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.Follow @gorkhapost
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost