Aama (film)

Aama Literally Mother is the first Nepali movie produced in Nepal, starring Shiva Shankar Manandhar and Bhuvan Chand Thapa as the leading actors. The movie was produced by the Information Department of the Nepalese Government and released on October 7, 1964. Bollywood film maker Hira Singh Khatri was invited by the late King Mahendra to direct the first Nepali movie.

Script Upendra Director Hira Singh Khatri Music Composer V. Balsara Theme song by Nati KajiShiva Shankar Producer Information Department, the Government of NepalSince there was no precedence of movie making in Nepal, there were no professional movie actors to be recruited for the leading roles. The leading actor, Shiva Shankar was a music composersinger and actress Bhuvan Chand was a theater performer. According to Shiva Shankar, most of the shots were approved at the first single take.citation needed ........

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