Friday Release – Manjari and Shirishko Phool

On Friday, May 3, two movies are going to release in theater. Gaurav Pahadi and Sujata Koirala’s ‘Manjari’ and the movie made on the popular novel of Parijat ‘Shirishko Phool’ are releasing in theaters all over Nepal.


The ‘Manjari’ team had complained that the censor board had unnecessarily removed scenes from the movie to let it release. The movie by Tuka Entertainment is directed by Ganesh Dev Pandey. The songs with music by Kali Prasad Baskota have been popular among the audience and the acting of the characters seen in the promotions have also been appreciated. The fate of the movie however will be determined when it releases in theater.

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'Sirish Ko Phool', a movie tribute to Parijat

One of the best creation of Parijat (Bishnu Kumari Waiba), ‘Sirish Ko Phool’ is made into a movie and was premiered in Jaya Nepal on September 2, 2012. It took almost four years to complete the movie directed by a Japanese director, Toshiki Itoh. Itoh had previously directed another Nepali movie ‘Kathputali’.

The book ‘Sirish ko Ful’ (The Blue Mimosa) is also adapted in the literature curriculum of some colleges in some English-speaking countries, including that Maryland University, USA. The book is a story of a run-away soldier during the World War II, Suyogbir.

movie features actors like Ganesh Lama, Sharmila Gurung and Saujanya Subba in main roles. The movie also features Basundhara Bhusal, Gopal Bhutani, Santosh Lama, Shyam Rai, Indira Gole, Ganesh Munal and Laxmi Bhusal.