Nepali feature films relatively take a long time to hit video streaming platforms. Viewers often have the choice of either watching them in theatres or bearing a long wait for their availability on digital platforms.
The ongoing debate revolves around the timing of Nepali filmmakers releasing their films shortly after the conclusion of their theatrical run. Nevertheless, for those eagerly awaiting Nepali feature films on YouTube, there is encouraging news.
Recently, several Nepali feature films have been made available on YouTube in Nepal. So, if you find yourself with some leisure time and are unsure of how to spend it, you now have the option to watch these movies and enjoy a good time.
Here is the list of five Nepali feature films recently released on YouTube.
Fulbari is entirely a family film. The depiction of conflict within the family in Fulbari resonates with many Nepali households. Directed by Ram Babu Gurung and written by Upendra Subba, Fulbari is a family drama that prompts serious contemplation on the multifaceted nature of family life.
It revolves around significant themes such as financial challenges within a family and the children’s responsibility towards their parents. These issues are central to the narrative, making Fulbari a thought-provoking exploration of familial dynamics in Nepali society.
After the revelation of Bhagyaraj’s questionable actions, the movie takes a captivating turn. Circumstances force him to become an aspirant for the Public Service Commission exam.
Bihe Pass, directed by Prabesh Poudel, offers a mix of action, comedy, and emotional scenes, shedding light on the challenges of pursuing the PSC. To a certain extent, those aspiring for PSC examinations can find relatability in the movie.
Bihe Pass stars actors like Dayahang Rai, Prakriti Shrestha, Shishir Wandel, Buddhi Tamang and Rabindra Jha.
Ke Ghar Ke Dera
Directed by Dipendra K Khanal, K Ghar K Dera delves into the humorous exploration of living as tenants in Kathmandu. The film addresses the common issue of landlords exerting dominance over tenants, capturing and portraying these experiences in a comedic manner.
K Ghar K Dera goes beyond portraying the struggles of a family without their own house in Kathmandu. It intriguingly unfolds the story of Sankey Dada, portrayed by Bipin Karki, who already owns a house in Kathmandu, adding a comedic element to the movie.
The film stars talented actors including Dayahang Rai, Surakshya Panta, Bipin Karki, and Barsha Raut.
Kabbadi 4, directed by Ram Babu Gurung, was one of the most awaited movies by Nepali film fans. All the prequels of Kabbadi were successful commercially and Kabbadi 4 also continues the legacy. Reportedly, the movie generated an income of Rs 220 million.
Kabbadi 4 follows the story of Kaji, played by Dayahang Rai, a middle-aged man who is frustrated from a series of unsuccessful love life and is reluctant to discuss marriage.
Additionally, the movie delves into the narrative of Bom Kaji Sherchan, portrayed by Saugat Malla, whose character stands in stark contrast to Kaji. The conflict between these two characters adds an intriguing dimension to the film, taking it to an interesting turn.
Alongside Rai and Malla, the movie features actors like Miruna Magar, Gaumaya Gurung, Buddhi Tamang and Bijay Baral.
Bhaire, a social drama film, unfolds the narrative centred around the character Bhaire, his family, and childhood friends. The movie captures the diverse journeys of various lives, navigating through numerous highs and lows that explore themes of love, struggle, care, conflict, and hope.
Bhaire, directed by Everest Surya Bohora, stars Dayahang Rai, Buddhi Tamang, Barsha Siwakoti, Bikrant Basnet, Surakshya Panta, Anubhav Regmi and others.