Padma is a movie that depict a horrifying tell of costume (chhaupadi) practice in the rural village of Nepal. Although the law of Nepal has abandoned on it. According to the culture, a girl or woman during the mensuration process need to stay in a animal shed for 5 days.
Logline: – A Young girl with the gift of number of struggle to stay in a society where the dignity of women is sold with cultural norm and value.


  • Dipendra Malla :Director
  • Kumar Bhaskar: Writer
  • Dipendra Malla :Writer
  • Kumar Bhaskar :Producer
  • Samikshya Kafle: Key Cast “Padma”
  • Durga Nagari: Key Cast “Padma’s Mother”


  • Film Type: Short, Student
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Completion Date: May 1, 2019
  • Production Budget: 2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin: Nepal
  • Country of Filming: Nepal
  • Film Language: Nepali
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes
  • Student Project: Yes