•      Mon Apr 22 2024

Noted singer, musician Acharya passes away

Kathmandu, Feb 26: Noted singer and musician Bhakta Raj Acharya passed away at the age of 82 year on Monday. Decorated with the title ‘Bhajan Shiromani’, Acharya breathed his last while being taken to hospital.

Musician Chetan Sapkota informed that Acharya was being taken to Medicity Hospital after sudden decrease of oxygen level in his body.

He had sung nearly 400 songs including- ‘Mutu jali rahechha,’ ‘Jati chot dinchhau’, ‘Jaha chhan Buddhaka ankha’, ‘Hajar ankha herne’, ‘Maya meri sanjha bihan’.

Late Acharya’s body would be kept in the premises of Academy of Music and Drama at 9:00 am for the tribute on Tuesday, according to musician Sapkota.

The late Acharya’s two sons Satya Raj and Swarup Raj are also active in the music field.