Raj Ballav Koirala, born on August 31, 1982 is a Popular Nepali film actor. Raj Ballav Koirala began his career as a radio host, before moving into music videos, modeling, and acting. He starred in the Nepali feature film Parkhi Basen, which ran successfully for more than 100 days in the cinema. It was honored with a massive 100 day celebration on August 8, 2008. In October 2008, he received the award for Best Debut Actor (Male) at the prestigious KTV Film Awards, organized by the Nepal Film Technician Association.
Raj Ballav Koirala is one of the most celebrated actors of the younger generation of the Nepali film industry.
Later, he ventured into modeling and music videos. It was in 2008 that he did his first film “Parkhi Basen” which was a massive success. Five years into the industry, Raj has some 20 films to his credit. He takes only one film at a time and was until recently busy with “A for America.” But the film has been postponed for some reasons unknown to him.
Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri in Bollywood and Hari Bansha Acharya and Nir Shah in Nepal and Robert De Niro, Denzel Washington and Leonardo DiCaprio in Hollywood are his idols. He lives by the notion of “you’re born free” and believes anything is attainable with hard work and passion.
He also has a secret passion for poetry, and writes verses when he is by himself. Of late, he is making headlines in the entertainment industry for bagging a role in an international film project.
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