Following the previous article in most influential man in Nepal, we have prepared another list. Since there are many influential men in Nepal, it is not possible to cover all the names but we have listed few most famous people from Nepal. These people are from diverse field and are making huge difference in the society by remarkable work. Due to their economic status or their voices, they are one of the most powerful people in the country. We hope you like the list. Who, in your view is the most influential man in Nepal? Make sure to write in the comment section.
Pushpa Kamal Dahal
Pushpa Kamal Dahal ka Prachanda is one of the most influential person in Nepal. He was born on 11 December 1954 in rural community of Nepal. Prachanda is the nick name he took up after joining Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) during country’s civil war . The civil war brought end to the monarchy system in Nepal and brought democracy in country. After the civil war, the party became the most strong party in Nepal. During the civil war as well, Prachanda was very powerful, till this date he is hated by many for the lives he killed.
Though our rulers easily say that blood is part of revolution but the war killed lives of many innocent citizens. That war gained him many followers and at the same time many haters as well. Pushpa kamal Dahal became prime minster of country right after the war.
He is the chairman of Nepal communist party. He became prime minister of country twice from 2008 to 2009 and in 2016 to 2017. Dahal resigned in year 2009 after trying to dismiss General Rookmangud Katawal and when president opposed that action.
His nickname Prachanda also translates to Fierce and undoubtedly he is one of the most powerful person in Nepal. Recently Prachanda lost his son and daughter. This incident has caused big trauma to the family making his wife mentally unwell. Prachanda is thus a bit passive these days but he still manages to stand strong.
Gagan thapa is a well known minister of Nepal. He is popular youth icon in country and is one of the few trusted politician in Nepal. He is former health minister of country and the works he did during that period is quite commendable. His fan base grew after that time as well. Gagan Thapa brought many reformations during his tenure. His special work is the reformation he did in the national and most unmanaged hospital of country ; Bir Hospital. Currently, he is working in Central Working Committee of the Nepali Congress Party and is member of Pratinidhi Sabha.
Gagan Thapa was born and brought up in Kathmandu in a well to do family. He was born in 16 July 1976 in Kathmandu. Thus he had opportunity to get good education from early childhood.
He completed his schooling from one of the most reputed school of Nepal ,Siddhartha Vanasthali School ,Balaju, Kathmandu. Gagan Thapa completed his 10+2 from Tri-Chandra College and did BA in Sociology from Tri-Chandra College, Kathmandu. Thapa then joined MA in Rural Development from Tribhuwan University but dropped university to join politics. He did his masters in Political science later and dropped the course to join Master’s in Political Science.
If you are Nepali, then there is no way that you don’t know Rajesh Hamal. Rajesh Hamal often termed Rajesh Dai by his fans , is legendary actor and one of the person to bring reformations in the Nepali film industry. He was born in 9 June 1964 to a very well to do family.
Rajesh Hamal is very educated actor in the industry and his acting skills are just amazing. He is titled as Mahanayak and Megastar of the country. Rajesh hamal is more than actor also environmental activist, singer, producer and director He is best known for his character Shankar on a movie. Hamal started his filmy career with the film Yug dekhi Yug samma and since then he is stoppable.
Hit movies of Rajesh hamal
He has acted in several hit films since then as in Kasam, Deuta, Ek Number Ko Pakhe , Basanti, Hami Tin Bhai , Chor and so on. He has done variety of roles and has done justice to all of them. Not just for acting ,fans also praise Hamal for his stunning personality and stage presence making him the most respected public figure in Nepal.
He has time and again received many awards for his amazing performance. Currently he runs the most popular game show “ Ko banchha Crorepati in Nepal” . The game show is doing quite well and the credit somewhere or the other goes to Rajesh hamal himself. He is currently also working as Goodwill Ambassador for the Building Back Right initiative to promote reconstruction after the 2072 earthquake. Rajesh hamal recently got married to his long loved girlfriend Madhu.
Shesh Ghale is one of the most rich person from Nepal. However he is based in Australia. Ghale is the former president of NRNA (Non Resident Nepali Association). He is an entrepreneur and successful business person. He even served as Honorary Consular General of Nepal in Victoria from 1997 to 2000.He and his wife are founder and CEO of Melbourne Institute of Technology, leading institute in Australia.
Status in Australia
Shesh Ghale is the 81st richest person in Australia and his name comes in second most richest person in Nepal. Shesh ghale despite living in Melbourne contributes a lot in national welfare. He has done works for many needy people be it establishing school for poor children, conduction empowerment campaigns for young people and so on.
Ghale completed his post graduation in Master of Civil Engineering from Kharkov Automobile and Highway Institute of Kharkiv, Ukraine during 1979 to 1986 . He received scholarship from Government of Nepal for that study. After his studies he worked in Nepal with Department of Transport Management. Ghale moved to Melbourne in 1990 and completed his Masters in Business Administration from Victoria University, Australia.