After years of COVID-19 repercussions, Nepali filmmakers and audiences were concerned about the future of Nepalese cinema. Everything is now under control, and the fun mode is activated. Following the years, the year 2022 provided exciting films such as ‘Kabaddi 4: The Final Match,’ ‘Chiso Manchhe,’ ‘Mahapurush,’ and others that captured the hearts of Nepalese cinema enthusiasts. It should be mentioned that Kabaddi 4 became one of the year’s highest-grossing films. The New Verse has created a list of our greatest Nepali movies for the year 2022.
Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali
Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali is a Nepalese emotional social story situated in a secluded village. The setting attempts to illustrate the aspirations and desires of a small household for better living conditions. Bidhya and Basanta, an older sister and younger brother from an economically disadvantaged household, are the subjects of the movie. Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali’s visuals of Nepal’s gorgeous villages and landscapes are breathtaking. The cinematographic work of Amar Maharjan creates a wonderful ambiance and a sensation of purity in the minds of the audience. The motion picture’s writer/director, Sujit Bidari, accomplished the amazing task of depicting this masterpiece. This film is expertly portrayed through the eyes of a child, and it pulsates with passion and love for our avid admirers throughout the entire globe.
Following the massive spread of COVID-19, the authorities imposed a lockdown to halt the virus’s transmission. Pushpa’s (Swastima Khadka) late husband’s body arrives in Kathmandu from Qatar around this period. The plot follows Puspa (Swastima Khadka), her father (Desh Bhakta Khanal), and Ram (Arpan Thapa), who intends to transport a dead body from Kathmandu to Bajura during the epidemic. Dipendra K. Khanal, the writer/director/cinematographer, provides the ultimate cinematic pleasure to Nepalese audiences. The film has outstanding performances from all of the performers as well as spectacular eye-catching visuals. Throughout all of those challenging stages, the filmmakers attempt to uncover the route to women’s emancipation.
The Secrets of Radha
The motion picture The Secrets of Radha narrates about the story of Radha (Shristi Shrestha), who embarks on a perilous journey to locate her lost husband. After her mother-in-law dies, she and Sundar (Khagendra Lamichhane) relocate to Kathmandu in search of her husband, Basudev (Saugat Malla). The film is loaded with fantastic cinematic experiences, as Narendra Mainali masterfully captures the movie sequences and Christophe Heral’s background score is excellent. As an audience, we would acknowledge writer/director Subarna Thapa for his commanding work, as the film gives a pleasurable viewing experience to the very conclusion of The Secrets of Radha.
The movie’s main protagonists, Pradeep Khadka and Diya Maskey, deliver tremendous acts, undoubtedly the greatest of their acting careers. Prakash emphasizes the search for fulfillment in a mother-son household. Since you grew up in a low-income background, what you are able to do is strive to achieve your goals, but if the ruthless electoral process crushes you, your emotions are worthless. Dinesh Raut, Prakash’s leader, crafted the whole picture with the director’s heart and passion. Establishing a real-life character that exists in Jumla to succeed in a genuine atmosphere is one of the foremost challenging tasks for a filmmaker to overcome, nonetheless, he accomplishes so effortlessly. The visual style in Prakash’s flick is one of its most outstanding highlights.
Kabaddi 4: The Final Match
The ultimate Kabaddi encounter between Kaji and Bamkaji for their affectionate tandem is shown in Kabaddi 4 The Last Match. Kaji, whose disastrous relationships in the past, has migrated to the monastic monastery. As a parental figure, Kaji’s mother forces her son to come back, tie the knot, and start something fresh in his existence, but Kaji declines to get hitched. Rambabu Gurung, the author of the Kabaddi conjunction, brings new vitality into the venue. Considering the simplistic narrative, the director uses the main characters to great effect as he wheels his film camera and delivers his beautiful narrative. Kabaddi 4 is among the most pleasant entertainment of the year, bringing everyone both smile and cry fervently.
Mahapurush is an extended family story that will leave you chuckling and weeping at the same time. The extraordinary abilities of Hari Bansha Acharya mesmerize the viewers. In the months following the events of the passing of his wife, Hari Bansha is taking care of everyone in his family. He takes care of the residence, feeds the entire household, and enjoys his leisure time with his loved ones and the Aadarsh Nagar people. His two boys look up to their father as an exemplary figure. The picture’s writer and director, Pradip Bhattarai, has delivered Nepalese moviegoers one of the year’s best blockbusters. The filmmaker’s creativity and story captivate the viewers with superb writing and narratives.
Ke Ghar Ke Dera
Dayahang Rai and Bipin Karki feature in the movie Ke Ghar Ke Dera, which depicts the hardships of a property owner and a tenant. Dayahang Rai depicts a trustworthy individual who is also an affectionate and tender husband and spouse. The married couple, nonetheless fails to purchase a place of their own for his family owing to their economic circumstances. As a making, we must acknowledge the filmmaker’s entire body of the job, Dipendra K Khanal, who is constantly on the hunt for novel and distinctive material to present to Nepalese filmgoers. The hilarious sequences and fascinating conversation in the picture retain you engaged and immersed in what’s happening.
Jhingedaau’s creators investigate the manner in which the introduction of a woman into a male’s existence changes him. The familial melodrama picture explores the psychological facets of parenting as well as the complexities of raising a family that is joyful. Gyanendra Deuja, the creative mind of Jhingedaau, provided Nepali spectators with an uncommon memorable cinema. The director picked and presented Bhimnidhi Tiwari’s Jhingedaau narrative brilliantly. This movie is set in an isolated village, yet the story is conveyed on a bigger scope. The filmmaker has revitalized the genre of social drama and succeeded in keeping the spectators on the verge within their spots.
Paaniphoto is a straightforward yet captivating tale of a country parent looking for their lost kid. Khagendra Lamichhane, who was directing the project for the initial time, performed a wonderful job. Throughout the Maoist conflict, ordinary people were terrified due to immoral conduct. The Maoists organized teams of young people from each household in order to develop tremendous solidarity. Krishna, Maiya’s child, was abducted on his journey returning from education and compelled to become part of the Maoist brigade at that moment. Khagendra Lamichhane, the creator and producer of the Paaniphoto movie, developed an incredible treasure. His commitment to making gorgeous filmmaking is palpable during the entire film. The flick’s cinematographer, Deepak Bajracharya, built up beautiful sights and ensembles.
Prem Geet 3
The late director Chhetan Gurung’s originality and passionate storytelling bring a new viewpoint to Nepali cinema. Prem Geet 3 is a plain story of Aman and Prem, two brothers from the Himalayan country of Khajak. Prem, the King’s younger son, is helpful and kindhearted, but Aman is haughty and furious. Prem Geet 3, Chhetan Gurung, and Santosh Sen directed together the motion picture in order to give one of the most critical and unique features to the Nepalese cinematic. We applaud and urge artists to develop such a remarkable film because of their admirable attitude.