First, Happy New Year 2068 to our readers. We wish you all the best in the upcoming year. In the new year, we have listed some of the main event of last year in Nepali cinema:
The year 2067 was the year of digital cinema. A lot of movies were produced in digital medium and we know there is not turning back. Some of the movies produced in digital technology were Bato Muni Ko Phool, Swor, First Love, Kohi Mero, Bhul Bhaya Maf Gara, Kasle choryo mero man, Kanyadaan, Gurudakshina, Hulchul, Batch No. 16, Kasam, Man Manai Man Paraya, Dilmaya, Chino, Ek Din Ek Raat, Dharma, Gorkha Paltan etc.
- Fight director Gopal Bhutani
- actress Shanti Maskey
- writer Diamond Shumser Rana
- singer Kumar Kanchha
- director Rajudhoj Rana
- production controller Raju Chhetri and Yam Tiwari
The piracy of Nepali movie is in increasing trend. The case of Bato Muni Ko Phool and Kasam Hajurko given priority in national media and extensively talked about. But, the not much action was done on the case and it seems, everybody has forgotten about it now.
The most popular marriage this year was that of Manisha Koirala with businessman Samrat Dahal. Choreographer Dinesh Adhikari also got married last year. A new movie producer J B Ghising also got married with singer Lata Yonjan. Singer/actor Prashant Tamang also got married this year.
Problems in Relationships
Problem in relationship in Nepali movie industry is nothing new and there were some such cases this year too. There was a rumor of difficulties in marriage of Manisha and Samrat. But, these days they are out of news. Bhuwan KC formally announced his divorce with his second wife Sushmita KC. In the last days of the year, a very bitter misunderstanding between singer Anju Pant and Manoj Raj was published in newspapers. Anju has told that she can’t live with Manoj any more and has filed a case against Manoj in court.
Producer and actor Rose Rana was arrested and was kept in jail for six months. Later when he was proved innocent, he was released recently. Rose has started producing more movies.
Actress and model Pooja Lama had told that she has changed her religion and has become a Muslim. People close to her however say that she is not following the Muslim norms.
Many believe politics shouldn’t enter in art sector. But, the artist have been doing politics and changing camps for their benefits. Bhuwan KC has taken the membership of CPN UML. Other actors/film persons (like Dayaram Dahal, Jenny Kunwar, Shyam Bhattarai and so on) entered CPN Maoist.