15 September 2017
A teaser video from yantrakala’s upcoming animated feature film – “Majipa: Lakhay” (मजिपा: लाखय्) was released simultaneously in U.K. at SOAS University of London, and in Nepal at Microsoft Innovation centre Nepal, Kathmandu. Photos from both the events can be viewed here.
Majipa: Lakhay is a movie based on the love story of a Lakhay and a woman. The lakhay is a Nepali folk creature who is devil-like but worshipped as a God for his good qualities. The story includes the historic backdrop of Jung Bahadur Rana’s trip to England as Nepal’s first official visit.
This movie is a contemporary adaptation of historical drama written by living legend of Nepal, Dr Satya Mohan Joshi.
Cast & Crew
Presenter: Sanumaiya Rajkarnikar Shrestha
Original Story/Dialog/Screenplay: Dr Satya Mohan Joshi
Producer / Director: Sanyukta Shrestha
Co-producers: Lochan Manandhar, Mahanta Shrestha, Shashidhar Manandhar, Sushil Prajapati, Rakesh Tualdhar
Cast: Manish Kumar Shrestha, Priyanka Karki, Sunita Rajbhandari Junu, Rajaram Poudel, Madan Das Shrestha
Animators: Sanyukta Shrestha, Anjana Shrestha, Niyukta Shrestha, Pranjal Kakshepati
Lyrics: Durga Lal Shrestha
Music: Anil Dhital (‘Lakhey’ track), Ashim Shakya (‘Jungey’ track)
Sound: Hari Sharan Sayemi (Strings recording studio, Nepal), Kushal Shrestha (K.K. Production, UK)
Research consultants: Subhash Ram Prajapati, Alok Siddhi Tuladhar
Release date: May 2020.