Published on January 14th, 2016 | by Pixel Entertaiment

Jhola (2014)

Based on the short story “Jhola” written by well known story writer Krishna Dharabasi. This movie depicts a horrifying tale of a custom practiced a century back in himalayan kingdom of Nepal. According to the culture a wife had to burn herself on the funeral pyre after death of husband to proove her loyalty and purity. Garima Pant as wife, Deepak Chhetri as Husband and Sujal Nepal as son have made this moving tale a must watch. It depicts the custom frame by frame on the solid foundation of reality. The movie deals with the consequences of this obnoxious custom known as “Sati Pratha”.

For her role, actress Garima Panta won Best Actress award at SAARC Film Festival held in Sri Lanka, 2014. The film was selected as the Nepali entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.

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