Hollywood Insider, a popular global media portal, published an article for the list of 6 small countries that are excellent for filming. Nepal makes it to the list as one of the small countries that are excellent for filming.
The article describes Nepal as one of the most picturesque countries in the world, with a dramatic variety of landscapes and beautiful architecture. It further described Nepal as home to. Everest, locally known as Sagarmatha, birthplace and home country of Lord Buddha, and the exquisite Newari architecture that adorns Kathmandu Valley, Bhaktapur, and Patan.
The article says that Nepal is the destination for a visually stunning variety of locations from snow-capped highest mountains known as the Himalayas, the plains of Chitwan National Park which comes fully packaged with exotic animals in lush forests and jungles, the exquisite and mystical architecture of Bhaktapur, the aqua-blue and teal colored lakes in Mustang, colorful flora and fauna of Pokhara, historical sites dating back thousands of years complete with palaces.
Apart from the beautiful visuals, the article says that it is the compassion and hospitality of Nepali people that make Nepal a joy to film in. It described Nepal as one of the safest countries to visit and the hospitality and kindness of the Nepali people are provided in abundance. The article also praised Nepal for its LGBTQ rights as Nepal is one of the first countries in the world to make LGBTQ rights a priority and gay marriage legal – more than 10 years before the USA.
The article highly recommends Nepal as a filming destination based on visually stunning locations, diversity, hospitality, and safety.
Famous Hollywood movies that have been filmed in Nepal are Bernardo Bertolucci’s ‘Little Buddha’, Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘Everest’, and Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’.