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.
The events were covered by  The Kathmandu Post,  Annapurna Post,  OnlineKhabar,  Nepalbhasha Times and  TechLekh, among others.
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.