Rabi Lamichhane

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Full Name Rabi Lamichhane
Age 46 Years Old
Nick Name Rabi Ramichhane
Gender Male
Famous As Television Presenter
Birth Date September 4th, 1974
Birth Place Kathmandu

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Rabi Lamichhane is a Nepalese television presenter who set the world record for hosting the longest-ever television talk show broadcast on April 2013. He currently hosts a popular television show, Sidha Kura Janta Sangha, which "addresses the root causes of different problems inside the country". He is best known for his "detective-style" journalism and raising direct questions to Nepal's bureaucracy regarding the problems of their offices in various sectors.

Lamichhane, Kandel released on bail, Karki on a general date

The District Court, Chitwan granted release of television presenter Rabi Lamichhane, journalist Yuvaraj Kandel, and Asmita Karki also known as ‘Ruku’ today. After recording the statements of the trio, the bench of District Judge Hemanta Rawal granted the release of Lamichhane and Kandel on bail and Karki on a general date until the verdict is passed.

According to registrar Rudramani Giri at the district court, Lamichhane and Kandel were asked to produce cash, collateral or bank guarantee while Karki was released on a general date as per sections 68 and 69 respectively, of Muluki Criminal Code Act, 2017. Lamichhane was released on Rs 500,000 bail and Kandel on Rs 300,000. The registrar said they paid cash as deposits this evening. Lamichhane, Kandel, and Karki had been taken in police custody on August 15 from Kathmandu and brought to Chitwan for investigation after video footage recorded by Journalist Shalikram Pudasaini on his mobile phone accusing the trio of abetting him to commit suicide came out. Journalist Pudasaini was found hanging in a local hotel in Chitwan, on August 5.

Journalist Lamichhane says his priority is to continue doing his job well

Television presenter Rabi Lamichhane stated that he would continue doing his work as a media person bringing to light the plights of those in need. Journalist Lamichhane said this at a press meet organized in Bharatpur of Chitwan District, Tuesday morning, the day after he along with journalist Yuvaraj Kandel was released on bail and Asmita Karki ‘Ruku’ on general date.

When asked about his intention of joining politics, Lamichhane indicated that time could take him towards politics but it wasn’t something that he would pursue anytime soon, he had more to do in his own field. He stated that the door to politics for him has not been locked, only closed for now. He expressed his intention to work more responsibly in bringing out issues of the general public and making an effort to address them, by alerting the parties involved in irregularities. His first priority will be to make those in power responsible and accountable through his own work.

Famous for

  • Guinness world record holder for hosting the longest-ever television talk show
  • The host television show "Sidha Kura Janata Sanga"
  • His detective-style journalism

Early life of Rabi Lamichhane

Rabi Lamichhane was born on 5 September 1974 in Kathmandu, Nepal. He holds Nepalese Nationality with the birth sign of Pisces. He has an older brother named Hari Sharan Lamichhane. Further information about his parents will be updated soon. Regarding his education, Lamichhane attended Bhrikuti Secondary School and passed SLC with 66.3% and graduated from Ratna Rajya Campus.

Body Measurements of Rabi Lamichhane

Journalist Rabi Lamichhane has an amazing personality with a height of 5ft 7 in tall and a weight of 73 kg. Additionally, his dark brown eyes and black hair makes him look more attractive.

Career of Rabi Lamichhane

  • Rabi Lamichhane stayed on the air for more than 62 hours in April 2013 during a live broadcast by News24 Television to set the world record for the longest talk show where he interviewed politicians, journalists, and celebrities on the theme "Buddha was born in Nepal", and took phone calls from viewers.
  • He hosted an online show by the name "Ma Rastrako Sewak" before moving to the US for 10 years.
  • He has also written the lyrics for Nabin K Bhattarai's song "Timilai Man Paraunchhu" and the song "Timro Aagamanle feri" sung by Ram Krishna Dhakal.
  • He came to highlight when he hosts a show called "Sidha Kura Janta Sanga" (Translation: Straight Talk With The People) in News 24 television.
  • Recently, it reached its 400th episode.

Additionally,

  • He used to be the manager and supervisor of a Subway chain in Baltimore, Maryland, US.

Personal life of Rabi Lamichhane

Rabi Lamichhane is married twice and currently married to Nikita Poudel who is a Nepalese film producer and former chairperson of Nepal Film Development Board in January 2019 after his divorce with his ex-wife Isha Lamichhane after a 23 years long relationship. Rabi married to Isha in 1995 and got divorced in 2018 due to some personal misunderstandings. 

Birthday of Rabi Lamichhane

Journalist Rabi Lamichhane celebrates his birthday on the 5th of September with his friends and family. Currently, he is 44 years old.

Net worth of Rabi Lamichhane

Rabi Lamichhane is earning a considerable amount of money from his journalism career as he gets a monthly salary of Rs.50,000-100,000. As of 2019, his et worth if under evaluation.