Nepali film retrospective: Basudev

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.

About film

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
Neer Shah

Neer Shah is the producer or co-producer of many Nepali movies. He has also directed several Nepali movies produced by himself, including BasudevPachchis BasantaBasanti, 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.

Binod Chaudhary
Binod Chaudhary

Binod Chaudhary is a Nepalese businessman, politician and philanthropist. He is the current chairman and president of the Chaudhary Group (CG).

Besides his business, which focuses on distribution, retail, leisure and manufacturing, he has done charity work, bookwriting, and filmmaking.

Sophie Upadhyay

Sophie Upadhyay is a one-time film producer for the iconic Nepali film 'Basudev'

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