Shambhujeet Baskota Biography (Who is Shambhujeet Baskota?)
Shambhujeet Baskota (Nepali: शम्भूजीत बाँस्कोटा) is a Nepali veteran music composer, director, playback singer, and songwriter. He is considered to be the most popular and prolific music director of the Nepali Film Industry. He has composed over 3,000 songs that have appeared in more than 250 films. He has composed songs for many hit films like Prem Pinda, Karodpati, Thuldai, etc.
He also works for an anti-drug program to help children. He is one of the singers among 365 artists of Nepal who participated to sing an environmental song titled “Melancholy,” which set a Guinness World Record. The song was conceptualized, written, composed, and directed by environmentalist Nipesh Dhaka.
|Date of Birth||March 15, 1957|
|Birthplace||Maharajgunj Panipokhari, Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Occupation||Singer, Music Composer, Director, Songwriter|
|Children(s)||4 (2 Son and 2 Daughter)|
Early Life and Education:
Shambhujeet Baskota was born in Maharajgunj Panipokhari, Kathmandu, Nepal on March 15, 1957, in a joint family. Shambhujeet has four children (two sons and two daughters). His son Sauryajeet is also a musical director and composed the music of the film Kusume Rumal 2. Baskota’s sons and daughters are closely associated with the film industry.
Baskota completes his schooling at Shree Shanti Vidyagriha Secondary School Lainchour, Kathmandu.
Veteran music composer, director, playback singer, and songwriter Shambhujeet Baskota has composed over 3,000 songs that have appeared in more than 250 films. He was very creative from an early age and got a musical atmosphere in the family, so he was well influenced by music.
Baskota had to struggle a lot to reach this level in the music industry. In the pick of his musical career, the film producer had to sit in line in front of his house to compose songs. He says that at that time a song could be composed in 2 hours.
He says, “At that time there was no music recording studio in Nepal. We had to go to Mumbai, India to record songs. Singers and musicians also had to be taken away, so it was very difficult and expensive to record songs.”
According to the source, Shambhujeet Baskota was the first person who introduced the music video as well as a singing reality show in Nepal.
In 2041 B.S. Baskota got a job in Nepal Rajkiya Pragya Pratisthan (renamed Nepal Pragya Pratisthan) and at that time he also did a program as a parody artist.
Sugam Pokharel Nepal Idol Season 4:
- Kamana Film Award 2075 – Lifetime Achievement Award
- Dcine Award 2074 – Lifetime Legendary Award
- Nepal Motion Picture Award (Nempa) 2055 – Best Music Director
Shambhujeet Baskota Songs:
- Ko Ho Tyo Jasle Malai
- Lai Deu Maya Lai Deu
- Lau Lau Aayo Lilli Lai Dekhera Lai Lai
- Fewatalko Aanganma
- Hereko Timilai
- Jindagile Yasari
- Jhutho Haina Yo Kura Sancho Cha
- Visit Visa Ma
- Tala Tala Tala Tala Besima Maichyang
- Risauda Ni Aafnai
- Timro Har Prashnako
- Yestai Rahecha Yahako Chalan
- Aankhaima Kasaiko
- Chadanima Bagchha
- Dherai Din Bho
- Hiun Bhanda Chiso
- Achha Lekin Londonko
- Luki Chhipi Luki
- Suna Suna Mayalu Jodi Ho
- Chhata Rumal Kya Malum
- Suna Suna Sanam
- Aachha Lekin Londonko Chisole
- Gaire Khetko Sirai Hanyo
- Rato Tika Nidharma
- Marsyandi Urleko
- Hajurbale Bhane Thye
- Tala Tala Besima Maichyang
- Tiharai Aayo Lau Jhilimili
- Banma Phulyo Ful Maya
- Hajurbale Bhanethe
- Master Saheb Sikaideu Pirati
- Samjhana Birsana
- Are Baba Jun Jastai
- Malai Pani Angrejima
Shambhujeet Baskota Facts:
- Wrote the music for Thuldai (1999) in 4 hours.
- While studying in college, he also went to India to learn acting and film direction.
- He also tried to join the Nepal army and police.
- He was the chairperson of the Film Development Board Nepal from April 22, 2004 (2061-01-10) to December 25, 2006 (2062-09-10).
- The song Timro Tyo Hasilo Muhar Ko was written and composed when he was 16 years old.
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