Four years after wrapping up his second James Bond film, Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes is back, this time on the front lines of World War One in “1917,” an ambitious drama inspired by his grandfather’s experiences.

Longtime producer and director Arthur Marks, who helmed many episodes of the “Perry Mason” TV series and produced several hit blaxploitation films, died at age 92.

In 1977, Italian filmmaker Lina Wertmüller became the first woman to ever be nominated for best director at the Academy Awards.

Michael B Jordan wants to turn director

September 15, 2019 15:00 pm

Michael B Jordan says he plans to turn director one day.

In true Beyoncé fashion, when her music director learned he earned his first-ever Emmy nomination for his work on the pioneering project,

Film director Kishor Rana passed away

August 21, 2019 18:32 pm

Veteran film director, Kishor Rana passed away on Wednesday at Nidan Hospital, Lalitpur at 3:15 pm while going under treatment.

Hema Ojha, first wife of film maker Chhabi Ojha, has accused him of polygamy. Hema lodged a case of polygamy against Ojha at Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala on Sunday.

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and often extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet,” has died in Rome at 96.

Director and the troll

June 15, 2019 01:30 am

Whether a movie is actually bad is beside the point. Your movie may win an Oscar, but if I don’t like it, I still have the freedom to shout from the mountain tops that your movie is bad

Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago.

Star of ‘Talakjung vs Tulke’ and ‘Pashupati Prasad’—Khagendra Lamichhane —is all set to start second-innings of his career in Nepali film fraternity. For the upcoming movie ‘Paani Photo’, Lamichhane is debuting as a director.

Veteran actor-director Satish Kaushik says Salman Khan has evolved a lot as a performer. The 63-year-old actor said the Bollywood superstar is dedicated towards his work.

Filmmaker Anurag Basu's next directorial venture, an action comedy anthology, will hit the theatres on January 24, 2020.

Larry Cohen, the maverick B-movie director of cult horror films “It’s Alive” and “God Told Me To,” has died. He was 77.

“Green Book” director Peter Farrelly said Wednesday that he’s deeply sorry and embarrassed after film website The Cut found a 20-year-old story where colleagues said Farrelly liked to flash his genitals as a joke.

Actor turned Director

December 9, 2018 10:55 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: For Suraj Malla, Black Box Theater was new and intriguing when he first saw a play in Gurukul. Growing up as a movie buff—imitating movie stars and watching plays in Gurukul triggered Malla to indulge in the theatre realm. Malla, 30, is a professional theatre artist. He wanted to enhance his career as a theatre artist and was in search of a drama institution. He finally got enrolled at the Actor’s Studio, Jhamsikhel, in the 13th batch.

TUTH Director Mahara quits

July 20, 2018 18:03 pm

KATHMANDU, July 20: Director of TU Teaching Hospital Professor Dr Dipak Prakash Mahara has resigned his post on Friday.

Magazine designer Art Paul, who created Playboy’s famous tuxedoed bunny head logo, has died. He was 93. Paul died of pneumonia on Saturday at a Chicago-area hospital, according to his wife, Suzanne Seed.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Director of Nepal Republic Media, Shova Gyawali has handed a winner prize to Shankar Karna Kyastha, Principal of Glory School Madhyapur, Thimi on Tuesday.

LONDON, Feb 19: Oxfam’s country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at his residence during a relief mission before resigning in 2011, according to an internal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct released by the charity on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Police have arrested popular fight director Rajendra Khadgi from Thamel, Kathmandu on Thursday on human trafficking charges.

BANGKOK, Dec 22: The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) gravely condemned Indian Immigration authorities’ decision to refuse entry to Mukunda Raj Kattel, Director of FORUM-ASIA in the country. He was denied entry by the Immigration Department at Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Tamil Nadu, India.

PALPA, Nov 26: Executive director for the Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self Employment Fund (YSESEF) Dr Bishnu Prasad Gautam has said employment opportunities would be created within next one year for 50,000 youths through the YSESEF itself.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Mukhtor Khamudkhanov as its new country director for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Mukhtor Khamudkhanov as new Country Director for Nepal.

