Nepali Film – Sanrakshan Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Saugat Malla, Ramesh Ranjan, Malina Joshi, Ashishma Nakarmi etc. Director – Purnendu Jha
One viewer commented – This is a movie of Bijay Kumar Gachedar. Once killed a student leader of Birathnagar, lost one of his eyes in a fight. He was a righthand of Girija Prasad Koirala in Madesh. It is a nice movie. Other commented – “Nice acting and all but, the story is boring.”
Watch the full movie here:
Credit – Highlight Nepal
Another comment – Script is quiet good but we couldn’t get the right message. If I have my say, I am totally disappointed because of songs which were in Hindi. It could be better if they were in Nepali language. I am a fan of Saugat Malla but, this was one of his mistakes. . She should have been in leading role.
The movie is made under Purnendu Productions banner.
Cast: Nikhil Upreti, Saugat Malla, Ramesh Ranjan, Malina Joshi, Ashishma Nakarmi, Pramod Agrahari, Kamesh Kumar, Krishna Singh, Ramesh Budhathoki, Nir Shah, Shweta Shah, Nandu Shriwastav, Nirdesh Sriwastav, Raj Katuwal
Cinematography: Purshottam Pradhan,
Edit: Surendra Paudel
Action: Himal KC
Choreography: Kabiraj Gahatraj
Music: Pravesh Mallick
Mixing Engineer: Sunay Man Shrestha
Background Score: Iman Bikram Shah
Lyrics: Dr. Krishna Hari Baral, Dermendra Premarshi, Roshan Janakpuri
Production Manager: Birendra Sharma, Arjun Pokhrel, Ganga Shrestha
Colorist: Rajendra Moktan
Associate Producer: Kamal Raj Bhatta, Santosh Chaudhary
Trailer: Krishna Bhandari
VFX Supervisor: Anupam Shah
BST/Stills: Umong Shahi
Poster Design: Ananda K. Maharjan
Distributor: FD Company
Produced By: Narendra Maharjan, Pradeep Kumar Udaya, Nandu Shriwastav, Shweta Shah
Written By: Ramesh Ranjan, Purnendu Jha
Directed By: Purnendu Jha
Nepali Movie – Rudra Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Bishow Sharma, Sara etc. Director – Ramji Lamichhane
A film by NU Production in association with Bishow Production, ‘Rudra’ features Bishow Sharma in leading role. Actress Sara Sripaili, a UK return actress is featured in leading role in the film. Nikhil Upreti is in a negative role in the film.
Nepali Movie – Nikhil Dai Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Rekha Thapa, Dilip Rayamajhi, Dinesh Sharma, Jaya Kishan Basnet, Basundhara Bhusal, Hiuwala Gautam, Rabi Giri, Rajesh Hamal, Garima Pant etc. Writer – Maunata Shrestha
This is a super hit action film featuring Nikhil Upreti in leading role. Actress Rekha Thapa is featured opposite to Nikhil and this film marks the debut of actress Garima Pant. Actor Rajesh Hamal in also featured in the film in a guest role. Actor Dilip Rayamajhi and Dinesh Sharma are also featured in the film. The script of the film is written by the known script writer of Nepali film industry, Maunata Shrestha.
Nepali Movie – Dasgaja Starring – Rajesh Hamal, Nikhil Upreti, Nawal Khadka, etc. Director – Dayaram Dahal
The movie released in 2011 (Baisakh 11, 2068), ‘Dasgaja’ was made on a patriotism and love for the country. The title means the area at the border. The movie made under Golden Eye Films is the third film of the banner. The movie’s sub-title is ‘No Man’s Land’. The movie was awarded Rastriya Jagarana Film Award of 2066. The movie also won the Jury Award and best script/story award of Samjhana Digital Films Award 2067. The movie produced by Shivahari Karki and Hob Khadka is directed by Dayaram Dahal
Nepali Film – Barmala Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Bipana Thapa, Ramit Dhungana, Rekha Thapa, Mithila Sharma, Kiran KC, Keshav Bhattrai, Surbir Pandit, Bijaya Lama etc. Director – Gyanendra Deuja
A presentation of Anand Dhakal, the movie ‘Barmala’ is produced by Suraj Acharya and Ashutosh under the bannner Haleshi Mahadev films. The hit move featuring Rekha Thapa and Bipana Thapa with Nikhil and Ramit Dhungan is made on the story of Om Pratik. Suraj Subba ‘Nalbo’ has written the script and dialogue of the movie. The action is directed by NB Maharjan, choreography of Raju Shah, music of Laxman Shesh, editing of Banish Shah and cinematography of Bhim Rana.
