A lot of Nepali models have been making their way to the big screen lately. Most of them have not been able to make it big yet but they are trying their best to. Quite a number of models are all set to try their hands on acting and will be debuting this year on the silver screen. They’re looking forward to take their talents to the big screen and prove that they’re more than just pretty faces.
Here’s the list of eleven models who will make their acting debut soon, listed in alphabetical order.
1. Aashirman Desraj Shrestha Joshi
Aashirman will be making his debut with ‘Gajalu’ fame Hemraj BC’s fifth directorial film ‘Gangster Blues’. ‘Jerryy’ actress Anna Sharma will be seen opposite Aashirman in the film produced by Saroj Neupane. The film that is currently in its post production is slated for release on August 18th.
2. Aaslesha Thakuri
Aasusen Films’ ‘Prem Geet 2’ will mark the debut of Aaslesha, who will be seen opposite Pradeep Khadka in Ram Sharan Pathak’s directorial film. The sequel to 2016 hit ‘Prem Geet’ is scheduled to be released on July 28th. The title song of the film that was released four days ago has been receiving good response on YouTube with almost a million views.
3. Aditi Budhathoki
Aditi will be playing the lead role opposite Anmol KC in ‘Cri’. The film made under the banners of Subash Entertainment and Super Kajol Films is being directed ‘Aavash’ fame Surendra Poudel. The film will release on August 24th this year.
4. Anjali Lama
The most talked about Nepali model lately, Anjali Lama, who became the first ever transgender model to walk the ramp of Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai earlier this year in February; will be debuting along with singer Naren Limbu in Durgish Films’ ‘Laure’. The film that also stars Shristi Shrestha, Miruna Magar and Bikram Singh will be directed by ‘Chhadke’ fame Nigam Shrestha.
5. Ashish Piya
Asish Piya is all set to play the lead in the film adaption of Subin Bhattarai’s bestseller novel ‘Summer Love’. The film of the same name that will be directed by ‘Nai Na Bhannu La 4’ director Muskan Dhakal will also introduce Miss International India 2016 Rewati Chetri in Nepali cinema.
6. Oshima Banu
The first Face of Classic Diamond and the founder of House of Fashion, Oshima Banu, will be debuting with ‘Romeo’. The film that also stars Hassan Raza Khan and Nisha Adhikari is directed by Shankar Karki.
7. Rojisha Shahi
Miss Nepal Earth 2013, Rojisha Shahi, too will be debuting with ‘Gangster Blues’ along with Aashirman. ‘Saayad’ actor Samyam Puri has also been roped in for the film.
8. Salin Man Baniya
Jharana Thapa’s ‘A Mero Hajur 2’ will mark Salin’s debut. He is playing the lead in the film that also has ‘Dreams’ actress Samragyee RL Shah and ‘Hostel’ actor Salon Basnet. The film is slated for its release on September 1st. The title song of the film has garnered over 2.3 million views on YouTube in three weeks.
9. Sandhya KC
Model and VJ Sandhya KC who was seen in a cameo role in ‘Dreams’ in 2016 will be making her official debut with ‘Happy New Year’. The film that also stars Kushal Thapa and Pukar Gautam in the lead roles is directed by Dev Kumar Shrestha. The entire film has been shot in various locations of Australia. She is currently shooting for another film titled ‘Kamaleko Bihe’. The film that is being directed by Prasanna Poudel has Anoop Bikram Shahi in the lead role.
10. Sharon Shrestha
Durgish Films is introducing Sharon Shrestha in upcoming film ‘Saayad 2’. The film written and directed by Pussparaj T Neupane also stars Sushil Shrestha and Amrit Dhungana in the lead roles. The film is releasing on July 14th.
11. Sunny Singh
Sunny Singh will be seen playing the lead in ‘Diarry’. The film directed by Anil Yonjan also stars Rekha Thapa, Chhulthim Gurung and Dinesh DC in the lead roles. The film produced by Anil Yonjan and Chhulthim Gurung is releasing on May 19th.
We’ll have to wait to see how many of these stunners will leave their mark on audiences. Whose debut are you most excited about? Leave a comment below.