Dayahang Rai

Who is Dayahang Rai ?

Dayahang Rai  is an Oscar winning Nepalese actor, director, and play writer. He has received three National Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 2009 for Dasdhunga, Best Actor in 2015 for Sambodhan, and Best Actor in 2016 for Kabaddi Kabaddi. Dayahang rose to prominence from the television series Yuva, Dalan and Hamro Team. His first leading role in a film was in Anagarik (2006). He found success in the films Dasdhunga (2009),  Loot (2012), Chhadke  (2013),  Badhshala (2013),  Karkash (2013), Jholey (2014), Kabaddi (2013) and its sequel Kabaddi Kabaddi  (2015), Talakjung vs Tulke (2014), and Sambodhan (2014). He has collaborated in four films with director and friend Ram Babu Gurung. Dayahang teamed up with Keki Adhikari in Ghampani in 2017, which became a commercial and critical hit.

Dayahang Rai was born on April 13, 1980 in a remote village in Bhojpur district in Eastern Nepal. He belonged to a middle-class family of seven members. His father had two wives. Dayahang has two younger sisters and an elder brother – Bidur Lamichhane Rai. Dayahang completed his lower secondary-level study from Pashupati Lower Secondary School in Khawa VDC, Bhojpur District, and his high school from Annapurna Secondary School, Dilpa, in 1998. He was inspired by his mother, who used to narrate him numerous fairy tales in his childhood. Dayahang started acting from his schooldays. He completed his intermediate-level studies at Bhojpur Multiple College, with geography as the major subject.

Dayahang first acted in the telefilm Yuwa. He then worked in Dalan, another teleserial directed by Nabin Subba in 2003. The telefilm was later broadcast by Nepal Television in 2009. He got his first opportunity as a lead actor in Anagarik (2006), a feature film by Ram Babu Gurung that won two awards in the Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival.

Is Dayahang Rai single or married? Who is he dating now?

Dayahang Rai with family

Dayahang Rai is married to Nepali singer Benuka Rai (2006). They have a son named Samduhang Rai.

How much is Dayahang Rai net worth in 2020?

 ‎His net worth is around 1-10 crore.

Quick Facts:

Personal Detail

  • Net worth in 2020 : 1- 10 crore (Approx.)
  • Real name : Dayahang Rai
  • Birthplace : Khawa, Bhojpur District, Nepal
  • Date of birth : August 6, 1981
  • Age in 2020 : 39
  • Zodiac : Aries
  • Ethnicity / ethnic background : Asian/Nepalese
  • Nationality : Nepalese
  • Religion : Hindu
  • Is Dayahang Rai gay? : No
  • Dayahang Rai school/college : Pashupati L. S. School, Annapurna S. School , Bhojpur Multiple College (IA)
  • Job : Nepalese actor, director, and play writer

Body Measurement

  • Weight : 71 KG
  • Height : 5′ 7″
  • Waist size : N/A
  • Chest size : N/A
  • Hair color : Black
  • Shoe size / feet size : N/A

Family

  • Spouse/wife : Benuka Rai (2006-present)
  • Girlfriend/affairs/dating : Benuka Rai
  • Children/kids : Samduhang Rai and Ngawang zhangdungba Rai
  • Father : Tilakram Rai
  • Mother : Chandra Devi Rai
  • Brother : Bidur Lamichhane Rai
  • Sister : 2

Filmography

  • Anagarik (film)
  • Yuwa (Telefilm)
  • 2006 Anagarik
  • 2009 Mero Euta Saathi Chha
  • 2009 Dasdhunga
  • 2010 Acharya
  • 2010 Mero Love Story
  • 2012 Loot
  • 2012 Highway
  • 2013 Chhadke
  • 2013 Badhshala
  • 2013 Karkash
  • 2013 Saanghuro
  • 2013 Uma
  • 2013 Loafer
  • 2013 Mukhauta
  • 2013 Kabaddi Kaji
  • 2014 Jholey Harke
  • 2014 Talakjung vs Tulke – Nepal’s entry to the Oscars (2016)
  • 2014 Nagbeli
  • 2014 Ichya
  • 2014 Sambodhan
  • 2015 Kabaddi Kabaddi
  • 2015 Fanko
  • 2015 Woda Number 6
  • 2016 How Funny
  • 2016 White Sun Agni – Nepal’s entry to the Oscars (2018)
  • 2016 Bir Bikram Bir
  • 2016 Purano Dunga
  • 2016 Rahadani
  • 2017 Loot 2
  • 2017 Ghampani
  • 2017 Lappan Chhappan
  • 2017 Taandro
  • 2017 Lalteen
  • 2018 Happy Days
  • 2018 Mr Jholey
  • 2018 Kanchhi Hira
  • 2018 Jhumkee
  • 2018 Nepte
  • 2018 Saili
  • 2019 Jatrai Jatra
  • 2019 Appa
  • 2019 Dayarani
  • 2019 Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi

Dayahang Rai website

Dayahang Rai Awards and Honours

  • National Film Awards (Nepal) – Best supporting actor
  • National Film Awards (Nepal) – Best actor
  • National Film Awards (Nepal) – Best actor
  • LG Award – Best actor