After it’s release in Nepal with 129 other countries in January 2016, Netflix is not a new thing for Nepalese. A payment gateway might be the problem for many Nepalese to get Netflix subscription but the problem is not any longer. People have managed to get a subscription by buying Netflix Giftcards from unauthorized channels and by asking account details of friends or family members living abroad. With English being the main language the platform has released many Netflix originals series and movies in a different language like Hindi, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Italian, French, and many more.
Pahuna is the only Nepali language movie available on Netflix. The movie is in Nepali language but the movie is not Nepali. Pahuna is an Indian Sikkimise movie with Nepali as its original language. The movie is directed by Pakhi Tyrewala and is produced by Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra. It stars Ishika Gurung, Anmol Limbu, Manju KC, Saran Rai, and Binod Pradhan in the lead roles of the movie. The movie was theatrically released in Nepal and North Eastern parts of India. Later the movie was released on Netflix.