Prakash Saput

Prakash Saput (Nepali: प्रकाश सपुत) is a Nepalese singer, composer, model, and actor, known for his contribution towards Nepali folk music. He is known for raising social and political awareness through his music. He gained the recognition from the mass with the song Bola Maya in 2018.[1] Since then he has sung songs like Mero Pani Haina Ra Yo Desh and Pir.[2]

Prakash Saput
प्रकाश सपुत
Prakash Saput.png
Saput in a music video of Gulab Ko Phool in 2021.
Born
NationalityNepali
Occupation
  • Singer
  • composer
  • actor
  • model
Years active2011-present
Notable workPir, Mero Pani Haina Ra Yo Desh, Bola Maya, Galbandi Chyatiyo, Phuteka Chura
Musical career
Genres
Instrument(s)Vocals

Personal lifeEdit

Prakash Saput comes from a Dalit family. Since his childhood, he has enjoyed singing and dancing in local occasions in his village. When he was a kid, he wanted to be an actor. He also worked as a radio jockey for Dhaulagiri FM, where he hosted a program called Just for You, where his responsibilities involved writing and presenting plays, as well as recording and mixing audio. He eventually relocated to Kathmandu, where he was able to pursue his singing career.[1]

CareerEdit

Prakash Saput released his debut album in 2011. Gari Khana Deu, his first song, was about social issues. However, his first release was Musu Musu Hasi Deu, which was a folk song.[2] Nearly a decade later, he gained recognition of a mass audience with the releases of songs like Bola Maya in 2018,[3] Galbandi Chyatiyo in 2019,[4] Phuteka Chura in 2020,[5] Mero Pani Haina Ra Yo Desh in 2021,[6] and Pir in 2022.[7][8]

Partial discographyEdit

All songs are credited as singer, unless otherwise noted.

Year Song Notes Ref(s)
2011 Gari Khana Deu First recorded song. [2]
Musu Musu Hasi Deu First released song. [2]
2018 Dohori Battle
2018 Bola Maya [3]
2019 Galbandi Chyatiyo [4]
Jahajaima Chadhera [9]
2020 Phuteka Chura [5]
2020 Badala Barilai Lyrics and music. [10]
2021 Mero Pani Haina Ra Yo Desh [6]
2021 Kura Bujhna Parchha Lyrics and music.
2021 Dada Ghare Saili Music video model. [11]
2022 Pir [7]

FilmographyEdit

Credited as an actor, unless otherwise noted.

Key

  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes Ref(s)
2023 Pardeshi 2  [12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b मुखिया, शिव (18 September 2021). "प्रकाश सपूत : परदेशमा जन्मिए, गोठमा हुर्किए र जीवनको धुन खोजे". Online Khabar (in Nepali). Archived from the original on 18 September 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d "Prakash Saput The Modern Dohori Phenomenon". The Nepali Man. 18 August 2019. Archived from the original on 1 July 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  3. ^ a b Ghimire, Subhash (28 May 2018). "Bola Maya: Story of our national pain". Republica. Archived from the original on 1 July 2020. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  4. ^ a b "Stop defaming Prakash Saput". Republica. 25 June 2019. Archived from the original on 6 August 2022. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  5. ^ a b "गायक प्रकाश सपुतको 'फुटेका चुरा'ले बजारमा तहल्का मच्चाउँदै (भिडियो)". Image Khabar (in Nepali). 2 December 2020. Archived from the original on 2 March 2021. Retrieved 7 August 2022.
  6. ^ a b "Prakash Saput's 'Mero Pani Haina Ra Yo Desh' trends number one on YouTube Nepal". The Himalayan Times. 26 April 2021. Archived from the original on 27 February 2022. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  7. ^ a b Ojha, Anup (15 March 2022). "A song that took the country by storm". The Kathmandu Post. Archived from the original on 14 July 2022. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  8. ^ Chaundhary, Sanjib (14 May 2022). "¿Qué tiene de especial la lacrimógena canción "Pir" que generó debate nacional en Nepal?". Global Voices (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 17 June 2022. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  9. ^ "Prakash Saput's music video 'Jahajaima Chadhera' hits market". Khabarhub. 26 June 2019. Archived from the original on 1 July 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  10. ^ Subedi, Anjali (7 August 2020). "Badala Barilai wins millions of hearts; Saput says he wants to be a superhit". Republica. Archived from the original on 30 November 2021. Retrieved 18 August 2022.
  11. ^ "'डाँडाघरे साइँली'ले बोकेको मौलिकता". Online Khabar (in Nepali). 15 July 2021. Archived from the original on 15 July 2021. Retrieved 17 August 2022.
  12. ^ "Release of Pardeshi 2 in Dashain". The Rising Nepal. Gorkhapatra. 9 July 2022. Archived from the original on 9 July 2022. Retrieved 19 August 2022.

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