Just after a week of the release of the patriotic song “Nepal Bharat”, the popular singer Ananda Karki releases another song “Jiwanma Dherai Khola”. Dr Dhruba Chandra Gautam provided the lyrics for the ghazal song. Similarly, Shakti Ballav composed the music.
Karki has been in the world of Nepali music for about three decades now. His journey is marked by the songs of a variety of genres from playback singing, love songs, patriotic songs to Bhajans (hymns). He has recorded some Hindi songs as well. Inspired by Indian legendary singer Kishore Kumar, he is seen singing Kumar’s songs in different concerts worldwide. He has sung in over 600 Hindi and Nepali films as a playback singer and also acted in Hindi and Nepali serials.
Yi Halla Haru Hun probably is the most popular song by Ananda Karki. Likewise, Lagchha Mana Heri Rahu, Parda Pachhadi, Pheri Timro Yaad Aayo, etc. are some of his other famous songs. For his songs, he has been granted different awards and honours like “Birendra Aishwarya Medal”, “Chhinnalata Award”, “Gorkha Dakshin”, etc.