About Rajesh Hamal

Drum rolls for our host, Mr. Rajesh Hamal!

After months of anticipation, eager television viewers will soon get to see the talented star of a tall personable stature present Ko Banchha Crorepati.

Rajesh Hamal, considered a national icon and prominent media figure, is an actor, activist, producer and director. The “Maha Nayak” of Nepali film industry has been actively delivering for almost three decades. His natural craze among the film audience has propelled him ahead of his time right from the start of his career in 1991. Since then, he has appeared in over 300 national and international films.

Rajesh Hamal was born on 9 June, 1964 in Tansen, Palpa. One of the most celebrated media stars, he is also a treasured public figure of Nepal. He has a remarkable following among the Nepalese community thanks to his distinctive style and a charismatic persona.

Acting Career and Stardom

Hamal began his career in acting with “Yug Dekhi Yug Samma” in 1991. The film was a critical and commercial success and gave him unbelievable exposure. He began landing roles after roles and quickly became the go-to star for directors and producers during the late 1990s and early 2000s of Nepalese cinema. Some of these notable movies in his resume are Kasam (1993), Deuta (1993), Chor (1998), Ek Number Ko Pakhe (1999), Basanti (2000) and Hami Tin Bhai (2004).

With more than 27 years of acting experience in around 300 movies under his belt, Rajesh Hamal is a triumph in his own. This eminence is mostly arrayed by series of his spectacular awards and accolades- he has been nominated for 101 movie awards and won in 86 of them. He has also won multiple National Film Awards throughout his long-established career.

Other significant movies of Rajesh Hamal are Chatyang (1993), Aparadh (1994), Sadak (1995), Prithvi (1995), Jun Tara (1997), Shankar (1998), Kanchha (2000), Dhan Sampati (2002), Yuddha (2002). He has also been involved in movies during the early 2010s with Raju Raja Ram (2009), The Yug Dekhi Yug Samma (2010), Dharmaa (2011), Bato Muni ko Phool (2012) and Chhabilal Kanjus Chhaina (2012) being his notable works. Throughout his movie career, he has costarred with a plethora of renowned and established actors and actresses. In many ways, he has also helped boost the career of many of his counterparts.

It wasn’t always roses and cherries for Hamal, however. He has risen above occasional career lapses, an infamous injury and a heap of box office disasters. This journey of pain vs perseverance is an example to the young generation; and it truly upholds what has been an emphatic career.

Education and Qualifications

Rajesh Hamal has a rich educational background to account for his fame. After proper schooling in Palpa, he moved to Moscow, Russia for a while with his father. Hamal’s father was the then Nepalese Ambassador to Russia. He has an M.A. in English literature from Delhi University, India.

In an art industry that doesn’t boast a lot of highly educated actors, Rajesh Hamal is a striking exception. He is often considered the magnum opus of artistes in terms of well-versed English speaking and an exceptionally articulate accent.

Social Deeds and Advocacy

For a dignitary of this grandeur, it is naturally demanded that he be socially active. Despite being away from home during the time of the mega earthquake in 2015, Rajesh Hamal has been serving actively ever since then. Hamal was named the Goodwill Ambassador for the “Building Back Right” initiative in fostering environmentally sustainable reconstruction. He also advocates for child rights and bonded labor violations.

What Rajesh Hamal Can Bring To KBC Nepal

KBC Nepal is overwhelmed with the addition of the man of the hour, Rajesh Hamal. To think of not having someone of his splendor in a show of KBC’s measure. What we can expect is a degree of marvel from the virtuoso of artistry. Veteran Hamal’s presentation is mastery personified in itself. In the pursuit of revolutionizing television viewing experience and frequency, Hamal will be a key dimension.

His approach to moderating the show and bringing unparalleled changes in people’s lives will be eyed upon not by just Nepal, but the entire global arena. It is to be remembered that regardless of the impact, Rajesh Hamal on the KBC Nepal set will be more admired, cheered, respected and idolized. Quite possibly, an unequalled standard will be met.