Rajesh Hamal


Rajesh Hamal Bio

Who is Rajesh Hamal

Rajesh Hamal ( born: June 9, 1964) is a Nepalese actor. He is often called as "Maha-Nayak" (Great Actor) in Nepal. He is also one of the dominant figure in bringing professionalism in the Nepalese film industry.

Early Life (Childhood)

Rajesh Hamal was born in Tansen, Nepal. He attended Bhanubhakta Memorial School. When his father became Nepalese Ambassador to Russia, he moved there and resumed his study. He completed his M.A. in English literature from Chandigarh University.

Interesting Facts

Rajesh is best known by his long hair and his dashing voice. He is well known to all Nepalese citizen with his famous dialogue "Shankher ho mero nam, Shankher".

Personal Life

Rajesh is in the heart of every Nepalese girls. He was often criticized for not getting married. He then finally married Madhu Bhattarai in 2014.


Hamal received a National Film Award for "Best Actor Debut" in 1989. He has been nominated in various prestigious awards and has won almost all Nepalese awards.


Rajesh was often compared with Karishma Manandhar during his early days of acting.