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Dibash Khadka, July 25

Source:alchetron.com Fig: Narayan Gopal
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Fig: Narayan Gopal

On Wednesday, October 4, 1939, the most famous and popular singer was born. He is also known as the "Swar Samrat" which means emperor of voice and "Tragedy King" Narayan Gopal.

He is well known as an accomplished composer and great singer. His great voice allowed him to sung songs of every genre of Nepali music. His most songs are richly orchestrated with the harmonium, flute, and sitar. His songs have also been used in many dramas and movies around the globe.

It is reported that he has sung more than over 500 songs, including in ballets, drama, and films. He worked with many singers and composers. He finished his School Leaving Certificate (S.L.C) exams in 2016 B.S. and gained Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities from Tri-Chandra College.

He was respected with many awards including Trishakti Patta, Third – 2048 B.S. (posthumously), Urbashi Rang Award – 2047 B.S., Indra Rajya Laxmi Award – 2040 B.S., Jagadamba Shree – 2045 B.S., Ratna Record Award – 2039 B.S., Best Composition (Radio Nepal) – 2023 B.S., Best Singer (Radio Nepal) – 2024 B.S., Gorkha Dakshin Bahu, Fourth – 2033 B.S., Chhinalata Award – 2044 B.S.

Some of his popular songs are Euta Manche Ko Maya le, Jhareko Paat Jhai, Yo Samjhine Man Cha, Saawan ko jhari bani, Manche ko Maya, and Kehi mitho baata gara.

Sadly, he died on December 5, 1990, due to organ failures, It was said that the accident happened caused by his notorious drinking. In all over the country and across the country, people held a minute silence in the memory of Narayan Gopal. Rest in peace, Narayan Gopal. Your songs will live forever and you will always be in our hearts.



  • Narayan Gopal was born on Wednesday, October 4, 1939.
  • He was great singer and composer too. 
  • He is also known as Swar Samrat and Tragedy King.
  • Narayan Gopal is awarded with Trishakti Patta, Third – 2048 B.S. (posthumously), Urbashi Rang Award – 2047 B.S., Indra Rajya Laxmi Award – 2040 B.S., Jagadamba Shree – 2045 B.S., Ratna Record Award – 2039 B.S., Best Composition (Radio Nepal) – 2023 B.S., Best Singer (Radio Nepal) – 2024 B.S., Gorkha Dakshin Bahu, Fourth – 2033 B.S., Chhinalata Award – 2044 B.S.
  • On December 5, 1990, due to organ failures, the great singer and composer died.
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Very Short Questions

Narayan Gopal is the most popular singer and a great composer of all time.

He was born on Wednesday, October 4, 1939.

His other titles are "Swar Samrat" and "Tragedy King"

They are:

Best Composition (Radio Nepal) – 2023 B.S.

Best Singer (Radio Nepal) – 2024 B.S.

Ratna Record Award – 2039 B.S.

Gorkha Dakshin Bahu, Fourth – 2033 B.S.

Indra Rajya Laxmi Award – 2040 B.S.

Chhinalata Award – 2044 B.S.

Jagadamba Shree – 2045 B.S.

Urbashi Rang Award – 2047 B.S.

Trishakti Patta, Third – 2048 B.S. (posthumously)

He died on December 5, 1990, due to organ failures.

Answers: 

Date

Event that happened in his life

October, 4, 1939

He was born

2016 B.S.

Finished his SLC examination.

2048 B.S.

Received Trishakti Patta  (posthumously) Award.

2047 B.S.

Awarded with Urbashi Rang Award

2040 B.S.

Honored with Indra Rajya Laxmi Award.

2045 B.S.

Earned Jagadamba Shree Award.

2039 B.S.

Acquired Ratna Record Award.

2023 B.S.

Named Best Composition(Radio Nepal)

2024 B.S.

Titled Best Singer (Radio Nepal)

2033 B.S.

Gorkha Dakshin Bahu, Fourth Award.

2044 B.S.

Honored with Chhinalata Award.

December, 5, 1990

Died due to organ failure.

 

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  • He is well known as ____________ composer and great singer.

    accomplished 
    great
    dominated
    full
  • Narayan Gopal died due to______________

    kindness.
    his fault.
    bus accident.
    organ failures.
  • He has sung more than over _______ songs.

    500
    600
    400
    550
  • He gained ________________ in humanities from Tri-Chandra college.

    Bachelors of art degree
    Masters of art degree
    Bachelor of science degree
    Bachelors of managemnet degree
  • HIs most songs are richly ________________ with the harmonium, flute, and sitar. 

    Acoustasonic
    Constructed.
    Harvested
    Orchestrated
  • He has sung over 600 songs.

    False
    True
  • He finished is SLC exams in 2016 B.S.

    True
    False
  • He is also known as the "Swar Samrat".

    False
    True
  • He died due to moral drinking.

    True
    False
  • Kehi tito baat gara is the one of his popular song.

    False
    True
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