Melina Rai Biography – Nepali Trends

melina rai biography

Melina Rai is a very famous and well-known name in the Nepali music industry. She is a Playback singer with a melodious voice and charming looks. She does not only sing but also does modeling in her songs. She is one of the beautiful singers in Nepal with thousands of fans and well-wishers from around the world. Melina Rai is the daughter of music composer Jibes Rai.

Quick Facts about Melina Rai

Melina Rai Bio
Name Melina (Chamling)Rai
Birth NameAnjuli
Date of Birth7th December
Birth PlcaeKurseong Darjeeling, India
FatherJibes Rai
(Music Composer)
Current ResidenceKathmandu Nepal
Primary Education-Arun jyoti vidya mandir
Kathmandu, Nepal
Education-BA Sociology (TU)
Profession Singer
Height5 ft
Weight50 kg
Best outfitOne Piece
Shirt Pant
Best PlaceSingapore
Best FoodTypical Nepali Daal Bhat
HobbiesDrawing,Travelling, Dancing
First SongHimalko Kakh ma cha yati sudar desh
Eye colorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
AlbumsBahar 2014
Melina 2017
Favorite SingerAruna Lama
Narayan Gopal
Gopal Yonjan
Bhakta Raj Acharya
AwardsBest Playback Singer
2016 by Kantipur FM

Early life And Education

Melina Rai’s family were migrated from Khotang to Morang. But Melina was born in Kurseong Darjeeling, India. She spent her childhood there with her grandmother. She joined schooling in Darjeeling until grade 3rd. When she was 10 years old she moved to Kathmandu with her father. She completed the rest of her schooling at Arun Jyoti Vidhya Mandir, Jorpati. Her father Jibes Rai music composer, the teacher, taught her everything about music.

melina rai childhood photo
Melina Rai with her grandmother

Her passion for music from childhood led her to participate in various singing competitions. She continued learning and sharpening her voice along with her study. In 2059, she participated in “Bal Git Pratiyogita” organized by Radio Nepal.

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Melina Rai Songs

She recorded her first song at the age of 12 as her father was a music composer. She rose to fame after her song “Kammar Mathi Patuk” won the heart of the Nepali audience.

She sang a thousand songs until today with some super-duper songs. She is the winner at the National level Aadhunik song competition 2065 organized by Radio Nepal. Has performed her vocal in more than 600 songs, She is also a playback singer, Has performed her vocal in more than 50+ movies. She received the Best Playback Singer Female award at the Radio Kantipur Awards 2017.
Her hit numbers are as follow:
√ Timle Bato Fereu arey
√ Kammar Mathi Patuki
√ Piratiko Dori
√ Shiraima shirbandi
√ Ma bhanda ni dherai ramri
√ Jaba sanjh pardai gayo
√ Chapakkai phool phulyo
√ Kutu ma kutu supari dana
√ Sagar kasle banayo
√ Is it a love (Lilly Billy Movie
√Timle Bato Fereu are 2
√Baishai Baimani

√Ek din

Is Melina Rai Married?

As of 2020, Melina Rai is single and has not mentioned her boyfriend. She always argues that the day will come one day. But she is still focused on her career rather than getting married.

Where is Melina Rai From?

Melina Rai is a Nepali singer born in Darjeeling, India. She came to Nepal at the age of 10 and studied academic and music classes.

Melina Rai Interview with her sister

Melina Rai Albums

She released two albums now. ‘Bahar’ in 2014 and ‘MELINA‘ in 2017. Apart from playback singing, she continuing for her solo album too.

Secrets About Melina Rai

  • Melina Rai is a chanchali type of girl who has a deep interest in designing her own dresses.
  • She has her own younger sister [6 years younger ]Junu Rai with a sweet voice.
  • Melina wishes to have a cool type of husband (like Gambhir, dherai nabolne).
  • She was very Soji type of Keti till SLC.
  • She was an inquisitive dancer since her childhood and participated in school dance shows from an early age.
  • She traveled across the world for her concerts and still love to travel. That she is fond of traveling.
  • She loves watching movies.
  • Melina finds herself curious and adventurous in terms of experiencing different colors of life
  • Her favorite quote “You are right what you are… be yourself”.
  • In recent days, Melina also started writing and composing music.

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