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Best Nepali Movies of 2019 You Need to Watch

It’s time to watch the best movies of 2019 before the new year arrives


Best Nepali Movies of 2019 You Need to Watch

Movies have been one of the best sources of entertainment for the people of Nepal since 19th century. Film industry have progressed rapidly since the inception of D.B. Pariyar’s Satya Harishchandra in 1951.

1990s turned to be the golden era for the Nepali film industry. ‘Aama’ was the first film produced in Nepal in 1964. Since then there is a growing appetite for films among Nepalese.

Movies secured popular demand in the country and Nepalese have never ceased to showcase their love for the films till date.


In recent times many notable films are being made and released in Nepal.

The year of 2018 proved promising with the all-time hit Nepali movies like Damaru ko Dandibiyo, Sunkesari and Dipendra Sarkar, to name a few.  Click Here

Now, let’s have a look at the best Nepal movies of 2019 you need to see before stepping into New Year!!

Best Nepali Movies of 2019 – Video

1) Bulbul

Cast:  Ujwal Adhikari, Laxmi Bardeva, Mukunda Bhusal, Deepak Chhetri
Director: Binod Paudel
Release Date:  February 14, 2019

Bulbul Nepal Movie 2019

Bulbul is a movie about a woman who is awaiting her husband’s return from Saudi Arabia. She struggles to make a living in Kathmandu by driving a tempo. The movies showcase the impact of migration on women who are left behind by their husbands in search of employment in foreign countries.

The movie won the Best Director Award and Best Actress Award at the country’s National Awards.

Bulbul was selected for representing Nepal at Oscars’ International Feature Film category at the 2020 Academy Awards.

2) Jatrai Jatra

Cast: Bipin Karki, Dayahang Rai, Rabindra Singh Baniya
Director: Pradeep Bhattarai
Release Date:  March 1, 2019

Jatrai Jatra Nepal Movie 2019

Jatrai Jatra is a sequel for the movie ‘Jatra’. The story revolves around the life of Fanindra, Munna and Joyes after they get released from jail on bail. The story takes a turn when they find a bag of gold.

3) Saili

Cast: Gaurav Pahari, Menuka Pradhan, Daya Hang Rai, Kenipa Singh, Maotse Gurung, Prakash Ghimire, Puskar Gurung
Director: Ram Babu Gurung
Release Date: March 29, 2019

Saili Nepal Movie 2019

The storyline of the movie is based on the true situation in Nepal where people are compelled to stay away from families in search of better employment and a better life. The movie revolves around the life of Saili and Pitamber whose love life starts to get complicated with financial debts.

4) Gopi

Cast: Bipin Karki, Barsha Raut, Surakshya Panta
Director: Dipendra Lama
Release Date: February 1, 2019

Gopi Nepal Movie 2019

The movie’s storyline revolves around a character named Gopi, who struggles to stay in Nepal despite the changing social and political conditions in the country.

5) A Mero Hajur 3

Cast: Anmol K.C., Suhana Thapa, Salon Basnet, Arpan Thapa, Rabindra Jha
Director: Jharana Thapa
Release Date: April 12, 2019

A Mero Hajur 3 Nepal Movie 2019

The movie is the sequel and follow up of the ‘Mero Hajur’ movie series. The movie revolves around a popular singer, Prem starts loving his fan, Arya. It is a romantic love story and is full of humor.

6) Summer Love

Cast: Ashish Piya, Rewati Chetri, Suraj Singh Thakuri, Namrata Sapkota
Director: Muskan Dhakal
Release Date: February 8, 2019

Summer Love Nepal Movie 2019

Summer Love is a romantic love story based on the novel ‘Summer Love’ written by Subin Bhattarai. The movie is about two college students ‘Atit’ and ‘Saaya’ falling in love. The storyline tells how they fight the obstacles in their career and love journey.

7) The Man from Kathmandu

Cast: Gulshan Grover, Hameed Sheikh, Anna Sharma, Karma Shakya, Neer Shah, Mithila Sharma, Paramita RL Rana
Director: Pema Dhondup
Release Date: March 15, 2019

The Man from Kathmandu Nepal Movie 2019

‘The Man from Kathmandu’ is a film about an American-Nepali man who is half Hindu-half Muslim. The story is all about how he reconnects to the culture and traditions of his country when he detours to Kathmandu, Nepal to find his father.

8) Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi

Cast: Kabita Ale, Bijay Baral, Maotse Gurung
Director: Ram Babu Gurung
Release Date: September 20, 2019

Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Nepali Movie

Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi is a romantic comedy movie and a sequel of the films  Kabaddi (2013) and Kabaddi Kabaddi (2015). The story revolves around the character Daya Hang Rai who falls in love with Kashi. The movie turns into a twist when Kashi’s mother chooses Dhankaji to be the right man for her daughter.

9) Cha Maya Chhapakkai

Director: Dipendra Lama
Cast: Deepak Raj Giri, Keki Adhikari, Jitu Nepal, Kedar Prasad Ghimire
Release Date: October 11, 2019

Cha Maya Chhapakkai Nepali Movie

Cha Maya Chhapakkai is the continuation of the ‘Chakka Panja’ series.  It is the story of 42-year-old Comrade BP who falls in love with 24-year-old doctor Jal. Unfortunately, both families have a political rivalry. The movie depicts the problems faced by them during their struggle to give a happy ending to their love story.

Other Nepali movies of 2019 that worth a watch:

10) The BreakUp

Cast: Aashirman DS Joshi, Shilpa Maskey, Raymon Das Shrestha, Itchya Karki, Saroj Khanal, Sushmita Bomjan
Director: Hem Raj B.C.
Release Date: March 1, 2019

The Break Up Nepal Movie 2019

11) Appa

Cast: Dayahang Rai, Siddhant Raj Tamang, Allona Kabo Lepcha, Aruna Karki, Tulsi Ghimire
Director: Anmol Gurung
Release Date: June 28, 2019

Appa Nepal Movie 2019

12) Anaagat

Cast: Priyanka Karki, Arpan Thapa, Praween Khatiwada, Rosin Subedi
Director: Samten Bhutia
Release Date: 25 January 2019

Anaagat Nepal Movie 2019

13) Captain

Cast: Anmol K.C., Sunil Thapa, Upasana Thakuri, Priyanka, Wilson Rai, Saroj Khanal, Prashant Tamrakar
Director: Diwakar Bhattarai
Release Date: March 1, 2019

Captain Nepal Movie 2019

14) Kagaz Patra

Cast: Laxmi Bardewa, Jiban Bhattarai, Niraj Singh Bista
Director: Apil Bista
Release Date: March 22, 2019

Kagaz Patra Nepal Movie 2019

15) Love Station

Cast: Pradeep Khadka, Jassita Gurung
Director: Ujwal Ghimire
Release Date: April 5, 2019 (Nepal)

Love Station Nepal Movie 2019

16) Ranveer

Cast: Sushil Sitaula, Subeksha Khadka, Supushpa Bhatta
Director: Govind Singh Bhandari
Release Date: February 1, 2019

Ranveer Nepal Movie 2019

The year 2019 proved to be a successful period for the Nepali film industry by entertaining the audience with a significant number of films.

In the time of bidding adieu to 2019 and stepping into 2020, let’s wish the new year will bring lots of glory to the Nepali film industry.

Let’s hope that the new year will produce promising movies that might break the old records.

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