Hari Bansha Acharya is a Nepali actor, comedian, director, singer, and writer. He is one of the most successful and respected actors in the field of Nepali Entertainment; he is mainly well-known for his method of acting. He has also held multiple positions such as Ambassador of the UN World Food Program Nepal, Chairman of Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre, and member of various organizations such as Rotary Club of Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal Russia Friendship Society, Kathmandu, and Nepal Music Association, Kathmandu. He has also won NEFTA and OFA awards and was honoured in Hasya Byangya Hijo Aaja Bholi 2070. He has contributed much to the Nepali entertainment sector and is one half of the comedy duo MaHa Jodi, along with fellow comedian Madan Krishna Shrestha.
|Full Name||Hari Bansha Acharya|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Director, Singer, Writer|
|Popular For||Method acting|
Age, Birthday and Zodiac
|Age (As of 2023)||64 years old|
|Date of Birth||27 Kartik 2014 BS (13th November 1957 A.D)|
|Birth Place||Gairidhara, Kathmandu|
Hari Bansha Acharya was born on 27 Kartik 2014 BS (13th November 1957 A.D), in Gairidhara, Kathmandu, and His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He is currently 64 years old.
Height, Weight and Physical Appearance
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
He stands at an impressive height of around 5 feet 11 inches. His Weight is approximately 60 kg.
Early Life and Education
At first, Hari Bansha Acharya joined a Sanskrit school, and then later, he joined a Government school. He completed his primary and secondary schooling at Kathmandu local government school. Later, he joined a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Tribhuwan University but still needs to complete it due to time management.
Family and Relationship
|Mother||Ganesh Kumari Acharya|
Hari Bansha Acharya’s Early Life and Family Background
Hari Bansha Acharya was born on 27 Kartik, 2014 BS (13th November 1957 A.D) in Gairidhara, Kathmandu. He grew up as a child of Homanjaya Acharya and his mother, Ganesh Kumari Acharya. He is from a traditional family, so his father desired him to be a Pandit. For that reason, he also joined in Sanskrit school. Although he was not interested in Sanskrit, he was enrolled. As a result, he left the Sanskrit school. Then, he joined a government school.
At the age of five, his father died, and at an early age, his mother died, so his life became full of struggle. After that, his sister raised him.
Personal Life and Relationship
|Spouse||Meera Acharya (1983-2011), Ramila Pathak (2015)|
|Children||Trilok Acharya, Mohit Acharya|
Second wife of Hari Bansha Acharya disclosing his Relationship
Hari Bansha Acharya married Meera Acharya in 2040 BS (1983 A.D) and has two sons (Trilok Acharya and Mohit Acharya). His wife, who suffered from heart disease for a long time, sadly passed away due to a heart attack on April 20, 2011 A.D. His first wife was the pillar of his life. After her death, he was in great shock and terror. But, later, he got married to Ramila Pathak in 2015 AD. In 2015, he opened “The Meera Center” in his late wife’s name.
- Acharya’s Television, dramas, movies and shows
Hari Bansha Acharya started his early career on Radio Nepal. He was given a chance by Hari Prasad Rimal and Jitendra Mahat Avilashi in the 2031 B.S. on Radio Nepal. Hari Bansha Acharya and Madan Krishna Shrestha met during Gaijatra Mahotsav. Before performing with Madan Krishna Shrestha and joining the MAHA Jodi, he had worked in the entertainment field alone for six years. After working together for some time, they both felt a strong bond and attachment to each other, becoming close friends.
Moreover, Acharya has also played a role in many movies such as ‘Lovipapi’, ‘Rajamati‘, ‘Balidaan‘, ‘Silu‘, ‘Je Bho Ramrai Bho‘, ‘Dal Bhaat Tarkari’, ‘Satru gatey’ and many more. Comedy series like ‘Lal Puja’, ‘Pandra Gatay’, and ‘Bhakunde Bhoot’ are also famous among Nepalese. His performance in Balidaan is considered one of the finest in Nepali film history.
- Acharya’s Book(Literary Pursuits)
A man of myriad talents, Hari Bansha also ventured into the literary world. His autobiography, ‘Cheena Harayako Manche‘, shed light on his personal and professional journey, allowing readers an intimate glimpse into his life.
