Laxman Subedi, who turned to directing from journalism, has completed the shooting of his third film ‘Sati Devi’. He started shooting from Kathmandu on the 11th of Baisakh by visiting the Bhadrakali temple and on Saturday he ‘packed’ the film in a village of Lamjung. The film was shot for 4 days in Kathmandu and 23 days in Lamjung and Tanahun of Gandaki province.
Actress Malika Mahat plays the central role in the film. The story revolves around her. She has played the character of a villager in the film. Director Subedi had released Malika’s looks during the filming through Facebook, which has aroused curiosity among the audience about her role. Director Subedi has claimed that the film has become higher than what he thought.
Produced under the joint banner of Golden State Movie Makers LLC California and Dilasa Creations, the film also stars Bholaraj Sapkota, Ramesh Budhathoki, Kuldeep Adhikari, Sandeep Babu Lohani, Sujita Siwakoti, Bimal Shrestha, Tulsi Prasad Shrestha, Manisha Sapkota, Srijana Adhikari, child actors Harshika Wali, Manjila Baniya and others.
The film has director Subedi’s own production, lyrics and script writing. Babu Shrestha’s cinematography, Ramji Lamichhane’s choreography, Dev Maharjan’s Fight direction, Deepak Sharma and Subhash Bhushal’s music. Director Subedi is planning to screen the film around Dashain. Returning to direction after about 7 years, he had previously directed the films ‘Euta Saathi’ and ‘Laljodi’.