Tibetan singer Sonam Topden wins hearts of audiences with his Nepali debut movie
DHARAMSALA, 5 Sept: Tibetan singer and songwriter Sonam Topden has won the hearts and minds of audiences for his performance in his debut Nepali movie ‘Samhalincha Kahile Mann’.
Samhalincha Kahile Mann, a Love Triangle movie starring actors Akash Shrestha, Pooja Sharma and Sonam in the lead was released in more than 72 cinema halls on Friday in Nepal.
The movie was received well by the audience and it has also done well at the box office according to multiple media reports.
According to hamrocinema.com, “When the main actors of the film Pooja Sharma, Akash Shrestha and Sonam Topden reached the Ashtanaran Hall in Kathmandu on Saturday, they were surrounded by a large crowd of spectators.”
The report added that most of the viewers who watched the movie said they cried because of its plot.
Sonam won the hearts of the audiences as “they were impressed by his work”, the report added.
The Director of the movie, Sudarshan Thapa has stated in the report that his “movie has succeeded in bringing the audience to the hall again at a time when the audience was not coming.”
Sonam’s debut movie, made with a budget of around NPR 1.5 Crores has performed well at the box office with the film registering NPR 1 Crore 20 Lakh gross amount days after its release reports bhimkumari.com.np.
According to the report, the movie will generate more revenue “in the coming days because this is the early stage of the movie after the release date.”
Sonam was offered the role by the director on his costar, Pooja’s recommendation, reports FilmyKhabar.com a Nepalese Film web magazine.
Sonam has received offers for other films as well but he chose to wait and see how his debut film performs at the box office, the report added.
“I want to move forward only by looking at the response of ‘Samhalinha Kehbi Mana’. If the audience likes my work, I will continue to make Nepali films. If the audience does not understand my work, I will learn more, understand and improve,” Sonam was quoted as saying in the report.
Sonam is the second Tibetan to act in a Nepali film. Thinley Lhamo, a Tibetan woman starred in ‘Naakaa’ a 2018 Nepalese drama crime film playing the role of a Tibetan girl Sonam, who wants to escape to Dharmashala, India through Nepal to meet her family.