02 May 2018
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It’s not easy to attain prominence in the Nepali film industry, where theatrical skills and facial profile alone do not guarantee success. Which is why the list of actors who have achieved true stardom is not that long. But Rekha Thapa has beaten all the odds, and through her 18-year acting career has secured an eminent spot in the limelight--a feat only a few other Nepali actors have been able to achieve. Despite all the public drama, harsh words from critics and even a death hoax, Thapa has over the years transformed herself from a carefree rebel to a compassionate liberal human being, and is now extending her outreach into philanthropy. VMAG’s Gaurav Pote tries to reveal the human side of the famed Nepali actor and filmmaker