Himani Shah

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Crown Princess of Nepal
Spouse Paras, Crown Prince of Nepal
Issue Princess Purnika
Prince Hridayendra
Princess Kritika
House Shah dynasty (by marriage)
Father Raja Bikram Singh
Mother Rani Bipula Singh
Born (1976-10-01) 1 October 1976 (age 38)
Katmandu, Nepal
Religion Hinduism
Nepalese Royal Family

HM The King
HM The Queen

HM The Queen Stepmother

  • HRH Princess Shova
    • HRH Princess Puja
    • HRH Princess Dilasha
    • HRH Princess Sitashma

HRH Princess Jyotshana

Himani Shah, Former Crown Princess of Nepal (born October 1, 1976) is the wife of the former heir apparent to the throne of Nepal, Crown Prince Paras.[1]


Himani was born in India the daughter of Raja Bikram Singh of Sikar and Rani Bipula Singh (née Kumari Bipula Singh of Bajhang)[2] and she is from the royal family of Sikar state in Rajasthan. She is a Surya Vanshi - Shekhawat Rajput.

Himani married Paras, ousted Crown Prince of Nepal on 25 January 2000. Her husband was appointed Crown Prince of Nepal on October 26, 2001, meaning she became the Crown Princess amidst various royal protocols. They have three children.


National Honours;

  • Member First Class of the Order of Gorkha Dakshina Bahu (23/10/2001).[4]
  • Member of the Order of Om Ram Patta (07/07/2004).
  • King Gyanendra Investiture Medal (04/06/2001).


  1. ^ Sikar
  2. ^ Sikar
  3. ^ Royal News: October 2003, Netty's Royalty Page. Retrieved December 24, 2009.
  4. ^ Royal Ark