Sat, 05 Dec, 2020

Cheena Harayeko Manche : An Autobiography

By Sabin Pathak

Photo courtesy: http://sumanbhandari.com/ Cheena Harayeko Manche is an autobiography of one of the most shining comedy artist of Nepal, Hari Bansha Acharya. This book reveals the history behind the success of Hari Bansha Acharya. This book not only highlights the struggles that he made to reach his present stature but also the happy and painful moments that he faced during his life and the path that he followed in such situations.  It is one of the best means to compare his life activities with his characters in telefilms, films and plays. Hari Bansha Acharya, a famous comedy artist of Nepal, always made others happy and laughing. This book might be the perfect example that the life of a person who made others happy and laughing might not be full of joy and excitement. Despite having to bear painful situations in their life, comedy artists make people happy and laughing. It is one of the characteristics of being a comedy artists. His activities, situations during different stages of his life have been presented separately in this book. This book is divided into different sections ranging from his birth, early days of childhood, career development and the present status. This book also focuses the untimely demise of his beloved wife Mira and the consequences of her death in his life. It also highlights the role played by MAHA Jodi, Hari Bansha Acharya and Madan Krishna Shrestha, on the various political movement and awareness programs during different tenure of time. The partnership of Hari Bansha Acharya and Madan Krishna Shrestha is a real epitome of partnership. They spoke the words of Nepalese people with the help of their plays in different stages inside and outside the country during the Panchyat regime. Their roles in different movements were incredible. The best things about this book is that it has moments that make you laugh out and happy as well as such moments that water your eyes. This book consists of tragedy story of untimely death of his wife Mira whom he used to love a lot. This incident made a big black spot on Hari Bansha’s mind which made him weak, lonely and lead him towards the path of depression. So to overcome such situations he reached to the decision to get married as per the valuable suggestions of his sons, great partner Madan Krishna Shrestha and the doctors. Then he married to a single woman called Ramila and accept her as a partner for rest of his life. This book is not only the story of comedy actor and his wife but it is the heart touching story of good father, good husband, good actor and a good patriotic son. There are a better combinations of many incidents in his life and the way of presentation of the story which really touches everyone’s heart. We can learn a lot from the chapters of his life. So I strongly recommend you to read one of the most beautiful book I have read “Cheena Harayeko Manche”.