Fateko Jutta suspense in first look poster, too mild for anybody to care

The first look poster of upcoming movie ‘Fateko Jutta’ indicates that the movie is a suspense thriller. The movie dierected by Nikesh Khadka features Saugat Malla, Priyanka Karki, Kameshowr Chaurasiya and Buddhi Tamang in main roles. The dark comedy movie was initially scheduled to release on Bhadra 23 but, the release date was delayed to Kartik 17 (November 3, 2017).

Produced by the ‘Chapali Height’ franchise producer, Arjun Kumar, the movie is made under the banner Arjun Kumar Films in association with Highlights Nepal and Popcorn Pictures.

Fateko Jutta Poster

In the first look poster, a person is shown standing with his hand on the hip. There is no indication on who the person is because the upper portion of the photo is cropped. Wearing torn shoes and a dhoti, there are empty bottles lying around on the floor. There is a jute sack with something inside it. It looks like the person is closely guarding the jute bag.

Although the poster has been successful in creating a little bit suspense, the design however can’t be considered attractive. The level of suspense is also very mild as it doesn’t raise the curiosity level about either who the guy might be or, what might be in the jute bag. While looking at the poster, one doesn’t care much about the identity of the person of the the content in the bag because there is no addition information about them.
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Friday Release – Sanrakshan, a Nikhil Upreti and Saugat Malla film

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.
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Priyanka Karki and Saugat Malla seen together in Karyabinayak

The shooting of the movie featuring actress Priyanka Karki and actor Saugat Malla in lead role was started in an event held at Karyabinayak temple in Lalitpur. In the event held on May 18, 2017 the artists and the film crew members worshiped in the temple and the camera. The movie to be made by the ‘Chapali Height’ producer, Arjun Kumar is being directed by Nikesh Khadaka. In addition to Priyanka and Saugat the movie also features actors Buddhi Tamang, Kameshowr Charasiya and others.

Although the shooting was inaugurated in the temple of Lalitpur, actual shooting will start in Birgunj. Although the shooting is yet to start, the release date is already fixed – Kartik 17.

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Friday Release – Lappan Chhapan and Nirbhaya

It is a clash between the action star Nikhil Upreti and new age Dayahang Rai and Saugat Malla in theatre. Two awaited movies ‘Lappan Chhapan’ and ‘Nirbhaya’ were released in theatre on Friday – March 24, 2017.

Lappan Chhappan

The movie ‘Lappan Chhappan’ features the actors liked in multiplex cinema – Dahayang Rai and Saugat Malla. The movie directed by Mukunda Bhatta also features Arpan Thapa and Barsha Siwakoti. The stars have high hope from the gangster movie. The movie is also termed as ‘Loot 3’ by some as the movie features the same actors of Loot in leading roles. The actress, Barsha Siwakoti, seen in sober roles in her previous movies, has become a modern girl in ‘Lappan Chhappan’.
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Loot 2 review – Entertaining movie

One of the most awaited Nepali movies ‘Loot 2’ was released on this Friday, February 24, 2016 (Read ‘Loot 2’ Release news). The success of the original ‘Loot’ had increased the expectations and desire in the viewers. That is the reason, most of the prospective viewers ask, “Is ‘Loot 2’ as good as ‘Loot’?” The answer to the question is not easy. Some think it is better than the original but, others think that it is not. Everybody agree that the movie entertaining and it could have been made better. Here is the detailed review of ‘Loot 2’ by Saurav Raj Tiwari:

Film Name – Loot 2
Star Cast – Sautat Mall, Dayahang Rai, Reecha Sharma, Karma Shakya, Prateek Raj Neupane, Sushil Raj Pandey etc.
Director – Nischal Basnet

‘Loot 2’ Story

The original movie ‘Loot’ was was made and released before earthquake and Indian blockade and was about bank robbery. The movie ‘Loot 2’ is set at the time of the Indian blockade, after the earthquake of 2015. In the movie, four of the characters Gofle (Dayahang Rai), Nare (Karma), Deban (Prateek) and Pandey (Sushil) run away from the jail right after the earthquake. The fugitive four are in search of Haku Kale (Saugat Malla) believing that Haku Kale was the cause of their arrest.
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Friday Relase – Loot 2 (record breaking first day collection)

One of the highly awaited movie of the current time, ‘Loot 2’ was released in theatre on February 24, 2017. The first day shows of the movie was packed and houseful in most of the theatres.

The sequel of the 2012 release movie ‘Loot’, continues the story of the characters of the original movie. Set in Kathmandu, the movie shows the typical lifestyle in the capital city. The theatres in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, Dharan, Hetauda, Butwal also saw houseful business. In addition to the hype and publicity, the viewers have also liked the movie and the mouth publicity has also kicked in. But one of the journalists, Krishna Dhungana has told that he didn’t like the movie and asked the director the ticket price Rs. 330 back.

