|Born||19 May 1957|
|Other names||Ratey Kaila|
Thapa started his modelling career in 1974 in Bombay, with Binny's and Mafatlal Fabrics.
Besides acting and sports, he also worked as a photo journalist for JS Magazine (Junior Statesman) and covered the Bhutan Coronation in 1974. In 2014 he was also nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Film-fare Award for his extraordinary role in Mary Kom. He is recently working for Nepali Movie "Sher Bahadur".
Thapa has featured in many Nepalese, Bhojpuri and Hindi films. The following are some of the select films of Thapa.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1981||Ek Duuje Ke Liye||Hindi|
|1982||Aaj Ki Awaaz||Hindi|
|1989||Manu The Great||Hindi|
|1992||Bandhu (1992 film)||Inspector||Hindi/ Bengali|
|2000||Tan Ta Sarai Bigris Ni Badri||Nepali|
|2003||Jetho Kancho||Birkhe Saau||Nepali|
|2004||Basanta Ritu||Ranveer Singh||Nepali|
|2006 - 2017||Meri Bassai||Sher Singh Mama||Nepali||TV Serial|
|2008||Kanoon||Mantri Satya Prakash||Nepali|
|2009||God Lives in the Himalayas||Nepali|
|2014||Mary Kom||M. Narjit Singh||Hindi|
|2019||Nirahua Chalal London||Vishabhar Singh||Bhojpuri|
|2019- Present||Dear Jindagi||Nepali||TV Serial|
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- "SUNIL THAPA: HIS RETURN TO BOLLYWOOD BIOPIC WITH MARY KOM".
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