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Anjali Lama, First Nepali transgender at Lakme Fashion Week

Anjali Lama, a Nepali who will become the first transgender model to walk the runway at an Indian fashion show hopes to inspire other victims of gender identity discrimination across conservative South Asia. Anjali was born a man in rural Nepal. she was ostracized by members of her own family …

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Himalaya Roadies “Rising Through Hell”

The Nepali edition of the popular Indian reality TV show MTV Roadies—titled Himalaya Roadies—was launched amid a function at Kathmandu. The show which will begin its audition in five cities around the country from March will go on air on Himalaya Television from June. MTV Roadies, which has proven to …

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Nepathya’s “Sirfula Siraima” released

After releasing 2 tracks—Koshi ko Pani and Rama Rama—from the 10th Album on YouTube, Nepathya have now released their third single “Sirfula Siraima” in leading digital music stores. The radio release of the song was earlier done through select radio stations. Sirfula is a lyrical travelogue which portrays the essence …

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Nepali short film ‘Dadyaa’ wins at Sundance for Cinematography

Nepali short film Dadyaa-The Woodpeckers of Rotha has won the Special Jury Award for Cinematography at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, the largest independent film festival in the USA. Directed and written jointly by Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Basnet, Dadyaa tells the story of an elderly couple who are haunted …

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