Kunti Moktan: The singer who has given numerous dancing hits

June 13, 2022

Kunti Moktan is a Nepali classical-modern singer born in Margaret’s Hope tea estate, Darjeeling district, India in 1962. She started her musical journey at St. Xavier’s High School in Dilaram, India. When in Class 8, she passed the vocal test at All India Radio station in Kurseong and recorded her first song with All India Radio at 15 and second song for Radio Nepal at 18 in 1980.

Kunti Moktan is married to Sila Bahadur Moktan, a Nepali musician and lyricist. They have dropped several hits together. The couple has two daughters Shital Moktan and Shubani Moktan who are also musicians.

Apart from singing, she plays the harmonium. Some of her most popular songs are ‘Khutta Tandai Gara’, ‘Choli Ramro Palpali Dhakako’, ‘Sunkai Bhau Chha’, ‘Bhanchan Kohi Jindagi Yo’, ‘Mathi Mathi Sailungey Ma’ and ‘Dali Dali Ma’.

Arguably one of the most popular Nepali singers of all time.