Dayahang Rai | Full Biography, Age, Height, Relationship, Education

Dayahang Rai

The acting King in Nepali movie Industry Dayahang Rai is one of the most popular actors in Nepali movie industry with simple and humble personality. He started a career from the theater. Rai is also a director and play writer.

NameDayahang Rai
Birthday13 April, 1980
Birth PlaceKhawa, Bhojpur, Nepal
ProfessionActor, Film Producer
Height5 feet 7 inches
First TelefilmYuwa
First MovieAnagarik
Hit MoviesLoot, Kabaddi-Kabaddi, Kabaddi, Chhadke, Talakjung vs Tulke,
ResidenceKathmandu, Nepal
FacebookDaya Hang Rai
InstagramDayah Hand Rai
Awards-NEFTA Awards for Character Actor for SANGHURO

-Three Times National Awards
-Best Supporting Actor in 2009 for DASHDHUNGA
-Best Actor in 2014 for SAMBODHAN
SpouseBenuka Rai
Children 1 son
-Samduhang Rai

Early Life and Education

Very remote village in eastern region name Khowa lied in Bhojpur district where Dayahang Rai was born. Rai spent most of his childhood in this village with his family. His family belongs to a middle-class family.

Dayahang Rai finished his schooling from Bhojpur. He finished his lower level education from the Pashupati Lower Secondary School. After that, he moved to Annapurna Secondary School for higher level education. Rai completed his intermediate education from Bhojpur Multiple College.

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Filmy  career

Dayahang Rai was interested in acting career from his school days. So, after completing intermediate education from Bhojpur, he moved to Kathmandu for the further studies. After arriving in Kathmandu, he started staying with his relative. He was interested to watch a drama in theatre and started some other theatre festival hoping to meet some director.

He attended an acting workshop in Nachghar, Jamal Kathmandu organized by Anup Baral. Later, he acted around 20-25 dramas in the stage. He was more interested in backstage work rather than acting.

Dayahang Rai
Image: Dayahang Rai’s Facebook

After he his performance in the first drama, he got chance to play a telefilm named Yuwa. At the same time, he got an offer to play a movie Anagarik by Rambabu Gurung which was written by Shrawan Mukarung. After the movie, he realized that he should join an acting class to improve his acting skills and he did so.

The movie Dashdhunga (2010) is the movie that helped him to rose his fame in Nepalese movie industry. And another movie LOOT in which Dayahang Rai played a major role made blockbuster business in Box Office. The movie Loot not only succeeded in the box office but also brought significant change in Nepali traditional movie industry. Daya Hang shared the screen with Priyanka Karki. in several movies.

Daya Hang Rai and Priyanka Karki
Daya Hang Rai and Priyanka Karki in movie Happy Days

There are some blockbuster movies which made Dayahang Rai one of the most preferred actors in Nepal. Dayahang acted in the critically acclaimed White Sun (Seto Surya) based on the civil war in Nepal, which was Nepal’s submission to the 2018 Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category.


Dayahang Rai and Benuka Rai Love Story:

Dayahang Rai and singer Benuka Rai seem happy for their married life. Both were met in a studio where Daya and Benuka learned acting and singing. They beame close to each other and slowly fall in love. They were in a relationship for around six years in a relationship. Finally, Daya and Benuka got married.

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Social links:

Facebook: Dayahang’s Facebook Page

Instagram: Instagram of Dayahang