Jamim Shah

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Jamim Shah
Born (1963-04-23)April 23, 1963
Kathmandu, Nepal
Died 7 February 2010(2010-02-07) (aged 46)
Kathmandu, Nepal
Nationality Nepalese
Occupation Media Entrepreneur

Jamim Shah (Nepali: जमिम शाह) (1963–2010) was a Nepalese media entrepreneur and the chairman of Channel Nepal Pvt. Ltd.[1][2] He was the pioneer of commercial cable television network in Nepal[3] with over 1,000 kilometres of cable network. He also had two newspapers (now closed) and a television channel "Channel Nepal",[2][4] which is the first satellite television company in Nepal.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Shah was born in Wotu area of Kathmandu was a descendant of a Kashmiri family. He got his primary education from Laboratory School in Kirtipur and completed high schooling from Durbar High School. He then went to Taiwan aiming to be a pilot but he did not complete the formal training. Shah's business ambitions had started in a fashion shop, when he was still in college.[6]

Jamim was the second son of a retired government officer Dr. Mohim and Ayesha Shah. He was married to Anjali at an age of 22 [7] and the couple has a son Jacky.[8] Jamim was shot on February 7, 2010 by a group of criminals with the suspected help of some Indian[9] and Nepali [10] police officers.


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  2. ^ a b "Media entrepreneur Jamim Shah shot dead in Kathmandu | Top Stories". ekantipur.com. February 8, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  3. ^ "One-time media tycoon Jamim Shah dies in fatal gun attack". Nepalnews.com. Retrieved 2010-02-08. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Josy Joseph (2004-08-10). "Nepal Cable King is Dawood stooge - Rest of World - World - The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  5. ^ "Channel Nepal". Channel Nepal. 2001-07-03. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  6. ^ "अन्तर्वार्ता 'मलाई नानाथरी एजेन्ट भनियो'". nagariknews.com. 2010-02-08. Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  7. ^ "बाबुको आँखामा जमिम शाह". nayapatrika.com. 2010-03-04. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. Retrieved 2010-03-04. 
  8. ^ "News in Nepal: Fast, Full & Factual". Myrepublica.Com. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  9. ^ "Police probe Indian cop's hand in Jamim murder". Republica Social Affairs. 2004-03-09. Archived from the original on 2012-03-25. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  10. ^ "Involvement of senior police officers suspected in Jamim murder". nepalnews.com. 2004-03-04. Retrieved 2010-03-04. [permanent dead link]