhikari, Suresh Darpan Pokharel, Benisha Hamal and dress designer April Shrestha.

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Chankhe Shankhe Pankhe to release on May 15, premier in Bahrain

The production team of ‘Chankhe Shankhe Pankhe’ have announced the release date of the movie for Jestha 1 (May 15, 2015).

Before the release in Nepal, the team will take the movie to premier in Bahrain on April 17. In addition to that, a charity show of the movie will also be held in Syangja.

chankhe-sankhe-pankhe poster

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Nepali Movie – Parai

paraiNepali Film – Parai
Starring – Govinda Shahi, Nandita KC, Garima Pant, Niraj Baral etc.
DirectorShiva Regmi

The movie produced by Govinda Shahi and a presentation of Deepak Kumar Shahi, ‘Parai’ was the last movie of the late director Shiva Regmi. (list of Shiva Regmi’s films) Director Regmi died on December of 2013, a month before the movie was released in theater in January 2014.

The story of the movie is written by Shivam Adhikari, music by Basanta Sapkota. The lyrics of the film are composed by Shib Regmi,Basanta Sapakota,Dayaram Pande,Naresh BHatarai and Nabaraj Lamsal. The singers are Bhishan Mukarung, Dipak Limbu, Swarup Raj Aacharya, Rajina Rimal, Rajesh Payal Rai, and Mandavi Tripathi.

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Logne Manchhe got U certificate, to release February 6

The movie featuring Dilip Rayamajhi and Nandita KC in leading roles, Nepali movie ‘Logne Manchhe’ has been awarded ‘U’ certificate by the Censor Board. The certificate opens the theater door to everybody to watch it. The film is releasing next week, on February 6, 2015.

The movie made on a love story is directed by Laya Sangraula. Although Laya Sangraula is a popular television serial director, ‘Logne Manchhe’ is his debut movie as a director of big screen movie.

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The movie produced by Pradeep Mittal features a story of the struggle of a female character in the male dominated society. The film features the cinematography of Krishna Shrestha, choreography of Kabiraj Gahatraj, action of Roshan Shrestha and editing of Banish Shah. The film’s production concept is made by actor Uttam KC and the story is written by Laya Sangraula. The 2 hours and 5 minute long film is made under Bandhu Films banner.

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Nepali Film – Maya Nagara

Nepali Film – Maya Nagara
Starring – Dilip Rayamajhi, Ramit Dhungana, Usha Poudel, Nandita KC, Rupa Khanal, Arpana Singh, Sushila Rayamajhi, Ravi Dangol etc.
Director – Deepak Khand

The movie ‘Maya Nagara’ is a presentation of A& DK Films Pvt. Ltd. by Ronish Rasaili. Actress Usha Poudel is featured in the role of Sandhya, a devoted daughter, friend, a wife and a daughter-in-law.

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Dashain plans of Nepali actresses

Video Update:

Dashain wishes of various Nepali artists:

Nine Durga worshiped in Navratri:

Rekha Thapa’s Dashain

Dashain of actress Rekha Thapa will be full of her new release ‘Himmatwali’ scheduled to release on the Fulpati day. She will be more focused in the promotion of the movie rather than enjoying the festival. (Read more in RekhaThapa.net)

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Shilpa Pokharel’s Dashain

‘Lazza’ actress Shilpa Pokharel gets excited of the festival. She likes everything from tika, jamara, meeting relatives and having fun. Shilpa’s hometown is Biratnagar and her grand parents, parents and her uncle aunts all still live in Biratnagar. So, she will be visiting her hometown for the festival.

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Nepali Movie – Sapana

sapanaNepali Movie – Sapana
StarringAryan Sigdel, , Arjun Karki, Nandita KC, Kushum  Sharma, Mithila Sharma, Mukunda Shrestha etc
Director – Pradeep Shrestha

This is the new ‘Sapana’ movie. The you can watch the old version of ‘Sapana’ here (featuring Karishma Manandhar, Shiva Shrestha, Bhuwan KC, Mausami Malla, Nir Shah etc.)

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Nandita KC to be featured in double role in Kaifiyat

Actress Nandita KC is going to be featured in a double role in an upcoming movie of director Dashrath Giri. The movie by Om Dakshinkali Films ‘Kaifiyat’ was announced on March 13 in a press meet organized in Alfa House, Baneshwor.

kaifiyat - nepali movie announcement

In the program Nandita offered sweets to all the participants and told that the role is a bit different after a long time of her career in the film industry .She also promised to justify the role she is going to do. In addition to ‘Kaifiyat’, shooting of Nandita’s other movies ‘Babari’ and ‘Majhari’ are in pipeline.

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Real Names of Nepali artists who had changed their name after entering the film industry

Changing names is a common practice among Nepali artists for a better name or for good luck. Some astrologers suggest a different names for the success in their career. For example, Bhuwan KC changed his name to a 7-lettered Bhuwann before the release of his movie ‘Sathi Ma Timro‘. It’s a different story, the movie didn’t do well in theater. Actress Binita Baral had also changed her name to Beenita (7-letters) on the suggestion of an astrologer. The result of the change in names were not that exciting. But, that won’t deter people from changing names. Others change to a better sounding names like Shova to Nandita, Radheshyam to Ramit, Nawaraj to Nawal and so on.

A video slideshow of change in names of Nepali actresses:

UPDATED:

A photo slideshow of the actors who have changed their names:

We had compiled a list of actresses who had changed their name when they entered the Nepali movie industry. This post incorporates male actors and some additional female actresses who had changed their name to a new name.

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Nandita KC to be featured in Baabari

Actress Nandita KC is confirmed to be featured in the leading role of director Suman Ghimire’s move ‘Baabari’. The movie being presented by Smarika Film is produced by Sita Simkhada. Bhaskar Baniya is going to be featured opposite to Nandita KC in the movie.

babari movie poster

‘Baabari’ features the script and dialogue of Sushil Pokharel. The lyrics of the movie are written by Madan Ghimrie and Sita Simkhada and the music is composed by Bikash Chaudahari and Arjun Pokharel. The movie going to floor on Falgun 25 is made on love story with a different twist.

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