October 19, Solukhumbu: Due to inclement weather, about 85 filmmakers of Indian cinema (Bollywood movies) have stopped in the Khumbu area. The team came to shoot a Bollywood film in the region where the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, is located
Nepali filmmaker Suresh Adhikari informed that the schedule to leave for Manang via Kathmandu on Wednesday was affected due to inclement weather. According to him, about 85 filmmakers have been stranded in Lukla due to the cancellation of flights due to inclement weather in the Khumbu area from 11 am on Monday.
As the weather opened before 11 am, about 80 artists returned but the rest of the artists stayed in Lukla.
On Monday, famous Indian actor Anupam Kher, actress Parineeti Chopra, actor Bowman Irani, Sarika Hassan, director Suraj Barjatya and others returned from the helicopter and plane.
The film started shooting in the Khumbu area on October 7 and continued till October 17. The team is scheduled to leave for Manang via Kathmandu on Wednesday
Even today, the possibility of flight is low: Aviation Authority
The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has said that the possibility of flight is low due to heavy fog and rain in Lukla since this morning.
According to Dwarika Achhami, head of the Civil Aviation Authority, Lukla, the possibility of a flight today is very low considering the situation as heavy rains have continued since last night. He said that the weather has been unfavorable since Tuesday morning even though the flight was scheduled for some time on Monday morning
Hundreds of tourists are waiting for the flight to Khumbu and back to Kathmandu as the tourist season has started in Khumbu as the risk of the corona has reduced.
However, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said that flights will be canceled due to inclement weather.
Achhami said that there was a problem due to inclement weather since the morning even though there were about 20 flights scheduled in Lukla on Tuesday.