KATHMANDU, Nepal- As the tourism sectors here are expanding their horizon to different areas and exploring different aspects of Nepali society to lure more international tourists to Nepal, a programme has been organized to unveil the prospects of cinema tourism in Nepal.
Nepal Tourism Board in association with Nepal Film Development Company (NFDC) organized a program on Prospect of Cinema Tourism in Nepal.
Given the unparallel beauty of Nepal, the tourism experts and film makers during the programme said, Nepal is the best location for cinema.
In the program, Acting CEO of Nepal Tourism Board Subash Nirola made the extentive presentation on the different aspects of cinema tourism in Nepal. He recalled the name of few films and directors-actors who helped to promote Nepal’s tourism in the international market. He fondly remembered Dev Anand, Amitabh Bachchan who contributed greatly in enhanching Nepal’s image.
He requested Ganesh Jain, Chairman of Venus Movies who was present there to shoot a movie in Nepal and assured all possible cooperation to make it successful.
Veteran actor-director Neer Shah also spoke on the history of film tourism in Nepal and told the concern parties to find out the reason why Indian movies stopped shooting films in Nepal.
Actress Nisha Adhikari shared her experience in climbing Mt. Everest in May this year. Nirav Poudel, Managing Director of Nepal Film Development Company welcomed the guests present there. In the programme famous Nepal born Bollywood singers Udit Narayan Jha Deepa Jha, Russian actress Yanina Kalganova and prominent Nepali actors and actress were present.