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Harishchandra (First Nepali Movie 1951)

Harishchandra (First Nepali Movie 1951) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection

Satya Harishchandra Movie (1951):

Harishchandra (Nepali: हरिश्चन्द्र) was the first Nepali-language religious movie, which was released on 14 September 1951. The film was produced in Kolkata, India. Apart from the Nepali language, Hindi, Urdu and Bengali languages are also mixed in the dialogue of the film.

Although the name of the first Nepali movie has been mentioned by some as ‘Satya Harishchandra’ and by some as ‘Raja Harishchandra’, this poster confirms that the real name of the movie is only “Harishchandra”.

Harishchandra was directed by Sangh Rathi and produced by TP Chaurasiya and SP Mookarji, while the dialogue and music were composed by D.B. Pariyar. Starring Prem Najir, Pasang Lhamu (Also known as Kanta), Shiladevi, Bal Bahadur Pariyar, Dilu Singh Kshetri, D.B. Pariyar, Tilak Shankar, Sagar Dutta Koirala, Rosy Mary.

At that time, the film was released at 111 centres (Now Cinema Hall). At the Capital Cinema Hall in Darjeeling, the movie is said to have been housefull for about 4-5 weeks.

According to the source, prince Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev had given INR Rs 15,000 to produce ‘Harishchandra’, but this has not been confirmed so far.

Quick Information:

MovieHarishchandra
GenreDrama
Family
CountryNepal
LanguageNepali
BudgetINR 1 lakh 30 thousand
Box officeN/A
Release date14 September 1951
Running time1h 45m
StarringPrem Najir
Pasang Lhamu (Also known as Kanta)
Shiladevi
Bal Bahadur Pariyar
Dilu Singh Kshetri
D.B. Pariyar
Tilak Shankar
Sagar Dutta Koirala
Rosy Mary
Directed bySangh Rathi
Dialogue byD.B. Pariyar
Produced byTP Chaurasiya, SP Mookarji
CinematographerSuresh Dash
Music byD.B. Pariyar
BannerBihar National Movietone

Harishchandra Movie Story:

The first Nepali film ‘Harishchandra’ is based on the story of a mythological-religious environment.

Harishchandra Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Prem Najir as Harishchandra
  • Pasang Lhamu (Also known as Kanta) as Tarmati
  • Shiladevi as Apsara Menaka
  • Bal Bahadur Pariyar as Rishi Vishwamitra
  • Dilu Singh Kshetri as Disciple of Rishi Vishwamitra
  • D.B. Pariyar as Disciple of Rishi Vishwamitra
  • Tilak Shankar as Rohit
  • Sagar Dutta Koirala
  • Rosy Mary

Harishchandra Full Movie Watch Online Free:

Harishchandra was the first Nepali-language religious movie, which was was released on 14 September 1951. The film is not available on the internet. So for this moment, we’re really sorry. But in the future, if we get the movie we’ll definitely update it here.

Satya Harishchandra Movie Release Date:

Harishchandra (Nepali: हरिश्चन्द्र) was the first Nepali-language religious movie, which was released on 14 September 1951.

Harishchandra Movie Tracklist:

The film has 4 songs which were composed by D.B. Pariyar.

Harishchandra Movie Budget:

Harishchandra was produced by TP Chaurasiya and SP Mookarji. The film was made on a budget of INR INR 1 lakh 30 thousand. Also, according to the source, prince Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev had given INR Rs 15,000 to produce ‘Harishchandra’, but this has not been confirmed so far.

What is the first movie of Nepal?

There is always a dispute between ‘Harishchandra’ and ‘Aama’ about what is the first Nepali movie? or What was the first Nepali movie? Harishchandra was produced and shot in India many critics choose not to consider it as the first Nepali movie. But it was produced in the Nepali language by people of Nepali origin I think we should give it credit for being the first Nepali movie.

What do you think, What is the first film of Nepal? Please comment below, which is the first movie of Nepal?

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