2018 Laxmi Puja Rangoli and Laxmi worship of Nepali actresses, Diwali celebration

Like every years the Nepali celebrities worshiped goddess Laxmi, the goddess of wealth on the third day of Tihar.

Laxmi Puja of actress Neeta Dhungana:

The main attraction of the celebration is preparing beautiful rangoli and cooking good foods. Rangoli is the art imported from India. It is similar to our own Mandala art. Nepali celebrities make good rangoli and share them in their social media. I have collected some photos of the actresses showing their talent.

Some actresses made sel roti, a special delicacy of Tihar festival. The sweet bread made out of rice flour is quite popular in the festival. Here is a video report about how actresses learn the skill to make the bread:

Here are some photos of Laxmi Puja celebration:
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Nepali Movie – Love Love Love

Nepali Film – Love Love Love
Starring – Swastima Khadka, Suraj Pandey,Ramesh Budathoki, Desh Bhakta khanal, Rupa Rana etc.
Director – Dipendra K.Khanal

A presentation of Suraj Cine Arts Pvt. Ltd., the movie ‘Love Love Love’ is produced by the actor, Suraj Pandey himself. Despite of the director who has directed some good movies in the Nepali film industry, the love story movie wasn’t successful in the box office. The movie ‘Ghampani’ released with this movie took the limelight. The movie was released in April of 2017 (read release news).

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Viewers comment –
Aayaam P wrote, “Really heart touching film, aasu nei ayo.”

SayaRa Sharma, “I am crying while I watch the last scene. Heart touching movie.”

Subash maharjan, “aasu aayo film herera…..superb”

Krishna Lama says, “Bad story.”

Details:

Writer/Director : Dipendra K.Khanal
Presenter : Amrit Pandey
Producer : Sharmila Pandey
Banner : Suraj Cine Arts Pvt.Ltd.
Cast : Suraj Pandey, Swastimaa Khadka, Ramesh Budathoki, Desh Bhakta khanal, Rupa Rana, A. Gurung, Aayan Khadka, Ganesh Munal, Laxmi Bhusal, Sharada Giri, Shamjhana Sirpali, Sabin Bastola, Ghanashyam Lamichhane, Tej Giri, Bhima Mainali, CP Poudyal
Music Director : Suresh Rai
Production Designer : Nagendra Ghimire
Dance Director : Kabiraj Gahatraj
Action : Surya Thokar
Cinematographer : Niraj Kadel
Production Controller : Ishwar Ghimire
C A D : Tara Nath Neupane
Still Photographer : Biru Tamot

Swastima Khadka drives Tempo in Bulbul, like Rekha Thapa did in Ram Pyari

Actress Swastima Khadka is featured in the role of a driver in her upcoming movie ‘Bulbul’. Because of the shooting schedule of the movie and the time she had to dedicate to learn driving tempo in the streets of Kathamndu, Swastama didn’t participate in the promotion of her movie like ‘Nai Nabhannu La 5’, ‘Jaya Bhole’ and ‘Chhakka Panja 3’.

Now, the shooting of the film is complete. According to the director of the film Binod Poudel, the only remaining part is a song of the film.

It is not the first time an actress is featured as a tempo driver in a movie. Actress Rekha Thapa was featured as a tempo driver based on a real-life character in her movie ‘Ram Pyari’. (Watch the film ‘Rampyari’ here). The movie was a failure.
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Top 10 Songs of 2074 (Kutu Ma Kutu to Rupai Mohani)

In the past, it was not easy to know which songs are most popular. With the popularity of internet and YouTube, it is much easier to identify the most popular songs of a particular time. To mark the end of the Nepali year 2074, and start of the New Year, 2075 let me list the top 10 songs of the year.

10. I am Sorry (Fateko Jutta)

A song from ‘Fateko Jutta’:

Voice – Prabin Mallik
lyrics – Prabin Mallik
Music – Prabin Mallik
Artists – Priyanka Karki, Saugat Malla, Kameshowr Chariasiya, Rabindra Jha
YouTube Views – 13 Million

Watch the song:
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When Priyanka and Swastima refused to dance with Salman Khan …

The organizers of the Da-bangg Tour Nepal 2018 were stressed out when popular actresses like Priyanka Karki, Swastima Khadka and ‘Thamel Bazaar ‘ dancer Alisha Rai refused to dance in Salman Khan’s concert. The organizers have convinced Sushma Karki and Mala Limbu to dance in the stage in the program. In addition to the actresses two singers including Rajesh Payal Rai have agreed to sing in the program.

Video report:

Why did Priyanka, Swastima and Alisha refused?

