OSNEPALNEWS, Kathmandu, 3rd May: The nominations for ‘Everest International Film Award’ has been announced at a program in the presence of artists and journalists in Kathmandu. The award is to going be held in Hongkong on 30th June. The nominees for best debut director are Renesha Rai Bantawa (Intu Mintu London Ma), Sangita Shrestha (Katha Kathmandu), Chheten Gurung (Damruko Dandi Biyo), Pukar Bhattarai (Gun Gun) and Saty Raj Chaulagain (Anurag). Those fighting for the best debut actor male are Dhiraj Magar (Intu Mintu London Ma), Umesh Thapa (Bobby), Samundra Pandit (Anurag), Bikki Joshi (Happy Days), Pushkar (Hairan) and for the female category, Kabita Gurung (Bobby), Jasita Gurung (Lily Bily), Prakshya Adhikari (Katha Kathmandu), Aditi Budhathoki (Kri) and Aliza Gautam (Anurag).
Likewise, Bipin Karki (Prasad), Pushpal Khadka (Mangalam), Anmol K.C. (Kri), Pradeep Khadka (Lily Bily) and Aryan Sigdel (Kayara) are competing for best actor award while in the female category, Benisha Hamal (Blind Rocks), Shilpa Pokhrel (Mangalam), Nita Dhungana (Panchayat), Samragi R. L. Shah (Kayara) and Anchal Sharma (Black) compete against each other. Milan Chams (Lily Bily), Deepa Shree Niraula (Chakka Panja 3), Shivam Adhikari (Panchayat), Nawal Nepal (Mangalam) and Dinesh Raut (Prasad) fight for the best director.