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Nepali Singer Deep Shrestha
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Deep Shrestha is a Nepalese singer and musician. He comes from a musical family in Dharan, Nepal. His father Jaya Narayan Shrestha, was an 'Ustaad’ well known for playing violin and flute. His mother Indira Shrestha, was also a singer. He studied bio-science after his School Leaving Certification, but didn’t continue his studies as he missed his exams three times because he was busy doing musical performances. He is married to Sophiya Gurung. His musical journey started in the late 1960s through cultural programs and other locally organized functions in eastern Nepal. His opportunity to pursue music came when a Dharan theatre team came to Kathmandu for a stage drama and, he got the chance to play the role of a singer in that drama.

His melodious voice attracted the attention of King Mahendra, and the king gave him the permission to record as many songs as he wished. He participated in the national music competition and received first prize in vocals for the song Bidhawako Sindoorko Rahar. He works as an assistant music director at the Nepal Academy, Nepal.

The list of awards received: Best Male Vocal, Radio Nepal – 1970, Best Male Vocal, Radio Nepal – 1971, Best Male Vocal, Gold Medal, Radio Nepal – 1973, Best Male Vocal Award, All Nepal Music Competition – 1983, Chhinnalata Purashkar – 1993, Radio Nepal, Samman Patra – 13th April 1999, San Miguel Music Award – 2000, Swar Sangam Sangitalaya, Biratnagar, Samman Patra – 2000, Record of the Year, Hits FM Music Awards – 2001, Best Male Vocal, Hits FM Music Awards – 2001, Album of the Year, Hits FM Music Awards – 2001, Sadhana, Samman Patra – 10th July 2005, Gorkha Dakshin Bahu, Fourth – 17 July 2005, Image Lifetime Achievement Award – 2007, Narayani Kala Mandir, Samman Patra – 3rd January 2009, Kalanidhi Indira Sangeet Maha Vidyalaya, Samman Patra – 9th April 2009, The Creative Hands of Nepal, Samman Patra – 8th October 2010, Humdard, Samman Patra – 2010, Purvanchal Sanskritik Sambardhan, Samman Patra, Best Male Vocal Performance, Hits FM Award – 2010.

His discographies include: Best of Narayan Gopal Narayan Gopal was a prominent Nepali singer and mu >> Read More... and Deep Shrestha (Ratna Records), Abhas, Part I & II (Cassettes – Nepal Television), Best of Deep Shrestha (CD, Cassettes – Melody Times), Bhajanaamrit (Cassettes – DS Music Nepal)

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