Movie to be made on 'Sallipir'
May 8, 2019
Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival 2013 winner Ashok Thapa is going to direct the movie based on the best selling novel 'Sallipir' by Nayan Raj Pandey. Prepartion has already been started for shooting at Solukhumbu and Everest Base Camp. Thirty million budget is being estimated for the shooting and also the task of location hunting is completed. Solukhumbu is selected as location as per the story of the book. Director Thapa has already won the following international awards.
■ Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival, 2013 - Jury Award, Qatar
■ Baghdad International Film Festival, 2013 - Appreciation Award, Iraq
■ Dhaka International Film Festival, 2014 - Best Documentary Award, Bangladesh
■ Canada International Film Festival - 2014 Rising Star Award, Canada
■ Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival – Second Prize, 2014, USA