Poster of the movie
The multi-starred movie was a hit movie of its time.
Action star Nikhil Upreti, beautiful and a well known actress Bipana Thapa, top actress of Nepali film industry, Rekha Thapa, pilot actor Bijaya Lama, Ramit Dhungana and Mithila Sharma are the main attraction of the moive. The action and masala love story film will not disappoint you.
This is one of the few movies Nikil is featured with Rekha Thapa before they started having problem with each other. These days they are trying to get together. After, Rekha’s stardom dwindle, she is trying to mend her relationship. Rekha’s attempt to do that with Aryan Sigdel failed in ‘Rudra Priya’.
Two new movies are released in theatre this week, Nikhil Upreti’s “Pinjada Back Again and Saugat Malla’s ‘Lalpurja’.
About ‘Pinjada Back Again’
Nikhil Upreti debuted as an actor in ‘Pinjada’. A sequel of the super hit movie, ‘Pinjada Back Again’ was released this week featuring new cast and crews except for Nikhil. In the original movie, Nikhil had jumped from the top of 7th floor of Kantipur publication building. The stunt had created a huge media coverage and had also established him as an action star of Nepali film industry. Continue reading
Nikhil Upreti has three children. But his wife, Sanchita Luitel has only two children. Who is the third?
Well, Nikhil has two wives. Although he is still married to both of them, he is seen mostly with Sanchita and his children with her. The eldest son, from his first wife, seem to be left out. I made this conclusion based on the review of the Facebook profiles of Sanchita Luitel and Kopila Upreti. While Sanchita is sharing photos of Nikhil with his children in her profile, Kopila doesn’t share photos of Nikhil with his son. As Nikhil doesn’t have a Facebook account, his wives are the sources of his information.
Sanchita Luitel’s marriages
Beautiful actress Sanchita Luitel was still in her teens when she decided to get married. The first marriage, with Aakash Shah didn’t go well from the beginning. The families were not happy by the marriage. After a short while they decided to separate and divorced. Continue reading
We call our actors ‘heros’ because of the deeds they do in their movies. They are role models and girls dream to marry them. But, many of the top actors in the Nepali film industry are already married. Most of the wives are also the secret of their husband’s success. They might not be as popular as their husband, but they are equally important in the lives of our idols/superstars. Let me introduce you to the wives of Top 10 Nepali Actors:
Before diving into the details, watch a video I prepared a while ago:
Dayahang Rai and Benuka Rai
One of the most popular actor in the Nepali film industry is Dayahang Rai. Known for his down-to-earth nature and natural acting talent, Dayahang is considered unconventional hero in the film industry. Dayanag is married to Benuka Rai, a singer by profession. Benuka and Dayahang met during a recording of one of her songs and they started seeing each others. Benuka and Dayahang have a son. While Benuka has found a celebrity husband, he has also found a beautiful and smart wife. Continue reading
Nepali actresses come very cheap when compared to their male counterparts. The actress Rekha Thapa, who claims to be equivalent to a male actress, and always works in female-centric movies, is paid less than most of the male actors. Rekha’s rate is Rs. 5 lakh. Actor Anmol KC is paid about five times that amount. Another actor Pradeep Khadka is also paid more than four times that amount. In Rekha’s last movie, she also paid her co-star, Aryan Sigdel, 3 times the amount she expects others to pay her.
Is it a female dominance or a discrimination? Are the actresses not demanding their worth?
First let’s see who is paid what amount watch the video report:
List of the pay rate of Nepali actors:
Anmol KC – 25 lakh for ‘Kri’ (Anmol’s father, Bhuwan KC is co-producer of the movie)
Pradeep Khadka – 23 Lakh for ‘Lilibili’
Aryan Sigdel – 15 Lakh for ‘Rudrapriya’
Dayahang Rai – 15 Lakh for ‘Mr. Jholey’
Saugat Malla – 9 Lakh for ‘Mero Paisa Khoi’
Paul Shah – 8 Lakh for ‘Shatru Gate’
Nikhil Upreti – 6 Lakh for ‘Sanrakshan’
The well known actors Bhuwan KC and Rajesh Hamal both reportedly demand Rs. 6 Lakh for a movie.