NEW DELHI, Nov 21: A member of India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1.5 million) to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of an unreleased Bollywood film “Padmavati” rumored to depict a relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Rift in Himalayan Bank has risen on the surface as the Board of Directors (BOD) of the bank has rejected the appointment of the Director representing one of the major shareholders of the bank.

MUMBAI, Nov 2: Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar, who is gearing up for the release of ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, says actress Katrina Kaif really pushed herself for her role in the upcoming film.

"Amrapali" director Lekh Tandon dead

October 17, 2017 10:17 am

MUMBAI, Oct 17: Veteran filmmaker Lekh Tandon, who directed iconic film like ‘Amrapali’, has died, it was announced on Sunday. He was 88.

Director Giri’s ‘Mad Love’

October 15, 2017 12:57 pm

Director Raju Giri kicked off the shooting of his new movie ‘Mad Love’ in Pokhara on Friday. The movie is being made at the total budget of 37 million rupees.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The International Relations and Labor Committee of parliament has directed the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) to create working environment for Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director General Sanjeeb Gautam.

NEW DELHI, Oct 8: Famed Hindi film director Kundan Shah passed away at his Mumbai residence on Friday night, after suffering a heart attack. He was 69.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday directed Deputy Speaker Ganga Prasad Yadav and Executive Chairperson of Nepal Television (NT) Mahesh Raj Dahal to furnish clarification on the violation of election code of conduct within 24 hours.

MUMBAI, August 26: She is a successful producer, entrepreneur, interior designer, mother of three children and wife of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Gauri Khan says filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, impressed by her work, has urged her to design film sets and turn art director.

KATHMANDU, August 4: The meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the legislature-parliament held today in the capital  city has  made a decision to recommend legal action against the Managing Director of the state-owned  Nepal Oil Corporation(NOC) for his alleged involvement in corruption .

KATHMANDU, July 21: It has been revealed that secretary at the Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation Bhim Prasad Upadhyaya has appointed a junior staff as Deputy Director at Project Implementation Directorate (PID) of Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL), by breaching the regulations.

Tearful adieu to director Sherpa

July 4, 2017 17:55 pm

KATHMANDU, July 4:  The body of director Nilu Doma Sherpa has been cremated on Tuesday at Swayambhu near Nepal Army barrack.

Director Nilu Doma passes away

July 1, 2017 15:00 pm

KATHMANDU, July 1: Film Director Nilu Doma Sherpa has passed away apparently due to cardiac arrest.

John Avildsen, the Oscar-winning director who made Hollywood’s quintessential underdog story in 1976 boxing saga ‘Rocky with a then-unknown Sylvester Stallone, and crafted another inspiring tale in ‘The Karate Kid,’ died on Friday at age 81, his family said.

WASHINGTON, May 14: Candidates under consideration to replace fired FBI Director James Comey:

WASHINGTON, May 10: U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome.

Ridley Scott, the English director of three of the sci-fi horror ‘Alien’ films, says he is heading into a wider universe with the latest in the series: ‘Alien: Covenant’.

Vikas Bahl director of the National Award-winning film ‘Queen’ has found himself in the centre of sexual harassment allegations.

KATHMANDU, March 15: New York Times has enlisted Nepali film director Deepak Rauniyar in its list of the 9 new directors to watch.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Director of Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS), Kathmandu Nishchal N Pandey is addressing the “Gateway of India Geo-Economic Dialogue: Where Ge-Economics Meets Business” co-hosted by the Gateway House and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in Mumbai on February 13-14.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: A Cabinet meeting held on Friday has picked Shailendra Giri as Executive Director of Training Academy for Section Officers of the Nepal government.

The director of the film ‘Saladin’, based on iconic Muslim ruler Salahuddin Ayyubi, Umar Agha claims the teaser of the film is not even close to what he had wanted. But with the help of the concept art, storyboards and this teaser, he now aims to raise $200,000 to create a proof-of-concept trailer (or short film) “at a scale and quality that will beat Game of Thrones.”

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Ministry of Health and Population has appointed Dr Rajendra Panta as the director general of the Department of Health Services, said Health Minister's advisor Pratap Poudel.

Barcelona removed Pere Gratacos as their institutional sporting relations director on Friday after he claimed that Lionel Messi "would not be as good" without his teammates.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Chiranjivi Chapagain has been appointed as the chairperson of the Beema Samiti.