Sitaram Kattel: Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Career, Controversies [Updated 2024]

Sitaram Kattel: Biography, Age, Wife, Career, Controversies

About Sitaram Kattel – Biography

Sitaram Kattel is a well-known Scriptwriter, actor, comedian, director, and also a social worker from Nepal. Moreover, he is also known for playing his role as “Dhurmus” in the serial name “Meri Bassai”.

Let us get to know more about comedian Sitaram’s personal life, age, wife, family, and many more through this article.

Meri Bassai is a Nepali television series that started in the year 2006 and has become the longest-running comedy series in Nepal. The scriptwriter and co-director of the television series Meri Bassai is Sitaram Kattel who also plays the lead character in the comedy series. 

When was Sitaram Kattel born?

Sitaram Kattel was born in September 20, 1983, in Necha Betghari, in Solukhumbu, Nepal. He is currently 40 years old. He holds a Nepalese Nationality and belongs to Asian Ethnicity. He was born to parents Bograj Kattel, and Kamala Kattel. He is the eldest son of his family. Sitaram is the eldest son of his parents. 

Sitaram Kattel
Sitaram Kattel: Scriptwriter, actor, comedian, director


Full Name Sitaram Kattel
Date of Birth September 20, 1983
Birth Place Necha Betghari, Solukhumbu
Age (As of 2024) 40 years old
Profession Actor, Social worker, Director, Comedian, Writer
Parents Bograj Kattel (Father), and Kamala Kattel (Mother)
Wife Kunjana Ghimire
Children One Daughter (Donisha Kattel)
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Social Media Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Early Life & Education

Sitaram Kattel moved to Gauradhara, Jhapa when he was eight years old, and he finished his secondary-level education. With the first division, he completed his SLC. After his schooling, he came to Kathmandu for further studies. 

He has to face the economic crisis in a family, and from an early age, he made money by ploughing the field or making a sketch of others to get money from which he used to buy stationeries.

Sitaram Kattel: Professional Career

Sitaram Kattel is a Nepalese actor, director, comedian, social worker, and scriptwriter. He is popularly known for his character played in the Nepali Television series, Meri Bassai, “Dhurmus”, alongside Kedar Ghimire, and Daman Rupakheti.

Apart from playing in the television series, in 2013, Sitaram played a lead role in the movie “Chha Ekan Chha”, alongside, Deepak Raj Giri, Kedar Ghimire, Neeta Dhungana, and Jeetu Nepal, which was commercially hit at the box office. Apart from this, his movie “Woda Number Chha(2015)“, was also a successful film.

“Geetanjali” is a comedy television series where he started his career as a temporary scriptwriter. Moreover, he worked in another Nepali comedy TV series “Jire Khursani” for a short period of time.


Movie Name Director Year
Daud Kamal Mainali 2008
Chha Ekan Chha Dinesh D.C. 2013
Nai Nabhannu La 2 Bikash Raj Acharya 2014
Woda Number 6 Ujwal Ghimire 2015
Senti Virus Ram Babu Gurung 2020

Television Series

  • Geetanjali
  • Jire Khursani
  • Meri Bassai
  • Tito Satya

Sitaram Kattel: Wife and Children

Sitaram Kattel with his family [Wife and his Daughter]
Sitaram Kattel with his family [Wife and his Daughter]
Sitaram Kattel married Kunjana Ghimire, an actress, and comedian. They tied the knot in the year 2009. Sitaram and Kunjana first met on the set of “Meri Bassai“, that is where they both fell in love.

Also, they are the parents of one beautiful daughter, Donisha Kattel, born in 2014.

Social Work

Sitaram Kattel has helped in earthquake relief where he and his spouse have built a home for them and other earthquake victims. Also, he is building an international cricket stadium in Chitwan through the Dhurmus Suntali Foundation. 

How tall is Sitaram Kattel?

Sitaram stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 70kgs. He has short black curly hair and a pair of black eyes.

Is Sitaram Kattel active on Social Media?

Sitaram Kattel is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has more than 17.9k under the username @kattel.sitaram on Instagram. Also, on his Facebook Page, he has more than 560k followers.


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