Pakistani singer Atif Aslam set to perform live in Nepal

Kathmandu: Pakistani singing sensation Atif Aslam is gearing up for a spectacular performance at the Hyatt Regency ground in Kathmandu, marking his return to the Nepali stage. Scheduled for April 12, this concert will be Atif Aslam’s second appearance in Nepal, following his memorable performance at Dasarath Stadium in Kathmandu back in 2012. The musical… Continue reading Pakistani singer Atif Aslam set to perform live in Nepal

Nationwide film halls shut down in protest against govt’s tax policies

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Kathmandu: Film halls across the country were forcefully closed today as part of a widespread protest against the government’s imposition of taxes across various brackets. A symbolic demonstration saw 150 film halls cease operations on Monday, echoing the industry’s dissatisfaction with the current tax structure. The Nepal Motion Picture Association (NMPA) revealed that the government… Continue reading Nationwide film halls shut down in protest against govt’s tax policies

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gets rights to one of the most famous nicknames in entertainment

Kathmandu: It is a name that has become almost synonymous with professional wrestling but its bearer, Dwayne Johnson, has never legally owned “The Rock.” That will change under a new agreement with the WWE under which Johnson will also join the board of TKO Group, the sports and entertainment company that houses WWE and UFC.… Continue reading Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gets rights to one of the most famous nicknames in entertainment

Chinese actor Jet Li visits Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu

Kathmandu: Renowned Hollywood and Chinese actor Jet Li is currently in Nepal. He was recently spotted at the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, where he visited the sacred site a few days ago. Jet Li, accompanied by actress Manisha Koirala, participated in a Buddhist class with Boudh Guru Chokyi Nima Rimpoche during his visit to Nepal.… Continue reading Chinese actor Jet Li visits Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu

Janakpurdham gears Up for ‘Maithili Language and International Drama Festival’

Kathmandu: In a bid to promote Maithili language, literature, art, culture, economy, and tourism, a literature and international drama festival is set to take place in Janakpurdham. Organized by the Mithila Development Fund, the festival will be hosted at the Mahendra Narayan Nidhi Mithila Cultural Center from February 1 to 5. The festival will comprise… Continue reading Janakpurdham gears Up for ‘Maithili Language and International Drama Festival’

Nepal’s Menuka Poudel to sing in Indian movie ‘Salaar’

Kathmandu: Menuka Poudel, renowned for her captivating performances on the singing reality show ‘Indian Idol,’ has secured a unique opportunity to lend her voice to a song in the highly anticipated Indian film ‘Salaar.’ In a recent episode, Menuka revealed that she has been given the chance to sing a song composed by the acclaimed… Continue reading Nepal’s Menuka Poudel to sing in Indian movie ‘Salaar’

BTS’s RM, Jimin, V and Jung Kook begin military enlistment process

Kathmandu: The four BTS band members who have yet to start mandatory military service have begun the process of enlisting. The K-pop stars’ label asked fans to continue giving support to RM, Jimin, V and Jung Kook until they return safely from conscription. In South Korea nearly all able-bodied men are obliged to enlist, like… Continue reading BTS’s RM, Jimin, V and Jung Kook begin military enlistment process

IAWRT gears up for third edition of International Women Film Festival to spotlight female directors

Kathmandu: The International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) is set to host the third edition of the International Women Film Festival on November 25, aiming to foster and celebrate the work of women film directors. IAWRT, serving as the umbrella organization for female journalists in both national and international radio and television… Continue reading IAWRT gears up for third edition of International Women Film Festival to spotlight female directors

Gucci and Moschino designer Davide Renne dies aged 46

Kathmandu: Italian fashion designer Davide Renne has died nine days after becoming the creative director of Moschino, aged 46. The cause of death is not known, but Moschino’s parent company Aeffe referred to “a sudden illness” and said that he died in Milan on Friday. Renne had previously been head of women’s wear at Gucci,… Continue reading Gucci and Moschino designer Davide Renne dies aged 46

Taylor Swift tour film tops $100m in advance ticket sales

Kathmandu: Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour concert film has become a box office blockbuster a week before hitting cinemas. Its distributor AMC says global advance ticket sales have topped $100m, adding demand “has been incredible from the moment it was first announced.” The firm says it took less than 24 hours for the movie to beat… Continue reading Taylor Swift tour film tops $100m in advance ticket sales