The winners of the National Film Award 2073 (2016 AD) is announced. The winners were selected from the movies released in 2072. ‘Pashupati Prasad’ won three awards, ‘Classic’ and ‘Dreams’ won two awards.
The winners are:
Best Film – Pashupati Prasad
Best Writer – Khagendra Lamichhane (Pashupati Prasad)
Best Director – Dipendra K Khanal (Pashupai Prasad)
Best Actor – Dayahang Rai (Kabaddi Kabaddi)
Best Actress – Namrata Shrestha (Classic)
Best Cinematographer – Sanjay Lama and Purushottam Pradhan (Dreams)
Best Editor – Surendra Poudel (Classic)
Best Ethnic film – Yamfu Dewarali (Gurung language movie)
I wish xNepali readers a very happy new year 2073. On the new year, I am looking back on the movies released in 2072 BS. The year was a tragic because of the earthquake and huge amount of the loss of human and properties. The movie release and shooting were also affected for months because of the tragic event.
Note – This is only a list of top movies. These new movies aren’t yet available online. I will share the full movies when the producers make them available online.
10 Hit movies of 2072
Dreams – Anmol KC starrer movie produced and directed by his father Bhuwan KC was superhit movie of 2072.
Resham Filili – The movie was released twice and was successful because of the popularity of the song Jalama.
Nai Nabhannu La 4 – The fourth sequel of ‘Nai Nabhannu La’ franchise was as successful as it’s previous sequels. That is based on the response of the viewers in the last few day. The movie was released on last Friday.
Bhairav – The comeback movie of Nikhil Upreti was also his directorial debut. The movie was a huge commercial success.
In an event held in Kathmandu on November 25, 2015, the first trailer of the upcoming movie ‘Pashupati Prasad’ was released. The movie written and acted by ‘Talakjung VS Tulke’ famed Tulke – Khagendra Lamichane, in the leading role, is featured as Pashupati Prasad in the upcoming movie. The movie scheduled to release on January 29, 2015.
Video report of the event:
The movie ‘Pashupati Prasad’ is a joint presentation of Tukee and Dipendra K Khanal production. The movie directed and made on the story of Dipendra K Khanal, features Khagendra Lamichhane, Barsha Siwakoti, Prakash Ghimire, Bipin Karki, Rabindra Singh Baniya, Mishree Thapa and Ashish Adhikari in main roles.
The movie is a story of a youth from a village who comes to Kathmandu to fulfill the dreams of his deceased parents. The guy who started to make his living in Pashupati temple area is named Pashupati Prasad.
UPDATE (November 17) – ‘Jaun Hinda Pokhara’ release date November 20 and ‘Adha Page’ date December 25 added.
Nepali year 2072 BS started on Tuesday, Baisaksh 1 (April 14, 2015). No new Nepali movies were released on the first Friday of the new year, on April 17. On the second week, April 24 new movie ‘Resham Filili’ was released and previously released film ‘Jhola’ was also re-released. On the very next day, devastating earthquake hit Nepal and and halted all the film activities for the next few months.
The earthquake was the reason behind no new film release for three months from April to July.