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Black Panther becomes most tweeted about movie of all time

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WASHINGTON — After ruling the global box office, Hollywood movie ‘Black Panther’ has now become the king of Twitter.

The Ryan Coogler-directorial has beaten ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ to become the most-tweeted about movie ever.

The film has amassed more than 35 million tweets, reports E! Online.

The most shared posts have come from Kendrick Lamar, whose soundtrack reveal was retweeted over 240,000 times, and Michelle Obama, whose endorsement of the film scored over 139,000 retweets.

“Black Panther The Album 2/9,” Lamar tweeted on January 31, along with the album’s track listing.

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Michelle Obama tweeted in February: “Congrats to the entire #blackpanther team! Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen. I loved this movie and I know it will inspire people of all backgrounds to dig deep and find the courage to be heroes of their own stories.”

The most used hashtags were #BlackPanther, #Wakanda and #WakandaForever, while Black Panther, Killmonger and Shuri were the most talked about characters on social media.

The film, which is Marvel’s first to be directed by an African-American, took only 26 days for to crack $1 billion at the global box office.


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Senior actor Madan Krishna Shrestha undergoes successful Parkinson’s surgery





KATHMANDU — Senior actor Madan Krishna Shrestha has successfully undergone a surgery for Parkinson’s disease at Annapurna Neuro Hospital in Kathmandu.

It is mentioned that a team of doctors performed Deep Brain Stimulation surgery in globus pallidus part of the brain,in a press statement issued by the hospital.

Dr Resha Shrestha and Dr Basanta Panta jointly performed the surgery on Thursday.

The 68-year-old actor has been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for the past nine years and the symptoms were prominently seen in left side of his brain for four years.

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This is the first time the hospital conducted such a surgery, the press statement reads. Now other Parkinson’s patients could avail of this treatment from the health facility.

It has been learnt that Shrestha’s health condition has improved. Since some problems were diagnosed in the right side of his brain, pacemaker has been installed, said the hospital.

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