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Sujit Bidari: 'If you are honest, your work will get acknowledged'

Nepal, Sept. 17 -- Sujit Bidari is not new to cinema. From working as a script analyst in the award-winning Kalo Pothi (2015) to writing the screenplay of 2018's experimental Lalpurja and directing Sa... Read More


Say hello to gender-neutral fashion

Kathmandu, Sept. 15 -- Jyoti Shrestha is not fond of labels, especially when it comes to clothing. A person's clothing reflects their personality and restrictions can feel suffocating, believes Shrest... Read More


Here's what these short Nepali films are doing right

Kathmandu, Sept. 12 -- Cinema over the world has taken big leaps in recent years. However, the same cannot be said for Nepali films. In more than five decades since its inception, the growth of Nepali... Read More


(Natural) lights, camera, food!

Kathmandu, Sept. 11 -- Whenever a scrumptious dish appears in front of Mannsi Agrawal, her mind starts thinking in pictures. Research, click, eat, repeat: this has been Agrawal's mantra since 2016. "... Read More


Making meals plastic-free

Kathmandu, Sept. 7 -- For Garima Shrestha, living a sustainable, environment-friendly lifestyle is not a passing fad. It is a lifestyle choice she has made to become more responsible towards nature, s... Read More


In this messy, poorly written Netflix series, only Neena Gupta shines

Kathmandu, Sept. 5 -- Ever since Masaba Gupta was born, she has been under the public eye. Masaba had created a storm in the society she was born in because her mother, veteran actor Neena Gupta, had ... Read More


Challenging the privileged notions of 'home' through a virtual exhibition

Kathmandu, Sept. 3 -- What does home mean for people? Is it a physical space that allows people to be themselves at their own comfort? Or is it a feeling of security and safety in a space that is "one... Read More


How Indra Jatra came to be one of Kathmandu's most celebrated festivals

Kathmandu, Sept. 1 -- For the Newa people of Kathmandu, Yenya, also known as Indra Jatra, is their biggest festival. In the eight days the festival is observed, streets and temples in the heart of old... Read More


Meet Dorje Dolma, the first female writer from Dolpo

Kathmandu, Aug. 29 -- As the oldest of 11 siblings, Dorje Dolma spent most of her childhood taking care of her younger brothers and sisters as well as herding yaks and goats. This was in the early '90... Read More


Breaking the glass ceiling, one STEM class at a time

Kathmandu, Aug. 26 -- In 2009, when Binita Shrestha started her physics and computer science classes in high school, she was surprised to find herself to be the only girl in her class. But she didn't ... Read More