It is a sad news that singer Sunil Bardewa had suddenly died at the age of 44 on September 13, 2016. Suffering from jaundice, Bardewa had died after he was rushed to the hospital after an emergency at home. 19 days ago, another singer, Khemraj Gurung had also died in similar health condition.
It is sad that the singers didn’t live their full life. An average lifespan of a Nepali is 69 years. Both Sunil Bardewa and Khemraj Gurung were in their early 40s, not a age to die. There are other singers who had died younger. I will discuss about some other singers who had died at a young age. Continue reading
A well known Nepali folk singer and musician Khem Raj Gurung has died in a hospital in Kathmandu at the age of 42. According to the cousin of Khem Raj, Ratna Gurung, the singer had died on August 25, 2016 due to complications caused by jaundice. A liver patient, Khem Raj, was admitted to the hospital ten days before his death after the symptoms of jaundice appeared in his body. He was treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital after his health condition worsened.
Video report on the death of Khem Raj Gurung:
Who is Khem Raj Gurung?
Originally from Khandbari of Sankhuwasabha district, Khem Raj Gurung was living with his sons at Sukedhara, Kathmandu residence. Gurung is survived by his wife and two sons. He is considered the only national level singers from Sankhuwasabha district.