Saugat Bista offered Rs. 350k scholarship in his school

The Guinness World Records holder for being the youngest movie director, Saugat Bista, has been offered a full scholarship in the school he is going now. The grade 2 student, Saugat, will be able to study till grade 10 for free from the Rs. 350,000 scholarship offered by Suryodaya Secondary School.

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Laxya Bahadur KC, the school principal, has told that he and the school is proud of Saugat for his extraordinary job.

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Its official, Saugat Bista is the youngest film director in the world

UPDATE – The Minister of Communication has handed over the World Record certificate to Saugat Bista in a program held in Kathmandu. In addition to the handing of certificate, Saugat’s mother’s birthday was also celebrated in the program. In the following photo Saugat is posing with the certificate in his hand.

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Congratulation 8-years-old director, Saugat Bista, you have made it (7 years at the time of release of the film)! The ‘Love you Baba’ director Saugat Bista is awarded the Gunnies World Record of being the youngest film director in the world. In the certificate, it is clearly written that Saugat is "The youngest director of a professionally made feature length film."

Although he was told to be 8-years old in the marketing materials of his film, it turns out that he was a few days shy of being 8-years old at the time of the release of his film. Saugat Bista was born on January 6, 2007 and was 7 years and 340 days when his film ‘Love You Baba’ was released in cinemas on December 12, 2014.

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24 hours speech, Pramila Deuja aims 36 hours record

This lady, Pramila Deuja, had talked non-stop for 24 hours in a Bhutani Refuge camp in Sanischare, Jhapa.

Last time, she had talked for 12 hours in Baitadi.

Pramila wants to break the world record of 28 hours speech soon and is planning to make a new record of 36 hours of continuous speech to register herself in the Guinness Book of World Records. (Photo credits Kantipur)

Thaneshwar Guragain – yet another Guinness World Record

Thaneshwar Guragain has set a new Guinness World Record by spinning the Guinness book on his finger for 30 minutes in Kathmandu, Nepal on February 25, 2011.

In October last year, he claimed to have beaten the Guinness World Records by making the largest number of Basketball bounces in a minute (Basketball bouncing video posted at the end).

The 21 year-old bachelor-level student, said that he accomplished the feat by bouncing the ball 446 times in a single minute. The previous record was held by Kiran Harpal from the Netherlands who had bounced the ball 384 times in one minute to be entered in the Guinness book.

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It's official, Khagendra is the shortest person in the world

A team from the Guinness World Records (GWR) has completed the final measurements of height and weight of Khagendra Thapa Magar at Fewa City Hospital in Pokhara on Thursday, October 14, 2010.

Three different measurements, done at 8:00 AM, 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM on Tuesday were used to get the final average values of height and weight of Khagendra. The final result of the measurement were 67.08 centimeters in height and 5.5 kilogram in weight. Khagendra replaces Edward Nino Hernandez of Colombia, a 70 centimeters tall previous record holder.

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Will Atithi KC dethrone Cleopatra Stratan as the youngest singer in the world?

UPDATE: According to Amazon, the original Release Date of Cleopatra’s album was: August 20, 2006. That makes, Cleopatra’s age at that time was 3 years, 10 months, and 14 days. My email, asking the exact date of birth of Atithi is still unanswered. But,  if the age of Atithi is 3 years and 8 months, as told, she would surely be the youngest singer in the world.

Congratulation Atithi Gautam KC!

Atithi KC, who released a solo album of nine songs, at the age of 3 years and 8 months, has a potential to be the World’s youngest singer.

Current record holder Cleopatra Stratan had also released an album in 2006 at the age of 3. As, it is not clear on the date of the album release we can’t say if Atithi has beaten her or not.

Cleopatra Stratan

Cleopatra Stratan is considered the youngest person ever to score commercial success as a singer, with her 2006 album La vârsta de trei ani (“At the age of 3”). Born in October 6, 2002, she was also 3 years when she released her album.

She holds the record for being the youngest artist that performed live for two hours in front of a large audience, the highest paid young artist, the youngest artist to receive an MTV award and the youngest artist to score a #1 hit in a country (“Ghita” in Romanian Singles Chart).

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World’s Smallest Person: Khagendra finally gets recognized

Guinness World Records has finally verified Khagendra Thapa Magar, Nepal’s shortest man, as the shortest man in the world after verifying his height and weight last night. Thapa Magar was awarded a certificate and a medal in Rome on Feb 26, 2010.

The Guinness verification team found that Khagendra is 56 cm tall and weighs just five kg. Khagendra is given a temporary registration now and he will be officially registered as the shortest man of the world in Guinness World Records after six months when he turns 18.

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Yes, he did it! Oldest climber got Guinness certificate

Min Bahadur Sherchan, climbed Mt. Everest, the 29,028 feet (8,848-meter) peak, at the age of 76 in 2008. But, the 2009 edition of Guinness Book of World Records had Japanese national Yuichiro Miura as the oldest person to reach the top of the world at 75.

Sherchan did apply for his rightful entry in the record book but getting the honor was as tough as climbing the highest peak itself.

Sherchan first thought of setting a record on mountaineering in 1960. He wanted to be the first to climb Dhaulagiri (8,167m) but another team succeeded in climbing it before he could attempt. After 40 years, in 2002, he decided to be the oldest person to climb Mt. Everest breaking the records set by Japanese mountaineers. He started his trainings at the age of 72 and climbed the peak on May 25, 2008 at the age of 76 years and 350 days (almost 77 years).

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Shortest man, Khagendra, going London

The kid Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal, is carrying is not a kid at all.

The little man, Khagendra Thapa Magar, has just turned 18 and is going to London to register himself as the shortest person in the World. He is collecting funds for the travel cost.

It is good thing that Khagendra is going to be the record holder. But, I didn’t know that you have to go to London to register yourself in the Guinness World Records.

The official FAQ doesn’t mention of visiting London.

…Once you have received the guidelines you can attempt the record and collect all the evidence as indicated in the guidelines and in the Records Breakers Pack. You can send the evidence to our office in London, where we will be able to verify it within 6 weeks and send you a certificate to commemorate the achievement, if the verification is satisfactory.

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