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Smriti Dhungana

Smriti Dhungana is a multimedia correspondent with Nagarik/Republica National Daily. Mostly, Dhungana covers news related to arts, culture, movie, youth, social and women. She is also a photojournalist for The Week, a supplement to Republica English daily.

Hundreds of fans, kin, artists pay tribute to Yama Buddha (photos/video)

Published On: January 28, 2017 08:30 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Jan 28:  Shouting slogans such as ‘Long Live Yama Buddha’, hundreds of kin, relatives and fans on Saturday thronged to Nepal Academy to pay their tribute to the body of famous rapper Anil Adhikari.

Former PM KP Oli doing a movie!

Published On: December 14, 2016 01:27 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, DEC 14: Yes, that’s very much true. Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the main Opposition, KP Sharma Oli is going to act in a movie. The UML supremo will be seen in Rato Surya (The Red Sun), a movie based on his own life story.

One boat, two men

Published On: November 25, 2016 02:29 AM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The third movie directed by Ram Babu Gurung, Purano Dunga had a successful premier show on Wednesday at Jai Nepal Cinema, Kathmandu. The story of the movie is based on the relationship of two brothers and the issues created by their financial problems. The movie has been shot with the famous Begnas Lake in the backdrop.

"Jhumki" premiered at Big Movies

Published On: September 23, 2016 02:02 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Nepali film “Jhumke” based on an illegal custom called 'Kamlari'  was premiered at Big Movies, Kathmandu on Thursday.

Contestants undergo En Vogue fashion show rehearsal

Published On: September 22, 2016 06:39 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Sept 22:  Despite their active participation in the field of modeling, Nepali models have not yet become professional.

“Gatho” premiered at Jai Nepal

Published On: September 15, 2016 04:48 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepali film “Gatho” was premiered at Jai Nepal Theater, Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Nepali film ‘White Sun’ premiered at Venice Film Festival

Published On: September 7, 2016 05:27 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepali film ‘White Sun’ has been premiered at the Venice International Film Festival.

Shooting of Loot 2 continues in Chitwan

Published On: September 7, 2016 05:21 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Sept 7:  After a huge success of the blockbuster movie ‘Loot’ in 2068, Director Nischal Basnet is now busy shooting the sequel  ‘Loot-2’ in Chitwan, which is set to be released by February 24 next year.

5 things about Rishma Gurung

Published On: September 5, 2016 09:35 AM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Sept 4 : Nepali actress Rishma Gurung is busy with the promotions of her upcoming release ‘Jhumkee’. Gurung, who started her acting career with Gurung language films, made her Nepali film debut with ‘Kabaddi’.

Film stars flock to Nepal Art Council

Published On: September 3, 2016 06:29 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Actress Priyanka Karki, who is busy with the promotion of her new movie ‘Chhakka Panja’ of late, was spotted at the Babarmahal-based Nepal Art Council on Saturday.

Crafts with a conscience

Published On: July 29, 2016 03:25 AM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

Sarala Khadgi, 53, has been making Nepali handicrafts since the 1990s. A member of the Association for Craft Producers (ACP), she has been working in the production division for years now. ACP is a local, not for profit, fair trade organization providing design, marketing, management, and technical services to low-income Nepalis craft producers. ACP is a resource to advance and globally distribute their work, for which they receive fair wages and generous benefits.

Sara Loren takes to Nepali language in Ishq Click

Published On: July 6, 2016 03:34 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, July 6: Bollywood actress Sara Loren has taken to Nepali language as a means of communication in the Bollywood film Ishq Click. She has taken training in Nepali language as it is included as a part of  dialogue in the film Ishq Click in which she is performing as a major character.

Sunny Leone in town

Published On: June 27, 2016 05:48 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, June 27: Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has arrived in Kathmandu.

Discovering Dhaka

Published On: June 24, 2016 08:29 AM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

Dhaka is one of the most densely populated cities in the world and it is also a place where the gap between the haves and the have-nots is becoming glaringly obvious with each passing day.