Late Jhalakman Gandarvva
Jhalakman Gandarvva was born in 1992 B.S. at Batulechaur, Pokhara. He is the founder of Sarangee; a folk musical instrument. He used to play Sarangee for his everyday bread but it made him immortal. He attracted the heart of army and tourists in his youth age playing sarangee. He used to walk on hills, terai, madesh playing sarangee. He has got victory upon people’s heart whenever and wherever he goes. Jhalakman Gandarvva was the composer of memorable song ’Aamale sodhlin khai choro vanlin…’ that song got first prize in national folk song competition conducted in 2022 B.S. in Kathmandu. He has become immortal by that song. In addition to this, around 250 folk songs have been recorded in Radio Nepal. He has contributed a lot known gaaine as ‘Gandarva’. He is alive whenever the existence of sarangee remains in the history of Nepal.