The Sponsor sets international release date

Published On: October 3, 2016 09:48 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Upcoming Nepali film ‘The Sponsor’ is all set to get its world premiere in Honk Kong on November 26.

The film directed by Pranay Limbu and produced by Rudra Bahadur Gurung released its official promotional poster and introduced its cast and crew at an event in Kathmandu’s Mandala Theatre on Sunday. 

The acrylic painted movie poster, designed by artist Sazeed Shakya, depicts the central character Kaushika, a young nine-year-old girl, clutching a doll. 

According to the makers, ‘The Sponsor’ is set in a fishing community near the Saptakoshi river and tells the story about Kaushika who is waiting for her American sponsor to come and take her away.

The film has a runtime of 3 hours and features Praween Khatiwada, Ghrisma Nepal, Kameshwor Chaurasiya, Alina Shrestha, Rekha Karna, Ramesh Ranjan Jha, Ram Bhajan Kamath and Suresh Nepal.     
Honk Kong’s Yeung Leung Theatre will host the film’s grand screening which will be attended by Chinese filmmakers and Hong Kong’s Nepali community, said the makers. 

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