|Date of Birth||Aug 13, 1987|
|Birth Place||Godawari, Nepal|
|Also Known as||Sam|
|Education||Masters in Media Studies and Journalism from Goldengate College|
|Height||5 Ft 6 inch|
|Profession||Singer, Song writer , Media personality|
|Debut Song||Bishwas (2014)|
|Beauty pageants||Miss Teen second runner up
Miss Nepal Top 5
Miss Tourism International , Best personality award
Miss Tourism Asia , Miss Press Princess
Miss World University
|Relationship status||In relationship|
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Samriddhi Rai was born on August 13, 1987, in Godawari, Lalitpur. She studied in St.Mary’s school and then, joined St. Xavier’s college for her +2. She majored in media studies and Journalism and graduated from Goldengate College. She was a cheerful child from her childhood. She loved to sing and dance from her early age.
BEAUTY PAGEANTS AND MISS NEPAL
Samriddhi Rai participated in Miss Teen Nepal where she ended up being the second runner up. After her win, she got public recognition and was offered multiple modeling projects. She then participated in Miss Nepal in 2010. She ended up being Top 5 finalists. The title was won by Sadichha Shrestha.
Samriddhi Rai represented Nepal in Miss Tourism Queen International 2011 where she bagged Miss Personality Awards. It was a huge achievement for Nepal to win titles at International pageants at that time. She was also awarded as the second runner-up for the Miss Talent title and was given the opportunity to perform at the grand finale.
She then participated in Miss Tourism Queen Asia where she bagged the Miss Press Princess award and landed up in the Top 20. She also had participated in Miss World University.
MISS NEPAL CONTROVERSY
In an interview, Samriddhi Rai spilled some tea about Miss Nepal. She said that Miss Nepal is not a fair competition as it has some dark sides such as nepotism, favoritism, and bribery. She revealed that she was replaced in Top 3 because the Chairman for Miss Nepal , Gopal Kakshapati didn’t like her. She shares family background plays a substantial role in winning the crown.
Her interview went viral and sparked major controversy amongst the Hidden treasure, Former Miss Nepal, and her. After her interview, Hidden Treasure quickly released the statement saying the claims made by Samriddhi Rai is totally baseless and is not true. The former Miss Nepals also started to call out Samriddhi Rai. However, she fought back saying that what she said is true and she is not trying to pull down the Miss Nepals but just stating the facts. People acclaimed Samriddhi Rai for her bravery and confidence in speaking out the truth.
Majored in Media Studies and Journalism, Samriddhi Rai worked as a journalist for several magazines and weekly. She worked as a Feature writer in Kantipur Publications. She is a former sub-editor at ECS media and has even worked as head of the department in lifestyle edition in Himalayan Times, TGIF. She is also a former bureau chief in M&S Vmag.
BISHWAS: THE DEBUT
Samriddhi Rai debuted in the music industry with Bishwas in 2014. The song was released on Youtube. The song was written and composed by herself and the music was produced by Rohit Shakya. The song garnered positive reviews from the listeners for its meaningful lyrics focusing on self-love and positivity. However, the song was an underrated song during its release.
MA CHAI NEPALI: THE FORTUNE MAKER
Samriddhi released Ma chai Nepali on September 18, 2014, on Youtube. The song was well acclaimed by the public for its meaningful lyrics and its catchy melody of the sarangi. The song was written, sung, and composed by Samriddhi herself. The sarangi was played by Kiran Nepali and the music was produced by Rohit Shakya. The song was a super hit and established Samriddhi Rai in the music industry.
PRAYAS: THE HIT COLLABORATION
Samriddhi Rai then collaborated with Rohit John Chettri and released the song Prayas. The song is about the failed relationship despite the efforts. The song was a superhit and well acclaimed by the public for its meaningful and relatable lyrics and catchy tune. The song was released on November 6, 2015, but is an evergreen Nepali song, many youngsters still listen to.
OTHER HITS : HERA NA , MA DAMI CHU , SAMAJ KA KURA
Samriddhi then released songs such as Hera na, Ma dami chu, Samaj ka Kura and so on . The song is publically acclaimed for the meaningful lyrics and it’s hard to pull up a good song with a good social message. Samriddhi Rai is one of the few artists who is able to do that and that’s what makes her stand apart from other music artists. In today’s days where lyrics are meaningless, Nepali Music Industry is blessed to have such a creative artist who not only produces good music but also meaningful lyrics with a social message.
VLOGGING CAREER AND TV SHOWS
Samriddhi started her Youtube channel initially for releasing music videos. She later started vlogging under the Youtube channel Sammy Tv. She uploads her adventures and vlogs on the channel. She has her own show namely Sammy Adventures which airs on Kantipur TV. The show is about her travel vlogs and adventures.
RELATIONSHIPS AND BOYFRIEND
Samriddhi Rai is dating Yachnit Sjb Rana. She has been dating him for 12 years already. When asked about the ideal type Samriddhi Rai wants to date, she revealed that she’d love to date taller guys and well, she might be referring to this tall handsome guy.
LESSER KNOWN FACTS ABOUT SAMRIDDHI RAI
- She is fearless and Horror films don’t scare her.
- She is straight forward and speaks up the facts.
- She loves watching Britain’s got talent and America’s got talent. She loves the golden buzzer scenes and she imitates that privately.
- She can speak in different Nepali accents which she does for fun within her group of friends. She wouldn’t do so in public as she believes that would offend people.
- She updates herself on current issues and speaks up. She is an influencer for youths.
- She also has an interest in interior design and loves decorating her room in her free time.