Season 1 Contestants
Sophie Sunuwar, 30, is a celebrated makeup artist from Ramechap. Currently based in Kathmandu, she has been working in her field for over 8 years. She is the first transgender makeup artist in Nepal.
Reecha Sharma is an actress, model, and VJ. She was one of the ten semifinalists of Miss Nepal 2007 and gained popularity for her acting in music videos. She made her debut in the film First Love (2010). Movies like Highway (2011), Loot (2012), and Uma (2013) marked a turning point in her acting career. She also acted in the critically acclaimed 2014 film Talakjung vs. Tulke.
Tsering Rhitar Sherpa has been working as a director since 1997. His debut film The Spirit Doesn’t Come Anymore, a documentary on an old Tibetan shaman, earned him the Best Film Award in the festival Film South Asia and Best Indigenous Filmmaker of the Year at the Parnu Anthropological Film Festival in Estonia. In 2000, he made his first feature film, Mukundo, a co-production by Mila Productions and NHK (the Japan Broadcasting Corporation). Mukundo received wide critical acclaim and was Nepal’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2000 Academy Awards. Since then, Tsering Rhitar produced many successful films that went on to win awards in Nepal and at international film festivals.