- Humanitarian Efforts
Beyond entertainment, Hari Bansha used his influence for the betterment of society. His efforts during the tragic 2015 earthquake in Nepal were significant. He co-founded Maha Sanchar and engaged in meaningful theatre productions addressing societal issues.
With a career spanning various mediums and consistently delivering outstanding performances, Hari Bansha Acharya has undeniably etched his name as a stalwart in the Nepali entertainment industry.
Some of his popular movies and TV shows are listed below:
|Year in A.D||Movies||Director|
|2003||Je Bho Ramrai Bho||Himself|
|2018||Satru gatey||Pradip Bhattrai|
|2019||Dal Bhaat Tarkari||Sudhan K.C|
- Pandhra Gate (produced for NTV)
- Dashain (produced for NTV)
- Chiranjivi (produced for JICA)
- Raat (produced for UNDP)
- Fifty-Fifty (produced for NTV)
- Santati (produced for Reukai)
- 216777 (produced for NTV)
- Bhakunde Bhoot (produced for NTV)
- Sur Besur (produced for MaHa Sanchar)
- Ohho! (produced for BBC and HMG/Nepal)
- Kantipur (produced for Kathmandu Metropolitan City)
- Rajmarg (produced for Community Health Program)
- Pani (produced for Nepal Jaycees)
- Vitamin A Program
- Girls Education – GTZ
- Leprosy – BBC
- Chhu Mantar – BBS
- Mechi Mahakali Express – BBC
- Rukh Baaje Suga Nati – UNICEF
- MaHa Adalat / MaHa Chautari (in coordination with Antenna Nepal)
|Gaun khane Katha||2004 A.D|
|Khana Ma Ta MD||2009 A.D|
|Nilo Aakha Khairo Kapal||2007 A.D|
|Sapath Gharan||2007 A.D|
|Hamri Aama||2008 A.D|
|Sarangi Retaula||2009 A.D|
|Kodo Ko Roti||2021 A.D|
|A kate Madaula Patka||2023 A.D|
Awards and Achievements
|Gold Medal — published by Kathmandu Publication||–|
|Mahasan — published by Sajha Prakashan||–|
|Neparujinno Kurasito Seuji (Social and Political Life of Nepal)||–|
|China Harayeko Manchhe (autobiography)||–|
|Hari Bahadur (novel)||–|
|Ambassador, UN World Food Program Nepal||–|
|Chairman, Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre||–|
|Member, Rotary Club of Tripureshwor, Kathmandu||–|
|Member, Nepal Russia Friendship Society, Kathmandu||–|
|Member, Nepal Music Association, Kathmandu||–|
|Honoured in Hasya Byangya Hijo Aaja Bholi 2070||–|
Hari Bansha Acharya and Madan Krishna Shrestha: Maha Jodi
In the Devanagari script, Maha is the acronym of the comedy duo Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya of Nepal. Another contemporary comedian, Rajaram Paudel, coined the acronym. Together, they formed the legendary ‘Maha Jodi’ duo. Their unmatched chemistry and unique style of satire led to a series of hit programs such as “Dui Beesuma,” “Bhakundebhakunda,” and “Dashain.” These productions entertained the masses and shed light on societal issues, making them classics in Nepali television comedy.
According to our research, Hari Bansha Acharya has a Facebook entitled “Hari Bansha Acharya” with 1.1 Million followers as of September 2023 A.D.
|Estimated Net Worth||NRs 10 crores|
Hari Bansha’s estimated net worth is roughly NRs 10 crores (around $1 million) as of September 2023 A.D.
- Hari Bansha Acharya is known for his method of acting and approach to performing.
- He is one half of the comedy duo MaHa Jodi and fellow comedian Madan Krishna Shrestha.
- He has written several books based on social sectors, which have been awarded numerous national prizes.
- In 2015, Hari Bansha Acharya established The Meera Centre, named for his late wife, to support people with heart disease.
- He married his second wife, Ramila Pathak, in 2012 A.D.
- His masterpiece, China Harayako Manche, is one of the best-selling books in Nepal.