‘Michael Adhikari’: A Tale of Surrogacy

‘Michael Adhikari’: A Tale of Surrogacy

The Cinema Times

The Cinema Times, Kathmandu – A mother’s love endures through all; the only thing it can’t endure is separation from her child. ‘Michael Adhikari’ is a cinema based on the story of a surrogate mother.

The trailer of ‘Michael Adhikari’ starring Saugat Malla and Shristi Shrestha in lead roles is released. The 3 minutes 19 seconds long trailer includes comedy, romance, social drama and emotions in a package. The cinema is based on the concept of surrogacy. A couple decides to rent the wife’s womb for another couple’s child and what follows is the turmoil the surrogate mother goes through when it comes to handover the child, her child that she nurtured for nine months.

Directed by Ranjeet Rauniyar ‘Michael Adhikari’ has a different story plot and attempts an unexplored story in Nepali cinema. The trailer revolves around the two protagonists and Actor Shristi Shrestha’s acting skills are appreciable. Poverty and the problems created the circumstance where a woman turns herself in for surrogacy, Actor Shrestha brilliantly merges herself in the character. Actor Malla looks natural as always in the cinema.

Udhhab Poudel’s presentation ‘Michael Adhikari’ has Nirak Poudel as producer starring Saugat Malla, Shristi Shrestha, Aashant Sharma, Loonibha Tuladhar, Anny Kunwar, Hemanta Budhathoki, Bidhya Karki, Jemima Toms, Dilip Bohora, Kendra Bhattarai and others. The cinema has Choreography by Kamal Rai, Kabiraj Gahatraj, Music by Shambhujit Baskota, Revan Singh, Lyrics by Shailendra Kandel Kshetri, Dayaram Pandey, Edited by Mitra D. Gurung, Director of Photography Raju Bickram Thapa and Screenplay/Dialogue by Shailesh Kandel Kshetri.

The cinema releases all over Nepal on August 19 (Bhadra 3).