Most Popular Nepali-Language Feature Films


1. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

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85 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 709,577 | Gross: $242.37M

2. L'ascension (2017)

103 min | Adventure

6.8
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A young man from the suburbs with no mountaineering experience decides to climb Mt Everest to show a woman he'd do anything for her.

Director: Ludovic Bernard | Stars: Ahmed Sylla, Alice Belaïdi, Kévin Razy, Nicolas Wanczycki

Votes: 282

3. Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo (2011)

104 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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At the beginning of the 90s, a young Catalan teacher goes to Kathmandu to work at the local school. Soon, she will have to deal with the extreme poverty of the region and the bleak educational system.

Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Verónica Echegui, Sumyata Bhattarai, Norbu Tsering Gurung, Kalsang Tamang

Votes: 578

4. Ralang Road (2017)

112 min | Drama, Mystery | Completed

An ordinary day. A chain of incidents. Four people. A cold town.

Director: Karma Takapa | Stars: Shubham, Sonam Wangyal Ladimpa, Domber Mani Pradhan, Sudan Gurung

5. Happy New Year Nepali Movie (2017)

Romance

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Director: Dev Kumar Shrestha | Stars: Pukar Gautam, Sandhya Kc, Royal Maskey, Padam Shakya

6. White Sun (2016)

89 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

Anti-regime partisan Chandra confronts physical, social and political obstacles for his father's funeral. His search for a solution takes him to neighboring mountain villages and encounters with the police and rebel guerrillas. A portrait of post-civil war Nepal during the fragile deadlocked peace process.

Director: Deepak Rauniyar | Stars: Dayahang Rai, Asha Maya Magrati, Rabindra Singh Baniya, Sumi Malla

Votes: 148

7. Yodha (1992)

149 min | Action, Comedy

8.4
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Fate brings a young man from rural Kerala to be the protector of a young Lama in Nepal, who is being chased by a dangerous cult.

Director: Sangeeth Sivan | Stars: Mohanlal, Siddharth Lama, Gopal Raj Bhutani, Beena Antony

Votes: 1,746

8. Ghampani (2017)

Drama, Romance

8.2
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Two childhood friends Furba Tamang (Dayahang) and Tara Sharma (Keki) have affection in each other. Furba stays in village as a teacher while Tara goes to Kathmandu to get higher education. ... See full summary »

Director: Dipendra Lama | Stars: Dayahang Rai, Keki Adhikari, Prakash Ghimire, Buddhi Tamang

Votes: 9

9. The Legend of Shankhadhar (2016)

E10+ | 55 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

9.0
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First animated feature film in Nepalbhasha/Nepali languages with English subtitles, is a biopic on Shankhadhar Shakhwa, who cleared everyone's debt and started Nepal's original era, Nepal Samvat, on 20th October 879 AD.

Director: Sanyukta Shrestha | Stars: Kiran K.C., Rajaram Poudel, Madan Krishna Shrestha

Votes: 8

10. Chhakka Panja (2016)

130 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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Story of five friends Raja (Deepak Raj Giri), Saraswoti (Jeetu Nepal), Magne (Kedar Ghimire) and Buddhi (Buddhi Tamang). Raja is rich but illiterate and enjoys life, and tells his friends ... See full summary »

Director: Deepa Shree Niroula | Stars: Deepak Raj Giri, Kedar Ghimire, Buddhi Tamang, Jeetu Nepal

Votes: 89

11. Jhola (2013)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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The film begins when an old man called Ghanashyam (Sujal Nepal) leaves his bag for a night at the writer's home. Suspicious, the writer checks the contents of the bag only to find an old ... See full summary »

Director: Yadav Kumar Bhattarai | Stars: Garima Panta, Sujal Nepal, Laxmi Giri, Deshbhakta Khanal

Votes: 188

12. Highway to Dhampus (2014)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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When Laxmi, headmistress of a small orphanage in Nepal, is visited by a rich socialite attempting to fix her image through charitable acts, a chain of events is set in motion that affects ... See full summary »

Director: Rick McFarland | Stars: Rachel Hurd-Wood, Gunner Wright, Suesha Rana, Raj Ballav Koirala

Votes: 143

13. Kalo Pothi (2015)

90 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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A temporary cease-fire allows the residents of a small Nepalese village to breathe a sigh of relief. Two young boys from different castes become close friends and raise a hen in hopes of selling the eggs.

