Menuka Poudel- Bio, Indian Idol, Age, Songs, Wiki, Net Worth [Updated 2024]

Menuka Poudel (Indian Idol)

Menuka Poudel is one of the rising singers of Nepal, famous in India as well, with her beautiful voice. She gained fame after participating in Nepal Idol from Nepal and Saregamapa and Indian Idol from India. She was the first Nepali contestant to be selected for the Indian Singing reality show “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa“.

Menuka Poudel (Indian Idol) Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Family

Menuka Poudel
Menuka Poudel

Menuka Poudel: Age, Early Life, Family

Menuka Poudel was born in the year 1998, in Kathmandu, Nepal. As of 2024, her age is 25 years old. She was born in Kathmandu but her hometown is Jhapa.

The details regarding her parents have not been disclosed yet.

 Name Menuka Poudel
Name in Nepali मेनुका पौडेल
Date of Birth 1998
Birth Place Kathmandu
Father’s Name N/A
Mother’s Name N/A
Relation N/A
Gender/Sex Female
Home Town Jhapa
Nationality  Nepalese
Religion Hindu
Height 5.3″
Hair Black
Marital Status Unmarried
Brother and Sisters N/A
Popular from Nepal Idol, Saregamapa, and Indian Idol
Favorite Food Nepali Khana
Favorite Color N/A
Education University level
Hobbies  Singing and Traveling
Profession Singer


Talking about her education, Menuka Poudel was enrolled in Durga Higher Secondary School for her secondary level and completed her higher education at Sirjana College of Fine Arts in Kathmandu. Later, she joined SNDT Women’s University of Mumbai, India.

Then, she learned singing and music classes from Suresh Wadkar’s Ajivasan Music Academy Mumbai, Hindustani Classical Music, and Carnatic Classical Music.

Menuka Poudel: Musical Journey, Nepal Idol and Career

Menuka Poudel, a visually impaired girl from Nepal has captured the hearts of many people with her mesmerizing voice. Despite being born visionless, she has been able to reach India’s biggest singing reality show with her magical voice winning judges’ hearts.

Menuka gained fame after she participated in a Nepalese singing reality show “Nepal Idol” in 2018. Then she went to India and participated in “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa”, but couldn’t make it to the final.

Indian Idol: Menuka Poudel

After making her mark worldwide from the reality show, Menuka is currently seen participating in India’s biggest singing reality show “Indian Idol” in 2023. She won the Golden mic in the audition of Indian Idol, and judges like Kumar Sanu, Shreya Ghosal, and Vishal Dadlani praised her magical voice.

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Indian Idol: Menuka Poudel (Menuka Poudel Biography)

Her first performance in Indian Idol compelled judges to get up from their seats and join her on stage. Menuka and judge Shreya Ghosal sang together a song titled “Mohe Rang Do Laal”. Furthermore, Menuka’s magical voice and her song brought judges to tears.

Indian Idol 14: Ranbir Kapoor touches contestant Menuka Poduel’s feet

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Ranbir Kapoor touches contestant Menuka Poduel’s feet (Menuka Poudel Biography)

‘Indian Idol Season 14’ celebrates the ‘Shaandaar Parivaar’ special with the ‘Animal’ cast of Ranbir Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna. They enjoy the contenders’ performances and share amusing anecdotes. Menuka Poudel sings Ranbir Kapoor’s song ‘Agar Tum Saath Ho,’ and Ranbir is overcome with emotion. He joins Rashmika on stage to touch Menuka’s feet.

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Menuka Poudel in Indian Idol with Ranbeer Kapoor (Menuka Poudel Biography)

Ranbir sings the songs ‘Baby Shark’ and ‘Lalla Lalla Lori’ to his darling daughter. Ranbir congratulates the 14th season of ‘Indian Idol’ and hails the talent it has generated.

Menuka Poudel: Songs

  • Dashain Aayo Tihar Aayo (2017)
  • Aakhako Nanima (2017)
  • Yati Dherai Maya (2017)
  • Hawa Sari (2018)
  • Sara ra ra bagne hawa (2020)
  • Sooraj Hi Chhaon Banke (2023)

Menuka Poudel sings for Kanada Movie Salaar

Introducing the First Single of “Salaar,” a film that will push the limits of cinematic brilliance from the creators of “KGF: Chapter 1 & 2” and the visionary director Prashanth Neel. It features the formidable talents of Prabhas, Prithviraj, Shruthi Haasan, Tinu Anand, Eshwari Rao, Jagapathi Babu, Sriya Reddy, and Garuda Ram.

Song NameSooraj Hi Chhaon Banke

Singer – Menuka Poudel

Music – Director: Ravi Basrur Lyricist: Riya Mukherjee

Udit Narayan Jha gifts Saibaba Statue Menuka Poudel

Menuka Poudel received a “statue of Saibaba” as a gift from popular singer Udit Narayan Jha in appreciation for her outstanding performance in his song “Sainath” on Indian Idol Season 14.

Menuka Poudel has been giving back-to-back amazing performances in the Indian Idol Season 14, winning the hearts of judges and audiences.

Udit Narayan Jha gifts Saibaba Statue Menuka Poudel
Udit Narayan Jha gifts Saibaba Statue Menuka Poudel

Facts About Menuka Poudel

  • Menuka was born in 1998.
  • She is from Jhapa, Nepal.
  • Menuka Poudel is one of the popular contestants of Indian Idol 14, winning Golden Mic in the audition.
  • Menuka Poudel was born and raised in Jhapa, Nepal.
  • She is an alumnus of Durga Higher Secondary School.
  • Menuka took musical training at Suresh Wadkar’s Ajivasan Music Academy in Santacruz.
  • She is one of the top contestants of Indian Idol 14 and won the golden mic in the audition.
  • Menuka has a massive fan following on social media, particularly on Instagram.
  • Her hobbies are Singing and Playing Musical Instruments.
  • She is an animal lover.

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