15 Most (Highest) Earning Nepali Movies of All Time
The Nepali movie industry, which is now commonly called Kollywood, is not the most prosperous movie industry in the world right now. The neighboring country India and China have such big movie industries that compared to them, the Nepali movie industry does not stand a chance. There are very few movies from the Nepalese movie industry that have made big on the international stage.
The main culprit is the lack the quality in movies and technology related to movie making. Also, the talents are not that good when it comes to the art of movie making and cinema. Also, from childhood, Nepali people get influenced by Indian movies and Hollywood movies to such an extent that the Nepali movie industry is always left in the shade. Most Nepali citizens do not watch Nepali movies as much as they watch Indian or English movies. That is also the reason Nepali movies do not get as much attention as they should get in a country like Nepal.
However, in recent years, the Nepali movie industry has also been seen to buck up a little to catch up with the recent trends in the movie industry worldwide. Some quality-oriented and social movies have come to the scene which have been internationally acclaimed too. Not only that, but a few such movies have also made it to different competitions worldwide and earned huge respect from everyone.
Also, because of the number of Nepalese that has been scattered all around the world, Nepali movies get shown in theaters worldwide. That is why Nepali movies have also made huge earnings internationally. On the one hand, the audiences inside Nepal have also started watching movies a lot because of the recent craze in theaters and the movie industry. On the other hand, the scattering of the Nepali diaspora all over the world has made a huge difference to the rate at which movie goes watch Nepali movie in theaters all around the world.
Given below are ten such movies, which have made it big in the Nepali movie industry and have been able to earn a lot. The figures given below are in Nepali rupees and it is the gross income for that particular movie.
15 highest-grossing Nepali movies of all time
15. Ram Pyari
Ram Pyari is also the greatest film that has crossed the blockbuster box. This film was released on Chitra26 and on the same date as NaiNavannu La 4 releasing. This was directed by SabirShrestha and the movie is based on a romantic love story. The film has cast Rekha Thapa and Sabin Shrestha as leading actors. These are the super hit movies in the first list that have made t attractive images and the first image for inserting their recognition.
15. Nai Nabhannu La 4
Nainabhannu La 4 is also one of the highest-earning films in Nepal. This film is based on family issues and problems that are suffered by the family as a single person. This film was released in Chaitra6 and it has directed by VikasAcharya. The film has cast Paul Shah, Barsha Raut, and Aanchal Sharma as leading actors. Priyanka Chopra is also acting in the main role in this film. The film’s story is around the child’s actions and issues.
14. Wada number 6
Wada number 6 is also one of the greatest collected films of Nepal which have crossed more than one crore around the world. The film is based on a comedy and a love story that shows how the poor boys and third boys want to talk with rich girls and tuck or hypnotized and capture their wealth and property. Movies have also been made many recommendations by people who have watched this once.
The movie cast Deepak Raj Giri, Priyanka Karki, Jitu Nepal KedarghimireSitaramKateland Kishorkhatiwada as leading actors movies has achieved a new reward self and it was directed by UjjwalGhimire. The movie is appreciated by many people and is full of comedy makes you laugh and laugh at every aspect of the shots if you watch it.
13. Hostel Returns
Hostel returns are also one of the greatest-earning movies in Nepal. This film casts Anmol KC who has recently played the super hit that is DREAMS. The film is all about the hostel and the boys of the hostel tell the story of how hostel student moves and runs in the wrong way and wrong habit. The movies have a good combination of wrong and right love stories.
These movies have also made a reputation in all sectors and mostly the movies have collected more than one crore around. The movies were directed by SurajGhoshal which was released and Shravan 4. The movie cast SushilShresthaSashiShresthaand SwostimaKhadka as the main role. This movie has also gained popularity mostly among teenager and youth that lives in the hostel and spent a fantastic and funny life a happy life.
