“Nischal Basnet” is an actor and director of Nepali films. Loot, directed by him in 2012, garnered positive reviews from film critics and topped the box office. He has also acted in and produced the hit 2013 film Kabaddi and produced it 2015 sequel Kabaddi Kabaddi
Name :- Nischal Basnet
Birth date :- January 17, 1981
Nischal Basnet is multi-talented person , best known as a director and actor of Nepali film industry . His debut direction Loot created stir in Nepalese film industry .Most of critics regard Loot as turnover point for Nepalese film industry . The movie was blockbuster in the box office. He then , directed Oscar nominated Nepali movie “Talakjung VS Tulke ” starring Khagendra Lamichhane that was different from his previous movie Loot .Though the movie did not do well in box office , it garnered positive reviews .Not only as director , Nischal showed up his acting skills in Kabbadi and Kabbadi Kabbadi .He produced the movie .The movie was huge blockbuster .Nischal is playing lead role in ” 2 rupaiya “.In a item song , ” Kale Dai ” of the movie Parwa , Nischal showed up his dancing skills and vocal skills .Yes , He sang that song .
Nischal Basnet was born in January 17, 1981 in Kathmandu , Nepal .He is from Charpane ,Jhapa. He studied Bachelor in Arts of film studies in Oscar International College .He was always interested to Films .He was unsatisfied with the status of the film industry back then .The industry was full of vulgarity back then .He loved watching old Nepali films such as Kagbeni .He felt improvement in Nepali industy is necessary .So , he went to learn film studies . Nischal went to Sydney, Australia to pursue his higher studies .There he worked in Meriton Serviced Apartments.
Relationships and Marriage
Nischal is married to actress SwastimaKhadka . They term their marriage to be arranged by families .They met only after two families had talked about their marriage . Nischal says Swastima is cheerful person that’s what made him fall for her .He was familiar to Swastima since they both are involved in Film industry . They were formal back then , after their family affairs , they started talking online , going for coffees and dates .He says , though he had not met and known Swastima for long , he got feeling from inside that she is the one !! That’s what made him jump decision on his marriage .
Swastima and Nischal
They both got married on 17 February , 2016 in Dhapasi Party Palace .The marriage was huge buzz in the media .Making first debut direction : Loot
Nischal wanted to make good Nepali Films .After returning from Sydney , He looked for opportunity to get into Nepal Film Industry .Luckily , He got to work as Production Assistant in film “Goodbye Kathmandu ” .He learned basics of script writing .He was always interested in robbery based films .One day , He was net surfing and rolled in the mouse on articles of robbery in Nepal Banks .He then started to search more of that .He found same story and robbery patterns in all articles. He then started to wander what might have happened , Why did they rob , How did they rob and he started wandering story on his own .That’s what gave birth to Loot .He then started script writing and generating the character . He was satisfied with his story but found it too short .He wanted to make short film .But , his peers and family suggested to make it a film and started to improve on it .Finally the , script was done , casts were finalized and loot was made .The film was huge blockbuster .The songs , the dialogues were all popular ..Popular item song “Udreko Choli ” was huge hit and Dialogue ” Bal haina Paasa Dimag Lagaa ” was popular catch phrase .In Nepali Film history , Haku Kale is one of the most popular and loved Characters portrayed .
After blockbuster debut direction of Loot , the popularity of Nischal Basnet skyrocketed. He then directed Oscar nominated film “Talakjung VS Tulke ” .The film did not do well in box office but was critically acclaimed . He teamed up with Khagendra Lamichhane for the film .He then was seen as producer and actor in Kabbadi .The film was huge hit in box office.He says initially he had no plans to act . He was told to act and which why he thought to give it a try . He got positive review for his acting .Then , He was also seen its sequel , Kabbadi Kabbadi which was also huge blockbuster !!! Nischal is all set to play lead role in new movie “2 rupaiya “
Lesser Known Facts of Nischal
Nischal is 14 years older than her wife , Swastima .
Nischal is hugely addicted to smoking.
He was highly influenced by films , he used to fight with his brother whenever he sees fight scene in Films.
• Loot (Director)
• Talakjungvs Tulke (Director, special appearance)
• Innocent (short film)
• Kabaddi (Producer, actor)
• KabaddiKabaddi (Producer, special appearance)
• loot 2 (producer and director; upcoming movie “Saughat Malla” “Dayahang Rai” and karma)