Nischal Basnet

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Nischal Basnet
Native name निश्चल बस्नेत
Born (1980-01-17) January 17, 1980 (age 38)
Kathmandu, Nepal
Residence Bishalnagar, chandol, Kathmandu
Nationality Nepali
Other names Kale Dai
Citizenship Nepali
Occupation Film Director, Actor, Producer, Singer, Dancer, Writer
Years active 2012 AD
Organization Black Horse Pictures Pvt. Ltd
Known for Loot, Kabaddi, Talak Jung vs Tulke, Kabaddi Kabaddi, Parva , "Loot 2"
Home town Birtamod, Nepal
Spouse(s) Swastima Khadka (17th February, 2016)

Nischal Basnet aka "Kale Dai" (Black Big Brother)is a director, actor, dancer, and singer of Nepali films. Loot, directed by him in 2012, garnered positive reviews from film critics and topped the box office.

He has also acted in and produced the hit 2013 film Kabaddi and produced it 2015 sequel Kabaddi Kabaddi.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

He has written lyrics for the song Udhreko choli.[7] It was sung by himself and Indira Joshi. He has also sung (and performed) in very popular songs like Kale Dai,[8] Poko Parera,[9] Talkyo Jawani,[10] Hit Geet,[11] Thamel Bazar and Nachana Maiya.[12]

He is married with the Nepali actress Swastima Khadka. The couple is so popular among the Nepali youths that they have been lovingly called as national brother and sister-in-law in social media.