Jharana Thapa is a well-known Nepalese film actress, producer, and director. She is one of the most popular actresses in the Nepali film industry and has won several awards for her performances. She debuted in Kollywood in Daijo (1996) opposite star actor Bhuwan KC. She took on a prominent female role in numerous films and garnered significant praise for her performance in the 1998 A.D “Dharam Sankat.” This article will look closely at Jharana Thapa’s life, career, family, and achievements.
|Full Name||Jharana Thapa|
|Real Name||Kamala Raj Bhandari|
|Profession||Nepalese Film Actress, Producer, and Director|
|Popular For||One of the top actresses in the Nepali film industry|
Age, Birthday and Zodiac
|Age (As of 2023)||43 years old|
|Date of Birth||March 28, 1980 A.D|
|Birth Place||Pyuthan, Nepal|
Early Life and Education
|College||Mahendra Multiple Campus|
|University||P.K campus (B.A)|
Jharana Thapa was born on March 28, 1980 A.D, in Pyuthan, Nepal. She completed her higher education at Mahendra Multiple Campus in Dang. She studied Bachelor’s in Arts (B.A) from the P.K campus in Kathmandu.
Height, Eye Color and Weight
|Height||5 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||Around 55 kg|
Jharana Thapa is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg.
According to the available sources, she has not revealed any information about her family.
Relationship & Daughter
|Spouse||Sunil Kumar Thapa|
Jharana Thapa’s Husband’s Name Disclosing Her Relationship
Jharana Thapa’s Daughter
Jharana Thapa has a daughter named Suhana Thapa, an actress. Suhana Thapa debuted in the Nepali film industry with the movie “A Mero Hajur 3” in 2019.
Early Career & First Movie
Jharana Thapa debuted in the Nepali film industry with the movie “Daijo” in 1996. “Daijo” was released in 1996 and marked the beginning of Jharana Thapa’s successful career as an actress. In the film, she played the lead role, and her performance was widely praised by both audiences and critics. The movie was a commercial success, and the audience appreciated Jharana Thapa’s performance. She went on to act in several other films, including “Muglan,” “A Mero Hajur,” and “Takdir.” Her performances in these movies established her as one of the leading actresses in the Nepali film industry.
Transition to Directing and Producing
After working in Nepali cinema for 20 years, she became a film director. In 2017, Jharana Thapa made her directorial debut with the movie “A Mero Hajur 2.” The movie was a commercial success and received positive reviews from critics. She also produced the film, “A Mero Hajur 3“, which starred her daughter Suhana Thapa in the lead role. The success of “A Mero Hajur 2” established Jharana Thapa as a successful director and producer in the Nepali film industry. She has recently produced a new Nepali movie, “Ek Bhagavad ra Ek Gita” (social story). The movie stars Bipin Karki, Suhana Thapa, and Dhiraj Magar. The movie is based on the Hindu scripture “Bhagavad Gita” and explores the themes of love, sacrifice, and spirituality.
Controversy about The Movie “Ek Bhagavad Gita”
The movie has been controversial due to its title and characters. Some pro-Hindu organizations have argued that the title and personalities of the cinema have hurt Sanatan Dharma. They have filed complaints against the movie, and the Film Development Board reportedly stopped the movie’s approval due to the controversy.
The controversy surrounding the film title ‘Ek Bhagavad Gita’ has been settled as the producers have consented to a name change. Following a mutual agreement between the complainants and the filmmakers, the movie will now be titled ‘Ek Bhagavad ra Ek Gita’ (social story).
Popular and Hit movies
|Movie Title||Cast||Director||Producer||Release Date in A.D|
|Daijo||Jharana Thapa, Bhuwan KC, Nikhil Upreti||Dayaram Dahal||Gopal Kayastha||1996|
|A Mero Hajur||Jharana Thapa, Shree Krishna Shrestha, Bipana Thapa||Shiva Regmi||Chhabi Raj Ojha||2002|
|A Mero Hajur 2||Jharana Thapa, Salin Man Bania, Samragyee RL Shah||Jharana Thapa||Sunil Kumar Thapa||2017|
|A Mero Hajur 3||Suhana Thapa, Anmol KC, Salon Basnet||Jharana Thapa||Sunil Kumar Thapa||2019|
|A Mero Hajur 4||Suhana Thapa, Anmol KC, Salon Basnet||Jharana Thapa||Sunil Kumar Thapa||2022|
Awards and Achievements
|Year in A.D||Award||Category||Movie||Result|
|2008||Fem Botanica KTV Film Awards 2065||Best Actress||Takdir||Won|
|2009||KTV Film Award 2066||Best Actress||Ma Timi Bina Mari Halchhu||Won|
|2070||Dcine Award||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Won|
|2070||Nefta Film Award||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Won|
|2075||Kamana Film Award||Best Debut Director||A Mero Hajur 2||Nominated|
|2075||Dcine Award||Best Debut Director||A Mero Hajur 2||Awarded|
|2075||Nefta Film Award||Best Director||A Mero Hajur 3||Nominated|
Jharana Thapa is active on several social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok. She has 123L followers on Instagram, 1M followers on Facebook, 33.2K on Twitter, and 126K on TikTok as of October 2023 A.D. She uses social media to promote her movies, share updates about her life, and engage with her fans.
|Estimated Net Worth||$5 million|
Jharna Thapa’s estimated net worth as of October 2023 A.D. is $5 million.
- Jharna Thapa made her Kollywood debut in the movie “Daijo” in 1996 opposite star actor Bhuwan K.C.
- She received critical acclaim for her breakout role in the 1998 movie “Dharam Sankat.”
- Her debut directorial movie, “A Mero Hajur 2,” was released in September 2017.
- She is married to producer Sunil Kumar Thapa and is the mother of a daughter named Suhana Thapa, an actress.
- Her height is 5 feet 4 inches, and her star sign is Gemini.
- She has won several awards for her performances, including the Fem Botanica KTV Film Awards and the KTV Film Award for Best Actress.