Anyone who follows Nepali music is sure to know Nabin K Bhattarai and have heard dozens of his songs. The legendary pop singer, who has devoted himself to the Nepalese music industry for the past 25 years, has contributed many evergreen songs for Nepalese music lovers. His songs are played everywhere, from school programs to pubs and various media.
This week, Onlinekhabar presented a list of Nabin K Bhattarai’s top 10 love songs. I hope you all enjoy reading it.
1. Aakhama Timilai
Aakhama Timilai is the first song by Nabin K Bhattarai, released in 1997, from the album Raharai Raharma. The very first song made Bhattarai popular in the Nepalese music industry. At the time, the song was played on all radio stations, in all tearooms and restaurants. Likewise, the song is also considered an evergreen love song in the Nepali music scene.
2. Ye Jhari
Ye Jhari is another hit number from Nabin K Bhattarai. The song is taken from the album Timi Lai. Ye Jhari, written by Arun Sayami, seems more relevant when listening to it on a rainy day. The music video for the song has over a million views on YouTube.
3. Timi Hau Lakhau Ko Dhadkan
Timi Hau Lakhau Ko Dhadkan is a joyful rhythmic love song. Listening to this song composed by Rahul Pradhan and written by Ranu Shrestha can give anyone a feeling of joy. It was released as part of the album Love (Right Choice). Likewise, its music video directed by Bhusan Dahal has over two million views on YouTube.
4. Sayad Timi Nai
Sayad Timi Nai Hau is highly regarded and most popular for his guitar work done by the late Sunil Bardewa. The song is taken from Nabin K Bhattarai’s fourth album, Samjhana, composed by Jems Pradhan.
5. Dobaato Maa
Dobaato Ma is a sentimental song by Nabin K Bhattarai. In the lyrics penned by Naresh Dev Pant, the singer says that he has moved on and he will no longer wait for her and cry for her. The song, which represents the album Aavas, has over 600,000 views on YouTube.
6. Khadai Nakhako Bisle
Khadai Nakhako Bisle is another big hit from Nabin K Bhattarai. The song is taken from the album Nabin. It’s a sentimental song. The music video for the song tells the story of a boy whose proposal is rejected by the girl he loved. The music video directed by the late Alok Nembang has over 1.7 million views on YouTube.
7. Dar Lagcha
In this song, the singer is panicked and feels insecure about his relationship with his beloved. He is anxious to know what will happen if his daughter leaves him. This song is also part of the Nabin album and currently, its music video has about 69,000 views on YouTube.
8. Ali Alikati Pida
This song features a fusion of rock with the traditional Nepali instrument, Sarangi. In this song, the singer expresses his feelings about how he remembers his beloved whenever he is in trouble. Ali Ali Pida represents the G Major-Single album.
9. Yei Ho Ta Maya
Unlike other Nabin K Bhattarai songs, this song has a totally different arrangement. The song features a rap by Pranil L Timilsina. Likewise, the wha-wha effect on the guitar is another best part that makes it catchy.
10. Timile Herda Kasailai
In Timile Herda Kasailai, the singer tells how jealous he gets when his beloved even looks at another man. The lyrics written by Manoj Acharya say it all. The starting line of the song says: Timile Herda Kasailai Garo Hunch Yo Man Lai [When you look at others / my heart feels unhappy.]
11. Sanjha Pakha
Sanjha Pakha is another big hit from Nabin K Bhattarai. The lyrics of the song written by Manoj Acharya describe how a protagonist remembers his beloved every time. Currently, the music video for this evergreen love song has over two million views on YouTube.