10 Best Nepali Movies of All Time that You Must Watch
Many young Nepalese of this generation are still a newbie for Nepali movies. We might like watching Bollywood and Hollywood, but watching the best Nepali movies is never out of trend. Although the Nepali Film industry is yet an emerging one, there are some beautiful Nepali films with fabulous stories.
Kollywood has made a remarkable space with some great movies like Pashupati Prasad and Loot. Here is the list of 10 best Nepali movies of all time.
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1. Pashupati Prasad
No other movie could have portrayed the devastating earthquake and its post-effect so beautifully. Pashupati Prasad struggles in Kathmandu to pay his father’s debt. The sentiment of the movie can make you shed some tears at the end. Khagendra Lamichhane justified the role well.
2. Jatra Series
Jatra and its sequel Jatrai Jatra are directed by a popular director Pradip Bhattrai. The film was mostly shot in the Thamel areas of Kathmandu. The story rotates on how Phadindra Timilsina protects the money from its real owner.
Bulbul is one of the best releases in 2019. The film was directed by Binod Poudel. Film’s story is about an independent woman who survives by driving tempo for living in Kathmandu. The movie was selected for entry at Best International Feature Flim.
Sanghuro is a very powerful movie that portrays a constant struggle of a person to settle in the urban region. It’s the tale about a lower-middle-class family who lives in the slums of Kathmandu. The film shows a mother take care of her child working as a road sweeper. Both story and character play is awesome.
Based on a novel by Krishna Dharabasi, Jhola makes one of the best Nepali films in our industry. The film portrays Sati Pratha that prevails in Nepalese society until the 1920s. The movie can be mentally disturbing but the story is worth watching.
6. Talakjung VS Tulke
Yeah, I get that this name sounds quite odd. But as people say, “don’t judge a book by its cover”, let’s not judge Talakjung VS Tulke until we watch it. Tulké is a day-laborer who loves in a Nepalese mountain village. His struggles to claim his long-lost aristocratic identity shows a great plot.
7. Kabaddi Series
This is yet another masterpiece in the Nepali film industry. The gameplay between local lover- Kaazi, and an outsider- Bibek over a girl is well portrayed. It reflects the Nepalese culture while saying a beautiful love story.
8. Darpan Chhaya
This classic love story released in 2001 carries a proud history of the Nepalese film industry. The movie shows a love triangle within two best friends over a beautiful girl. Even after two decades, this college romance is relatable and loved by people.
Gopi is another best movie released in 2019. It’s a story of a young man who wishes to live in his home country despite all the country’s turbulent political and social climate.
10. Chhakka Panja Series
The first of Chhakka Panja series was released in 2016. The dark comedy-drama film received many positive reviews for its screenplay, humor, story, and social setting. Even after suffering the piracy issues, the film became all “All Time Blockbuster “ of our industry. Two sequels of Chhakka Panja were also commercially successful.