KATHMANDU — Nepali film Naakaa has released its first trailer.
A Nepali drama featuring Bipin Karki and Robin Tamang in the lead roles, tells the stroy of people living in the Sindupalchowk district, who make a living as coyotes smuggling people from China to Nepal.
Alongside Karki and Tamang, Naakaa also features actors Prakash Gandharva, Sajan Thapa Magar, Thinley Lhamo, Shiva Mukhiya, Ram Bhajan Kamat, Abhishek Subedi, Ghanshyam Joshi and Keshab Rai.
The trailer shows that parts of the dialogue are preserved in the ethnic dialects of the region where the film is based.
Claimed to have based in the real incident, the film has the pivotal role of Mr Karki who is essaying the role of Goldi, the character who is active in the area as human trafficker from China to India through Nepal.
It tells how the protagonists find themselves involved in a racket that traffics people across the border after the earthquake disrupts the border area.
Written and directed by Amit Shrestha, the film features background score by Rohit Shakya while the music to the songs is composed by Jason Kunwar.
Abhishek Subhedi wrote the screenplay, and Chintan Rajbhandari has provided the principal photography for the movie.
The editors of the film are Bibhusan Basnet and Pooja Gurung, two filmmakers who have established themselves as the voices of avant-garde cinema in Nepal.
Naakaa is slated to release in theaters across the country on March 1.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.