Arts and Entertainment

Here are 5 interesting people you will meet in Nepal

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Sep 3, 2015-

With  their inspiring and interesting stories, these people have won the hearts of Nepalis all over the world.  How many do you know? 

1. Roma Neupane- the girl who grooves on one feet

Roma actually lost her leg at the age of eight. All the discriminations she faced as a disabled person actually inspirited her to start her dance career. She has already travelled to more than 8 countries, including Australia to perform. You’d be her fan the second you see her dance.  Check out this video by MediaNp TV

Incredible,  isn't she?

2. Chandra Bahadur Dangi- the shortest person alive

76-year-old Chandra Bahadur Dangi owns two Guinness World Records titles, world's shortest living man and the world's shortest person ever recorded. He measures 54.6 cm. He was awarded with the titles on 26 February, 2012. 

Photo: Associated Press

3)    Gautam Sapkota- the bird brother

Gautam Sapkota ‘Charidada’, 30, who hails from Hetauda can make sounds of different birds and even claims that he can communicate with them. He has done multiple shows in schools and various places spreading the message of bird conservation. With the completion of more than 3,000 shows all over Nepal, he has also been awarded by WWF-Nepal for his role. Check out the video below uploaded by 'onemoove', and decide for yourself if he can really make sounds like that of birds!


4. Saugat Bista- youngest movie director in the world

Did you ever imagine doing anything except playing and gobbling up food when you were 7? Most of us don’t. But Saugat Bista is an exception!  He directed “Love You Baba” when he was just seven. His amazing feat found itself on the book of Guiness World Records as the youngest film director. Isn’t that amazing?

Photo: Guiness World Records 

 5. The 'Answer Boy' - Aditya Dahal

A resident of Chabahil, Aditya is better known as the ‘Google Boy’ of Nepal. Dahal, currently undergoing treatment in The United States is said to have answers to every question you ask him. Four-year-old Aditya has never been to school but is believed to have knowledge of even Japanese and French languages along with English!  

Photo: Aditya Dahal Foundation


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Published: 03-09-2015 17:18

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