Entertaining realities

Apil Bista cut his teeth directing 2016’s Jhumkee, a slow-burning drama set mostly in a Tharu village in the Tarai during the late period of the Maoist insurgency. Most of the characters in the film are the oppressed, all quietly getting on with their lives, resigned to their circumstances. They speak their own dialect, and they look unremarkable—they act naturally.Entertaining realities
Timothy Aryal
Published at : March 22, 2019
Updated at : March 22, 2019 10:17

Timothy Aryal

Timothy Aryal is an arts and culture reporter at The Kathmandu Post, focusing on theatres, films, music, heritage and lifestyle. He joined the Post as an intern in 2015 and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in English Literature and Political Science.