Director: Min Bahadur Bham | Stars: Khadka Raj Nepali, Sukra Raj Rokaya, Jit Bahadur Malla, Hansha Khadka

Votes: 344

14. Jatra (2016)

150 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

9.1
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An innocent, poor and hardworking man Phadindra Timsina (Bipin Karki) finds a sack full of 3 Crores Nepalese rupees stolen from a bank. He then consults with his 2 friends Jayas (Rabindra ... See full summary »

Director: Pradeep Bhattarai | Stars: Prechya Bajracharya, Rabindra Singh Baniya, Prakash Ghimire, Rabindra Jha

Votes: 42

15. Pashupati Prasad (2016)

140 min | Drama

9.1
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A story about a guy who lost his parents in earthquake and comes to kathmandu carrying a dream of paying his parents debt and settling his life where he faces different conflicts and situations.

Director: Dependra K. Khanal | Stars: Khagendra Lamichhane, Rabindra Singh Baniya, Bipin Karki, Prakash Ghimire

Votes: 861

16. Aadha Love (2017)

E10+ | Adventure, Drama

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People show how love can betrayed and turning your true love to half love.

Director: Arpan Thapa | Stars: Biki Gurung, Tika Pahari, Rojisha Shahi, Mithila Sharma

17. Darpan Chhaya 2 (2017)

Drama, Musical

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Directed by Tulsi Ghimire, Darpan Chaya 2 is the second part, but not a sequel, of the blockbuster movie Darpan Chaya (2001). With the concept of musical love story, the movie stars Puspa ... See full summary »

Director: Tulsi Ghimire | Stars: Pushpall Khadka, Sahara Karki, Shraddha Prasai, B.S. Rana

18. Muna Madan (2003)

133 min | Drama

8.2
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An epic tragedy, based on Nepal's most famous epic poem. Madan, a lower-class worker, is forced by poverty and mounting debts to go to Lhasa, Tibet, leaving behind his lonely mother and ... See full summary »

Director: Gyanendra Bahadur Deuja | Stars: Deepak Tripathi, Usha Paudel, Mithila Sharma, Subhadra Adhikari

Votes: 75

19. Bir Bikram (2016)

E10+ | 136 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Bir decides to save his crush June for his friend since he had promised to save her.

Director: Milan Chams | Stars: Dayahang Rai, Anoop Bikram Shahi, Deeya Pun, Arpan Thapa

Votes: 13

20. Himalayaeui sonyowa (2008)

95 min | Drama

6.6
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A Korean executive ventures into the Himalayas to visit a family in a small mountain village, where time seems to have stood still for 100 years.

Director: Soo-il Jeon | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Hamo Gurung, Namgya Gurung, Tsering Kipale Gurung

Votes: 192

21. Lappan Chhappan (2017)

111 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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The character named Banka sets out to take revenge on the minister who betrayed him.

Director: Mukunda Bhatta | Stars: Dayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Arpan Thapa, Barsha Siwakoti

Votes: 8

22. Hostel Returns (2015)

122 min | Drama

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This film is a sequel to 2013 film Hostel and is based on the hostel life of civil engineering students.

Director: Suraj Bhushal | Stars: Sushil Shrestha, Najir Hussain, Abhay Baral, Sushil Sitaula

23. Dui Rupaiya (2017)

Action, Drama | Filming

Dui Rupaiya is an action drama movie featuring Nischal Basnet and Buddhi Tamang. The movie is directed by Asim Shah. The movie is set to be released on September 8 2017.

