Untitled.np: Small group that aims big for Nepal’s video industry
Through Untitled.np, Pokharel and his team want to create a community of artists from all walks of time and create content that hopefully will put Nepal on the global map. They want to build a community in a bid...
Bharat Regmi: Nepal’s successful multimedia editor has an interesting story behind him
While his friends used to play various games with each other, Bharat Regmi, like a curious child, sat by his radio listening to various programmes and songs.
Ankit Shrestha: Busking in the US, this singer has earned fandom among Nepalis worldwide
Ankit Shrestha, carrying a guitar, often frequents the subway stations in New York City. He is not there to board any train. The 27-year-old is there for something else.
A Nepali TV is going 4K. But, what is the 4K television all about?
Popular journalist Rabi Lamichhane has recently launched the Galaxy 4K Television, claiming it will be the first 4K television channel in Nepal. As the television is yet to begin its regular broadcasting, you must be wondering what the '4K'...
Echoes in the Valley: An experiment to preserve, promote Nepal’s local music
This year, however, things are going to be different. The festival, which would normally be held for two days when one would be for performance and one would be for a conference, will be held throughout the year and...
Young Nepalis are shifting to podcasts from TVs. Now, it’s challenging to sustain the shows
Podcasting culture is getting quite popular in Nepal. As Nepal’s urban youth, thanks to the internet, has given up on Nepali TV, many have started getting hooked on other means of entertainment including podcasts. Even though many podcasts have...
Diwas Gurung: Underrated piece in modern Nepali music’s promising puzzle
Growing up in Kathmandu, Diwas Gurung never thought that he would make it in the music industry let alone be one of Nepal’s most sought-after music producers. In the span of three decades that he has dedicated to music,...
Nepali film industry has seen a few women directors, but they are yet to prove their potential
There is a very low presence of women directors in the Nepali film industry. Most of these active directors are now busy with their own home production movies.
This Women’s Day, watch these 8 Nepali movies that empower women
To celebrate Women's Day, we look at eight Nepali films which have broken the stereotype and portrayed women differently.
Confluence culture has started in Nepal’s music industry and everyone has high hopes
Bibek Lama, Rochak Dahal and Subas Poudel did not know each other until a few months ago. All distinguished musicians, they met at an online conference where they were paired to collaborate and make music. As music enthusiasts, they...
On sale: Nepali music awards losing worth
A few weeks ago, a singer was approached by the organisers of an award show. At first, the singer who does not want to be named felt the organisers wanted to inform him that he was being nominated for...
Jigmee Wangchuk Lepcha is known for covers, but passion for originals drives him forward
The mood at Shisha Lounge and Bar on a Friday is different. As soon as the opening band concludes its show and Air Space gets on stage, there is a roar. The roar, for the most part, is for...
7 less-known actors of Nepal’s film industry
Every year, many actors debut in films hoping they will make it out in Nepal’s movie industry. Out of 100s who come with this dream, only a few make it. Some have great debuts and stay in the industry...
Nasty is nasty, but he has Grammy dreams for Nepal’s hip-hop
Sitting at a coffee shop in Kathmandu, Abhishek Baniya, 27, is talking about winning Grammys. He is serious about it. There is a spark in his eyes and a purpose in his voice. His entourage believes in him too....
Adhishree Dhungana: A rare woman guitarist of Nepal has lots of ambitions
Dhungana is one of the few female guitarists in the scene. Further, she is more than just a guitarist. She writes, composes, and sings.
From TikTok to stardom: These people have got incredible fame in a short span
In today’s digital age, there are a lot of people like have become overnight sensations. Their lives have been changed by technology and apps like TikTok.
Voice of Nepal 3: Virtual auditions over, show to go on air next month
The third edition of Voice of Nepal, one of Nepal's most popular singing reality shows, has recently completed the digital audition phase.
Classical music is losing its rhythm in Nepal. And, there are some valid reasons
Many argue that they do so due to lack of demand for classical music in the market. Others argue that it is due to a lack of patience amongst the students. But, with the music being heard and played...
Saigrace: The storyteller who rose to fame by leaps and bounds looks for more insightful stories
Saigrace tells the story of a common man or woman in a simple yet captivating manner. His stories mostly focus on social issues and human values which have directly or indirectly impacted him.
Covid-19 hits Nepali actor Resh Marhatta’s ‘dream project’
Resh Marhatta, a well-known name in the Nepali film industry, has recently launched a high-budget project called 'National Treasure: the blood run' as an actor and producer.
Nepal leader hopes to make world record as first sitting minister to sing on stage
Manandhar, also the owner of a cinema hall in Kathmandu, is singing on stage on Friday in a bid to register his name as the world's first sitting minister to give a singing performance on stage.
Uniq Poet made a name for himself in Nepal’s hip-hop. Now, he wants to do more
When Utsaha Joshi aka Uniq Poet, donning an ‘Underdog’ t-shirt, came out to battle Asis Rana aka Laure at a Raw Barz event in 2013, everyone was psyched. There were about 200 people, maybe even more. This was the...
With no (new) movie and no (big) money, what do Nepali cinemas want from reopening?
Rajesh Shrestha, 44, is a fan of Bollywood films. Every Friday, Shrestha would go to movie halls and watch the latest release. Films, especially from Bollywood, were a huge part of his life. But, with movie halls shut due...
Sumi Moktan, Viju Parki win Dancing with the Stars Nepal title
Kathmandu, December 20 Actress and model Sumi Moktan and choreographer Viju Parki have won the title of the first season of the Dancing with the Stars Nepal. The grand finale of the event was held in Kathmandu on Saturday...
Kimff winner Ankit Poudel: Nepali film industry needs new wave to go global
The current model is a failure 'cause we’re just copying work done by Indians or Koreans. Everyone knows that. I’m sure I’m not the only one who wants a new wave to enter Nepali cinema.
Covid-19 hangover over in Kathmandu? Experts raise eyebrows as clubs, restaurants reopen
There is little to no social distancing in any of these places and with most of them poorly ventilated. Perhaps, that is why the governments in Europe and America have not let restaurants and clubs to open citing the...
The rise and rise of standup comedy in Nepal
The standup comedy scene in Kathmandu has come a long way since it started around late 2017. In a span of three years, there have been over 100 standup comedians who have tried their hand at it.
Clean feed policy causes drop in TV subscription across Nepal
Ever since the policy has been imposed on October 24, a lot of people's favourite channels like Star Plus and Start Sports have disappeared. Consequently, the number of TV watchers is on the decline.
Yugal Gurung: Why this new-age Nepali musician stands out
Yugal Gurung is different. His music is raw, his lyrics are meaningful, and his songs are a tad dreamy. With his smooth guitar skill and deep vocals, you have another great Nepali indie artist who, through his consistency, is...
Patan High Court tells police not to arrest VTEN
The Patan High Court has ordered the government not to arrest rapper VTEN (Samir Ghising). The court says the government does not have any genuine reason to arrest him just because of his songs.