Name : braZesh Khanal
Date of Birth : March 27, 1968
Nationality : Nepali
Academic Qualification : Bachelor of Arts (Journalism & English)
Permanent Address : Lamju Galli, Buddhanagar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Telephone : 98510-
E mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Writing a fortnightly column “Bayan Fanko” (बायाँ फन्को) for Nepal national weekly magazine.
Association with International Television
Anchored a few episodes of Zee TV network’s film based program ZHANDU FILMI BATEIN. (1997)
Celebrity winner of ZEE Television’s close up Antaksharee in the special episode shot in Nepal.(1997)
Lead actor in an Israeli TV serial “HAFUCH”. (1998)
Script writing of around 70 Nepali celluloid feature films. (Vijay Parajay, Chot, Manakamana, Sankalpa, Truck Driver, Nata, Mohani, Tuhuro, Radha Krishna, Gothalo, Paribhasha, Bhauju, Mahili, Seeta, Gareeb, Neermaya, Karodpati, Milan, Bhishma Pratigya, Chunautee, Soltinee, Chhori Buhari, Sadak, Jhajhalko, Sarangee, Apaharan, Nepali Babu, Badal Pari, Yudhha, Aashirwaad, Superstar, Ukalee Oralee, Anuraag, Badal Paree etc.) Manakamana, Nata, Truck Driver, Gothalo, Mohani, Seeta, Nepali Babu & Gareeb and Ma Timi Bina Marihalchhu (released in 2009) were smash hits at the box office. Karodpati released in 1997 became the highest grosser ever- made in Nepal and shattered every past record of Nepali film history. Keti Haraeko Suchana, Euta Manchheko Maya, Bazaar, Gambler and three untitled films are on floor as of 2010 June.
Television in Nepal:
Lead actor of first Nepali TV serial Panchatantra. (1988)
Script writing and acting in more than 50 TV films and serials. (Daijo, Aputali, Aankha, Afno Kamai, Tadha Ko Bastee, Anuradha to name a few.)
Writing, acting and direction of a mini comedy serial “Khabardar Nahasnuss” and “Film Line” (for Nepal Television)
Presentation and direction of studio based humor program for Nepal Television.
Conceived, presented and executed mega TV reality show Nepali Tara and Nepali Tara 2. (Nepal Television, 2005/6 and 2006/7)
Programming Head, Neelbarahi Films, a private television program production house and produced, anchored programs like; Kya Jodi, Celebrity couple based talk show (Image Channel) Bageena, musical talent search (Image Channel) Kheloun Dohoree, musical entertainer on dohoree (Image Channel) 30 seconds, celebrity game show (Kantipur TV).
Short -term consultant to Young Nepal Television (1997), Was responsible for the planning of the daily programs for 17 hours.
Direction and editing of almost seventy (70) music videos for various Nepali songs.
Chief of Visual production Department of Music Nepal. (2001-2003)
92 episodes of writing, anchoring, editing and direction of a musical program “Music Magic” on Nepal
Expertise in non linear editing with Adobe Premiere, graphics designing with Photoshop and other graphic software. Conceived and maintained Music Nepal’s website.
Short term consultant and Senior Program Producer for Sagarmatha Television, a private television station of Nepal. (October 2007- January 2008)
Involved with weekly newspaper Samrakshan as a columnist/sub editor (1981-1985)
Involved with Weekly Deshanter as a columnist. (1982) during this time, the exclusive interview with Acharya (late) Rajneesh (Osho) was one of the achievements to mention.
Contributor, Urvashi film magazine. (1983-1984)
Various articles, stories, humor published in Gorkhapatra, The Rising Nepal, Madhupark, Garima, Kantipur, The Kathmandu Post and other newspapers and periodicals.
Author of a novel in English, “The big shot and the beggar.” (under completion)
In-charge of international marketing at Music Nepal, the largest music- publishing house of the country from (1997-1998), while it was the sole licensee to the multinational companies like Magnasound, Polygram, HMV plus Tips and Venus.
Interviewed a lot of celebrities like Anup Jalota, Anu Malik, Shweta Shetty, Peenaz Masani, and above all Acharya Rajneesh and Pundit Jasraj for radio and newspapers.
In charge of Music Nepal FM from 1997 to 2000. Was responsible to design present programs and train the script writers and presenters. Was able to get the franchise of then popular Zee Tv’s Close Up Antaksharee to produce it for radio in Nepal.
Training of scriptwriters and actors of Radio Lumbini for production of radio drama under consultancy of MS Nepal, Denmark.
Nepali to English translation of a novel by Indira Prasai, “Usko Logne Ra Biralo.” Also various other translation works of periodicals, articles, scripts and speeches for National Geographic Channel and other multi national television, Maiti Nepal, International Mountaineering Association etc.
Nepali to Hindi translation of Narayan Wagley’s Madan Award winning novel Palpasa Café.
Nepali to English translation of Nepal’s leading poet’s works on their impression of Norway.
English to Nepali translation of 2 children book by Jens Finksen, a renowned author of Denmark. Also translation of his website in Nepali.
Worked in credit administration, customer relation and marketing with Nepal Arab Bank Ltd. (1985-1989)
Three Music albums, High Voltage Dance Collection (1997), Memory Lane (1998) and Mega Mix (1998) released as a composer, singer and lyricist. Out of these Mega Mix became internationally recognized when Dr. Paul D Greene, asst. professor/ethnomusicologist of Pennsylvania State University, USA included a song DEUSEE REY from it for his research on Nepalese Traditional Music, resulting in articles, papers and book on Nepali music worldwide.
Attended various audio visual and literary issues related seminars / workshops and presented papers on some of them.
Moti Award for scoring the highest number in Nepali language in national level of proficiency certificate level examination.(1984, Tribhuwan University, Nepal)
Best Dialogue Writer for Tele film, APUTALI, 1985
National Vision’s script writer of the year award,1995
Best dialogue writer for celluloid film Gothalo,1995
Abhiyan Best writer’s award for Gothalo,1995
Special award for Karodpati, which became the highest grosser in Nepal. (1998)
Special honor (Kajol Cine Honor) for the outstanding contribution to the Nepalese Film Industry. (1999)
Manasarovar Cine Honor for the contribution to Nepalese Film Industry. (2000)
Music Nepal Honor for the lyrics in highest selling pop album “Rehsam” (2002)
Music Video of the year, folk, 2004 for “Kafal Gedi Kutukkai”