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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.

Indian Model to play Shaya's role in Summer Love

Published On: March 19, 2017 04:17 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 19: Indian Model Rewati Chhetri is all set to act in Nepali movie. She will be featured in the film based on Subin Bhattarai's hit novel 'Summer Love'.

Life in Lumbini

Published On: March 17, 2017 08:21 AM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

If you are traveling when a Nepal bandh has been called, you will inevitable run into a lot of trouble. That’s what happened during my trip to Lumbini where I got stuck on the way for hours on end, and reached the hotel I was staying in only at 1 am in the morning instead of the scheduled 10 pm earlier that night.

Trailer of ‘Ghampani’ released

Published On: March 16, 2017 03:24 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 16: The trailer of the movie ‘Gham Pani’ has been released. The promo of the movie, directed by film critic Dipendra Lama, was released on Thursday amid a special program in the capital.

Sequel of Chhakka Panja to be produced

Published On: March 13, 2017 01:13 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 13: Comedian Dipak Raj Giri has formally announced to produce Chhakka Panja-2, the sequel to Chhakka Panja through social media on Sunday evening.

Army's Shrestha wins Lumbini Peace Marathon

Published On: March 12, 2017 06:27 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

LUMBINI, March 12: Hom Lal Shrestha of Nepal Army won the Lumbini Peace Marathon held in Gautam Buddha's birth-place Lumbini on Sunday.

Sunny Leone third time in Nepal

Published On: March 10, 2017 01:53 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 10: Popular Indian-born Canadian porn star Sunny Leone arrived in Nepal on Thursday evening. It is her third visit to Nepal.

Nepal-born international artists

Published On: March 8, 2017 05:04 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU: Many Nepalis have enlisted themselves in the international arena as a successful individual. From Manisha Koirala to Prawal Gurung, they have made Nepal very proud by establishing themselves in their respective profession.

Hollywood actor Jet Li busy meeting with Buddhist religious leaders

Published On: March 8, 2017 12:59 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHAMNDU, March 8: Hollywood actor Jet Li is busy meeting with Buddhist religious leaders. He met with Yagi Rimpochhe, a religious teacher at Sherchan monastery located in Bauddha, Kathmandu on Friday. During an hour-long meeting, they discussed Buddhism.

Dust infests Kathmandu (with photos/video)

Published On: March 6, 2017 03:41 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 5: The term “dust” has become a common term among the inhabitants of Kathmandu  valley as if it were popular. Post-earthquake reconstruction activities, road expansion and the expansion of water pipes for the completion of Melamchi Drinking Water project are the main causes of dust that infests Kathmandu.

Lufthansa features Nepali model in promotional short film

Published On: March 4, 2017 04:04 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 4: Lufthansa, the German Airlines, has prepared a short film 'The Colors of Home' featuring Nepali model Arpana Rayamajhi.

Traffic police collects Rs 209.951 m revenue for drunk driving

Published On: March 1, 2017 03:26 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 1 The Metropolitan Traffic Police Department has collected the revenue of Rs. 209.951 million from Ma Pa Se (drink and drive) case.

Sajha Yatayat to add 10 more buses to its fleet

Published On: February 15, 2017 03:34 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Feb 15:  The Sajha Yatayat, a cooperative public transport limited, has launched night transport service. The night service is operated on five different routes in the Kathmandu Valley from 8 pm to 11 pm.

Nepali artist Amrita shines in ‘The Good Karma Hospital’

Published On: February 13, 2017 08:12 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepali artist Amrita Acharya has performed a lead role in ‘The Good Karma Hospital,’ a telefilm, which is being broadcast in London.

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.