Wednesday, November 28, 2012

7 more unknown facts about Narayan Gopal

Noted Nepali film personality Prakash Sayami has compiled 7 more unknown facts about the greatest singer of Nepali musical history, Narayan Gopal.

  1. Narayan Gopal started his theater journey by acting as a blind person in a play named "Tyag" in 2013 BS.
  2. Narayan Gopal's stage journey started by playing Tabla on the song of Prem Dhoj Pradhan during TC Night event in Trichandra College. In most of Prem Manik's song, Narayan Gopal used to play Tabala. The music director of the song he sung for the voice test in Radio Nepal was also Prem Manik.
  3. In the first year of his marriage he taught history in Amarsingh High School in Pokhara. In that time he lived as a guest in poet Bhupi Sherchan. Later he moved to Shyam Kachapati's house.
  4. Narayan Gopal's body builder friends used to call him 'Sando Pahalman'. Both of his body builder friends Tarzen Singh and Toofan Singh have already died.
  5. In 2036 BS while he went to the stage to sing in 'Samjhanako Raat' program he challenged from the stage, "If you want to fight I am ready come one-by-one."
  6. In the movie 'Pariwartan' he told that he won't sing a duet song and forced to add a solo song. The solo song 'Bhujnai Sakinau Timile Mero Aankha ko Bhaka... ' was his debut song in movie. The song was written by Chetan Karki and music by V. Balsara.
  7. When an ADC from the palace brought a song by Chandani Shah (then queen, Aishwarya) he got annoyed and asked him not go come again. He didn't want to sing the song. The palace wasn't happy by such a behavior of Narayan Gopal. But, later he sang the song, earning him the highest payment he ever received for singing a song.

The original text of Prakash Sayami in Nepali follows:


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