The ‘un-heroic’ hero

It’s an overcast evening and Bipin Karki is at a studio in Anamnagar that he has been frequenting to finalise the sound mixing for Hari, his latest film. With a disarming personality and an infectious smile, it is at times hard to believe that in three short years since his breakthrough with Pashupati Prasad, Karki has become one of the most bankable stars in the Nepali film industry. But even Karki—who exudes no aura you’d associate with filmstars—is aware that he is not the typecast of what a ‘hero’ in a film should look, or behave, like. The ‘un-heroic’ hero
Timothy Aryal
Published at : June 2, 2018
Updated at : June 3, 2018 09:18

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.