Melina Rai is a famous Nepali playback singer known for her soulful voice and melodic songs. She has won the hearts of millions of fans with her beautiful voice and charming personality. She is one of the most liked and searched names in the Nepali music industry, and she has sung more than 600 songs and performed her vocals in more than 25 movies, and most of the songs are super hits.
She has succeeded in making her name at different levels in the Nepali music industry. This article will examine Melina Rai’s life, career, and achievements.
|Nepali Playback Singer
Age, Birthday and Zodiac
|Age (As of 2023)
|30 years old
|Date of Birth
|December 7, 1993 A.D
|Kurseong, Darjeeling, India
Melina Rai was born on December 7, 1993 AD, in Kurseong, Darjeeling, India, and Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She is currently 30 years old.
Early Life and Education
|Arun Jyoti Vidhya Mandir, Jorpati
|Tribhuvan University (B.A. in Sociology)
Melina Rai was born on December 7, 1993 A.D, in Kurseong, Darjeeling, India, but her parent lives in Morang. Her real name is Anjuli, and later, her sister is Melina. She spent most of her childhood in Darjeeling with her Grandmother and completed her schooling there till grade 3. After, she came to Kathmandu at ten years old with her father for further studies. She completed her schooling at Arun Jyoti Vidhya Mandir, Jorpati, intermediate high school education (12th) at Kathmandu, and a bachelor’s degree from Tribhuvan University (B.A. in Sociology). She was interested in Music from a young age and started singing in local events and competitions.
Height and Weight
|5 feet 4 inches
Melina Rai is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg.
Melina Rai comes from a musical family. Her father, Jibes Rai, is a well-known musician and composer in Nepal. Her mother is a housewife. She has one sibling, her sister Junnu Rai.
Personal Life and Relationship
In April 2022, she revealed her engagement with Sanjiv Baraili (सञ्जिव बराईली). But, now she has announced she is breaking her engagement with her boyfriend, Sanjiv Baraili, due to personal reasons.
Melina Rai started her music career at 11 years old in 2014 with the song “Himal ko kakh”, featured by Radio Nepal. She completed her schooling there till grade 3, after she came to Kathmandu at ten years old with her father for further studies. After moving to Kathmandu, she started her career in the music industry. Her father supported, inspired, and taught her different factors of Music. Her turning effect in her life was in 2015 with the song “Kammar Mathi Patuki”. The song became an instant hit, establishing Melina Rai as a rising star in Nepali music. She has since released many popular songs and albums. Her notable songs include, ‘Timle Bato Fereu Arey’, ‘Shiraima Shirbandi’, ‘Chapakkai Ful Fulyo,’ and her latest hits’ Kutu ma Kutu’ and ‘Machhile Khane Kholiko Leu’. Melina Rai has collaborated with many famous Nepali musicians, including Rajesh Payal Rai, Sugam Pokharel, and Pramod Kharel. She has also performed in many concerts and events in Nepal and abroad.
In 2017, Melina Rai received the Best Playback Singer Female award at the Radio Kantipur Awards. One of her notable awards includes the winning prize for the ‘National level Aadhunik song competition 2065 ‘organized by Radio Nepal. Besides, she has been nominated for many national and international awards. She has won the hearts of millions of fans with her beautiful voice and charming personality. She is a rising star in Nepali music and has a bright future ahead of her.
Melina Rai Songs
Melina Rai has released many popular songs in her career. Some of her most famous songs include:
- Kutu Ma Kutu
- Pirim Nalaune
- Siraima Sirbandi
- Jail Pani Sahula
- Timro Aakhama Aakha JudhaiHatti Dhungama
- Rahar Chadhyo
- Timro Man Ma Cha
- Timro Muskan
- Dilma Sajaula
- Mero Raja
- Gojima daam chaina
- Alikati Sweet Alikati Hot
- Piratiko Mitho Tirsana
- Juni Juni Lai
- Piratima Palkera
- Timro Maan Ma
- Shiraima Shirbandi
- Laudai Chhare Mela
- Miss Gare
Melina Rai is active on social media and has a large following on Facebook and Instagram. She has 618K followers on Instagram, 2.4M followers on Facebook, 1,451 followers on Twitter and 509K subscribers on YouTube as of 2023 A.D. She often shares updates about her Music and personal life on her social media accounts.
|Estimated Net Worth
|1.5 million dollars
Melina Rai’s estimated net worth is 1.5 million dollars. However, she is one of the highest-paid singers in Nepal and earns a good income from her music career.
- Melina Rai was born on December 7, 1993, in Kurseong, Darjeeling district of India.
- She was trained by her father in the art of Music since the age of ten and recorded her first Nepali song at 11.
- She is private and has not revealed much about her personal life.
- In April 2022, she was reportedly engaged to musician Sanjeev Baraili.
- She comes from a musical family. Her father, Jibes Rai, is a well-known musician and composer in Nepal.
- She has a sister, Junnu Rai.
- She is 5 feet 4 inches tall.
- She is active on social media and has a large following on Facebook and Instagram.