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Tshering Wangyel (1971or1972 - 7 December 2015) was a Bhutanese film director. He directed more than 50 films and died of pneumonia while making his last film. [1] [2]

In 1999, he released the first movie in Dzongkha language, Rewaa (Hope), a love story where two college boy fall for the same girl. As one critic put it, "the commercial Bhutanese film industry was born." [3] In 2007, he produced Bakchha , the first Bhutanese horror movie.

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References

  1. "Popular film director dies". BBS. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  2. "Bhutan film director Tshering Wangyel dies at 43". BBC News. 7 December 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  3. Nair, Prathap (21 April 2019). "Bhutan's New Wave". LiveMint. Retrieved 3 January 2020.