Jatra Movie (2016):
Jatra is a Nepali Heist comedy film written & directed by Pradip Bhattarai and produced by Rabindra Singh Baniya, Singe Lama, and Yadav Poudel under the banner of Shatkon Arts.
It stars Bipin Karki, Rabindra Singh Baniya, and Rabindra Jha in pivotal roles with a supporting cast of Barsha Raut, Prakash Ghimire, Praween Khatiwada, Bholaraj Sapkota, Kamalmani Nepal, Sajan Thapa Magar, Nilkaji Shakya, Priyanka Jha, Susmita Karki, Prem Pandey, and Safar Pokhrel.
Jatra was released on 11 November 2016 in cinemas all over Nepal. It was a sleeper hit at the time of its release and emerged surprise hit at the Nepalese Box Office. It also gained praise by critics for its situational comedy and genuine acting by lead actors. The film had a sequel Jatrai Jatra which was also commercially successful. The 2020 Hindi film Lootcase was heavily inspired by the core plot of this movie.
Jatra Movie Information:
|Release Date||11 November 2016 (Nepal)|
|Running Time||2hr 24min|
Rabindra Singh Baniya
|Directed by||Pradip Bhattarai|
|Written by||Pradip Bhattarai|
|Produced by||Rabindra Singh Baniya|
|Cinematography by||Dirgha Gurung|
|Edited by||Mitra D. Gurung|
|Music by||Songs: Roshan Thapa|
Score: Rohit Sakya
|Production Company||Shatkon Arts|
|Distributed by||National: POPCORN|
International: Highlights Nepal Pvt. Ltd.
|Budget||रु 35 Lakhs|
|Box Office Collection||रु 3.5 Crore|
Jatra Movie Trailer:
Jatra Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
Phadindra Timsina (Bipin Karki) is an innocent, poor and hardworking man. He finds a sack full of three crores Nepalese rupees, stolen from a bank. He then consults with his three friends Jayas (Rabindra Singh Baniya) and Munna (Rabindra Jha) in order to hijack money. The movie deals with all the strategies and hurdles planned and faced by the group of hijack planners in the course of hijacking the money. Poor and innocent Phadindra who is often blamed for his sincerity having been poor finally finds a way to prove his haters wrong. Now, will he be able to show them in real life? This is what the page looks like.
Jatra Movie Cast and Characters:
- Bipin Karki as Phadindra Timsina/Pharen
- Rabindra Singh Baniya as Joyesh
- Rabindra Jha as Munna
- Barsha Raut as Sampada; Pharen’s wife
- Prechya Bajracharya as a Pari
- Prakash Ghimire SasuraBa
- Praween Khatiwada
- Kamalmani Nepal as Don
- Bhola Raj Sapkota
- Nilkaji Shakya
- Sajan Thapa Magar
- Priyanka Jha
- Suresh Karki
- Safar Pokharel