I stumbled across Oldboy at a film related Instagram page (@thpurecinema) and I really liked its plot. An average man, weakened by alcoholism and the hardships in life, is suddenly kidnapped and held at a hotel like prison cell from where he can’t get out. He is trapped in this very cell for 15 years and has no idea why or who did this to him. The administrator of the page had mentioned that this was one of the best foreign films he had watched so far and so I wanted to give it a try.
The third movie in the famous Nepali franchise film ‘Kabadi’ will hit Nepali theaters soon. Production unit of the film announced the information amidst a press conference organized at the premises of Silver Oak Events, Gairidhara on Monday.
Aditya Roy Kapur is remarkably self aware. In a family of artistes, he says he was the least artistically inclined; but for someone who was averse to acting in Hindi cinema, he has gradually fallen in love with the profession.
Suhana Thapa debuted in Nepali Film Industry via Sri Krishna Shrestha and Jharna Thapa starrer film ‘A Mero Hajur’ in 2059. Produced by Suhana’s father Sunil Kumar Thapa, the film was seeking a child artist.
LONDON, April 11: With stunning scenery of Africa and some talking wildlife, Disney dropped its first full length trailer for its realistic-looking remake of “The Lion King” on Wednesday, offering a glimpse of the highly anticipated film.
Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt are currently at the top of their games. Both are among the highest paid actors in the industry and have maintained a straight record of delivering box office successes only.
A total of nine Japanese films are going to be screened in ‘Japanese Film Festival’. The film festival is going to take place on March 22, 23, at Tribhuvan Army Officers’ Club, Sundhara and on March 29 and 30 at Embassy of Japan, Panipokhari.
Actor Anmol KC is not a huge fan of football and neither likes to play. Though he is not into football, he has a keen interest football and also has featured as a footballer in the upcoming film ‘Captain’, set to release on March 1.
Malika Mahat is a well-known name among Nepali youths. The 19-year-old model has firmly established herself as one of the most popular Instagram stars of Nepal with over 76k followers on the social media. Now, after successful modeling stints, she is making her acting debut in the upcoming movie Yatra: A Musical Vlog, alongside Salin Man Baniya, Salon Basnet, Jahanvi Basnet, and Rajaram Poudyal among others. Directed and written by Samrat Shakya, the movie is set to release in April this year. The Week’s Anweiti Upadhyay caught up with this up and coming actor to talk about her experience while shooting for her first film.
A social film with bits of situational comedy, ‘Gopi’ reflects into the world of agriculture and the farmers. The film lends a vision to the typical lives of farmers who bear financial brunt of unequal government policies.
As a child, Fred Lincoln “Link” Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents’ home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans.
60SIFF seeks to bridge the gap between cultures and create strong global ties among aesthetically driven individuals, encouraging filmmakers to step up and ‘film’ their thoughts in 60 seconds on any of the given categories and with any facility, the most important element being talents of filmmakers.
From late 90s to mid 2000s, Nepali cinemas were quite monotonous- actor wise, script wise, story wise, and to an extent music wise. Then came the digital era—the picture quality was totally different all of a sudden. Kagbeni, Loot and Sano Sansar pulled back the audiences to the theaters. Nepali films were so different now. The storylines were unique. The action sequence looks so real.
This week, two Kollywood films hit the theaters to entertain the audience through its typical ‘Nepali Masala’ stories. The films are Purnendu Jha-directed comedy film ‘Chauka Dau’ and Devendra Pandey’s action based film ‘Villain’.
Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Bista has shown his concern in the upcoming social film ‘Gopi’. In an interaction with the film-unit, Minister Bista stated that the trailer of the film made him curious.
After the commercial success of ‘Dream Girl’, director Rishi Raj Acharya is all set for his new film titled ‘Churifuri’. Acharya stated that the film will not just entertain the audience, it will be informative as well.
Upcoming Nepali film ‘Kagajpatra’ released its first look, announcing its releasing date on March 22. The first look features the four lead artist of the film-Najir Hussen, Shilpa Maskey, Bholaraj Sapkota and Sarita Giri.
The trend of organizing an open house event to inform the public about the scope and facilities of their colleges and universities are on a rise on a global level. Following this trend, Oscar College of Film Studies organized an open house event on Saturday, in their college premises. Teachers, students, and the parents of the students were present at the event. During the event, the college faculty talked to the participants about filmmaking and the changes in technology.
Nepali movie industry is gradually evolving, thanks to the introduction of numerous new-age filmmakers. More than ever, film enthusiasts are pursuing cinema as a mainstream profession. Oscar International College plays a predominant role in helping establish film-making as a full-time profession. The school admits approximately 100 students, and the same number of graduates moves on to try their hands in the film industry every year. Among such student, few stand out from the rest and also receive international acclamation. Nawa Bijaya Shrestha, an aspiring director, filmmaker, and photographer is one of such students.
Lyricist and director Yadav Kharel has witnessed the troughs and crests of Nepali cinema and literature. Obtaining Bachelor in Law and a Master’s degree in Economics from Tribhuvan University, he was one of the first Nepali filmmakers to receive a diploma in movie direction and production from London Film School in 1971. In conversation with My City’s Sonam Lama, Kharel shared his insights on filmmaking and the art of writing in different domains.
Marking European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, a delegation of the European Union to Nepal is gearing for the seventh edition of the EU Film Festival at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Hall, Bhrikutimandup. According to the press statement released by the delegation of the European Union to Nepal, the film festival has been scheduled to start from Friday, and continue till Monday.