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The story of rise and fall of Kamal Gyawali: MD of Nepal’s ‘Lehman Brothers’

On the evening of May 8, 2009, Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza in Kathmandu was abuzz. As SUVs and sedans converged at Soaltee Mode, leaving the dusty Kalimati road behind to enter the hotel premises, passersby hardly took notice. The thick foliage surrounding the hotel, after all, stands as a buffer against the pettiness of the city, while […]

‘Jhumkee’ movie review: Love in the time of war

Cinema Art There is no possibility of love in debutante director Apil Bista’s Jhumkee. It is, thus, especially poignant when at the end of the movie, Gokul (Manoj RC), a convict on the run, is asked to make clear his motivation for pursuing Deuki (Rishma Gurung). “Love,” he picks from the the possibilities given to […]