“Jaari: A SuperBlock Buster Nepali Movie Showcasing the Richness of Limbu Caste Culture”

Released Date: 14th April 2023

Written and Directed By: Upendra Subba

Produced By: Ram Babu Gurung

Story Concept By: Suresh Niyoung Limbu



Co-Producers: Shrijana Ningleku, Manorath Pokharel, Albin Limbu, Peter Gurungbg, Devyani Rai, and Kshitiz Limbu

Main Lead Roles: Dayahang Rai, Miruna Lisara Magar, Bijay Baral, and Upendra Subba

“Jaari” is a blockbuster Nepali movie that takes the audience on a captivating journey into the world of the eastern Limbu caste. Written and directed by the talented Upendra Subba, the film brings to life the essence of Limbu culture, traditions, and values.

The central characters of “Jaari” are Namsang, portrayed by the versatile Dayahang Rai, and Hangma, played by the talented Miruna Lisara Magar. Namsang and Hangma are a married Limbu couple who face a challenging situation. After a brief argument with her husband Namsang, Hangma makes a life-altering decision by returning his Yuparung, a sacred coin. She then falls in love with another man and chooses to marry him instead.

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However, the Jaari, a traditional payment, is claimed by Namsang and his family from Hangma’s family. Despite their refusal to pay, Hangma is forced into slavery in Namsang’s household until the Jaari is settled. This compelling storyline explores themes of love, sacrifice, and the preservation of cultural traditions within the Limbu community.

“Jaari” not only showcases the struggles faced by Hangma but also sheds light on the significance of the Jaari tradition and its impact on individuals and families. The movie provokes thought and raises questions about societal norms and gender roles.

With the brilliant performances of Dayahang Rai, Miruna Lisara Magar, Bijay Baral, and Upendra Subba in the lead roles, “Jaari” promises to be a cinematic masterpiece that not only entertains but also educates and enlightens the audience about the rich cultural heritage of the Limbu caste in Nepal.

Released on 14th April 2023, “Jaari” has been widely praised for its powerful storytelling, strong character portrayals, and its ability to immerse the audience in the vibrant world of the Limbu community. It is a must-watch movie that celebrates the diversity and beauty of Nepali cinema.

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