KATHMANDU: Amid a special function as many as 94 film artistes, directors, producers and technicians on Saturday formally entered the UCPN-Maoist.


Those entering to the party among others include producer and director Yubaraj Lama, producer and director K P Pathak, fight directors Rajendra Khadgi, N B Maharjan, senior recordist and musician Dip Ratna Tuladhar, producer and actress Mausami Malla, directors Suvash Gajurel, Shiva Regmi, Jayananda Lama, Dipak Shrestha and Ramji Lamichhane, singers Anju Panta and Puja Sunuwar, and senior technician Jyoti Lal Rana.

Besides producers Chhabi Ojha, Basanta Kumar Shrestha and Hari Baral, actresses Srijana Basnet and Bimala KC, and comedy actor Suleman Shankar have also switched to the party.


UCPN-M chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' welcomed the entrants with vermilion and garland.