Private Project

BONODAL ( CHANGE )

First Santali Feature Film Ever made in the History of Neplease film Industry.
The Santal or Saontal (also spelled as Santal, Santar or Sonthal), are a scheduled tribe of people indigenous to Terai of Nepal and India, who live mainly in Nepal and the Indian States of Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Assam (part of the Tea Tribes). There is also a significant Santal minority in neighboring Bangladesh, and a small population in Nepal (known as Satar in Nepal). They are one of the largest tribal communities in India.

BONODAL ( Change ) is the story of Suniram ( Hasda Bayar) was the son of the Society humiliated , poor and uneducated family in the Society .On the other hand girls named Lukhi ( Kabita Baskey ) belong to a well educated and reputed family , she had a brother named called Chudka ( Rajan Baskey ). Majhihadam
( Balaram Hemran ) who is one of the respected person of the society and had belief over bringing good changes and developing the society and making it a better place.
At the end Suniram was successful to bring his dream come true bringing huge change in the society and his parents mindset .his morality reflects the Shine over the people of Santali Society and encouraged them to be successful and good person like Suniram.

  • Kiran Khatiwada
    Director
    Debuted As Film Director From This Feature Film
  • Kiran Khatiwada
    Producer
    This was my 2nd project
  • Kiran Khatiwada
    Writer
    Passionate about writing this was my 2nd project , for BONODAL it take for me 9 years to complete the story , because this was the first santali film ever made in Nepal
  • Kabiraj Hasda ( Hasda Bayar )
    Key Cast
    "Suniram "
    Till the period he don't have any experience of camera
  • Kabita Baskey
    Key Cast
    "Lukhi"
    Till the period she don't have any experience of camera
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    Social change, Family Drama, Awareness, Politics, Motivated, motivational, Love Story, historic, cultural
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 58 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 24, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    40,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Nepal
  • Country of Filming:
    Nepal
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 8th Santhali & Regional Film Festival AISFA 2017
    Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 12, 2017
    Michael John Auditorium Jamshedpur
    Winner Best Jury Film
  • 8th Santhali Film RASCA Awards -2017
    Sidhgora - Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 28, 2017
    Birsa Munda Town Hall - Sidhgora
    Winner Best Cinematography
  • National Ethnical Film Award Nepal 2017
    Kathmandu
    Nepal
    June 2, 2017
    Nepal Film Development Board
    Participate
  • Special Film Category of National Film Award 2017
    Kathmandu
    Nepal
    May 24, 2017
    Nepal Film Development Board
    Participate
  • Everest International Film Festival 2020
    Siliguri, West Bengal
    India
    January 10, 2020
    Uttarbanga Marwari Sewa Trust
    Winner Best Debut Director
  • 8th Santhali Film RASCA Awards 2017
    Sidhgora - Jamshedur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 28, 2017
    Birsa Munda Town Hall - Sidhgora
    Nominated Music Director
  • 8th Santhali Film RASCA Awards 2017
    Sidhgora - Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 28, 2017
    Birsa Munda Town Hall - Sidhgora
    Nominated Best Lyrics
  • 8th Santhali Film RASCA Awards 2017
    Sidhgora - Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 28, 2017
    Birsa Munda Town Hall - Sidhgora
    Nominated Best Actress
  • 8th Santhali Film RASCA Awards 2017
    Sidhgora - Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 28, 2017
    Birsa Munda Town Hall - Sidhgora
    Nominated Supporting Role Male
  • 8th Santhali & Regional Film Festival AISFA 2017
    Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 12, 2017
    Michael John Auditorium Jamshedpur
    Best Character Role male
  • 8th Santhali & Regional Film Festival AISFA 2017
    Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 12, 2017
    Michael John Auditorium Jamshedpur
    Nominated Supporting Role Male
  • 8th Santhali Film RASCA Awards 2017
    Sidhgora - Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 28, 2017
    Birsa Munda Town Hall - Sidhgora
    Nominated Best Character Role male
  • 8th Santhali Film RASCA Awards 2017
    Sidhgora - Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 28, 2017
    Birsa Munda Town Hall - Sidhgora
    Nominated Best Director
  • 8th Santhali Film RASCA Awards 2017
    Sidhgora - Jamshedpur - Jharkhand
    India
    April 28, 2017
    Birsa Munda Town Hall - Sidhgora
    Nominated Best Story
Director - Kiran Khatiwada