In the blockbuster list, the next name is Paradesi which cast the great singer and former Indian Idol Prashant Tamang. He was one of the most famous singers and still, he is. He has won the Indian Idol which is one of the greatest singing platforms and competition programs. The movies are all about the foreign love and labor that a person from Nepal goes to a foreign country for earning the money. Setting the story, Nepales swat on foreign land the movie leadPrashantTamang as the leading actor in the movies. It was released on Aswin 3. This movie has been directed by Narayan Rayamajhi. It is also one of the super hit movies and has crossed more than 1 Crore in the Nepalese collection box.
Dreams are one of the most popular movies of all time and it has crashed more than 2 crores in collecting funds worldwide which has released on Falun 21. It has hit a blockbuster in the news and cinema Anmol KC has the leading role and samagraRajalakshmi is the actress opposite Anmol KC this film is directed by Bhuwan KC. This movie has made everyone surprised that a Nepalese movie can even earn such an amount if the movies are better and the best. People only come to see the movie when the movies have a good story and good content along with good acting that can attract the audience.
NaiNabhannu La 2 – (3 Crore worldwide gross)
This movie made it big in the Nepali movie industry a few years back when it was first released. Due to the application of new stories, new technological innovations, and good skills in filmmaking, this movie was able to establish itself as a good movie.
Many Nepalese from all around the world enjoyed watching this movie. As a result, the movie grossed 3 Crore Nepali Rupees worldwide.
Prem Geet – (Worldwide gross 4 crore)
Prem Geet is another movie that made it big on the silver screen all around Nepal and worldwide to wherever there are Nepalese living. Because of good songs, a good storyline, and capturing the mind and hearts of the youths, this movie was able to earn big at the box office. Currently, the movie stands at worldwide gross earnings of 3 Crore Nepalese Rupee.
Hostel – (Worldwide Gross 4.5 crore)
The hostel is another youth-centric movie that made a big impact on the economic condition of the Nepali movie industry. The movie came to the industry as a breath of fresh air to the moviegoers who were bored with the same kind of movie every time they go to watch a movie in the theater. Starring Anmol KC, the son of Bhuwan KC who is a star in the Nepali movie industry, Hostel’s movie made a huge impact on the youth of Nepal. As a result, a lot of people went to the movies to watch this movie. As a result, the movie grossed a total of 4.5 crores in Nepali Rupees (NRs). This movie also opened new venues for filmmakers in the Nepali movie industry as well.
Kabaddi – (Worldwide gross 5 crores)
The next name is KabaddiKabaddi which has also made people mad and crazy to look at this film. This film is based on the story of a village where there is the existence of a small and greater event that we have not noticed. This film has exposed new schemes of romance and romantic features. The film cast DayahangRai, SaugatMalla, and Resham Gurung as an actress. The movies have a hitten more than 1 crore in the collection box. The movie was released onMangsir 11 as it has directed by Ram BabuGurung. These movies have made a new record in the list of Nepalese cinema collections. The film have also a very good song that made many listeners mirth feeling.
With a worldwide gross of 5 crores, Kabaddi Kabaddi is another movie that was very acclaimed both by the public and the critics in Nepal. All those living in Nepal and elsewhere watched this movie with such interest. As a result, the lost faith in the movie industry was restored to a certain extent with the coming up of films like this. Kabaddi earned 5 crores as its gross worldwide earnings.
Being a comedy and a social satire movie, it made a huge impression in Nepalese all over the world and also gave a good peek to non-Nepalese about the Nepali way of life and Nepali lifestyle.
10 highest-grossing Nepali movies of all time
Pashupati Prasad – Worldwide gross 5.5 crore
Pashupati Prasad is also one of the highest-earning films in Nepal. The film is based on the contrary issue used that is faced by people in their life due to problems and policies along with the principal. Everyone has their principal and problems that make their moves through appropriate aspects. The movies were released on March 5th and were directed by Devendra K Khanal. The movie cast KhagendralamichhaneBarshasiwakoti and Bipin Karki as leading actors.
