Bipin Karki

Bipin Karki (Nepali:बिपिन कार्की, born 21 August 1982 in Bahuni, Nepal[2][3]) is a Nepali actor, film writer,[4] theatre artist and author.[5] Karki is one of the leading actors in Nepali cinema, known for his versatility.[6]

Bipin Karki
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Born21 August 1982
NationalityNepali
Other namesBhasme Don
OccupationActor
Years active2013 - Present
Known forPashupati Prasad , Loot 2 and Jatra (2016 Film)
StyleMethod Acting[1]
Spouse(s)Reshma Katuwal (m. 2016)

Karki began his career at a young age by appearing in stage plays with his brother Arjun Karki. Karki performed stage plays with Kamal Mani Nepal and his guru Sunil Pokharel in Gurukul Theatre in Kathmandu in 2005.[7] As a screen actor, he first appeared in Loot (2012) as a Gangster (short role) and then had a role in Chhadke (2013) He rose to prominence after starring in Pashupati Prasad in a villain role and won a National Film Award.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Karki was born on 21 August 1982 in Bahuni, Morang District, Nepal. He is married to Reshma Katuwal (now Reshma Katuwal Karki) from 2016.[9][10]

CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

From a young age Karki appeared in various stage plays in his hometown Bahuni. Than he moved to Kathmandu, Nepal, to appear in theatre plays. He acted with his friend from his village Kamal Mani Nepal, now a Nepalese actor. After appearing in a few theatre plays, he met Sunil Pokharel, who helped him improve his acting skills. He joined Gurukul Theatre in 2005.[11]

Film debutEdit

He appeared in Nischal Basnet's Loot (2012) in a short role as a Gangster. He then acted in Chhadke (2013), appearing in a lead role as Bindu.[12]

2014 - PresentEdit

In 2014 he appeared in Suntali (2014) as Bidur.[13] Karki rose to fame after appearing in Pashupati Prasad (2016)[14] and won many awards after the film's release, including the National FIlm Award.[15] Then he appeared in Jatra (2016) in the lead role; the film became one of the successful films of Karki's career and he won 9th Dcine Award for the best actor.[16]

FilmographyEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
  Indicates documentary release
Year Film Role Note
2012 Loot Gangster - Short Role
2013 Chhadke Bindu Debut Film
2014 Tandav Pratik
2014 Suntali Bidur
2015 The Black Hen
2016 Pashupati Prasad Bhasmey Don
2016 Jatra Phadindra Timsina
2017 Loot 2 Pittal
2017 Naakaa Goldie
2018 Lalpurja Nursing
2018 Hari Hari
2018 Gopi
2018 Prasad
2019 Jatrai Jatra
2020 Selfie King Gopal

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2016 National Film Award 2016[15] Best Actor in Supporting Roles Pashupati Prasad Won
2016 8th Dcine Awards 2016 Best villain Pashupati Prasad Won
2017 9th Dcine Awards 2017[16] Best Actor Jatra Won
2017 FISCON Critic Award 2017[17] Best Actor Jatra Won
2018 Kamana Film Award - 2075 Best Actor in a Negative Role Naakaa Nominated
2019 Dcine Awards 2019[18] Best Actor in a Leading Role (male) Prasad Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Method to the madness". kathmandupost.ekantipur.com. Archived from the original on 10 July 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Happy Birthday To Versatile Actor Bipin Karki". Nepali Film News. Archived from the original on 6 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  3. ^ "KATHMANDU: Be it the Bhasme Don in Pashupati Prasad or the gentle Fanindra of Jatra and mysterious Hari in Hari". epaper.thehimalayantimes.com. Archived from the original on 5 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Bipin Karki - Filmography, Full Movies, Recent Movies, Upcoming Movies List". reelnepal. Archived from the original on 6 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Actor Bipin Karki Is Turning Author With Book On Real-Life Acting Career". Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  6. ^ Dcnepalonline. "पारिश्रमिकमा 'भष्मे डन'को रेकर्ड, एउटै फिल्मबाट लिए १७ लाख". DCNepal Online - dcnepalonline.com. Archived from the original on 5 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Commonly Uncommon Commoner | Features | Living". www.living.com.np. Archived from the original on 6 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  8. ^ "From Strength to strength". My Republica. Archived from the original on 6 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  9. ^ "Actor Bipin Karki Tie The Knot With his Girlfriend". www.moviemandu.com. Archived from the original on 20 November 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  10. ^ "7 celebrity marriages in 2072, Harshika to Zenisha". Nepali Movies, films. 15 April 2016. Archived from the original on 17 December 2017. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  11. ^ "जीवन पनि जात्रा जस्तो लाग्छः विपिन कार्की". Online Khabar. Archived from the original on 6 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  12. ^ "'Hari' Trailer: Bipin Karki's New Film Looks Unusual And Intriguing". Neostuffs. Archived from the original on 5 August 2018.
  13. ^ "'Suntali' & 'Chhora' to Premier". Neostuffs. Archived from the original on 1 March 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  14. ^ "Pashupati Prasad to release in January". Ekantipur. Archived from the original on 6 August 2018.
  15. ^ a b "NFDC National Film Award 2016 nominations". Nepali Movies, films. 12 August 2016. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  16. ^ a b "D-Cine Award 2017 winners (full movies)". Nepali Movies, films. 8 July 2017. Archived from the original on 9 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  17. ^ "Critics award on Nov 22". My Republica. Archived from the original on 20 November 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  18. ^ "Award nomination list".

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