When you look at a broader picture, sharing stage with Bollywood superstar, Salman Khan, is a huge honour. Nepali film industry is a very tiny industry when compared to the Indian film industry. Salman is one of the top actors in Bollywood. So, it sure was a huge opportunity. But, Nepali actresses have taken a bold step to refuse the honour because of the way they were approached.
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Holi 2017 celebrity celebration (Video and Photos)

Like previous years, celebrities have shared their photos and videos in social network. I had posted a collection of photos shared early by some celebrities. This is a latest update with more photos.
Hot actress Sushma Adhikari’s holi 2017

A video on How artists celebrate holi:

Holi photo of actress Barsha Raut. Barsha is one of the most popular actress these days with threes successful movies in her credit – ‘Nai Nabhannu La 4’, ‘Chhaka Panja’ and ‘Jatra’:
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Prem Geet 2 shooting resumes after accident

After the accident of the shooting team on their way to Pokhara, the shooting of ‘Prem Geet 2’ was delayed by a week last week. The vehicle carrying the producer the lead actor and the director had met with an accident while going to Pokhara. After the accident the producer and the director met with minor injuries and were rushed to hospital in Kathmandu.

Video report: removed

Now, the shooting has resumed in Kathmandu. A club dance scene is being shot in Karma Lunge in Tripureshowr, Kathmandu. In the song, actor Pramod Khadka is having romance with actress Swastima Khadka. The shooting in the location is told to last four days and will feature the lead actors Pradeep and Ashlesha Thakuri with Swastima.
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NFDC National Film Award 2016 nominations

The film award being distributed by Gopi Krishna Movies, NFDC National Film Award 2016 nomination was released in a program held in Kathmandu. The Award ceremony will be held in Ashoj. It’s interesting two movies released on the same day – ‘Premgeet’ and ‘Classic’ were nominated in the most number of awards – 11 categories each. ‘Pashupati Prasad’ and ‘Woda Number 6’ each were nominated in 8 different categories and ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ was nominated in 7 categories.

Watch Award winning movies:

nfdc 2016 award nominations

Nominations:

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7 celebrity marriages in 2072, Harshika to Zenisha

Looking back into the last year, I have compiled the list of celebrities who broke their fan’s heart by marrying. Although the year started with the devastating earthquake, celebrity marriages were not delayed. Video report on the celebrity marriages:

I had written photo/video reports of most of the marriages at the time they occurred. Links on the detailed reports of each marriages is also added in the following list of celebrities who married last year:

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Nepali Movie – Hostel Returns

hostel returns nepali movieNepali Movie – Hostel Returns
Starring – Sushil Shrestha, Shashi Shrestha, Swastima Khadka, Abhaya Baral, Naajir Hussain, Sunil Rawal etc.
Director – Suraj Bhusal

Full movie in a single part:

Credit – Budha Subba

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Loot Director Nischal Basnet marries Hostel Returns actress Swastima Khadka

In an event held in Kathmandu, well known director Nischal Basnet has married a new actress in Nepali film industry, Swastima Khadka. In a private event held on February 17, 2016, among his friends and family, Nischal has married and taken Swastima home.  In the evening, a reception party was held to celebrate the marriage. A video report on the wedding:

The wedding was not a surprise event, as Swastima and Nischal were engaged in December, and the marriage was being planned since then. The news of their engagement however was a surprise event for many. The age difference between the bride and the groom was talked a lot at that time. 34-years old Nischal is 14 years older than is 20-years old wife.

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Loot 2 in making, Nischal Basnet interview

The director of the superhit movie ‘Loot’, Nischal Basnet, has told that he has found the story of the sequel of the movie ‘Loot 2’. It seems every successful movies (and event unsuccessful movies) are being made into sequels.

He told that he has also started the writing of the script of the movie. Talking to Setoparda, Nischal told that the formal announcement of the sequel will be done in near future.

Watch the interview:

Nischal told that he is currently busy in the preparation for the marriage. Nischal and Swastima Khadka had recently engaged and going to get married on February 17.

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Nischal Basnet and Swastima Khadka got engaged, to marry in February

The director of ‘Loot’ and ‘Talakjung VS Tulke’ and the actor of movies like ‘Kabaddi’, Nischal Basnet, and the actress of hit movie ‘Hostel Returns’, Swastima Khadka, have got engaged in an event held in Kathmandu on December 14, 2015. The marriage between the two is scheduled to be held on February 17, 2016 (Falgun 5).

Video report:

swostima khadka nischal basnet engagement

The rumor of the affair between Nischal and Swastima had been going on in the Nepali film sector for a while. I had also written about the possibility of their marriage three months ago.

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Loot director Nischal to marry Hostel Returns actress Swastima

In a latest report the director of super hit movie ‘Loot’, Nischal Basnet, is planning to get married to actress Swatima Khadka. Swastima is one of the leading actresses in the movie in theater, ‘Hostel Returns’.

nischal and swastima

According to a report, Nischal and Swatima were having an affair before deciding in marrying. Now, the families of both are meeting to finalize the marriage date.

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Hostel Returns after 6 months, in May

Yes, ‘Hostel Returns’ is releasing in theater on May 8, 2015.

After the success of ‘Sayaad’ (watch Sayaad) and ‘Hostel’, producer Sunil Rawal is releasing his next movie ‘Hostel Returns’ after six months of the completion of the shooting. The sequel of his earlier movie doesn’t repeat any of the actors of the original movie ‘Hostel’ (Watch full movie ‘Hostel’ here) and the story is also told to be unrelated.

hostel returns scene 2
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