Nepali Movie – Basanti
Starring – Karishma Manandhar, Rajesh Hamal, Gauri Malla, Ashok Sharma etc.
Director – Nir Shah
A presentation fo New Century Pictures, Nepali movie ‘Basanti’ is based on Diamond Shumser Rana’s novel “Basanti”. The movie features top actors in Nepali film industry. The director, Nir Shah, himself had produced this movie. The actor Rajesh Hamal has told that ‘Basanti’ is one of his favorite movies. The movie is set in an ancient time – featuring the high class lifestyle of Rana people. This is one of the few movies that were made on the story of a popular book and became successful as a movie too. Encouraged by the success of this movie, Nir Shah had recently produced a movie based on another novel of Diamond Shumser, ‘Seto Bagh’. Despite of huge publicity and awaiting, the new movie however failed to impress the viewers.