Nir Shah – Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Income, Net Worth

Nir Shah

Who is Nir Shah? – Biography

Nir Shah is well-Known a Nepalese film actor, director, producer, poet, songwriter, and businessman. He has a relationship with the Nepali royal family. As a multi-identity actor, he is considered one of the greatest in the history of Nepali film.

Nir Shah
Nir Shah
About Info
Full Name Neer Bikram Shah
Profession Nepalese Film Actor, Director, Producer, Poet, Songwriter, and Businessman
Popular For Nepalese Film Actor, Director, Producer, Poet, Songwriter, and Businessman
Age (As of 2023) 70 years old
Date of Birth October 12, 1953 A.D
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Birth Place Kathmandu, Nepal
Nationality Nepalese
Ethnicity Asian
School Ijay Memorial High School, Kathmandu
University St. Joseph College, Darjeeling
Father Devendra Bikram Shah
Mother Bodh Kumari Devi
Siblings Kumar Khadga Bikram Shah (Died in 2001 A.D.)
Spouse Usha Shah
Children Aayush Shah (Son) and Akanshya Shah (Daughter)
Estimated Net Worth $3 million to $5 million

When was Nir Shah Born? Age(70)

Nir Shah was born on 7 July 1953 in Kathmandu, Nepal. As of 2023, his age is 70 years and his full name is Neer Bikram Shah.

He holds Nepali citizenship and believes in the Hindu religion.  According to an astrologer chart, his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Talking about his Family details and Education details

Nir’s father’s name is Devendra Bikram Shah and his mother’s name is Bodh Kumari Devi. He grew up with his brother Kumar Khadga Bikram Shah. His brother died in 2001 A.D.

Talking about his educational background, he completed his schooling at Ijay Memorial High School in Kathmandu. For his further studies, he went to St. Joseph College in Darjeeling and completed his education.

Nir Shah – Career

Nir Shah has had a career with variety covering many years in the Nepali film industry, playing a variety of characters. He started as an actor in Nepali films in the 1970s. As an actor with several characters, he is regarded as one of the most important performers in Nepali film history.

Here are some of his movies in which he is an actor, director, and Producer list below:-

As an Actor

  • Kusume Rumal
  • Jeevan Sathi
  • Gaunthali
  • Muna Madan
  • Kismat
  • The Flash Back: Farkera HerdaSirish’s uncle
  • Chha Yekan ChhaShreeman Judge
  • Woda Number 6
  • Chhakka Panja 3
  • Chhakka Panja 4

As a Director

  • Basudev
  • Pachchis Basanta
  • Basanti
  • Rajamati (Nepal Bhasa movie)

As a Producer

  • Himalaya – l’enfance d’un chef (co-producer)
  • Basudev
  • Pachchis Basanta
  • Basanti
  • Masan
  • Rajamati (Nepal Bhasa movie)

Shah has written several Nepali and Nepal Bhasa songs and written the scripts for several of his films. He has also made a few cameo appearances in Bollywood films.

Nir Shah Career
Nir Shah Career

Neer Shah is the chairman of Shangri-La TV (STV), a firm that produces films and distributes TV shows using microwaves. He was the original head and creator of Nepal Television (NTV), the country’s first television station.

In addition to providing the cable television network in the Kathmandu Valley, STV produced several shows for NTV. Shah owns a thirty-three percent stake in Galaxy, a UK-based company that broadcasts Nepalese TV stations internationally.

He has won different awards and we have listed his three different awards mentioned:-

Award Year in A.D Category
Chinnalata Geet Puraskar 2011
NEFTA Film Award 2011 Best Actor in a Supporting Role
National Film Award 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

Shah has ties to the Nepali Congress as well. Before that, he had links to the Maoist Center (CPN), but once Bimalendra Nidhi was chosen as minister of communication, he moved friendly to the Nepali Congress.

Social Media

Nir Shah is quite active on his Facebook account. He appears less on his other social sites and his username is very confidential. On his Facebook page, he has 18k Followers under his username @nirshah.

Fact About Nir Shah

  • Founder of Nepal Television
  • Net Worth around $3 million to $5 million
  • His brother, Kumar Khadga Bikram Shah, was married to one of three former King Gyanendra Shah’s sisters, Princess Sharada Shah.
  • Shah is also a talented lyricist who has penned some popular Nepali and Nepal Bhasa songs. Some of his popular songs are “Prem ko mala pahirai diye” (Narayan Gopal) and “Samjhi rakha yeslai”.
  • He made his acting debut in the 1981 release film “Paribartan” directed by Hira Singh Khatri. He was paid Rs. 700 for the role.
  • He was married to Usha Shah, and they had a son and a daughter named Aayush Shah and Akanshya Shah, respectively.

FAQs

What is the age of Nir Shah?

Nir is 70 years old as of 2024.

Who is the wife of Nir Shah?

Nir Shah is married to Usha Shah, but the details of their marital life have not even been disclosed.

How many children does Nir Shah have?

Nir Shah and his wife are the parents of two children, a son named Aayush Shah, and a daughter Akanshya Shah.

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