After Rekha Thapa, Priyanka Karki, Namrata Shrestha, Niruta Singh, Chhulthim Gurung etc., another Nepali actress has also tried singing. This time, the ‘Prem Geet’ actress, Pooja Sharma has become a new singer. The actress has given voice to a song titled ‘Prem Katha’, a duet song with a well known singer, Anil Singh.
In addition to giving their voices, both Anil Singh and Pooja Sharma are also featured as the models in the music video (music video is attached at the end of this post). My video report about Pooja’s debut in singing:
Pooja had also released a song in January this year. But, she took it offline before I could review it for some unknown reasons. Two other actresses who had also released music videos in January 2016 were Priyanka Karki and Chhulthim Gurung. I had shared their music videos at that time. Continue reading
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.
A After the release of music video of actresses Priyanka Karki, Pooja Sharma and Chhulthim Gurung, another actress, Rekha Thapa, has given voice to one of the songs of an upcoming movie ‘Lal Jodi’. Within a week of new year, five Nepali actresses have shown their singing talent. Three actresses Priyanka, Pooja and Chhulthim released music videos in YouTube, actress Gauri Malla showed off her singing talent in a musical program and actress Rekha Thapa sang for a movie. The question arises, are they really talented as singers? The listeners will surely make their judgments. (Read the previous report on 3 singing actresses)
For Rekha, singing is not a new hobby. She had given voice to a couple of songs in movies and has also released an album. During the ‘Lal Jodi’ song recording, Rekha told that she will only sing for movie, not for YouTube uploads.
Actress Priyanka Karki is a top class actress, a very good dancer, choreographer, and talented model. Now, she wants to add one more identity of her, as a singer. The actress had also sung a song in one of her movies ‘Awaaran’. The song titled ‘Chhopiyeko Satya….’ was liked a stepping stone for the singer Priyanka Karki. Now, she is planning to become a professional singer by releasing a full album.
Singer Mausami Gurung has recently gone through a surgery to remove a brain tumor. According to her husband Resham Gurung, Mausami is out of danger now. The doctors have asked her to take a long rest after the complicated surgery.
Photo – Mausami shows ‘V’ sign after the surgery.
On March 11, 2014 (Falgun 21), Mausami felt dizziness all of a sudden and was admitted to a hospital. She was kept in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Nuro Hospital in Basbari before the surgery.
A journalist / news reader Komal Oli has been a successful singer. Now, after two decades of singing, the unmarried singer is going to venture in a new field, acting.
In a press meet organized in Kathmandu, the producers of upcoming movie "Dabdaba" have told that Komal Oli will be featured in a special role. The movie to be written and directed by M.S. Agraj will also feature a song by Komal. The director told that Komal will be featured in a "Hot and Spicy" role.
Yash Kumar is popularly known for the sweet song in which he expressed his frustration on the traditional Nepali society in which certain ‘lower cast’ can’t touch the water used by ‘higher cast’ people. And, now he has felt as if the distributors are indirectly telling him not to touch the ‘movie sector’.
Yash, a renowned singer, entered to the film industry with his self-produced movie Bato Muni Ko Phul in which, he is also the lead actor. At the time before its release, I asked him, “Why are you entering the film industry? Are you attracted towards the name and fame of an actor?”
Yash replied with a smile, “I am no less than an actor in terms of name and fame. I don’t need that. I want to contribute the industry with a better movie and address the present social scenario.” Continue reading