Screening (non-competitive) of iconic Nepali feature film ‘Baasudev’ and post-film panel discussion with makers Neer Shah, Harihar Sharma, Binod Chaudhary and Sophie Upadhyay.
Basudev is a 1984 Nepali language film, adapted from Dhruba Chandra Gautam's Kattel Sarko Chotpatak by Neer Shah in his directorial debut. The film starred Harihar Sharma as the eponymous character, with Shakuntala Sharma, Subhadra Adhikari, Krishna Malla, Sharmila Malla and director Shah himself in supporting roles, while Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya were credited as guest actors.
Date: 16 February, 2020
Venue: Nepal Tourism Board
Time: 15:00 - 18:30
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*Event is free for all, and is not ticketed
Neer Shah is the producer or co-producer of many Nepali movies. He has also directed several Nepali movies produced by himself, including Basudev, Pachchis Basanta, Basanti, and a Nepal Bhasa movie Rajamati. He is also a co-producer of the Oscar nominated film Himalaya – l'enfance d'un chef, which was co-produced and directed by the French movie maker Eric Valli. The film, also released as Caravan (in Canada) and Himalaya (in Denmark and France), was the first film from Nepal to win an Oscar nomination.
Besides his business, which focuses on distribution, retail, leisure and manufacturing, he has done charity work, bookwriting, and filmmaking.
Sophie Upadhyay is a one-time film producer for the iconic Nepali film 'Basudev'
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