Nepali movies have come far since it’s initial days. Gone are the days when Nepalese cinema was looked like just a joke to the outside world. But now, things have changed as Nepali filmmakers are making more and more quality movies that people can enjoy and learn at the same time.
Let us explore some of the best Nepali movies that you can watch on YouTube to kill your boredom.
This is a famous Nepali comedy movie created by a bunch of comedians. The plot centered around young adult people who are moving to the middle east nations for better employment opportunities.
The leading actors are the famous comedian, DeepakRaj Giri, and actress, Priyanka Karki. Also, the song, Purba Paschim Rail sang by Anju Panta and Rajan Raj Shiwakoti has its fan following in Nepal and abroad even today.
This crime action thriller movie is one of the highest grossing movie of all time in the history of Nepalese cinema.
The film looks into the life of five people who wanted to become rich in a short amount of time. Likewise, the central theme of the movie looks at their full proof to rob a bank at the heart of the capital, Kathmandu.
This is one of the heartwarming movies made by the talented director, Yadav Kumar Bhattrai, Jhola is based on the story created by the writer, Krishna Dharabasi.
The story mainly focuses on the old tradition of Sati which was followed by the Nepalese society until it was abolished in the early 1920s. This movie also made into the nomination for the category of Foreign Language Film at the 87th edition of the prestigious Academy Awards.
4. Woda Number 6
Another comedy movie on the list, Woda Number 6 looks into the daily life of people who are deeply affected by moist conflict. The main story takes us to the artistic and breathtaking Nuwakot village.
The movies touch the age-old topic of indiscriminate between castes, fights among different classes of people, and several other issues that plagued the Nuwakot’s society.
5. Pashupati Prasad
The main hero of the movie played by the versatile Nepalese actor, Khagendra Lamichhane portrays a man who moves into the city to fulfill the wishes of his beloved father.
This movie is a mixture of comedy and sentiments who makes the viewers shed tears at the climax. Check out this classic film movie now on YouTube.
This is a comedy theme thriller movie which is directed by outstanding Pradip Bhattrai. The movie has big names in the Nepali cinema industry such as Bipin Karki, Barsha Raut, Ravindra Singh Badiya, and many more.
The story involves finding of three crores Nepalese by the main lead Phadindra Timilsha played by Bipin Karki. Likewise, the plot includes several ideas the main character along with his friends make in order to fool the money real owner.
Following the success of the original film, it has its own sequel titled, Jatrai Jatra released in 2019.
The movie reflects a struggle of a lower-middle-class family in the slum areas of Kathmandu. Krishna, the main character of the film works as a newspaper boy while his aged mother works as a road worker.
The main cast is Shushank Mainali, Deeya Maskey, Buddhi Tamang, and Dayahang Rai who are in the prominent roles.
8. Talakjung vs Tulke
The Nepalese drama movie which got an unlikely place for the category of Best Foreign Language Film at the famous Academy Awards is directed by Nischal Basnet.
The film is about the laborer, Tulke in a remote mountain Nepalese village. After being driven from this village for an alleged crime, he moves to the city. The story follows him gaining power and avenging the wrong that has heaped by his perpetrator.
This is a romantic comedy-drama that centered around three characters falling in love. The film is directed by Ram Babu Gurung. The main cast is Dayahang Rai, Nischal Basnet, Buddhi Tamang as well as Rishma Gurung.
Following the success of Kabaddi, the film also made two sequels, Kabaddi released in 2015 and Kabaddi, Kabaddi, Kabaddi four years later in 2019.
10. Love You Baba
Love You Baba is a romantic comedy movie directed by Saugat Bista, who according to Guinness World Records was named the Youngest director of a professionally made feature film length.
Although, the film did not well at the box, it got two awards at the annual National Film Awards. Interestingly, Saugat got the award in the category of Appreciation for the youngest director at the event. It is a beautiful story of a bond between a Father and Daughter with all the spices from comedy, drama, tragedy, action, dance, and many more. It is a simple movie that connects you with its relatable characters, scenes, and dialogues.