They are bonded, nonetheless, by friendship and affection for a hen, whose eggs just might make a difference to Prakash's impoverished family. When the boy's father sells the bird, the chums desperately attempt to raise funds in order to buy it back.

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Min Bahadur Bham

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Min Bahadur Bham, Sujit Bidari (contributing writer) | 1 more credit »
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Khadka Raj Nepali Khadka Raj Nepali ... Prakash
Sukra Raj Rokaya Sukra Raj Rokaya ... Kiran
Jit Bahadur Malla Jit Bahadur Malla ... Prakash's Father
Hansha Khadka Hansha Khadka ... Prakash's Sister
Benisha Hamal Benisha Hamal ... Kiran's Sister
Bipin Karki Bipin Karki ... Movie Ticket Seller
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We are in the year 2001, a temporary ceasefire brings a much-needed break to a small war-torn village in Northern Nepal, bringing much joy among the residents. Prakash and Kiran, two young close friends, are also starting to feel the change in the air. Though they are divided by caste and social creed, they remain inseparable, and start raising a hen given to Prakash by his sister, with hopes to save money by selling her eggs. However, the hen goes missing. To find it, they embark on a journey, innocently unaware of the tyranny brought by the fragile ceasefire. Written by anonymous

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Official submission of Nepal for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017. See more »

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Movie with different Taste , kinda of Documentary type.
18 June 2016 | by yukeshchSee all my reviews

Movie kalo pothi is a movie for those who wants to see rather a different timing story , Story that are related but in a different way.

While watching movie , I experienced the lives & living of the mugu people exactly which are explained & truth.

Even there's a vast differences in caste factor of living in Nepal in those times however now , the friendship between the Boys with despite the having caste that may allow people of the time to have relationship with , is what makes the movie into a good story.

Combining many stories with the small stories are the top work of the team.

overall I recommend you to watch it , if you want movie with different taste.


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Nepali

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30 December 2015 (France) See more »

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