Diya Maskey (दिया मास्के), also known as Deeya Maskey, is a versatile Nepalese actress, accomplished dancer (Kathak), theatre artist, and theatre director. She has significantly impacted the Nepalese film industry, particularly in art films and non-commercial movies. Her contributions to the industry have been widely recognized, and she is also known for her role as a judge and gang leader on the popular T.V. reality show “Himalaya Roadies.” She also runs her acting school, “Actors Studio Nepal“. This article will explore her early life, education, career, personal life, and achievements.
|Diya Maskey (दिया मास्के)
|Nepalese Actress, Accomplished Dancer(Kathak), Theatre Artist, and Theatre Director
|Popular judge/gang leader on TV reality show Himalaya Roadies.
Age, Birthday and Zodiac
|Age (As of 2023)
|Date of Birth
Diya Maskey was born in Kathmandu, Nepal. Her age has not been revealed yet, and her zodiac sign is not revealed yet.
Early Life and Education
There is no information about her educational background. However, her talent and dedication to her craft have allowed her to learn and grow in the entertainment industry without formal education in acting or theatre.
Height and Weight
|1.66 meters tall (5 feet 5 inches)
Diya Maskey is 1.66 meters tall (5 feet 5 inches). However, there is no information available about her weight.
Diya Maskey’s family background is not readily available; it is known that her family was initially unsupportive of her career choice but eventually came around as she gained success in the industry. She has a sister, as seen in a family photo on social media.
Personal Life and Relationship
Diya Maskey is married to Anup Baral, a well-known Nepalese actor, theatre artist, and dancer. The couple got married in 2014 and has been together since then.
She debuted in the Nepalese film industry with the movie “Kagbeni,” directed by the influential filmmaker Bhusan Dahal. The movie is said to have brought the Nepali movie industry to a new milestone. She is considered an actress who prefers to work in art films and non-commercial movies. Some examples of non-commercial movies done by her include “Saanghuro,” “Soongava: Dance of the Orchids,” “Dokh,” and “Prakash.” She has also worked in numerous theatrical plays and dramas. She marked her debut as a theatre director with the play “Katha Kasturi” in 2022. She is also well known as a famous judge and gang leader on the T.V. reality show “Himalaya Roadies.” She was awarded the national award by NIFF as the “Best Actress of 2022” for her role in the movie “Prakash.” She has a strong background in dance and has appeared in more than 70 music videos and plays dances.
She has appeared in numerous Nepali music videos, making her one of Nepal’s most critically acclaimed Nepali dancers and actresses. Her first-ever modelling in a music video was in one of the most successful Nepali songs of the 90s, ‘Bhijyo Sirani‘. Her latest performance in a music video is in the song “Fatyo ni Maiti ko Chino” by Astha Raut. She has also worked as a model in numerous music videos, with Dilmaya of Yam Baral being her first. Taking the jump from music videos to movies was a natural progression for her, as she has a strong background in dance and has appeared in more than 70 music videos and play dances.
Some of Diya Maskey’s notable films include:
|Year in A.D
|Bhaskar Dhungana, Nakim Uddin, Rajesh Siddhi
|Pooja Gurung, Deeya Maskey, Nima Rumba, Saugat Malla, Asha Magarati, Vivek Gurung, Hanif Mohammed, Sanjaya LamaShesh, Arun Regmi
|Soongava: Dance of the Orchids
|Deeya Maskey, Subarna Thapa, Saugat Malla, Nisha Adhikari, Basundhara Bhusal, Laxmi Giri, Prakash Ghimire, Rajendra Man Shakya, Nirmal Nisar, Menuka Pradhan, Sarita Giri, Nilu Doma Sherpa
|Shushank Mainali, Deeya Maskey, Dayahang Rai, Aruna Karki, Shankar Mainali, Buddhi Tamang, Abeeral Thapa, Rabi Giri, Pushpa Acharya, Sudeep Thapa, Bijay Baral
|Sushil Shrestha, Sunil Rawal, Najir Husen, Abhaya Baral, Sushil Sitaula, Swastima Khadka, Deeya Maskey , Sashi Shrestha, Sudam Ck, Uttam Neupane
|Saugat Malla, Deeya Maskey, Shilpa Maskey, Nischal Basnet
|Pradeep Khadka, Deeya Maskey, Prakash Ghimire, Pradip Raut, Rajan Khatiwad, Rajan Ghimire, Ranjan Khatiwoda, Renu Yogi
|Kokh: A Womb
|Released for awareness purpose
Dance and Music Videos
|One of the most successful Nepali songs of the 90s
|Fatyo ni Maiti ko Chino
|Song by Astha Raut
|More than 70+ dancing videos, music videos, and play dances
Awards and Achievements
|National Film Award
|2080 (Nepali calendar)
|Estimated Net Worth
Diya Maskey’s exact net worth is not widely disclosed, but according to an available source, her net worth is estimated to be around $900,000 as of January 2024 A.D.
- Deeya Maskey has appeared in over 70 music videos and play dances, showcasing her extensive experience in the Nepalese entertainment industry.
- She is known for her role as a judge and gang leader on the T.V. reality show “Himalaya Roadies,” demonstrating her versatility in the entertainment field.
- Her work in short films, including those under 5 minutes, reflects her involvement in diverse and impactful cinematic projects.
- Her performance in the movie “Soongava: Dance of the Orchids” was notable, as the film was nominated by Nepal to be submitted for the Academy Awards (Oscars).
- She has a strong background in dance, which has significantly contributed to her success in the entertainment industry.