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Youngest Director Saugat Bista in Alternative Oscar Awards of Guinness Book

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 23, 2015


Only few days are left for the world famous Oscar Awards. But, the Guinness Book of the World Records has included different categories of films naming ‘Alternative Oscar Awards’. In which, world’s youngest director Saugat Bista of Nepal, has been included. Saugat registered his name in Guinness World Records as youngest director by directing a film at the age of 7 years and 340 days.

List of Alternative Oscar Awards of Guinness Book
Youngest Film Director – Saugat Bista, Nepali Movie ‘Love You Baba’
Shortest Stuntman – Kiran Shah
Most Swearing in one film – The Wolf of Wall Street
Most money lost by a film – Disney’s sci-fi epic John Carter
Longest title of a film to win an Oscar for best picture – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Most stunts by a living actor – Jackie Chan
Most costumes used in a film – Roman epic Quo Vadis
Lowest-budget movie to make $1 million at the US box office – Kevin O’Connell (USA)
Most common sound effect in films – Distant Drums

Saugat Bista is the youngest film director

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Eight-year-old Saughat Bista has set the Guinness record as the youngest film director in the world.

The Guinness World Records has recognized him as the youngest film director for his work ´Love You Baba´ and the official certificate bestowed by the Guinness World Records for his unique and extraordinary talent on Saugat has already in his hand.

Saugat, a two grader at the Dillibazaar school, has dreamt of continuing the film direction in the future, too. His film was released on December 12, 2013. Minister for Information and Communications Dr Minendra Rijal pledged his best to promote his film from the government level amidst a program in the capital Friday. Saugat is the pride of the country, he said. RSS


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