The year 2016 had been a tragic year in term of losing Nepali artists. The trend continues in 2017. In the beginning of the year, we lost 79 years old Bishnu Bhakta Phuyal when he died while acting in a play on January 3, 2017. Then came another tragic news when singer Yama Buddha, Anil Pokharel took his own life in London on January 14, 2017. Now, on January 25, 2017 another musician, Panna Kaji has died.
The singer of ‘Tiriri Murali Bajyo Banaima’, 85-years-old Panna Kaji had died of his old age. He was sick for a long time and had died in his home at Teku.
Panna Kaji started singing in 2004 BS and he sang his first song in Radio Nepal in 2008 BS. He however had to wait 8 more years before recording his first song in 2016 BS. After serving in Radio Nepal for a long time, he retired in 2040 BS.