Singer Anil Singh proposed Rekha Thapa while singing at Star FM Music Award ceremony

At the time when the love festival – Valentine Day is nearing, singer Anil Thapa offered his love proposal to actress Rekha Thapa. The incident happened during the Star FM Music Award program in which singer Anil Singh was singing his popular song ‘I Love you … ‘

While singing the song, Anil went to the seat Rekha was sitting and led her to the stage. On stage, Anil went on his knees and proposed while singing. Rekha found it funny and laughed at all the time. In his facebook message Anil Singh wrote, "It is an honor and privilege to share stage along with superstar Rekha Thapa."

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14th Image Award ceremony held in Kathmandu

The 14th Annual Tuborg Image Award ceremony was held in Kathmandu on October 6, 2012. Awards were awarded in  20 different categories in the award ceremony.

In the event, many of the personalities related to Nepali music industry were present. Various musical programs were performed by artists like Dipak Bajracharya, Satya and Sworoop Acharya, Shashi Rawal, Rekha Shah, Milan Amatya and others.

The jury of the award ceremony has recognized senior music director Yadav Kharel and honored him with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

her award winners include:

  1. Best New Talent – Shantosh Gurung
  2. Best Group singing – Nawa Kranti
  3. Best Film song – Locahn Ghimire
  4. Best Recorder – Shyam Swet Rasaili
  5. Best Music Arrangement – Maharaj Thapa
  6. Best Lyricist – Suka Bahadur Gurung
  7. Best Folk song – Bhumiraj Rai
  8. Best Folk duet (dohari) – Bishnu Majhi and Ramji Khand
  9. Best Album – Juni Juni – 2
  10. Best Song – Deep Shrestha
  11. Best Muisc – Anand Rai
  12. Best Music Video editing – Shushil Neupane
  13. Best Music Video cinematographer – Rabin Bikash Shrestha
  14. Best Music video director – Pramesh Shrestha
  15. Best Music Video – Suman K Shrestha
  16. Best Pop Singer (female) – Milan Amatya
  17. Best Pop Singer (male) – Udesh Shrestha
  18. Best Singer – Deep Shrestha
  19. Best Public Choice Award – Bhumiraj Rai

Is talent being ignored? – Prakash Poudel (Part 2)

Previous post – Prakash Poudel – Experimentation and Innovation in music

Last year, one of Prakash Poudel’s album named Jal Paari was ready to be released but, the decision was changed in the last minute. He released one of the music videos, the response of which was good. This was the first serious album Prakash prepared, in contrast to his other fun filled, comedy theme music albums. Later, the release was postponed because of the most common reasons in Nepal – piracy and load-shedding. Prakash also mentioned that he was not happy with music awards and Nepali media.

Prakash Paudel claims that the video of Jal Paari was the first to be shot under-water. During the shooting of this video, a normal camera was enclosed in an aquarium like encasing. The shooting was done in a swimming pool in Biratnagar. The lip singing part however couldn’t be done underwater, so was done behind an aquarium. The cameraman Rojesh Shakya had done an excellent job of shooting the first ever underwater video in Nepal.

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Hits FM Music awards 2066

Anju Panta and Shreya Sotang won two awards each in the 13th Hits FM music award, 2066. Anju was awarded with the Best Female Vocal Performance and Best Record of the Year for Ghazal song ‘Nabirse Timilai…’ (video attached below).

Shreya Sotang was awarded with Best Pop Vocal Female and the Best New Artist award. It is to be noted that Shreya is daughter of Uday and Manila Sotang, who also won the Best Vocal Collaboration title.

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