Yadav Kharel is a filmmaker, lyricist and writer. He debuted in the film industry in 1989 with ‘Cheli Beti’. He was the director, producer, story writer and lyricist of the movie. The movie was was made on a the story of Nepali women sold into prostitution in Indian cities. The film dealt with the challenges they face in reintegrating back into society upon returning home. The movie featured Arjun Jung Shahi, Tika Pahadi, Gauri Malla, Mithila Sharma and Sharmila Malla in main roles. The screenplay was written by Laxminath Sharma and Ashesh Malla.
- Cheli Beti (1989)
- Lobhi Papi (1990)
- Aandhi Beri (1991)
- Prem Pinda (1993)
- Shree Swosthani (1994)
- Naso (1997)
- Aadikabi Bhanubhakta (1999)
- Hatteri (2000)
- Mahakabi Devkota (2001)
Yadav Kharel Biography
Yadav Kharel was born on February 23rd, 1943 in Kavrepalanchowk District, Nepal to father Gopi Krishna Kharel and mother Saraswati Devi Kharel. Kharel spent his childhood in Kharel Thok of Kavre, Kathmandu and Norgho in Saptari.
I have compiled a list of Top 10 old Nepali movies you shouldn’t miss. Clicks on the respective posters lead to the page with full movie. All the movies are available to watch. Half of the top 10 movies in this list are directed by Tulsi Ghimire. Others are directed by Hira Singh Khatri, Sambhu Pradhan, Nir Shah and Yadav Kharel. Five movies directed by Tusli Ghimire, two by Nir Shah and one each by Hira Singh, Sambhu Pradhan and Yadav Kharel.
1. Aama (1964) Directed by Hira Singh Khatri
First ever Nepali movie made in Nepal, by the government of Nepal is a black and white movie.
Starring – Shiva Shanker, Bhuwan Thapa (Bhuwan Chand), Uttam Nepali, Indra Lal Shrestha, Bashundhara Bhusal, Hira Singh Khatri and Hari Prasad Rimal. Watch full movie Aama here.
Nepali movie – Prem Pinda
Starring – Saroj Khanal, Sunny Rauniyar, Nir Shah, Harihar Sharma, Sushila Rayamajhi, Melina Manandhar, Nisha Sharma, Rajpal Thapa, Rajaram Poudel, Narendra Thapa etc.
Story, lyrics – Yadav Kharel
Director – Nir Shah
Krishansu P. Ltd. Presents historical Nepali movie ‘Prem Pinda’. The movie is made on the story (play) written by well known literary figure Balkrishna Sama. The movie was a hit movie of the time.
Full movie in two parts:
A 3-days-long short film festival is being organized in Kathmandu by ChayaChhabi Creation. The festival starting on Friday in Mandala Theater will wrap up on the new year, Baisakh 1 (April 16) after featuring 49 short films and documentaries.
The entry in the Kathmandu Short Film Festa-2013 costs Rs. 50 and the students get a 50 percent discount. The festa will feature short films ranging from 5-minutes to 45-minutes in length. Some of the noted short films to be featured in the festival are : ‘Adikavi Bhanubhakta’, ‘Kathmandu’, ‘ Katha Ek Raat Ko’ etc.
The 14th Annual Tuborg Image Award ceremony was held in Kathmandu on October 6, 2012. Awards were awarded in 20 different categories in the award ceremony.
In the event, many of the personalities related to Nepali music industry were present. Various musical programs were performed by artists like Dipak Bajracharya, Satya and Sworoop Acharya, Shashi Rawal, Rekha Shah, Milan Amatya and others.
The jury of the award ceremony has recognized senior music director Yadav Kharel and honored him with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
her award winners include:
- Best New Talent – Shantosh Gurung
- Best Group singing – Nawa Kranti
- Best Film song – Locahn Ghimire
- Best Recorder – Shyam Swet Rasaili
- Best Music Arrangement – Maharaj Thapa
- Best Lyricist – Suka Bahadur Gurung
- Best Folk song – Bhumiraj Rai
- Best Folk duet (dohari) – Bishnu Majhi and Ramji Khand
- Best Album – Juni Juni – 2
- Best Song – Deep Shrestha
- Best Muisc – Anand Rai
- Best Music Video editing – Shushil Neupane
- Best Music Video cinematographer – Rabin Bikash Shrestha
- Best Music video director – Pramesh Shrestha
- Best Music Video – Suman K Shrestha
- Best Pop Singer (female) – Milan Amatya
- Best Pop Singer (male) – Udesh Shrestha
- Best Singer – Deep Shrestha
- Best Public Choice Award – Bhumiraj Rai
Nepali Movie – Maitighar (1966)
Starring – Mala Sinha, CP Lohani, Yadav Kharel, Tika Bhushan Dahal, Yam Bahadur Khadka, Sunita Regmi, Yadu Kumari, BS Thapa etc.
Director – BS Thapa
This is one of the earliest Nepali movie featuring a lot of Indian artists. Late director Pradeep Rimal was the assistant director of the film. Pradeep Rimal died on February 6, 2015 in the USA. The movie was made on black-and-white. More details here.