Why Rekha Thapa didn’t attend National Film Award ?



First, Rekha Thapa knew who is going to win the awards beforehand. Here is the full list of winners.



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She was the only winner who wasn’t present at the award ceremony. The summary of Rekha’s statement (attached below):

  • ‘Rhythm’ can’t be a best movie
  • Lead actor in ‘Rhythm’ is Jiwan Luitel not Wilson Bikram Rai who won the best actor award.
  • Lead actress in ‘Masan’ is Keki Adhikari not Neeta Dhungana who won the best actress award.
  • The jury didn’t have competent judges. A filmy program host Prakash Subedi doesn’t qualify to be a judge.
  • The organizers had asked money for awards.

Rekha summarizes, “The award was a result of money and personal relationships.”

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