Typically, you’d mostly see grumpy old people complaining about the music today. They would normally keep repeating about how the Nepali music industry has changed and how the music from their time is always better. For them, hip-hop and pop songs quite don’t cut it.
However, you don’t necessarily have to be a grumpy old person to enjoy the songs from the time gone by. Here’s a list of old Nepali songs that are sure to pull on your nostalgia strings.
1 Aaudai Jadai (Uglyz)
Every Nepali 90s kid has been hooked to this song at some point of his or her life. There are no arguments about that!
2 Hamri Aama (Hari Bansa Acharya)
A cross-dressing Hari Bansa Acharya singing his heart out about how smart his family is. What else could you possibly ask for?
3 Resham Firiri (Sundar Shrestha and Dwarika Lal Joshi)
First released in 1969, this song has become an iconic Nepali folk song and is the most streamed Nepali song in history. No one can EVER forget this song!
4 Chekyo Chekyo (Nepathya)
Imagine a chilly evening somewhere amidst the mountains, a bonfire, all your friends gathered together and everyone singing along to this song. Got chills? Me too!
5 Hong Kong Pokhara (Kandara)
Admit it, you have sung along with the chorus whenever it came one, regardless of where you were.
6 Chaubandi Cholo (Mukti & Revival)
When was the last time you danced to a power ballad? It was definitely when this song came on.
7 Jaba Sandhya Hunchha (Yogeshwar Amatya)
This song’s lyrics coupled with Yogeshwar Amatya’s expressive emotions is so deep that you might see Adele rolling in it.
8 Mercedez Benz (Cobweb)
If you are a boy, chances are, you have tried flirting with a girl using this song’s cheesy lyrics.
9 Parelima (1974 AD)
This is like, a MUST play song for every school/ college event!
10 Kaha Hola (Karma)
Now, that's how you woo your crush!
11 Adhuro prem (Axix)
Hand's down the first break-up song of our generation.
12 Rato Rani (Deni Denjopa)
Which ones were your favourite? Which ones did we miss out? Let us know in the comments.
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