By A Staff Reporter,Kathmandu, Nov. 11: The festive season is widely regarded as the ideal time for film releases, with filmmakers eagerly anticipating this period to make the most of their film’s success.
It is believed that during festivals, audiences have more free time, are in a relaxed mood, and are more likely to visit the theatres to watch movies.
This year, similar to Dashain, there is only one Nepali film set to release during the Tihar festival.
During the festival of lights only ‘Dimaag Kharaab’ will be hitting cinemas nationwide.
Directed by Nischal Basnet, known for his work in ‘Loot’, the movie was released
It features Dayahang Rai, Swastima Khadka, Khagendra Lamichhane and Arpan Thapa in lead roles.
Its cinematography is handled by Sushan Prajapati, with Suraj Bam Thakuri as the executive producer and Raunak Bikram Kandel as the producer of the film.
Nischal, making a directorial comeback after six years, explores the distorted facets of contemporary society and politics, depicting the narrative of civil discontent in the 150-miniute film.
Prior to its release, the movie had a grand premiere at Labim Mall in Lalitpur on Thursday.
Ravi Lamichhane of the Rastriya Swatantra Party, his wife Nikita Poudel, lawmaker Shobita Gautam and Kathmandu Metropolitan Mayor Balen Shah also attended the premiere.
Actors like Hari Bansha Acharya, Deepak Raj Giri, Deepa Shree Niraula, Nirmal Sharma, Jitu Nepal, Shilpa Maskey, Santosh Sen, Khagendra Lamichhane, Swastima Khadka, Arpana Thapa also enjoyed the film.
Simultaneously, the highly anticipated Hollywood superhero film ‘The Marvels’ was released in Nepali cinemas on Friday. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, the film is the sequel to ‘Captain Marvel’ (2019) and is directed by Nia DaCosta, who co-wrote the screenplay with Megan McDonnell and Elissa Karasik.
Additionally, film ‘Pashupati Prasad 2-Bhasme Don’, released in Dashain continues to survive in theaters.
Meanwhile, the much-anticipated Bollywood film ‘Tiger 3’ of Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif is also set to hit Nepali cinema theatres on Sunday.
‘Tiger 3’ is an action thriller directed by Maneesh Sharma.
According to the Indian media, the film has already collected IRS139 million in advance booking.
Nepali film ‘Pardeshi -2’ released before Dashain, and the South Indian film ‘Leo’ are also being screened.