Private Project

Come Home ( Ghar Aau)

A single mother pleads with her son who attends university in the United States to COME HOME to Nepal during the COVID 19 lockdown of 2020.

  • Kirtana Banskota
  • Kirtana Banskota
  • Kirtana Banskota
  • Banskota Productions
  • Sauram Raj Tuladhar
    Key Cast
  • John Myrage Addabbo
  • Aaryak Bashyal
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Ghar Aau
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  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 2, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Nepali
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Director Biography - Kirtana Banskota

Kirtana Banskota is an award-winning, first-generation Nepali American Filmmaker who resides in Austin, Texas. A producer, writer, director, and actor, Banskota wears multiple hats when it comes to the entertainment world. She is the founder of Banskota Productions, an international production company that celebrates entertainment all across the globe. She’s also the Co-Founder of the Nepal America Film Society, and, the Co-Founder of the Nepal America International Film Festival. With strong roots in South Asia and the US, her goal is to build bridges between cultures through cinema and entertainment.⁠

She wrote and produced the very first audience interactive Bollywood theatrical production called “The Big Fat Indian Wedding” in Austin, TX. She recently co-produced the Coalition of South Asian Film Festivals, the largest virtual South Asian film festival. ⁠

It's only March of 2021, but this superwoman has already co-founded a Film Festival, is working on the development of Gudgudi- The Tickle; and Tequila the show, working on releasing her film Ghar Aau-Come Home, producing the archeological show A World Beneath working on pitching several other shows and tv series simultaneously. ⁠

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Director Statement

Ghar Aau ( Come Home) is dedicated to all those who felt loss during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A HUGE THANK YOU to our array of frontline workers across the world who are courageously and relentlessly working every day to help us all in the fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus. We are forever grateful!