Anand Karki – आनन्द कार्की


Born In : Solukhumbu
Genres : Songs of love, tragedy, patriotism and Bhajans
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Anand Karki, a popular name in Nepali music industry, is the most leading singer of Nepal. Mr. Karki was born in Solukhumbu district, a beautiful place in Nepal with the highest peak in the world, the Mt. Everest. He received his musical training from Bhatkhandey Music Institute University Lucknow, India. He has gained education from India where he was living with his late father Bishnu Bdr. Karki. His father was in the Indian Army. A versatile singer, Mr. Karki has lent his melodious and heart touching voice to more than 3000 songs including Hindi Songs.  His audience has no reason not to agree with him as he is the best and only singer in Nepal who can sing romantic songs so beautifully. Anand Karki’s positive and easy going and nature is very visible when you meet him in person. This is one reason he has always remained young. Many of his fans are as much overwhelmed by his ageless personality as they are with his music.  From playback singing to Ghazals to modern songs to religious songs, Anand Karki has ruled the music world. Anand Karki, as we know him is more than just a singer. He is history in himself. He has been in the music field since mid-eighties and for these decades, he has come up with at least one chartbuster every year. He is not only a singer but also a good actor and a model. We can see him as a model and actor in so many Music videos, TVC Ad, Print Media, Tv Serial and Movie as well. He has worked as an actor in Surbesur-tv serial and kalakar-movie. He has also done tvc ad of family oil.

Songs of love, tragedy, patriotism and Bhajans, are highly admired and respected as the pioneering Ghazal singer of Nepal. It is appropriate that Anand Karki who started a trend with Ghazals in Nepal, is the best love ghazal singer. His songs of love seem to come straight from the heart. Anand Karki is inspired by the Indian Legendary Singer “Kishor Kumar”. He has also released 5 albums to pay tribute to him. He has sung Kishore Kumar’s songs worldwide as well as typical Anand Karki Ghazals. Kishore Kumar was known for his popular love songs and sheer finger clicking dance songs. Anand mastered them all with amazing ability. He has sung in over 600 Hindi and Nepali films as a playback singer and acted in Hindi and Nepali serials. He can do a variety of genres going from the classical to pop with everything in between. He has released 14 Nepali albums, 3 Bhajan Albums and 5 Hindi Albums and lend voice to more than 300 Nepali featured films. He has also shown his capabilities of play back singing in 3 Hindi featured films and 8 Hindi Serials. He has sung everywhere from the famous Alberst Hall in London (which is every singers dream) and also in Denmark, Russian, Japan, Bangkok, Singapore, Qatar, Dubai, Hong Kong, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai, Pakistan and so on.

Mr. Karki is awarded with dozens of national and international honors from the late King and Queen of Nepal and from the prestigious Birendra Aishwarya Padak, Gorkha Dakshin , Zee TV Close-up “Sa Re Ga Ma (London)” in 1999 for the best singer, Chhinnalata award for vocal, Kollywood award for best singer in the film Bharia’1997 and Parai Ghar’ 1999, KTV award for the best playback singer Ma Timi Bina, Best Singer, Modern Song of the Year – 2015 by Music Khabar Music Award, Shruti Sangeet Samman – 2015 by Shruti Sangeet Bidhyalaya and several other honors and decorations for the best play back singer. He has devoted 30 Years of his life in music industry and he is eagerly looking forward to contributing further.
Having been in the industry for so long, Anand has a fair idea of what a starter should expect from the industry. At the same time, he has some tips for them. Anand says the new musician should have good understanding about the music industry before they come in. Everything is not as glittering as it looks from the outside.


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