Kathmandu: The Basundhara-Man Academy is to present this year's 'Basundharashree prize' to artist Madan Krishna Shrestha.
Shrestha is being honoured for his contribution to Nepali art, theatre and humour-satire sector. The prize carries a purse of Rs. 50,000.
Likewise, artist Haribansa Acharya is to be honoured with the 'Manshree prize' carrying a purse of Rs. 50,000 and a letter of citation.
Acharya is being presented with the prize for his contribution to Nepali literature through creations and acting of theatre, films and telefilms. The decision to this end was taken by a meeting of the Academy held on Friday under the chair of its Chancellor Dr Dubashu Chettri. RSS