August 9, 2017
The movie unit of ‘Maitighar’, the first Nepali film under a private banner, received a special honor in a recently-held film festival.
The national capital Kathmandu, on Monday, witnessed a film festival titled ‘LG Cine Circle Award-2074’.
Nepal Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, who graced the event as its chief guest, honored various film technicians with awards in their respective categories.
On account of the Nepali film industry’s 51 years of completion, the event recalled first Nepali film ‘Maitighar’ and presented special honor to the film unit. Film stars CP Mainali and Mala Sinha were also present at the event.
On the occasion, ‘Jatra’ film grabbed awards under the Best Movie of the Year, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay categories.
The event also honored senior film technicians. The chief guest presented ‘Life Time Achievement Award’, along with Rs 51,000 cash prize, to the legendary Fight Director NB Maharjan.
The event was held at Army Officers Club in Kathmandu.