Nischal Basnet | Biography, Wiki, Age, Wife, Height

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Nischal Basnet is a director, actor, and producer of the Nepali Movie Industry. He was born on January 17, 1980, in Birtamod, Jhapa Nepal. And his age is 40 years old. His height is 5 feet 9 inches (1.74m). His mother is Amrita Basnet and his father is Indra Basnet.

NameNischal Basnet
Date of Birth17 January 1980
Family NameBasnet
Nick NameKale Dai
ProfessionActor/ producer
Birth Place Birtamod, Jhapa Nepal
Birth SignCancer
Height5 Feet 9 Inch
WifeSwastima Khadka

Childhood and Education

Nischal Basnet grew up in his hometown with his family. He loved sports rather than study during his early life.

Nischal completed his primary education from Jhapa. Later he moved to Mussoorie India for ‘plus two’ studies. He then moved to Australia to study hotel management. However, due to some legal issues, he returned back to Nepal. Here, he joined Oscar International College to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies.

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A career in Movies and Direction

Nischal Basnet directed the movie ‘Loot’ as a debut director and the movie was super blockbusters. Movie ‘Loot” featured Saugat Malla, Reecha Sharma, Dayahang Rai, and Karma Shakya.

Nischal then acted in the movies ‘Dui Rupaiyan’, ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’, ‘Lappan Chhappan’, ‘Talakjung vs Tulke’. His other Oscar-nominated movie ‘Talakjung vs Tulke’ was able to gain a positive response. Also, his Movie ‘Dui Rupaiyaan’ is another blockbuster. So whatever he does in the Nepali film industry, its a hit. And thus he is Nepal’s most celebrated personality as of today.

Before his direction, there was the same trend as movies in Nepal. But after his entry to the Nepali cinema world, he revolutionized the cinema industry. His movies are mainly based on the present condition of the country. And provide full entertainment to the audience.

Married life

Nischal Basnet’s wife is Swastima Khadka. They got married on 17 February 2016. She is a bit younger than him but equally talented and creative like him. The couple fell in love after their family arranged the meet for the couple. People also call them by name of ‘National Dai and Bhauju’. Swastima has worked with her husband in different music videos.

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