Nepali Movie – Mero Jiwan Sathi
Starring – Rekha Thapa, Resh Marahatta, Sushma Karki, Ragini Khadgi, Shivam Pokharel, Sirjana Basnet etc.
Writer / Screenplay – Samipya Timilsena
Director – Diwakaar Bhattarai
The movie is a presentation of Surya Karki for Yaman Music. There was a controversy during the shooting of ‘Mero Jiwan Sathi’ about Sushma Karki arriving drunk at the shooting spot.
The Indian football star, Bhaichung Bhutia, is going to be featured in a Nepali movie, ‘Shisha’. Bhutia is the ex-captain of Indian football team. He had spent a long career in the Indian football team and has recently retired from playing.
Bhaichung was born in Sikkim and love Nepali language. He had spent about four hours in the shooting of the scene featuring him in the movie and he did it for free.
Reviewer – Raunak Niraula
Nepali film ‘Karkash’ was released all over Nepal and Australia on June 14, 2013. ‘Karkash’ is produced by Asim Shah and directed by famous music video director Asif Shah. It features Dayahang Rai, Suraj Singh Thakuri, Satya Raj Acharya, Raymon Das Shrestha, Harshika Shrestha, Rajendra Khadgi and Ragini Khadgi in lead roles. The story of the movie is written by Abhinash Bikram Shah, the writer of Highway.
Karkash is a story of three boys who have formed a musical band named Karkash. They perform in a local restaurant of Thamel. The band wanted to participate in a Band Competition with an award of one lakh for the winner. A problem of Karkash band was that, they lack a good vocalist in their band. While searching a singer for their band, they meet Ivan who is a singer by hobby and an owner of a pub. Ivan is a rich businessman and has an affair with a foreigner. When Ivan’s relationship with the foreigner girl ends, Ivan gets disturbed. The problem in relationship and the response of Ivan led to problem for both the band and Ivan. I don’t want to kill excitement of watching movie by revealing the plot.
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’.
Salon Basnet – son of actor and director Shovit Basnet is also debuting in ‘Hostel’.
Neplai Movie – Plan
Starring – Dhiren Shakya, Mukesh Dhakal, Anushka Dhakal, Anita Dahal, Sunil Thapa, Mohan Niraula, Shovit Basnet, Dhruba Neupane, Ragini Khadgi (new face) etc.
Guest Artists – Suraj RD, Yashraj, Mukesh Acharya, Suvekchya Thapa
Special Appearance – Rajendra Khadgi
Direction – Shovit Basnet
‘Plan’ is Kabita Films Presentation and the debut movie of Rajendra Khadgi‘s daughter – Ragini Khadgi.