The main character of the movie, Haku Kale, is Saugat Malla. Dayahang Rai is featured as Gofle and the actress is Reecha Sharma.

The legacy of ‘Loot’

Watch ‘Loot’ here. I think, ‘Loot’ is one of the 10 movies of modern time, everybody should watch.
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Saugat Malla and Shrista Shrestha seen together watching Twelve Angary Men

The affair between actor Saugat Malla and actress Shristi Shrestha is an open secret now. Although Saugat has admitted his love towards each other, they were trying to hide from the public. Before Shristi Saugat Malla was told to be in affair with model Soni KC. Soni reportedly threatened Shristi when Saugat left her. I also made a video about the affair and vacation of Saugat and Shristi at Rara lake in Mugu.

Now, it seems Saugat and Shristi are more comfortable being together in public places. Last time, they were seen together watching ‘Twelve Angary Men’ at Mandala Theatre. They seem comfortable being together and were happy when photos of them were taken.

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Nepali Movie – Lukamari

Nepali Movie – Lukamari
StarringSaugat Malla, Bikram Singh Tharu, Karma Shakya, Surabina Karki, Rista Basnet, Krishna Bhakta Maharjan etc.
Director – Shree Ram Dahal

About ‘Lukamari’

The movie by Glaze entertainment, ‘Lukamari’, released on June 24, 2016, is a movie movie made on the story of a tenant in a Kathmandu home (‘Lukamari’ release news). The executive producer of the movie is Col. Madan K.C., co-producers are Sandeep Acharya, Bikram Bhandari, and Tej Man Singh Bhandari. The action director is Asta Maharjan, music by Bikash Silwal, lyrics of the songs are written by Kiran Baral, Bikash Silwal, and Bimal Gautam. Play back singers are Dharmendra Sewan, Prabisha Adhikari, and Bikash Silwal, background score by Bikash Bhujel, choreographer is Renasha Bantawa Rai, editor is Krishna Bhandari, screenplay by Binod Khatiwada, cinematographer is Sushan Prajapati and the producer is Suraj Man Singh Bhandari.

The appearance of Saugat Malla and Karma had been popular even before the release of the movie. Saugat is featured as a Madheshi youth with crooked eyes and Karma is a typical Newar guy of Kathmandu and he has yellow hair. The movie directed by Shree Ram Dahal features and others.

Watch full movie ‘Lukamari’:
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Friday Release – Love Sasha, King and Shabda released on Thursday

Three new movies have broken the tradition of releasing the new movies on Friday and released on Thursday. The movies released on January 12, 2016 include Keki Adhikari’s movie ‘Love Sasha’, Nikhil Upreti’s movie ‘King’ and Saugat Malla’s movie ‘Shabda’. All three movies are widely expected movies by the Nepali movie fans.

Love Sasha

A love story movie featuring actress Keki Adhikari, Ashif Shah and Karma Shakya is directed by Prachanda Man Shrestha. At the premier held on Tuesday, the movie had received positive feedback from the viewers. The movie is told to be a feel good and smooth love story.


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Kamana Film Awards 2016, watch award winning movies

In the film awards held in this year either Dayahang Rai had won the best actor award or Aryan Sigdel. For the first time, Kamana Film Award 2016 has awarded Saugat Malla the award for his role in ‘Fanko’.

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The award ceremony held at the Army Officers’ Club in Kathmandu on December 3, 2016 awarded different awards to ten movies. Out of them, seven movies are available to watch in full in xnepali. Click on the following links to watch the movies:

Watch award winning movies:

Three award winning movies not available in xnepali yet are:
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Nepali Movie – Kagbeni (2008)

Nepali Movie – Kagbeni
Starring – Saugat Malla, Deeya Maskey, Nima Rumba, Hanif Mohammed, Pooja Gurung, Vivek Gurung etc.
Director – Bhushan Dahal

About ‘Kagbeni’

A 2008 release Nepali movie ‘Kagbeni’ is loosely based on the W. W. Jacobs’ 1902 horror short story “The Monkey’s Paw”. The plot of the movie takes place in a place called Kagbeni, located in the Kali Gandaki valley, about 2-hour walk from Muktinath. Well known journalist Bhusan Dahal has directed the movie featuring well known theatre actors in leading roles.

I think, ‘Kagbeni’ is one of the Top 10 must watch Nepali movies for it’s uniqueness in story telling and quality. As, the movie is an art movie, those looking for an entertaining story might not find it appealing.

The film is not available now.

Star Cast of ‘Kagbeni’

‘Kagbeni’ features Saugat Malla and Deeya Maskey in leading roles. Saugat Malla became popular as Haku Kale, a character in super hit movie ‘Loot’. The actor Saugat Malla is considered one of the best actors of the Nepali film industry. Apart from being a good actor, Malla is also in top of the news because of his affair with ex-Miss Nepal and the actress of ‘Gajalu’, Shristi Shrestha.

