Top 5 Actresses who are also producers

The first female producer of Nepali movie is Manju Rana, the producer of the Nepali movie ‘Juni’. After Manju the professional female producer of Nepali movie is Sumitra Poudel. Producer Malati Rai produced the super-hit Nepali movie ‘Saino’. These producers were not actresses. In later days, actresses had entered film production business with mixed result.

At this time, at least 5 movies produced by actresses are recently released or waiting to release in near future.  Actress Poojana Pradhan‘s debut production movie ‘Chocolete’ is releasing on December 4, 2015. Similarly, actress Karishma Manandhar‘s production ‘Falgu’ is releasing on February 17, 2016 and actress Rekha Thapa‘s production movie ‘Rampyari’ is scheduled to release on April 8, 2016. Another actress, Suvekshya Thapa‘s home co-production movie ‘Bindaas 3’ is also ready for release. Actress Ashika Tamang‘s debut movie both as an actress and as a producer was released on October 23.

Let’s analyze 1 dozen actresses who turned into producers in Nepali film industry.

(Video summary of producer actresses:)

Rekha Thapa

Rekha’s ex-husband had registered Rekha Films after her and produced some successful movies under the banner. When Rekha and Chhabi divorced Rekha took the production with her. Chhabi had registered Chhabiraj Films banner to produce his later films. Rekha Films and Chhabiraj Films jointly produced ‘Hamesha’ before parting their ways in their next movies. The success of Rekha’s own production ‘Kali’ and ‘Himmatwali’ were after parting from Chhabi has proved Rekha a successful film producer.

All the movies produced and released under Rekha Films are available in xnepali:

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Friday Release – Kohinoor and Shisha

‘Kohinoor’ premier show held

The movie produced and led by the couple Shree Krishna Shrestha and Sweta Khadka, ‘Kohinoor’ was released in theaters on Friday, August 8. Although a grand premier show was canceled, a show was also held in Kumari Theater in Friday morning among some journalists and film personalities.

Another movie released in theater was ‘Shisha’. A movie directed by RBK Sharad is a romance, action and social drama movie. The movie featuring Jiwan Luitel, Uma Baby, Ragini Khadgi, Nirmal Senchuri, Dipesh Bhandari, Shreya Duala was shot in Sikkim and Nepal. The movie also feature Indian football player Bhaichung Bhutiya. 

kohinoor movie poster

Shree Krishna and Sweta had sent an audio message telling that they won’t be present in the release and promotion of the movie because of Shree’s sickness and treatment in India.

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Ram Leela announced in Sheesha press meet

During the press meet of upcoming movie ‘Sheesha’, new movie by the same director was announced. ‘Sheesha’, the movie featuring Jiwan Luitel, Uma Baby, and Ragini Khadgi is going to release next week (August 8). ‘Sheesha’ also features the popular Indian football player Bhaichung Bhutiya in a guest role.

The following video was recorded in an earlier press meet held in May (not the recent one).

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Nepali Movie – Ishara

isharaNepali Movie – Ishara
StarringRekha Thapa, Uttam Pradhan, Uma Baby, Bhupen Chand, Hemanta Budhathoki etc.
DirectorShabir Shrestha

The movie ‘Ishara’  is a presentation of actress Uma Baby featuring actress Rekha Thapa in leading role. The movie is made under Anushi Films P. Ltd. banner. The movie was released in Kathmandu on November 2, 2012.

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Nepali Movie – Majhi Mama

majhi mamaNepali film – Majhi Mama
Starring – Sushil Chhetri, Bishnu Rijal, Saujanya Subba, Santosh KC, Uma Baby, Bhimbar Singh Thapa, Sarada Shakya etc.
Story/Direction Raju Dhoj Rana

‘Majhi Mala’ is the first film of Mama Film.

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Seesha to release on August 8

In a press meet held in Kathmandu, Nepali movie ‘Sheesha’ to inform about the movie and announce the release date – August 8 (Shrawn 23). The movie directed by RBK Sharad features actors like Jiwan Luitel, Sharmila Malla, Shanti Giri, Uma Baby, Ragini Khadgi, Nirmal Senchuri etc.  in main roles.

Press meet video:

Photo – Jiwan Luitel and Uma Baby during the press meet:
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Bhaichung Bhutia featured in Nepali movie Shisha

The Indian football star, Bhaichung Bhutia, is going to be featured in a Nepali movie, ‘Shisha’. Bhutia is the ex-captain of Indian football team. He had spent a long career in the Indian football team and has recently retired from playing.

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Bhaichung was born in Sikkim and love Nepali language. He had spent about four hours in the shooting of the scene featuring him in the movie and he did it for free.

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