Film Director Subarna Thapa has married journalist Devaki Bista. The marriage ceremony was held in a private cremony held among firends and family members.
Directo Subarna is known for directing the movie ‘Soongava’, a movie made on lesbian love story. The movie featuring Nisha Adhikari and Deeya Maskey was liked by critics. The movie had won various international awards and was also sent to represent Nepal in Oscars. (Read more about the movie‘)
The director, Subarna Thapa has been living in France for quite some time. He had also directed other movies like ‘Fanko’ and ‘Bato Muniko Phool 2’. Thapa has also directed a number of short films.
Watch ‘Soongava’ full film here.
The movie ‘Soongava: Dance of the Orchids’ was also released with French sub-title.
I wish a very happy married life of Subarna and Devika.
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.
Two new Nepali movies have released in theater on April 22, 2016. The movies ‘Bato Muni Ko Phool 2’ and ‘How Funny’ are targeted to different targeted viewers. One is a love story movie about the issues of caste system in Nepal and another is a comedy movie.
In addition to the actors mentioned, actor Rajesh Hamal will also be featured in cameo role, like the one in the first sequel. There is no mention of actress Rekha Thapa who was one of the actors in the original movie.
Three movies ‘Dhanda’, ‘Mokshya’ and ‘Chha Ekan Chha’ were awarded three different awards for Best Movie, Jury Award and Popular Film awards respectively. In addition to the best award, the movie ‘Dhanda’ was also awarded 4 more awards in different categories including best director and best actor award.
‘Dhanda’ writer Arpan Thapa was also awarded the Best Writer Award. Subarna Thapa won the Best Screenplay award for the script of ‘Soongava’. Deepak Raj Giri of ‘Chha Ekan Chha’ was awarded the Best Dialogue Award.
Award winning movies and their award titles are:
Dhanda – Best Writer Award, Best Makeup, Best Actor Award, Best Film Award, Best Director Award
Soongava – Best Script Award
Chha Ekan Chha – Best Dialogue, Best Background Music, Best Co-Artist (Male), Popular Film
Biteka Pal – Best dress, Best Actress Award
Moun – Best Art Direction, Best New Director
Visa Girl – Best Choreogrphy
War – Best Action Direction
Producer – Best Sound Mixing
Badhshala – Best Cinematography,
Nai Nabhannu La 2 – Best Lyrics, Best Child Artist, Best Co-Artist (Female)
Rhythm – Best Music, Best Playback Singing (Male)
Mokshya – Best Music Arranger, Jury Award
Kohi Ta Chha – Best Actor in Negative Role
Sanghuro – Best actor in Character Role, Best actress in Character Role
‘Soongava’, ‘Dhartiputra’ and ‘Afnai Manlai Sodhi Hera’ are going to be the first three Nepali movies to be released on the new year 2013.
‘Soongava’ has been on headline from the beginning because of it’s lesbian theme. Subarna Thapa’s ‘Soongava’ features Nisha Adhikari and Diya Maskey in lead role. Saugat Malla, Laxmi Giri and Basundhara Bhusal also have important roles in the movie.Although the movie was successful in being featured in various film festival, there is a high chance that the majority of Nepali movie viewers miss the message.