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About Rajesh Hamal

Rajesh Hamal was born on September 7, 1965. He is an actor in Nepali movie industry. He is currently known to be the biggest actor (star) of Nepal. Hamal has received many awards for his acting. He has won National Film Awards For “Best Actor Debut”award in 1989 for Yug Dekhi Yug Samma film. He has won 12 National Film Awards For “Best Actor” awards and being nominated for 12 times among 28 awards in his film career. He has also been nominated for National Film Awards For “Best Supporting Actor” in 1994 film “Paribhasa” and National Film Awards For “Best Actor Award In Comic Role” in 1998 film “Mr Ram Krishne” and 2010 film Hath Ma Lagyo Sunya. Among these, he had been Honoured by Nepal Government, Nepal Film Association and also by KTV Film Awards for his contribution for Nepali films.

Rajesh Hamal in his college years first modelled for Fashion Net, an Indian magazine in 1985; he walked the ramp in Kathmandu and New Delhi in 1986. He started his career with the movie Yug Dekhi Yug Samma in 1988, a film made by his uncle. Initially, his parents were disappointed with his career choice. He is considered a prominent figure in bringing professionalism in the Nepali movie industry. From the start of his career, he worked no less than 10 to 12 films a year. Later, in his prime years, he even starred in more than 20 movies a year. Till date he has worked in over 230 Nepali films and one Punjabi movie.

In 1991, director Tulsi Ghimire’s film Deuta shot Rajesh Hamal into super-stardom. He admits that due to his extremely busy schedule he does not always get time to see his own movies. Later he did other hit films like Prithivi, Jeevan Shangarsha, Chandal, Jun Tara, Kancha, Mato Bolcha, Nagad Narayan. These movies were box office hits and proves Hamal as a successful actor in Nepali cinema.