One of the most influential and successful directors in the film industry of Nepal.
He attended Kalimpong College, where he received his Bachelor's degree.
His film Darpan Chaya was considered the biggest blockbuster produced in Nepali cinema.
He married Bharati Ghimire, a singer who performed on many of his film's soundtracks. The couple had two children.
He and Shankar were both famous film directors born in India.