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Suraj Kumar Thapa

Suraj Kumar Thapa was born on August 23rd 1976 A.D. to father Prem Bahadur Thapa and mother Tirtha Kumari Thapa (Renowned and Legendary Folk Singer of Nepali Music Industry ) at Ward number- 2, Lalitpur, Sanepa, Nepal. He got formally vocal and music training class with the legend of Nepali Music Industry, The Great Composer, Lyricist and Singer, Mr. Amber Gurung. He passed out the Vocal Test Examination from Radio Nepal in the year 1991 A.D.(2048 B.S.) and started formally musical career as a singer. He has spent over more than 30 years in Nepali Music Industry and credited with his three solo albums:-“Paribhasha”, "Canvas", Chinari”, patriotic songs album: - “Nishani 53”(patriotic songs of Legendary Composer, Lyricist and Singer Gopal Yonjan),"Thet"(Nepali Evergreen Folk Songs Collection) and many more collectin albums... Some of his famous songs are:- “ Pachim Kohi Purwa Ghar”, “Yespali Ta Jante Bakhro Khaana Paine bho”, “Gahiro Ghau”,“Darshan Napai”, “Bho Maya Aba Laudina,"Timro Aakhako Bhaaka","Naam Bina",“Kohi Bhanchhan Mechhi Mero”,"Nachana-Nachana" etc... He also has credited his voice for Nepali Movies- “ Ghar Sansaar”, “Abalaa”, “Love and Cheers” as a play back singer. Suraj stood 3rd position (1998 A.D.), 4th position (2000 A.D.) and 2nd position in the year 2002 A. D. as a singer in All Nepal Modern Singing Competition, organized by Radio Nepal. He has been awarded for the "Best Duet Singer Of The Year" from Image Award, 2015 A.D., "Best Duet Singer Of The year" from Bindabashini Music Award, 2015 A.D.,”Best Aadhunik Singer and Music Composer Award from OS Nepal Music Award 2017, “Best Album Of The Year”(Album-“Canvas”) from Image Award 2017, “Best Male Vocalist Of The Year(Pop) from Bindabashini Music Award 2017 and “Best Album Of The Year“(Album-“Paribhasha”) from Os Music Award 2018 and recently awarded by the prestigious -“Natikaji Rastriya Pratibha Puraskar, 2076” by “Natikaji Smriti Samaj”.Suraj Kumar Thapa has performed as a Singer, Musician, Music Arranger and Music Co-Ordinator with the Renowned and the Legend figures of Nepali Music Industry like Amber Gurung, Prem Dhoj Pradhan, PhatteMan Rajbhandari, Ratna Samsher Thapa, Kiran Kharel, Shanti Thataal, National Poet Madhav Prasad Ghimire, Mahakabi Laxmi Prasad Devkota, Meera Rana, Dr. Ram Man Trishit, Karma Yonjan, Deep Shrestha, Ganesh Rashik, Dinesh Adhikari and many mores in Paleti Series programme organised by Nepalaya and in other solo concerts....Suraj Kumar Thapa is also an active member of the Famous Nepali Folk Rock Band - "Nepathya" since last 18years and also has travelled many countries worldwide for musical concerts. He is also associated with various schools of Nepal as a Music Teacher, since last 20years!

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