Kathmandu, Sept 28 (RSS): Senior radio programme presenter and famous singer, Basudev Munal has passed away today at the age of 68.
He died this evening at the Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital where he had been admitted for treatment of throat cancer (pyriform sinus cancer). He also suffered a brain hemorrhage 11 years ago after a fall.
Munal was a popular programme presenter at Radio Nepal. He used to present children’s programme and known for his sweet voice.
Born in Biratnagar in 1949, Munal started his career as radio DJ at Radio Nepal. He worked there for nearly four decades.
Basudev Munal has sung dozens of songs as ‘pani khane niule timro gharma aaunla’, ‘lalupatey hulera lal bhayo’, ‘Bansuriko dhunma madaluko taalma’, and ‘jham jham istakot’. He retired from Radio Nepal ten years back.