Rekha Thapa is a Nepali actress, model and film maker. She was a top ten finalist for Miss Nepal in 1999. Two years later she made her movie debut in Chhabiraj Ojha’s Hero. She has worked in around 200 Nepali movies and has gained popularity in the Nepali cine world because of her glamorous role. She owns the movie production house Rekha Entertainment. In 2010 and 2011 she won the CG Digital Film Awards for Best Actress, and in 2011 she also won the NEFTA Film Awards for Best Actress.
Thapa is also a social worker helping poor families and children who are in need.
Morang, Koshi, Nepal
|DOB||July 5, 1975|
|Parent||Prem Thapa, Saraswoti Thapa|
Rekha Thapa was born in Morang in eastern Nepal. After graduating from school, she moved to Kathmandu to go to college. She took part in the Miss Nepal Pageant in 1999, and ended up in second place.
Thapa worked as a model, and was subsequently approached by the producer Chhabiraj Ojha with a proposal to work in the movie “Hero” with Rajesh Hamal. During the shooting of Hero, Chhabiraj Ojha proposed to her, and the two were married in traditional style. After ten years, the couple separated.
Rekha thapa Photo Gallery
Item Dance by Rekha Thapa
Thapa and her husband produced more than 8 movies under the name Rekha Films. Rekha Thapa has worked for more than a hundred movies since the early 2000s.
Thapa is a member of the Nepalese Maoist Party.
Rekha thapa Dance with Leader of Maoist Prachanda (Puspa kamal Dahal)
In the media
Thapa’s entry in a top Political Party UCPN (Maoist) amidst a public program at party headquarters office of UCPN (Maoist) in Koteshwor, Kathmandu has been criticised by some of her fans. In November 2009, while protesting for Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) on supremacy in the government, Rekha Thapa was seen dancing with the Prachanda who encircled Durbar Square, the government headquarter. In December 2009, Rekha Thapa was seen kissing the shortest man in the world, Khagendra Thapa Magar.
Nepali Actress Interview with Rishi Dhamala in Dhamala ko hamal
Live Dance Performance by Nepali actress Rekha Thapa
Rekha Thapa ws on the cover page of Wave Magazine in June, 2013.
Year Title Role Other
2000 Hero First Film
2002 Mitini Pooja
2004 Jeevan Rekha Guest Role
2005 Hami Tin Bhai Maiya
2008 Nasib Afno
2009 Kismat kusum
2010 Bato Muniko Phool gurans
2010 Himmat Ganga/Jamuna
2011 Kasle Choryo Mero Man Rajkumari CG Digital Film Awards for Best Actress
2011 Hiffajat NEFTA Film Awards for Best Actress
2011 Hamro maya juni juni lai
2012 Saathi Ma Timro
2013 Mero Jiwan Sathi
2012 Andaaj Pritti
2014 Tathastu Filming
Participants 1999, Miss Nepal official website, retrieved 16 February 2014
Rekha Thapa and Urmila Aryal join UCPN (Maoist). Nepal.FM. Retrieved on 1 February 2014.
“Prachanda dances while Rekha Thapa sings | Nepali Movies, Nepali Films”. Xnepali.net. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
“Khagendra proposed and kissed Rekha Thapa | Nepali Movies, Nepali Films”. Xnepali.net. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
“Rekha Thapa in New Avatar on Wave Magazine”. Nepal.FM. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
“Nepali Movie Release in Kathmand”. Washington Bangla Radio. 29 November 2011.
“Rekha rocked CG Digital Film Awards | Nepali Movies, Nepali Films”. Xnepali.net. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
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