Dayahang Rai

Dayahang Rai Acting Career in Nepali Film Industry

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Dayahang Rai is an Nepali actor and play writer. He was born on April 13, 1980 in Bhojpur district of Eastern Hilly region of Nepal. His height is 5´.7″ and 75 kg. weight at present. Dayahang was inspired from his mother because she used to narrate him numerous fairy and humourous tale in his childhood. He started acting since his school days. He has completed intermediate level in geography subject. After that, he could not do well in studies. But, He says that he loves to read books. Later, he moved towards theatre and stage shows.

Dayahang got married with his wife Benisha Rai in 2006 and they have a son .

Acting Career of Dayahang Rai

Firstly, Dayahang started acting in telefilm/tele serial like in Yuwa, Dalan in 2002.They were broadcasted in Nepal Television. He is still affiliated to Mandala Theatre Nepal, which he cofounded.

Later on, He got chance to jump in Nepali movie industry. Anagarik is Rai´s debuted movie in 2006. Till now, Rai has played in hundreds of movies either in lead role or supporting role. The most hit films are Loot, Loot 2, Dasdhunga, Sambodhan, Mr. Jhole, Kabaddi, Kabaddi Kabaddi, Fanko, wada No. 6, White sun, Purano Dunga, Jhumkee,Loafer, Highway, Badhsala and many more. He is characterized as a typical Nepali natural flavor of tone actor. He has also versatile character, can play in different genre according to story. His humorous dialogue is always central of attraction in the movie. We can see his intense performance in each movie. So, he is the most demanding actor in the last 6 years.

Dayahang Rai
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It is also said that Dayahang Rai is the most paid actor in Nepali movie industries as he takes salary 7-12 lakhs per movie.


Rai won the first award best supporting actor from the film Dasdhunga in 2009. The award was awarded by National Film Awards. He has also got Best Actor Award two times in 2015 and 2016 for the movie Sambodhan and Kabaddi Kabaddi continuously.

His latest released Movie Bhaire was released in July 20, 2018.


We can say that Dayahang Rai is most demanding and flexible actor/artisit. His most of the movies are running successfully in cinemas. More importantly, Dayahang Rai and Priyanka Karki movies have become superhit.

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