Aama (film)

  • aama
    aama - film poster.jpg
    directed byhira singh khatri
    written bydurga shrestha
    chaitya devi
    starringshiva shankar
    bhuwan chand
    hari prasad rimal
    basundhara bhusal
    production
    company
    information department of government of nepal
    release date
    • 7 october 1964 (1964-10-07) (nepal)
    countrynepal
    languagenepali

    aama (nepali: आमा, transl. mother) is a 1964 nepali film directed by hira singh khatri in his directorial debut. the film is written by durga shrestha and chaitya devi. aama is produced by mahendra of nepal under the banner of information department of government of nepal (formally royal nepal film corporation). the film stars shiva shankar and bhuwan chand in the lead roles, alongside basundhara bhusal, hira singh khatri and hari prasad rimal in supporting roles. the film's plot follows a young man who returns home after serving in his country's army. film director hira singh khatri, was request by mahendra of nepal to direct aama. the film's post-production and indoor filming were mainly done in kolkata, india. it was released on 7 october 1964. after the release, aama became the first nepalese film to be produced in nepal.

    after the film's release in nepal, it quickly became popular in the country. after the success of aama, khatri directed the films hijo aaja bholi (1967), and parivartan (1971) for the nepalese government, both of which were used to convey patriotism to nepalese citizens. aama is regarded as one of the most important films in the history of nepalese cinema.

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Aama
Aama - film poster.jpg
Directed byHira Singh Khatri
Written byDurga Shrestha
Chaitya Devi
StarringShiva Shankar
Bhuwan Chand
Hari Prasad Rimal
Basundhara Bhusal
Production
company
Information Department of Government of Nepal
Release date
  • 7 October 1964 (1964-10-07) (Nepal)
CountryNepal
LanguageNepali

Aama (Nepali: आमा, transl. Mother) is a 1964 Nepali film directed by Hira Singh Khatri in his directorial debut. The film is written by Durga Shrestha and Chaitya Devi. Aama is produced by Mahendra of Nepal under the banner of Information Department of Government of Nepal (formally Royal Nepal Film Corporation). The film stars Shiva Shankar and Bhuwan Chand in the lead roles, alongside Basundhara Bhusal, Hira Singh Khatri and Hari Prasad Rimal in supporting roles. The film's plot follows a young man who returns home after serving in his country's army. Film director Hira Singh Khatri, was request by Mahendra of Nepal to direct Aama. The film's post-production and indoor filming were mainly done in Kolkata, India. It was released on 7 October 1964. After the release, Aama became the first Nepalese film to be produced in Nepal.

After the film's release in Nepal, it quickly became popular in the country. After the success of Aama, Khatri directed the films Hijo Aaja Bholi (1967), and Parivartan (1971) for the Nepalese government, both of which were used to convey patriotism to Nepalese citizens. Aama is regarded as one of the most important films in the history of Nepalese cinema.

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