This film based on the social life in Nepal is Pashupati Prasad. This movie followed a somber note with serious issues that had been dealt with in the story. The performance by the artists and good direction made this movie a big hit in the Nepali movie industry.
Grossly, the movie Pashupati Prasad made 5.5 crores in just a few weeks that it ran in theaters worldwide. The social message and good performance are what made this movie a good one to watch out for.
Loot 2- Worldwide gross 8 crore
A sequel to the movie Loot which was a big hit earlier, Loot 2 also made good records in the Nepali movie industry. The movie was much popular among youngsters and many flocked to the theaters to watch its first-day first show.
Because of good direction from a young director, a group of talented theater artists, and a good storyline, the movie made it big at the box office. At the end of its running, the movie Loot 2 made a gross amount of 8 crores. It met the expectations of those who were already a fan of the loot franchise when it was first released a few years back.
KaloPothi – Worldwide gross 9 crore
A critically acclaimed movie that released in recent years is KaloPothi. Following the storyline of the ten years long civil war in Nepal, this movie very realistically depicts the situation of the average Nepali living in the hills and mountains of Nepal.
This movie was critically acclaimed for its originality and was awarded a lot of accolades not only from inside Nepal but also all over the world. The movie gave a very grim view of the Nepali lifestyle and was a great success at the box office also. This movie grossed 9 Crore worldwide just a few weeks after its worldwide release.
Kohinoor – 12 crore worldwide gross
Kohinoor was one of the most popular movies in the Nepali movie industry recently because this was the last movie by Nepali star Shree Krishna Shrestha. A very loved actor in the Nepali movie industry, Shree Krishna Shrestha passed away just before the release of this movie. As a result, all of his fans flocked to the movie theaters to watch this movie which made this movie an instant hit at the box office. Fans not only from inside the country but also from all over the world watched this movie as the last gift from their favorite superstar. As a result, this movie grossed a figure of 12 crores worldwide making it one of the highest-earning movies in the Nepali film industry.
Loot – 15 crore worldwide gross
The first and initial movie of the Loot franchise is Loot itself. Directed by Nischal Basnet, one of the youngest film directors in the Nepali movie industry, Loot created quite a buzz when it was first released. Undoubtedly, this is the first movie that pulled Nepali youngsters to the theaters in the Nepali scenario. That is why this movie remained in the theaters for a long time and was able to earn a lot too. When this movie first appeared in the Nepali movie industry, the future of Nepali movies started looking quite hopeful and because this movie had a good storyline, great acting, and amazing dialogues, this movie made a huge impact. Grossing 15 crores worldwide, this movie is still one of the most popular movies in the Nepali film industry.
ChakkaPanja – 25 crore worldwide gross
One of the most recent hits of the Nepali movie industry is ChakkaPanja. Directed and played by many popular comedy actors in the Nepali movie industry, this movie also made a huge impact on the psyche of Nepali moviegoers. The movie was a social satire of the Nepali ways of life and that is the reason it was really popular among middle-class Nepalese all over the world. It became one of the most popular movies and created a big buzz in the movie industry playing in theaters for a long period. In the end, the movie was able to make a surplus of 25 crores worldwide in Nepali Rupees. This was one of the rare occasions in the Nepali movie industry and was a good surprise as well as a hopeful beginning for those working in the Nepali movie industry.
Yes, the film is ChakkaPanja which is one of the comedy films in Nepal and has collected more than 3 crores till now. This movie casts Deepak Raj Giri, Deepa Shree Niraula, and other comedian actors. This movie has forecasted the story that is happening in our surroundings. The movies have tried to give a good message to the society and people of Nepal based on social issues and confidential accident this film has made a historical collection all around the world and the movies have got high appreciation from all the movies watched. Movies have made everyone happy and satisfied with their story and acting. The song and story have made the new screenshot to the people that give the popularity to both watcher and producer.