Stories By 'ABHIMANYU DIXIT'
In his first film, Anmol Gurung has directed the ubiquitous Dayahang Rai in such a way that he looks and feels like a different character. 
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In a region where audiences are prone to emulating on-screen protagonists, films must be careful about the kind of message they’re sending
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Director Milan Chams wants to teach comedian Pranesh Gautam a lesson because of a bad review, but if Bir Bikram 2 is anything to go by, it is perhaps Chams who needs a lesson in respecting women.
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Jatrai Jatra doesn’t improve on the first Jatra, neither does it do anything different. Instead, it is almost exactly like its prequel.
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The basic plot of the film is unoriginal. Nepali filmmakers seem to believe that there is a formula for a romantic film with young people. First, titling your film like it’s a sequel, even though it has nothing to do with the other films in the franchise.
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That aside, Saili comes with its own set of expectations. The music video never explained too much, thus engaging our imaginations and involving us emotionally by demanding the audience participate. Adapting a five-minute song into a feature-length film is a hefty task, but we do expect our intelligence and emotions to be as engaged. But alas.
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