Kumar Kancha passes away

kumar-kancha Nepali singer, Kumar Kancha, has lost the battle against spinal-cord tumor on January 17, 2011. Monday morning’s heart attack took his life in the hospital. He was being treated in SL Raheja Hospitalm, Mahim West in Mumbai, India for the last seven months.

Born in Calcutta on in Decmber 13, 1957, Kancha has sung in over 100 Nepali movies and has acted in a couple of Nepali movies. Apart from Nepali, Kancha has sung in over 25 languages in India. Kancha is survived by his wife and two sons.

xNepali team offers condolence to Kancha’s family and well wishers and wish his soul rest in peace.

Attached below are some of the most popular songs of Kumar Kancha:

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Bryan Adams concert – ticket start at 2K

The Canadian singer, Bryan Adams, has confirmed the date and timing of the concert to be held in the Dashrath Stadium, Kathmandu. The organizers have finalized the ticket rate ranging from Rs. 2,000 to a maximum of Rs. 6,000.

In a press meet organized last week in Soltaee Hotel, the organizers of the concert told, more than 15,000 police and private security guards will be present for the security of the concert to be held on Saturday, Falgun 7 (February 19, 2011). The day is also the celebrated as the Democracy Day in Nepal.

Bryan Adams will arrive in Kathmandu on February 18 and will stay for two days. He will return on the next day.

The total capacity of the Stadium in Kathmandu is only 18,000. So, the organizers will only sell 15,000 tickets. The tickets are being sold through Manakamana Bikash Bank.

For the concert the stage design and sound system will be done by Total Production from India. Four huge screens will also be erected in the stadium during the concert.

On Feb. 19, the stadium will open at 2PM. At 6PM Nepali bands will perform for an hour. Bryan Adams will start his performance at 7PM and will finish at 9PM.

In his 32 years-long singing career, Bryan has won a number of awards including Grammy Awards, American Music Award, and Canadian Grammy Awards. Apart from music, he is popular for his photography skill. His photographs are published in magazines like vogue, Esquire, Zoo Magazine, among others.