The Super-hit Moviemaker at Last Thursdays
Mr. Nischal Basnet, the young writer and co-producer of the Nepali feature film Loot was featured in the June 2012 edition of Last Thursdays with an Entrepreneur. Loot is the highest grossing Nepali commercial movie till date and has screed in dozens of locations abroad too.
During his interaction with around 120 people he shared his story of a young inexperienced boy’s transformation into a highly appreciated moviemaker of the nation. He encouraged aspiring entrepreneurs to not give up on their dreams but to take initiatives towards achieving it. He emphasized that dreams can never be realized without hurdles. Mr. Basnet shared how creative marketing through social networking sites helped his movie attract audience. He added that entrepreneurs can discover new medium of marketing their product but on the long run, the service or the good needs to be of great quality in order to remain successful.
Responding to the audience’s queries, he discussed about the censorship system of Nepal, where he expressed the need to ‘rate’ the movies under age categories and said censorship should not kill the freedom of ex
One of the flagship program of Samriddhi Foundation, Last Thursdays with an Entrepreneur is organized by Samriddhi Foundation in partnership with Entrepreneurs for Nepal (E4N) and with support from Biruwa Ventures and DECC. It is a platform created to talk about entrepreneurship, network with like-minded young individuals, and learn from the story shared by a successful entrepreneur to aspire the young ones. It is organized on every last Thursday of the English month.
Why blame private schools?
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Missing the target
by Koshish Acharya | 22 May, 2013National planning has, for a long time, been among the government’s favourite agendas. This can be traced back to the Rana period (before World War II) when the first 20-year plan was announced but nothing significant was achieved. Following that a 15-year plan implemented by the then Rana Prime Minister, Mohan Shamsher in 1949 for which a national planning committee was also formed.