On 25 April 2015 at 11:56 local time, a devastating (7.8) earthquake struck Nepal with an epicenter in Barpak, a village of Gorkha district (144 km northwest) of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal left 9,000 (More than half were female) dead, many injured, hundreds of people are still missing, internally displaced and homeless (hundreds of thousand) due to deadly quake and more than half million houses were destroyed. The earthquake severely affected 14 districts, out of 75 districts of Nepal, in the central and western regions of Nepal which includes hilly and mountainous regions and the Kathmandu valley. On May 12 another powerful earthquake (7.3) magnitude struck Nepal again with an epicenter in Dolakha district (75 km east from Kathmandu) in which many (historic) buildings collapsed, temples ruined, roads destroyed and transportation halted and life of people completely paralyzed.
Mr. Ganesh Panday has been working as a Journalist since 2000, including TV, Radio, newspaper and news portal. He has got substantial experience in producing video footages as well as has keen interest in documentary production. As he has already been directed and produced more than ten feature documentaries, he has passionately and with keen interest directed these three documentaries: The Last Message and The Resurrected and The Brave Sister. Panday has won Best Documentary Award and Public Choice Award in Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival, on Dec 14, 2015.