RIP Pradeep Rimal, Silu director dies at 78

The director of the first Newari film, ‘Silu’ (watch ‘Silu’ here), Pradeep Rimal has died in USA on February 6, 2015. Rimal was living in Washington DC, USA for some time with his family members. On Friday, he was taken to the hospital after sudden pain in his stomach. He died after a while in the hospital.


Born in 1994 (BS) in Lubhu, Lalitpur, Rimal has also directed films like ‘Maya’ and ‘Ke Ghar Ke Dera’. He also worked as the assistant director of the 1966 film ‘Maitighar’ (watch ‘Maitighar’ here) and had acted in the film ‘Hijo Aaja Bholi’. ‘Silu’ was released in 1987 AD.

 Continue reading

Newari Movie – Silu (1987)

Newari Movie – Silu
Starring – Jay Shrestha, Nabina Shrestha, Madan Krishna Shrestha, Hari Bansha Acharya, Kishor Malakar, Prem Baniya, Barkha Subba, Ishwor Shrestha etc.
Story, Lyrics & Dialougue – Dev Krishna Ranzit & Prem Baniya
Director – Pradeep Rimal

The classical and the first ever Newari movie Shilu was made on the story popular among Newar people living in Kathmandu and it was liked by the Newari population living in Nepal and abroad. The movie was released in November of 1987

The official movie is not available now.