BISHAL ROKKA MAGAR
A young woman’s quest for recruitment in the British Gurkha regiment
As news surfaces that Britain is recruiting Nepali girls in its British Gurkha regiments, Dilmaya, a young girl from a mountain village, sees it as a life changing opportunity and devotes all her time in preparation.
About the Director
Bishal Magar is a trainer in a pre-Gurkha training centre. In 2016 he had the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of cinema through a short-term filmmaking course organized in Kathmandu. He participated in and holds a diploma of Dov Simons’s ‘Cinema Director and Film Production’ program 2017. Lahureni (2021) is his first documentary short. Born and raised in in a remote village in Rolpa in the western hills of Nepal, Magar seeks to bring the stories of the region and its people to the world.