Nepali Film – Maitighar (1966)

Movie Poster - maitigharProduction House: Sumananjali Films P.(Ltd. )
Release Date: 2023-09-01 (December 16, 1966)
Singers (Male): Premdhoj Pradhan, Manna De and Shipi Lohani
Singers (Female) : Lata Mangeskar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeskar, Aruna Lama, and Gita Datta


Main Artists: Mala Sinha, CP Lohani, Yadav Kharel, Tika Bhushan Dahal, Yam Bahadur Khadka, Sunita Regmi, Yadu Kumari, Pratibha Sam, Jana Darshan Sam, Sunil Datta, Rajendra Nath, Gopi Krishna, K.B. Lamichhane, Keshab Rana, B.S. Thapa, and Sohan.

The movie was so successful that, the place the movie was shoot was later named ‘Maitighar’ after the movie.

This was the first film to be produced under private banner – Sumonanjali Films Pvt. Ltd. Famous Indian Film Artist Mala Singh played a pivotal role in the film. C.P. Lohani was her co- star who became latter her life partner in real life. B.S.Thapa directed the film. The veteran music maestro Jaidev scored music for the film, Lata Mangeshkar, Nightingale of India, sang for the first time a Nepali song, which was penned by the late King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev (MBBS). Other veteran Indian Singer who did lend their voices in the film were Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar and Manna Dey. Nepali singers like Prem Dhoj Pradhan, Narayan Gopal, C.P. Lohani and Aruna Lama also sang for the film. The film had friendly appearances of veteran Sunil Dutta and comedian Rajendra Nath.

Track list:

  • Chha Salaam Kasari Bolam – C.P. Lohani
  • Hansi Kheli Yehi Dhuloma – Manna Dey
  • Hera Dharti Dagmagai – Manna Dey
  • Hey Suna Aaja Ma Timiharu – C.P. Lohani
  • Jai Jai Janani Nepal – Manna Dey
  • Jun Mato Ma Mero – Lata Mangeshkar
  • Kala Kurtaile – C.P. Lohani, Aruna Lama
  • Keko Khanu Keko Launu – Aruna Lama, Geeta Dutt
  • Ma Pyar Bechidinchu – Asha Bhosle
  • Namana Laaj Yestari – Prem Dhoj Pradhan Usha Mangeshkar
  • Salloma Bhanu Sallo Ho – Aruna Lama, Geeta Dutt
  • Sanu Maya Mero Maya Lai – Aruna Lama, Geeta Dutt
  • Tinai Sahar Nepalima – C.P. Lohani
  • Unbhoma Jharne Banko Bato – C.P. Lohani, Aruna Lama
  • Yo Ho Mero Pran Bhanda Pyaro Maitighar  – Asha Bhosle

Some popular songs from the movie:

Namana laaja yestari
Prem Dhoj Pradhan first Nepali song to be recorded in Bombay

Ma Pyar Bechi Dinchu – Maitighar

Kala Kurtaile nepali song

Full movie is available here.

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