Linguistic Satyamohan Joshi and other 9 theatrical legends were honored at opening ceremony of Nepal International Theater Festival. Director Prachanda Malla, Shakuntala Sharma Gurung, play writer /reviewer Abhi Subedi, play director Ashesh Malla, Sabin Lehmen and artist Subhadra Adhikarim Sunil Mishra, Suryamala Sharma were honored at the event. Linguistic Satyamohan Joshi’s book “SUNKESHARI” was also launched at the same time. There were cultural and modern musical performances at the opening ceremony. Anup Baral directorial play “Rape Machine” was staged at the first day of festival. Nepal International Theater Festival kicked off yesterday with much fanfare celebration in presence of PM KP Oli yesterday.