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|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, actor, film editor|
|Children||Bhawana Ghimire and Panchami Ghimire|
Ghimire studied at the Mani Memorial Primary School in Sindeybong up to second grade, and then from grade 3 to 11 at the Scottish University Mission Institute (SUMI), Kalimpong. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kalimpong College.
He is married to Bharati Ghimire (Gazmer), who has sung in many of his films. His brother Shrawan Ghimire is a film producer. Tulsi's children, Bhawana Ghimire and Panchami Ghimire, appeared in a Nepali children's film, Swarg Ko Pari.
In addition to being a film director, Tulsi Ghimire has also been a screenwriter, editor, cameraman, actor and lyricist.
Ghimire initially moved to Mumbai from Kalimpong in 1974 to work in the Indian film industry, Bollywood. His mentor and Bollywood editor Kamlakar Karkhanis advised him to make Nepali movies at that time. Ghimire debuted in the Nepali film industry with the Nepali movie Bansuri in 1981 as a director. He made his second movie Kusume Rumal in 1985, based on his own story, which became very successful.
|Year||Film||Title translation||Starring cast||Ghimire's role|
|1981||Basuri||Flute||Rakesh Pandey, Banni Pradhan, Rajani Sharma||Director|
|1985||Kusume Rumal||Silk handkerchief||Bhuwan K.C., Tripti Nadakar, Udit Narayan, Neer Shah||Director, editor, story writer|
|1988||Anyay||Brutality||Meera Madhuri, Biswa Basnet, Prakash Adhikari||Director|
|1989||Lahure||Soldier||Shrawan Ghimire, Tripti Nadakar||Director, actor, editor, story|
|1989||Chino||Emblem||Shiva Shrestha, Bhuwan K.C., Sunil Thapa, Kristi Mainali, Sharmila Malla, Sinaura Mistry, Subhadra Adhikari, Aaron Malla, Sushila Raymajhi||Director|
|1991||Deuta||God||Rajesh Hamal, Srijana Basnet, Shrawan Ghimire||Director, editor, story writer, screenwriter, lyricist|
|1992||Dui Thopa Aansoo||Two drops of tears||Bhuwan K.C., Shrawan Ghimire, Anuradha Sawant||Director|
|1993||Koseli||Gift||Tripti Nadakar, Krishna Malla, Bharati Ghimire, Shrawan Ghimire, Bijaya Lama||Director|
|1994||Dakshina||Honararium||Tulsi Ghimire, Bhuwan K.C., Bharati Ghimire||Director, actor|
|1996||Balidaan||Sacrifice||Hari Bansha Acharya, Madan Krishna Shrestha, Anjana Shrestha, Neer Shah||Director, cameraman, editor|
|1996||Rahar||Wish||Tulsi Ghimire, Bharati Ghimire, Prashant, Niruta Singh||Director|
|2001||Darpan Chaya||Reflection||Dilip Rayamajhi, Niruta Singh, Uttam Pradhan||Director, editor, story writer|
|2002||Lahana||Auspicious Moment||Dilip Rayamajhi, Niruta Singh, Uttam Pradhan||Director, editor, story writer|
|2007||Dui Kinara||Two banks of river||Niruta Singh, Suman Singh, Bhupen Chand||Director|
|2009||Maya Ta Maya Ho||Love is love||Nikhil Upreti, Sanchita Luitel, Suraj R.D., Tulsi Ghimire||Director, actor|
|2010||Desh||Nation||Rajesh Hamal, Nikhil Upreti, Niruta Singh||Director, lyricist|
|2010||Swarg Ko Pari||Angel from heaven||Neer Shah, Bharati Ghimire, Prithviraj Ghimire, Prakriti Bhattarai (child artist)||Director|
|2011||Mrigatrishna||Mirage||Karma Shakya, Biraj Bhatta, Nandita KC||Director, editor, lyricist|
|2012||Drishtikon||Point of view||Bharati Ghimire, Bhaskar Pradhan, Lalit Goley||Director|
|Unreleased as of 2016||Gautama Buddha||(animated film)||Director|
|2017||Darpan Chhaya 2||Reflection||Pushplal Khadka, Sahara Karki, Shraddha Prasai||Director|
- "Nepal's India-trained director bridges divide with his art". The Gaea Times. Archived from the original on 11 July 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
Seven years after he made his last film in Nepal, the lone Indian director here is poised to make a comeback with his new movie exploring the psyche of Nepalis and people of Nepali origin scattered all over the world.
- "Biography of Tulsi Ghimire".
- Cowie, Peter, ed. (2003). Variety International Film Guide. p. 247.
- "Tulsi Ghimire - Filmography at reelnepal.com"