Second generation film artists in Nepali movie industry

Nepali movie industry is largely influenced by Indian movie industry, Bollywood. Similar to Bollywood, it is easier for the kids of actors and film technicians to enter the film industry. Some of the names of second generation artists in Nepali industry include:

Samyam Puri – son of director Narayan Puri started in movies as a child artists and had debuted as an adult actor in ‘Samaya’.

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Salon Basnet – son of actor and director Shovit Basnet is also debuting in ‘Hostel’.

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Nepali Movie – Bish

Nepali movie BishNepali Movie – Bish
StarringRajesh Hamal, Sanchita Luitel, Nikhil Upreti, Richa Ghimire, Sushil Chhetri, Rejina Upreti, Mithila Sharma, Ganesh Upreti, Dhruba Dutta, Rajendra Khadgi, Ramchandra Adhikari, Surbir Pandit, Sunil Pokharel etc.
Producer/Director – Shankar Ghimire

The Nepali movie ‘Bish’ is a presentation of the director-producer, Shankar Ghimire. The movie is made on the story of Sunil Pokharel. Well known director has also provided a special assistance to Shankar Ghimire Narayan Puri in the direction of the movie.

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Nepali Movie – Sauta


Nepali Movie – Sauta
StarringBhuwan KC , Karishma Manandhar, Bina Budhathoki, Ramesh Budhathoki, Rajaram Poudel, Kiran KC, Tika Pahadi, Narayan Puri (guest) etc.
Director – Narayan Puri

‘Sauta’ is a presentation of Deepak Malhotra.

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Love Affair of Charles Sobhraj and Nihita Biswas to be made a Film

When news about marriage of Charles Sobhraj with a 20-year-old Nepali fiancée, Nihita Biswas was released I wrote “loving and marrying a killer with approval of a lawyer mother looks a bit fishy!”

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Avenues TV aired an interview of Nihita in which she claimed that Sobhraj was innocent and her love was for life. I wasn’t alone on suspecting their affair. Film director Narayan Puri was watching the interview and decided to cash on the story.

“I watched the program with the girl saying confidently she knew about his past but yet was ready to marry him and I was very impressed,” Puri said. “I realized that it’s not only people with a positive image who have fans. It can happen to even a prisoner behind bars. I also realized what an intelligent man Sobhraj was and how his taking to crime was a loss for society.”

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