The third edition of Chhakka Panja has begun its shoot and is set for yet another Dashain release this year. With some last minute changes to the script the movie has gone into production starting May 11.
Once again the movie will be directed by Deepa Shree Niraula and movie will be produced by numerous actors including Deepak and Deepa. Actors like Deepak Raj Giri, Jitu Nepal, Kedar Ghimire, Buddhi Tamang, and Deepika Prasain have already been roped in to play the lead roles. The Aishwarya actress Deepika will replace Priyanka Karki in the movie.
Chhakka Panja 2, which released in late September last year, had opened big in its opening week at the box office, raking in around Rs 60 million in the first six days.
Despite mixed reviews, both the editions of Chhakka Panja have set benchmarks in box office collections in the Nepali film industry. When it opened, overtaking the late Shree Krishna Shrestha-starrer Kohinoor at the box office Chhakka Panja became the highest grossing movie in the industry.
Just in: Mangalam actor Pushpa Khadka is also said to be making his entry to the Chakka Panja 3 team.