Become a prominent singer of the country in such a young age. As a son of soldier, he was also influenced to jointhe British Armed Forces. However, he had an avid interest and thirst to sing, which he fulfilled by singing folklores and limited modern songs aired from Radio Nepal,in his villages.
Rajesh payal rai: Young Achiever
Probably, destined to be a singer, he was praised for his melodious voice and encouraged to continue singing.He took a voice test at his very first attempt and when he was just studying in grade eight.
This event added confidence to rai and now he would think of taking up music as a profession.He recorded “failiyo maya dubo sari”in 1992, after he came to Kathmandu on completion of his high school.He never had to look back ever since.
Instantly, he was requested to record new songs and perform live on stage programmes.Offers of foreign trips for musical programmes started flooding him.
On his profession he continues to work hard and give better songs to the audience .He has already sung for one hundred eighty nepali movies,setting a new record in the hisory of nepali film industries.
Rajesh , who was known as a modern & filmy singer, has also ventured into folk singing with the release of his folk album jadow & jadow-2.
Rajesh had already peoved his versatility in singing in the past 15 years.from light songs like nagbeli nagbeli, malai pani angrejima ,Darshan namaste,Sagar sari to sentimental songs like baiguni raichow mayalu,Timilai roje. Rajesh has fared well in all geners.Young singer Rajeshpayal also exhibits a lot of sincere patriotism through his songs.
In the course of performing on stage shows, Rajesh has traveled to Hongkong(16 times) South Korea, Australia ,Singapore, Malaysia,Japan,U.K.and Gulf countries , among others, to perform for the Nepali,diaspore, he also went for a Nepal tour singing in all 14 zones.
|Gold Medal Radio Nepal Modern Song Competition||1995||Radio Nepal|
|Narayan Gopal Yuba Puraskar||2005|
|Chinnalata Prativa Puraskar||2010|
|Best Playback Singer- Film Chunauti||1997||Kollywood Cine Award|
|National Vision Busy Award||1998|
|Song Of The Year — Kamana||2007||Tuborg Image Award|
|Best Singer Of The Year — Kamana, Album Of The Year — Kamana||2007||Hits Fm Music Award|
|Best Singer Of The Year, Best Male Playback Singer||2007||Kalika Fm Music Award|
|Best Singer Of The Year||2008||Annapurna Fm Music Award|
|Best Folk Song Of The Year – Jadou 2||2009||Tuborg Image Award|
|Popular Song Of The Year – Darshan Namaste||2009||Annaurna Fm Music Award|
|Best Singer Of The Year||2009||Kantipur FM 96.1 Annual Award|
|Best Singer Of The Year||2010||Kantipur FM 96.1 Annual Award|
|Best Singer Of The Year||2011||Kantipur FM 96.1 Annual Award|
|Best Pop Singer Of The Year||2011||Kalika FM Music Award|
|Album Of The Year – Rai Is King||2011||Hits FM Music Award|