Tika Bhandari

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Tika Bhandari
टिका भण्डारी
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Tika Bhandari in 2017
Santinagar, Jhapa
EducationM.A. in Political Science
AwardsTribhuvan University Gold Medalist
Website http://www.tikabhandari.com

Tika Bhandari (Nepali : टीका भण्डारी) is a Nepalese song composer and singer of Nepali music. He has composed music for over 500 Nepali modern songs and has released a total of 23 music albums. He is best known for composing songs like Goli Sishako, [1] Khusi Ta Kahan (Deep Shrestha), Kina Dukcha Timro Man (Prem Dhoj Pradhan), Yo Maya Bhanne Chij (Anju Panta) Gaule, Jo Desh Lai (Kiran Pradhan), Ma Sabda Charera (Deepak Kharel), Chanchale Timra (Rabin Sharma), Chiso Chiso Sun Koshi (Kumar Kancha), Hamro Prem ko Katha (Karna Das), Harka Jeet (Tika Bhandari, Rajesh Payal Rai), Chhati Bhitra Dhuk Dhuki (Tika Bhandari), Qatar Gaye Suadi Gaye (Dekendra Thapa), Aadha Bato (Swarup Raj), Barsat ma uni rujhda (Ram Krishna Dhakal), Sagarmatha Roi Rahechha(Ram Krishna Dhakal), Gangalal ko Jasto mutu (Shiva Pariyar), Timro Man Bata (Pramod Kharel), Ma ta hajur van ko driver (Udit Narayan Jha), Jhilimili Gaun Gharai Ramailo (Deepa Narayan Jha), Ko Sanga Chaina Afno Simana (Mohammed Aziz) etc. Most of the Nepalese singers have sung his compositions. He received Nepal Bidhya Bhusan in 2003 for being faculty topper in M.A. in Political Science from Tribhuvan University. He is also the Deputy Director of Radio Nepal. [2] On 19 May 2016, he participated an environmental song by 365 Nepali artists lyrics and music by Nipesh Dhaka, in entitled Melancholy which set a Guinness World Records. [3]


Awards and recognitions

Tika Bhandari has been awarded several national honours. including Suprabal Janasewashri Chaturtha, Chhinnalata Sangeet puraskaar -2074, Natikaji Uwa Sangeet Puraskar- 2074, Best Music Composer Award Radio Nepal- 1999

Music awards

Educational awards


He has worked with various lyricists and singers in more than 23 different musical albums and 4 dozen retail albums. [4]

As a composer

As a music director in Nepali films

As a singer

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  2. "Radio Nepal: Inclusive Voices of Modern Nepal". radionepal.gov.np. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
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