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March 22, 2022  Biographical sketch of Krishna Shudha Dhungana

Krishna Sudha Dhungana, a well-known folk singer and songwriter, is a former Member of the Nepal Academy of Music and Drama. He was born on February 20, 1960, and raised in Duradanda, Lamjung, Nepal which is also the birthplace of famous singers Deu Bahadur Dura, Bima Kumari Dura, Krishna Gurung, and Ramesh Pariyar.

One of six siblings raised by a widowed mother in Duradada, Lamjung, Krishna Sudha found his voice by singing in Rodhi Ghar in his village and later started his career by singing on Radio Nepal.   

Taking the Nepali music industry by storm, he made several consecutive hits from his debut single, “Chandi ko Mohor” which is his first official studio album, followed by “Gaiko Charana” and “Rato Gham”. Sudha’s songs are reflexive of the rural lifestyle. ‘Paanko Paat’…, ‘Dhaan Jhuleko Chha…’, ‘Dui Baje Ratima…’ ‘Rani Ghataima…’ are some of the famous songs, which are voiced by him. Krishna Sudha Dhungana is regarded as a famous folk songwriter and lyricist as well. More than 2 dozen solo albums and 3 dozen split albums have been released by him which contains a couple of hundred songs.

Not only does he give fantastic performances that captivate the viewers and listeners, but he has a pure and beautiful voice that suits all kinds of music genres such as folks, lok dohori, and dance ballads. And this placed him at the top of the list of artists that other artists want to invite to feature in their music.

Krishna Sudha has recorded collabs with various artists including Lok Bahadur Chhetri, Prem Raja Mahat, Bam Bahadur Karki, Sabitri Shah, Bima Kumari Dura, and Bimal Raj Chhetri, among others.

Moreover, he is active in various areas such as writing lyrics, participating in the original soundtracks of many popular folk songs, and releasing numerous songs for different artists such as Bimal Raj Chhetri, Bima Kumari Dura, Raju Pariyar, and others.

Krishna Sudha Dhungana Albums

1. Chandiko Mohor (B.S. 2041)

2. Paanko Paat

1. Paanko Paat

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Bam Bahadur Karki, Prem Raja Mahat, Sabitri Shah, Meera Rana, Sarala Gauchan, Sumitra Gurung)

2.Nirmaya

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Bam Bahadur Karki, Prem Raja Mahat, Sabitri Shah, Meera Rana, Sarala Gauchan, Sumitra Gurung)

3. Gaiko Charana (2011)

  1. Tara Joonle

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Lok Bahadur Chhetri, Nirmala Shrestha)

2. Gaiko Charan

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Lok Bahadur Chhetri, Nirmala Shrestha)

4. Rato Gham (2044)1992

  1. Falgun Maina Ko Resham
  2. Rato Gham Din Dinai Lai Rahanchha
  3. Aaja Mero Gai Herne Palo
  4. Timi Pari Mai Bhay Wari
  5. Dai Sainla
  6. Jhulke Gham Laisakyo
  7. Sapanima Hijai Ho Dekheko
  8. Kata Gaeu Jaun Pani Nabhani
  9. Ahile Saal Ke Paryo

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana)

5. Laibari Lai (1994)

  1. Kasto Hunchha Nir

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Bishnu K.C., Januka Baraili, Tika Thapa, Bhim Prakash Bhattarai, Bharat Mani Sharma, Ujeli Gajmer, Sunil Biham)

2. Ban Jungle Phidi

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Bishnu K.C., Januka Baraili, Tika Thapa, Bhim Prakash Bhattarai, Bharat Mani Sharma, Ujeli Gajmer, Sunil Biham)

6. Lagan (1995)

  1. Phooldai Chha Laaligurans

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Bima Kumari Dura)

2. Urli Aayo Marsyangdi Khola

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Bima Kumari Dura)

7. Kula Mathi Khet (1998)

  1. Sandai Ta Danda Mathi

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Rishi Adhikari,  Bima Kumari Dura)

2. Herda Herdai Bhir Katyo

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Rishi Adhikari,  Bima Kumari Dura)

8. Rising Patan

  1. Lagchha Maya Khub

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Resham Gurung, Bima Kumari Dura)

2. Ghar Paryo Rising Patan

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Resham Gurung, Bima Kumari Dura)

9. Ghar Ta Pokhara (2010)

  1. Mirmire Mai Kaam Garna

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Rishi Adhikari)

10. Dautari

  1. Karimai Le Ka Lanchha

(Krishna Sudha Dhungana, Bam Bahadur Karki)

11. Bholi Bhetaula

12. Lahureko Jindagi

13. Rodi Ghar

14. Swargadwari

15. Kaura

16. Dui Baje Raatima

17. Bechiyeki Cheli

18. Nawalpure Dai

19. Mix Album

  1. Rani Ghataima/ Kina Kada Ropyau Ni Nirmaya (2057)
  2. Dhaka Topi Mailo Dhune Baini Ghara Gai
  3. Timlai Tada Malai Ni Tada/ Macchi Kade Dadaima (2042)
  4. Dhan Jhuleko Chha (2054)
  5. Dui Baje Raatima/ Sapanima Kolle Bolayo(2060)
  6. Heu Parda Chuchuro Aglinchha (2041)
  7. Naulo Maya Naulo Pirati
  8. Merai Gauko Gai Hidne Batoma
  9. Bholi Bhetaula
  10. Samjhi Chhau Ki Maya/Bala Dinma Kheleko
  11. Chulthi Batera
  12.  Rupa Taal Begnas Taalaima
  13. Beni Bajarma Hitko Maya Kaa Hola Tha Chhaina
  14. Aago ra Paani
  15. Marsyangdi Ko Tiraima (2078) (Krishna Sudha Dhungana)

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