Suraj Singh Thakuri

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Suraj Singh Thakuri
Native name
सुरज सिंह ठकुरी
Born5 Nov 1979
kathmandu
Spouse(s)Reshma Amatya
Career
ShowIts My Show with Suraj Singh Thakuri
NetworkKantipur Television
StylePresenter
Video Jockey, Producer, Director, Actor.
CountryNepal
Previous show(s)Call Kantipur
Ghum Gham With Bhushan Dahal
Pariwartan

Suraj Singh Thakuri (Nepali: सुरज सिंह ठकुरी)[1] is a television presenter, actor, director and producer. He is currently an executive producer in Kantipur Television Network. He is best known as the host of the longest running Nepali talk show Call Kantipur which airs daily on Kantipur Television. After 10 years of running Call Kantipur, he handed the show over to younger talents like Suraj Giri, Akesha Bista and Riju Shrestha. He has directed several music videos, also appearing in some.

Education[edit]

Suraj attended Adarsha Vidya Mandir, Lalitpur, Nepal and completed college at Xavier Academy science college (NEF). He has a master's degree in Environmental Science. He is a sports enthusiast and has played cricket at national levels.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Reshma Amatya. Giving an interview to wave magazine, he said "...I had feelings for her since childhood and always believed that she is the one for me." They have a daughter, Sanbriti [3] He resides in Baneshwor.

Professional career[edit]

Call Kantipur was the first show that made him recognized. He launched his show with a co-host, Prasidika, who was later replaced by Miss Nepal Preity Sitoula. She was then replaced by another Miss Nepal, Malvika Subba. He then shared the show with VJ/RJ Manavi Dhakal. He has always considered Bhusan Dahal as his role model.[4]

Along with Call Kantipur, he has several other shows aired on KTV. He has produced shows like KTV Tiffin Box, Arrival, Kantipur Aja, Ghum Gham, Ghum Gham with Bhushan Dahal, KTV countdown, KTV Cook Book, and Pariwartan and has also directed a number of music videos.

He left Call Kantipur and started another show Pariwartan on the same channel at Kantipur Television. It is an interview based social show that discusses problems in society and their solutions. Unlike talk shows that deal with political issues this talk show delves deep into social issues.[5]

He is currently hosting the second season of Its My Show in Kantipur Television which is broadcast every Saturday at 9:00 PM NST.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suraj Singh Thakuri Biography".
  2. ^ Youth Nepal Celebrity Suraj Singh
  3. ^ Suraj Singh Thakuri Soul Mates
  4. ^ Role Model
  5. ^ Pariwartan Kantipur Television