Prakash Shrestha

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Prakash Shrestha ( born Jan 28, 1957) is a Nepali singer. He has recorded 1000 songs, released 12 albums in the form of cassettes and and equal number in CDs. He has more than 500 performances nationally and internationally under his belt. He has lent his voice to playback songs in more than 150 Nepali films.

Prakash shrestha was born in Birgunj, Nepal. He graduated with Bachelors in Commerce from Thakur Ram college (Birgunj) and went to pursue training in India where he obtained a diploma in music ( Sangeet Prabhakar) from Allahabad university. Besides singing, he was also a sportsman of exceptional ability, excelling in table tennis, cricket and football. He started his career as a singer in 1973 (2030) and since then he has made tremendous contribution to Nepali music industry.
Over the period of 36 years, he has gained much respect and adoration from Nepali fans all around the world. His velvety voice has touched souls of many Nepalese people. Millions have been enchanted with this soulful singer's melodious voice and many more have been charmed by his courteous and gentlemanly ways. Prakash Shrestha is a good representation of the quintessential Nepali man. For the few who know Prakash shrestha closely, he is, first and foremost, a family man-a dedicated husband to his wife to whom he has been married for 25 years and a father to two wonderful daughters. Born to a middle class family, he cherishes family values and has passed on these values to his daughters.

Career and Achievements:

Prakash shrestha is renowned for his melodious songs such as Fewatal ko angan, Safal timro, Kanchi he Kanchi and Gahirai ma dubdai na duba. He is also the most recorded artist in Nepal film industry. Prakash has also been working with the Nepal airlines corporation for a long time. He has been awarded with many prestigious awards and honors which includes:
1979: 1st prize winner: 29th Birthday celebrations of Radio Nepal
1989: Best singer award by Abhiyan
1989: Consolation prize in ABU golden kite world song festival in Malaysia
1991: Narayan Gopal Music award
1993: Best Playback singer award in Sanmiguel film awards
1994: Priya Award
1995: National Vision Busy Award
1996: Sayapatri Award
1998: Nai Kalanidhi Award
1999: Chhinnalata Award
1999: Rastriya Gaurav Yuva Award
1999: Mansarovar cine Award
2000: Sikha Sur Award
2000: Bhupal Man Karki Award
2001: Nepal Film Artists National Association Award
2001: Nepal Motion Picture Association Award
It has been a long journey indeed. And, along the way, Prakash has been bestowed with scores of trophies and citations recognizing his talent and dedication.
1974: Subharajyavishek Padak
1995: Prabal Gorkha Dakhsin Bahu from the late King Birendra.
1996: Gaddi Arohan Rajat Mahotsa (Silver Jubilee medal) Padak
2001: Birendra Aishwarya Sewa Padak
2004: Prakhyat Trishakti Patta Padak by former King Gyanendra.
Prakash Shrestha has traveled far and wide both withing and outside the country.
Every concert, every tour and every recording session has had its share of stories to tell. The singer has performed in Osaka, Nagoya, Tokyo, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Beijing, Sanghai, Hong Kong, Nanjing, Doha, Pyongyang, Seoul, Brunei, Dhaka, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, Dubai, Sharjhah, Abu Dhabi, Karachi, Colombo, and many places in India including Delthi, Mumbai, Kolkata, varanasi, Sikkim, Mirik, Kalimpong and Darjeeling. He has sung in Moscow, Odessa, Moldavia and Terasport in Russia and also in London, Frankfurt and Munich.
In 1999, along with Madan Krishna Shrestha, Haribansha Acharya, Kiran KC, Raja Ram Poudyal and dancer Saragna, Prakash went on two month stint doing shows all over America.



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Heera 1/16/2014 1:38:43 PM

wish there were other great songs too like... " yestai na cha yaha ko reet" , "suna suna bhana bhana timimi samu mero naau" , Chekera chekinnan himal ka takura haru".

Anonymous 1/15/2014 12:58:32 PM

His songs remind me of good old school days during 80s, that " Safal timro was" used to always play in Radio Nepal around 4 pm when i used to come back from school ( Framayesi geet ko programme ma).

Deepen Khatiwada 6/25/2010 3:46:17 AM

I am a big fan of your songs.. i like ur song very much. Safal timro tyo zindagi lai one of the best songs.I have got so much melody voice in this songs.... Deepen khatiwada Birgunj

MILAN 2/14/2010 5:03:35 AM


Rupak Gautam 12/11/2009 11:49:05 AM

Probably the greatest Nepali singer alive !!