Nischal Basnet | Full Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Education, Movies

nischal Basnet

Nischan Basnet is a Nepali movie director-actor and producer. He began his directing career from the blockbuster movie Loot featuring Dayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Reecha Sharma, and  Karma. He is one of the successful movie directors in Nepal. Nischal Basnet rose to fame as the director of the movie LOOT in 2012. He not only directed the movie but also excelled in the acting in movies like Kabaddi, Dui Rupiya.

Quick Info About Nischal Basnet

NameNischal Basnet
NicknameKale Dai
ProfessionDirector, Producer, Actor, Model, Writer, Singer
SpouseSwastima Khadka
DOB17 January, 1981
BirthplaceBirtamod, Jhapa Nepal
Height5 Ft. 6"
Current ResidenceKathmandu
Debut MovieLoot
Affiliation Black Horse Pictures Pvt. Ltd
EducationBachelor of Arts in Film Studies (Oscar International College (College of Film Studies))
ParentsAmrita Basnet
Indra Basnet
SiblingsNisha Basnet
Nilima Basnet
Favorite Nepali MovieKagbeni
Favorite FoodDal bhat
HobbiesWriting, Singing, Playing Guitar, Playing Football, Biking

Early Life and Education

He was born on 17 January 1981 in Birtamod from Amrita Basnet and Indra Basnet. He was very “Chanchale & Jiddi” type of person from his childhood. He completed her primary school from Jhapa. After completing SLC, he did his +2 from Mussoorie India. In his college life, he used to participate in various sports activities rather than focusing on the study.

After his intermediate level, he went to Australia for further education. He joined chef course in Australia for two years. But before completing his two years course, his college shut down due to a legal issue. He then returned to Nepal thinking of making a career in Nepali movie industry as a director.

After returning to Nepal, he joined Oscar International College to pursue Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies. During his college year, he thought of making different genre movie rather than traditional commercial movies. He worked for the script & Story of movie Loot. In 2012, he made Loot featuring Dayahang Rai, Saugat Malla, Reecha Sharma, Karma, and other actors.

The film became Industry Hit at the box office and was Highest Grossing film in Nepal. The film is considered to be a game changer of Nepali cinema and from this film. Dayahang and Saugat became popular from this movie.

Nischal Basnet and Swastima Khadka

Nischal Basnet got married to beautiful actress Swastima Khadka on 17 February 2016. This hot couple is also known as Rashtriya Dai and Bhauju (National brother and sister in law).


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Facts About Nischal Basnet

  1. Besides his direction and filmmaking success, he keeps a keen interest in motorcycle stunt performance.
  2. He also has sung the songs like Kale Dai, Poko Parera, Talkyo Jawani, Hit Geet, Thamel Bazar, Nachana Maiya, and Maya Oye Oye Oye.
  3. His happiest moment is when he sent his mom to Bankok for health treatment. Her mother thinks that he gave her a second life.
  4. He wanted to be known only as movie director but he has been known as multiple professions.
  5. He has a passion for playing football in his teenage.
  6. He got married with 20 years old Swastima Khadka in 2016.

Nischal Basnet Family

Nischal Basnet Parents
Nischal Basnet with his parents & wife


Nischal Basnet Elder Sister Nisha


Nischal basnet and swastima khadka marries
Nischal Basnet and Swastima Khadka Marrieage Ceremony

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