By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, July 31:The new theatre opened by ghost writer Kamal Dhakal at Thapagaun, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu, has become popular among the playwrights, theatre artistes and writers. His “Kunja Theater” has succeeded to draw a huge crowd within a short span of time after its inauguration in April this year. Kunja Theatre has not only a theatre to stage plays, but six other halls in the same locality spread in an area four ropanis of land. The theatre has 150 seats. Dhakal had built seven separate bamboo cottages for seven different proposes. He has named the sections of his theatres as Ghost Writing, Kunja Theater, Lekhan Kunja, Modern Library, Celebrities Room, Reading Room and Kunja Organic Cafe. Dhakal invested Rs. 10.5 million to construct the bamboo cottages and for the interior designs. Dhakal had already signed agreements with 150 people to write their biographies and his Ghost Writing Nepal had already released 35 of them.Dhakal has opened the theatre in his solo effort without receiving any support from government and any others organisation and individual. The operational cost of the theatre is Rs. 100,000, according to Dhakal. He alone has been managing all the costs to run the theatre. Dhakal’s main motto is that Nepali writers must earn money from writing others’ books and earn name and fame from writing their own books.Dhakal had started his carrier as a journalist working with the Nepal Samacharpatra. After leaving the daily, he opened Ghost Writing Nepal and joined the literary world. Dhakal published several novels in a few years. His latest work was “Samsad Dekhi Sambidhan Samma” a biography of Bharat Mohan Adhikari, the communist leader. The book was made public by Prime Minister KP Oli in May.Plays are also regularly staged in his theatre. “I have provided a huge platform to authors, they can change their lifestyle and boost creativity in the writing sector,” Dhakal said.
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