The Last Ritual ( Antim Sanskar)

this enthralling psychological thriller will have you on the edge of your seat as you follow the story of a missing Nepalese filmmaker, Daya, and the determined female detective, Rakshya, assigned to find him. But with Rakshya struggling with alcoholism and a dark past, the odds are stacked against her. Meanwhile, Daya’s adopted son, Dhiraj, embarks on a solo journey to the Himalayas with a mysterious large blue bag, leaving you wondering what he could be hiding. As the twists and turns unfold, the paths of Rakshya and Dhiraj become entangled, and a gripping murder mystery emerges. Prepare to be captivated and held in suspense until the very end!

  • Pradeep Shahi
    1915 The Legends of the Gurkhas
  • Pradeep Shahi
    1915 The Legend of the Gurkhas
  • Pradeep Shahi
    1915 The Legend of the Gurkhas
  • Vijay Lama
    Key Cast
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    2 hours 5 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 31, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    120,000 USD
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    Red Digital
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  • Berlin Indie Film Festival
    April 10, 2024
  • Caravan International Film Festival

    September 25, 2023
  • Morgana Film Festival

    United States
    November 27, 2023
    Official Selection
  • Liverpool Film Awards
    United Kingdom
    August 14, 2023
    Official Selection
  • Red Movie Awards

    March 10, 2024
    Official Selection
  • San Diego Awards
    United States
    September 23, 2023
    Official Selection
  • Corsenal International Monthly Film Festival
    September 16, 2023
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Pradeep Shahi

Pradeep Shahi is an accomplished writer-director with over 7 years of experience in the film industry. He began his career directing short films, commercials, and corporate videos, before gaining recognition for his work in bringing the inspiring stories of the Gurkhas to the silver screen. Recently, his film "1915 The Legend of the Gurkhas" was released on Amazon Prime, showcasing his unique vision and storytelling skills.

As a Nepalese-born British filmmaker, Shahi brings a unique perspective to his works. He is currently working on his third feature project, "Eklo - The Last Man," following the successful completion of his second feature film, "Antim Sanskar." With his passion for filmmaking and commitment to telling stories that resonate with audiences, Shahi is a rising talent to watch in the Nepalese film industry.

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Director Statement

As a director, my primary objective is to create films that connect with audiences on a profound and emotional level. I believe that cinema has the ability to transport viewers to various realms, perspectives, and experiences, making it an incredibly potent medium. My passion lies in exploring intricate themes and characters that challenge and motivate my audience.

As someone who was born in Nepal and has lived in the UK, I have personally witnessed the transformative power of cinema. I aim to leverage my expertise to benefit Nepal and its next generation by taking on more ambitious and grandiose projects. My goal is to showcase stories from Nepal to a worldwide audience and offer a new perspective on the country's unique culture and people.