Movie Review

Binod Paudel’s Bulbul is well-executed and filled with exemplary acting, but there are narrative flaws

Binod Paudel, writer-director of the film Bulbul, is the campus chief of Nepal’s first film school, Oscar International College. Most of the films made by the college’s alumni have accrued accolades, not just locally but also globally.


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Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy is a poignant portrait of a Mumbai slum beset by class, gender and religion divides

If Gully Boy is the mainstream Bollywood movie with two of the industry’s biggest actors, then one could finally say that the Indian film industry has come of age. Superstars still rule Bollywood but as is often repeated by industry insiders, nowadays, ‘the story is the king’.

SHREYA PAUDEL, Feb 15 2019

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With a uniquely fascinating premise, Gopi is a no-frills homegrown production that warrants a watch

In the late 1950s, there emerged a new style of filmmaking in France, pioneered by filmmakers such as Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard and Claude Chabrol.

Timothy Aryal, Feb 02 2019

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Film Review: Garud Puran is carelessly-written, badly-acted, and casually misogynistic

For every film review, my work begins with scribbling notes in dark cinema halls. I sit through the films as alert as I can be, ignoring my fellow filmgoers, their giggles, phone calls and popcorn crunches. But when I’m walking out of the theatre, I’m nervous about having to comment on the same issues, over and over again for every review!


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Free of superstars, melodrama and item numbers, Katha ’72 takes the audience on a personal journey of self-discovery

Nepali filmmakers and their audiences have been feeding off the Indian film industry for quite some time. We have been inspired by everything, right and wrong, our neighbours have offered.


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Chhakka Panja 3 barely scratches the surface of Nepal's education system

Chhakka Panja 3 celebrated 51 days of its theatrical run this week. The film has so far grossed over 190 million, according to Deepak Raj Giri, actor and one of the producers. It has also been watched by over 1.2 million people, he reported. By this account, Chhakka Panja 3 is Nepal’s highest grossing movie ever.

Timothy Aryal, Dec 06 2018

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Producer Changa; Storytelling Chet

Nepali bureaucrats all seem to be under a malaise that invites much criticism—they do their 9-5 jobs without any conviction or any motivation to perform, since at the end of the month, they will be paid regardless. The team behind Changa Chet seems to be afflicted with the same syndrome.


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PM Oli inaugurates restored historic Gaddi Baithak

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday inaugurated the refurbished Gaddi Baithak, a historic monument built by Rana Prime Minister Chandra Shumsher in 1908.

Post Report, Jun 28 2018

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PM Oli extends best wishes

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli extended his best wishes to the Sherpa community living in the country and abroad on the occasion of Gyalbo Lhosar.

Post Report, Feb 17 2018

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Narayangadh-Munglin section to be closed during day from today

In a bid to expedite the ongoing expansion works at the Narayangadh-Muglin road , authorities are closing the traffic movement along the road during the day time from Saturday.

Anup Ojha, Jan 27 2018

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Chhakka Bahadur pulls off surprise win in Humla

Chhakka Bahadur Lama on Friday became the first independent candidate to make it to the new federal parliament, as he defeated Nepali Congress (NC)’s Mangal Bahadur Shahi by 47 votes in Humla, a mountainous district in Province 6.

Post Report, Dec 09 2017

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