Director Subarna Thapa marries Devika Bista

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 – Bato Muniko Phool 2 (update)

Nepali Movie – Bato Muniko Phool 2
Starring – Yash Kumar, Baboo Bogati, Richa Sharma, Dilip Rayamajhi, Reema Bishowkarma, Arpan Thapa etc.
Director – Subarna Thapa

About ‘Bato Muniko Phool 2’

The sequel of hit movie ‘Bato Muniko Phool’, ‘Bato Muniko Phool 2’ was released in April of 2016 (read release news).

The original movie – Watch ‘Bato Muniko Phool’ here. The original ‘Bato Muniko Phool’ was a superhit movie featuring Rajesh Hamal and Rekha Thapa in leading roles. The movie however went through a nasty piracy problem.

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Nepali Movie – Fanko

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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.

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Friday Release – How Funny and Bato Muniko Phool 2

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.

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Bato Muniko Phool 2

The movie made on a love story ‘Bato Muniko Phool 2’ is produced by singer and actor Yash Kumar and is directed by Subarna Thapa. The movie features Yash Kumar, Baboo Bogati, Richa Sharma, Dilip Rayamajhi, Reema Bishowkarma, Arpan Thapa etc. in main roles. The movie made on inter-caste love story is told to be similar to its prequel movie, ‘Bato Muniko Phool’. You can listen to the songs of the movie here. (Event entry)

Watch ‘Bato Muniko Phool’ here. The original ‘Bato Muniko Phool’ was a superhit movie featuring Rajesh Hamal and Rekha Thapa in leading roles. The movie however went through a nasty piracy problem.

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Bato Muniko Phool sequel to feature Arpan, Dillip, Richa, Ashishma, and Reema

The sequel of the popular film ‘Bato Muniko Phool’ is going to feature a lot of well known actors in the Nepali film industry. The male artists to be featured in the film are Arpan Thapa, Dilip Rayamajhi, and Baboo Bogati. It seems the actor Yash Kumar, of the first part will be missing in the sequel. The actresses to be featured in the film are Richa Sharma, Reema Bishwokarma, and Ashishma Nakarmi. The supporting actors are Subhadra Adhikari, Tika Pahadi and Ganesh Upreti.

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In addition to the actors mentioned, actor 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.

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Dhanda bagged the most awards in NEFTA 2014

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.

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‘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
  • Manjari – Best New Actor (Male)
  • Madhumash – Best New Actor (Female)

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Soongava to release again in Kathmandu theaters

After being nominated to the Oscars Awards from Nepal, the movie is going to be re-released for the viewers who had missed during the previous screening. In the previous screening, it had faced lower than expected viewers.

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According to the distributor, Eye Core Entertainment, the movie will be screened for 20 days with one show each day in Mandala Theater and multiplex theater in Kathmandu.

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2013 new releases – Soongava, Dhartiputra, and Afnai Manlai Sodhi Hera

‘Soongava’, ‘Dhartiputra’ and ‘Afnai Manlai Sodhi Hera’ are going to be the first three Nepali movies to be released on the new year 2013.

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‘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.

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'Soongava' premiered in KIMFF

On the last day of the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) 2012 Nepali movie ‘Soongava – Dance of the Orchids’ was premiered (Nepal premier) amongst various film and fashion personalities. The red carpet event was held in City Hall Kathmandu. The Subarna Thapa’s movie features actresses Diya Maskey and Nisha Adhikari in lead roles as lesbian lovers. The movie was previously named ‘Snow Flowers‘ and was released as ‘Soongava’.

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‘Soongava’ will be released in theaters on Poush 20 (January 4, 2013). In addition to Nisha and Diya the also movie features Saugat Malla, Basundhara Bhusal, Sarita Giri, and Menuka Pradhan in main roles.    Continue reading