Director: Asif Shah | Stars: Menuka Pradhan, Nischal Basnet, Buddhi Tamang, Pramod Agrahari

24. Highway (I) (2012)

80 min | Drama

6.7
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A passenger filled highway coach traveling from Eastern Nepal to Kathmandu hits one delay after another, the first of those delays due to a bandh. After a lengthy stop, they are able to ... See full summary »

Director: Deepak Rauniyar | Stars: Dayahang Rai, Asha Maya Magrati, Shristi Ghimire, Karma Shakya

Votes: 178

25. The Winner Nepali Movie (2016)

Thriller

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THE WINNER captures the untold stories of Organized Crime and their families as it follows the journey across Australia and Nepal.

Director: Hikmat Bista | Stars: Ale Corsino, Amit Giri, Malina Joshi, Royal Maskey

26. Loot (I) (2012)

138 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A man with a 'master plan' to rob a bank searches and leads four frustrated men in their quest for quick money.

Director: Nischal Basnet | Stars: Karma Shakya, Saugat Malla, Prateek Raj Neupane, Sushil Raj Pandey

Votes: 619

27. Talakjung vs Tulke (2014)

133 min | Action, Drama

8.1
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Tulké is a day-laborer in a Nepalese mountain village. He struggles to reclaim his lost aristocratic identity, while a violent revolution disrupts every aspect of village life.

Director: Nischal Basnet | Stars: Khagendra Lamichhane, Dayahang Rai, Shushank Mainali, Reecha Sharma

Votes: 359

28. Kabaddi Kabaddi (2015)

135 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Kaji dreams of marrying Maiya but things go wrong when Bamkaji returns to the village who also wants to marry Maiya.

Director: Ram Babu Gurung | Stars: Dayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Rishma Gurung, Bijay Baral

Votes: 246

29. Raghav (2014)

Drama

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After his long-time girlfriend dumps him and marries some other guy, Raghav finds himself compelled to move on and start a new relationship.

Director: Bhupendra Bhattarai | Stars: Gita Adhikari, Basanta Bhatta, Cait Brasel, Rocken Byanjankar

Votes: 24

30. Loot 2 (2017)

130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The 4 gang members, who were framed in the bank robbery, now escape from the prison. While they look for revenge with Haku Kale, Haku has his own plan of robbing next bank.

Director: Nischal Basnet | Stars: Saugat Malla, Dayahang Rai, Karma Shakya, Bipin Karki

Votes: 78

31. Dhanapati (2017)

Comedy, Drama | Filming

Man struggles to get money and decides to join politics for money.

Director: Dependra K. Khanal | Stars: Khagendra Lamichhane, Harihar Sharma, Manish Niraula, Surakshya Panta

32. Kusume rumal (1985)

Drama, Musical, Romance

8.1
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A girl falls in love with her classmate. While everything seems right, a worker starts dreaming of marrying her and another classmate tries the same by force.

Director: Tulsi Ghimire | Stars: Bhuwan K.C., Tripti Nadakar, Udit Narayan, Neer Bikram Shah

Votes: 74

33. Purano Dunga (2016)

145 min | Drama

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A man provides for his family by piloting a boat.

Director: Ram Babu Gurung | Stars: Sudam Ck, Maotse Gurung, Purnima Gurung, Priyanka Karki

34. U Turn (II) (2016)

Drama

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Director: Prem Lama | Stars: Prasuna Kadel, Prem Lama, Etisha Nembang

35. Lalteen (2017)

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Stars: Keki Adhikari, Janak Bartaula, Shishir Bhandari, Ram Keshari Bogati

36. Uma (2013)

Drama

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Set in the early 2000s, Uma is a story about Uma, her brother Milan and their widow mother living in rural Nepal during the Maoist insurgency.

