Nepali movie ‘Basudev’ is a presentation of Binod Chaudhari, currently the richest person in Nepal, the only billionaire from Nepal who made it to the Forbes’s list of the richest people in the world. The movie based on the story of Dr. Dhruba Chandara Gautam “Kattel Sir Ko Chotpatak”. The movie is the debut movie of actor Krishna Malla. His current wife featured his opposite in the movie is Sharmila Shah who later became Sharmila Malla after marrying Krishna. It is a possibility that the love affair between the two started at the set of the movie.
Made under the the banner of Manakamana Films, the movie was a super hit movie of its time, in 1985. The songs of the movie are still liked by a lot of listeners. One of the ever-green songs of the movie recorded in Robin Sharma’s voice is the song on the poem of poet Laxmi Prasad Devkota’s – ‘Yatri’. The movie features the cinematography of Prem Upadhaya, screenplay of Nir Shah, dialogue of Mukunda Shrestha and produced jointly by Binod Chaudhay, Sophie Upadhyaya and Nir Shah.
In an effort to provide so-called ‘celebrity cards’ to the Nepali film makers, Nepal government has completed the first phase of the distribution of the identity cards to some of the senior-most film makers. In an event organized in Singh Durbar on April 18, 2016 minister Sher Dhan Rai handed over film artist cards to 13 senior most film artists. Video report:
The artists who received the identity cards include: Nir Shah, Yadav Kharal, Laxminath Sharma, Uddav Poudel, Bhuwan Thapa Chand, Basundhara Bhusal, Subhadra Adhikari, Kiran Kharel, Manju Kumar Shrestha, Chetan Karki, Hariprasad Rimal, Shakuntala Sharma Guruung and Gehendra Dhimal.
Shakuntala Thapa, mother of Nihita, the wife of convicted killer Charles Shobhraj, told that she was shocked by the sex question her daughter faced in her appearance in Bigg Boss 5 in Indian TV channel Colors.
Shakuntala said, “People don’t ask such questions, especially to people they have known only for 15 minutes. Nihita is young and led a sheltered life. We encouraged her to join the show thinking she would make friends with people from different cultures and broaden her horizon.”