A lot of Nepali actors and actresses have produced Nepali movies. Some of them are successful and others are failure. I have listed five such actors who have also directed movies, successfully. Video report of the successful producer/directors who started as actors:
The artists who are successful producers mentioned in the video are:
Deepa Shree Niraula
The list should also have included Nischal Basnet. Nischal started as a film director of ‘Loot’. He acted in movies and was liked by the viewers. He also worked as a playback singer of a few songs in movies. Basnet is truly a multi-talented personality in the Nepali film industry. Basnet’s wife Swastima Khadka is also one of the most popular actress in the film industry. The success of the song ‘Supari Daana…’ song from the film ‘2 Rupiya’ has elevated the popularity of the couple. Continue reading
Happy Tihar and Deepawali to all xNepali viewers. This is the Diwali release for the fans of Nepali movies. Enjoy the movie and have a safe and fun filled Tihar.
Nepali Movie – Radhe Starring – Nikhil Upreti, Priyanka Karki, Ashishma Nakarmi etc. Director – Jagadishwor Thapa
The movie was released on April 14, 2017 with two other movies. Although there was a huge expectation from the movie, the viewers were not happy by the movie. The fact that action star Nikhil Upreti teaming up with the top actress of the current time, Priyanka Karki had elevated the expectation among the viewers. Another release, ‘Ghampani’ stole the limelight instead. (Release news of Radhe)
The mvoie features the story of an unaccounted person played by the lead actor, Nikhil Upreti. Priyanka Karki made news when she fainted while shooting for a song of the movie. (Read the details of the news report here) The movie produced by Sushil Pokhrel is directed by Jagadishwor Thapa.
The action star of Nepali film industry, Nikhil Upreti has been quite busy after his comeback in the Nepali film industry in ‘Bhairav’. The upcoming release movie ‘Pinjada Back Again’ is the sequel of the super hit movie of Nikhil ‘Pinjada’. In a program held in Kathmandu on October 12, a song of the movie was released. The song titled ‘Yeta Pani Chaina Uta Pani Chhaina’. The song composed in folk tune features Nikhil and Sara. Nikhil and Sara were choreographed by Ramji Lamichhane. In the program, Nikhil told that he had pretty tough time to dance to the tune.
Nikhil and Sara were featured together in an earlier release ‘Rudara’. With Sara and Nikhil, the movie also features Sushmita KC, Pukar Bhattarai, Jack Shrestha. The cinematographer of the movie is Saurav Lama and the movie is directed by Himal KC and the story is written by Maunata Shrestha. Continue reading
This week, on August 11, 2017, a new movie of Nikhil and Saugat is released in theatre, ‘Sarakshan’. The movie directed by Purnendu Jha, is an action movie shot in Terai’s Parsa and it’s neighbouring districts. The movie made on the politics in the villages and cities in Terai region features some of the best known actors in the Nepali film industry. There were no Nepali movie release last week, so ‘Sanrakshan’ enjoys the solo release and no competition advantage. In addition to that, the star cast in the movie with Nikhil and Saugat in leading role are another attraction towards the movie for a wide range of movie goers.
The movie features the Madhesh unrest, crime in Terai, police actions and other social aspects of Terai. In the movie, both Nikhil Upreti and Saugat Malla are featured as police officers.
The movie made under Purnendu Productions features Nikhil Upreti, Saugat Malla, Malina Joshi, Ashishma Nakarmi, Ramesh Ranjan, Pramod Agrahari, Kamesh Kumar, Krishna Singh, Ramesh Budhathoki, Nir Shah,Shweta Shah, Nandu Shriwastav, Nirdesh Sriwastav, and Raj Katuwal in main roles. Continue reading
The action star of upcoming movie Commitment 60 hours, Nikhil Upreti has build his body for the movie. The movie being produced and directed by Nikhil is expected to cost around Rs. 30 Million and feature a number of Bollywood actor.
The movie is being made under the investment of an Indian film production house. For the movie, Nikhil is going skydive as a part of the shooting. Although some footages of his actual jump from a plane is shot in real time, there will also be the simulation of skydiving in the movie.
For the movie, Nikhil is currently working hard to build his body. He has been trying to build his body suitable to be shown in the movie. Few photos of Nikhil in new looks are being shared in social media. Continue reading