Director: Tsering Rhitar Sherpa | Stars: Reecha Sharma, Saugat Malla, Mithila Sharma, Prakash Ghimire

Votes: 9

38. Saayad 2 (2017)

Drama

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Director: Puspa Raj Neupane | Stars: Amrit Dhungana, Kushal Pandey, Sunil Rawal, Sharon Shrestha

40. Sano sansar (2008)

144 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Ravi and Reetu are good chat friends but they have got no idea that they hate each other in the real life situation.

Director: Alok Nembang | Stars: Jivan Luitel, Sushila Raimajhi, Neer Bikram Shah, Karma Shakya

Votes: 220

41. Lukamari (2016)

125 min | Comedy

8.1
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Superb character portrait from the true theatre artists Saugat and Karma in an entertaining movie.

Director: Shree Ram Dahal | Stars: Saugat Malla, Bikram Singh, Surabina Karki, J.B.D.C.

Votes: 40

42. Kaha Bhulna Sakchu (2016)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Kaha Bhulna Sakchu is about a boy who lost his mother in early age and a God loving and girl who respects her parents beyond everything.

Directors: Enos Lama, Sanjok Roka | Stars: Milan Gurung, Prasansa Khawash, Sanuja Roka

Votes: 9

43. Hostel (II) (2013)

135 min | Drama

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The film is about the struggling life of teenagers in hostel. It features love, betrayal, friendship,emotions, family ties and so on.

Director: Hem Raj B.C. | Stars: Rista Basnet, Salon Basnet, Anmol K.C., Gaurav Pahari

44. Visa Girl (2012)

105 min | Drama

7.6
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A story of the freewheeling passion of youth set in modern day Nepal. It captures the candid journey of love, dedication, kindness, creativity and compassion of four strangers, all geared ... See full summary »

Director: Prachanda Man Shrestha | Stars: Reema Bishwokarma, Recha Sharma, Vinay Shrestha, Raymon Das Shrestha

Votes: 28

45. Kagbeni (2008)

130 min | Drama, Horror

7.2
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Old friends Krishna and Ramesh meet after ages and on their way to home, an old hermit gives them "a monkey's paw" that has the power to grant wishes. And, from then onward, the paw changes everyone's life.

Director: Bhusan Dahal | Stars: Pooja Gurung, Vivek Gurung, Saugat Malla, Deeya Maskey

Votes: 361

46. Resham Filili (2015)

152 min | Comedy

6.5
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Resham Filili follows the friendship, dreams, hopes and deeds of Resham and Hariya - both whethered by bad luck and misfortunes, must at any cost beat the oddest odds to save their lives from Dorje's men.

Director: Pranab Joshi | Stars: Arun, Shishir Bangdel, Kameshwor Chaurasiya, Menuka Pradhan

Votes: 74

47. Love Sasha (2017)

Romance

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Director: Prachanda Man Shrestha | Stars: Karma Shakya, Keki Adhikari, Shivani Chalise, Rashmi Bhatta

48. Soongava (2012)

85 min | Drama, Romance

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Independent and strong-willed Diya, now 22 years of age, is training to be a traditional Nepalese dancer. She forms a deep escalating friendship with another dance pupil, Kiran. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Subarna Thapa | Stars: Deeya Maskey, Nisha Adhikari, Saugat Malla, Basundhara Bhusal

Votes: 57

49. Kathmandu (2011)

Family

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Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is somewhat becoming fragile in terms of sociological and cultural facets. The city is deteriorating. The norms and values of family life is waning. ... See full summary »

Director: Akash Adhikari | Stars: Akash Adhikari, Ben-Nabin Adhikari, Prapti Ghimire, Resh Marhatta

Votes: 15

50. Masaan (2011)

Drama

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Based on a novel by Gopal Prasad Rimal, It portrays social conflicts and women's demand for social justice during the Rana regime.

Director: Neer Bikram Shah | Stars: Keki Adhikari, Neeta Dhungana, Raj Ballav Koirala

Votes: 38