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Highway (2012)

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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 »

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Deepak Rauniyar
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dayahang Rai ... Manoj
Asha Maya Magrati ... Radhika
Shristi Ghimire Shristi Ghimire ... Pooja
Karma Shakya Karma Shakya ... Abiral
Rajan Khatiwada Rajan Khatiwada ... Driver
Reecha Sharma Reecha Sharma ... Kavita
Rabindra Mishra Rabindra Mishra ... Doctor
Nirmala Rai Nirmala Rai ... Mahili Gurung
Eelum Dixit ... Pratiek
Saugat Malla Saugat Malla ... Ronit
Vinay Shrestha Vinay Shrestha
Bhumika Shrestha Bhumika Shrestha
Sandip Chhetri Sandip Chhetri
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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 bypass the bandh as they masquerade as a wedding party, as bandhs unofficially allow wedding vehicles through their protests. The passengers are able fortuitously to come up with this masquerade as the one acting as the bride is indeed going to Kathmandu to get engaged. The stories of those on board, some whose the delay help, some whose it hurts, are told. The "bride", medical student Pooja, is torn between marrying her intended fiancé Abiral, just returned from the United States and who she's known since they were children, and her lover Ronit. The "groom", Pratiek, whose parents do not approve of his homosexual orientation, has a new boyfriend Vishal, who is facing a personal crisis with his transgendered roommate, Deena. The "wedding planner", Manoj, who is in the military, is rushing to see his ... Written by Huggo

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Nepal | USA

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Nepali | English

Release Date:

20 July 2012 (Nepal) See more »

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Autobahn See more »

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Nepal

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The real picture of Nepalese Society
20 August 2013 | by gbudhathokiSee all my reviews

Highway, is the international class Nepali movie directed by Deepak Rauniyar. Before joining movie industry he was a movie critic. His depth study of Nepalese society reflects in the HIGHWAY . Highway is the mix story of Nepalese society's different character, with main story of the Highway's Band (blocked). Great part of the movie is the its story telling . Hollywood class editing and its cinematography makes it a international class Nepalese movie. The movie made on a common problem in Nepal– Nepal Bandh.The unusual road drama centers around an ill-fated journey on a highway from eastern Nepal to Kathmandu, the nation's capital. The movie 'Highway' had created a big buzz and a hype among Nepali youths before its release.


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