The actress Deeya Maskey is also a well known theatre actress. As both Saugat and Deeya have theatre background, they have justified the character they are featured in. Diya is known for controversial statements in interviews. She is married to Anup Baral, a well known actor and theatre play director. Well known singer Nima Rumba is also an attraction of the movie. Well known journalist, Bhusan Dahal, had directed the critically acclaimed movie. Apart from directing music videos, Dahal, hasn’t directed another movie after the 2008 release film. He is however active in journalism and is considered one of the best journalists of Nepal.

Watch other movies of Saugat Malla:


Nepali Movie – Lukamari
Nepali Movie – Kagbeni (2008)
Nepali Movie – Fanko
Nepali Movie – Utsav
Nepali Movie – Soongava
Nepali Movie – Kabaddi Kabaddi
Nepali Movie – Sadanga
Nepali Movie – Mukhauta
Nepali Movie – Badhshala
Nepali Movie – Fitkiree
Nepali Movie – Saurya
Nepali movie – Loot
Nepali Movie – Highway
Nepali Movie – Chhadke
Nepali Movie – K Yo Maya Ho?

Movies of Deeya Maskey


Nepali Movie – Kagbeni (2008)
Nepali Movie – Ek Din Ek Raat (2011)

Poster of ‘Kagbeni’

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Shristi Shrestha and Saugat Malla spotted together at Rara Lake (Exclusive)

It is no secret that Saugat Malla (Haku Kale) and Miss Nepal 2012 Shristi Shrestha are seeing each other. A while ago, Saugat Malla had also gone to the police to complain about the model, Soni KC, who had threatened to harm Shristi for stealing Saugat from her. The incident might have strengthened the bond between Saugat and Shristi. The proof was seen at the beautiful location in Mugu – Rara Lake.

In an exclusive report, Saugat Malla and Shristi Shrestha were spotted in Rara lake. They were living in Danfe Lodge for four days. After returning back from the trip, Shristi wrote in her instagram post, “Thank you Mugu for the most needed break. It has been absolutely rejuvenating.”

According to the source in Rara, they were trying to keep themselves away from the general public. While Shristi Shrestha was always seen wearing cap and a mask to hide her face, Saugat Malla had also done his best to hide himself in his cap. In Danfe lodge, Shristi and Saugat had rented the room overlooking the lake and lived mostly inside the room. They usually order the food in their room so, they didn’t event have to get out of the room for eating.
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Triangular Love Story reaches police station – Saugat, Shristi and Soni

The triangular love story between Saugat Malla, Shristi Shrestha and Soni KC has taken a new twist. In a report, Saugat Malla has lodged a complaint against Soni KC, the model who reportedly was having an affair with Saugat Malla before.

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These days there is a rumour of affair between Saugat Malla, the Haku Kale of ‘Loot’ and Shristi Shrestha, the ‘Gajalu’ debut actress. After such report, Soni had started posting tragic comments in her Facebook page. Lately, she is reportedly being aggressive against Shristi Shrestha. In phone conversation with Saugat Malla, Soni had uttered threats including bodily harms by throwing acid on Shristi to as extreme as killing.

Saugat has told that he has recorded the call of Soni and believes she is serious in her threats.
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Nepali Movie – Fanko

fanko-nepali-movie-nameNepali Movie – Fanko
StarringDayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Priyanka Karki, Keki Adhikari, Anup Baral etc.
DirectorSubarna Thapa

About ‘Fanko’

Nepali movie ‘Fanko’ is a presentation of HMMT by Padam Gurung. The multi-starrer movie produced by Narandra Maharjan and Shahadev Gautam features some of the most talented artists in the Nepali film industry. The music in the movie is composed by Chetan Sapkota. ‘Fanko’ was released on January 15, 2016. Priyanka Karki’s transparent dress made news at the time of the premier of the movie.

Watch ‘Fanko’ full Nepali movie:
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Shristi Shrestha talks about Saugat Malla, ‘We are just friends’

Miss Nepal 2012 and actress Shristi Shrestha has opened her mouth about the rumour of Shristi Shrestha’s affair with actor Saugat Malla. There had be various rumours about their relationship and their meet-ups. Shristi Shrestha has responded to all of those rumours in a text-interview published in an online magazine.

About Shristi Shrestha going to meet Saugat Malla at the shooting location in Pokhara:

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Shristi admitted the incident of her meeting Saugat Malla in Pokhara. But, she added, it was not a personal meeting. It so happened that Shristi was in Pokhara for the promotion of her debut movie ‘Gajalu’ and Saugat was in the shooting location in the same place. Being a friend, Shristi went to meet him. She added, the ‘Gajalu’ team was also with her when she met Saugat Malla in Pokhara.  Continue reading