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Music for life – An evening for Kumar Kancha

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on December 14, 2010

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Veteran singer Kumar Kancha is fighting for his life at the S L Raheja Hospital in Mahim, Mumbai and a handful of Nepali singers have come together to perform at a fundraiser concert to raise funds for Kancha’s treatment.

“An Evening for Kumar Kancha” will see singers like Hemant Rana, Ram Krishna Dhakal, Mallika Karki, Shreya Sotang, Dharmendra Sewan,Suresh Kumar Chhetri and bands like The Unity and Aghoors perform at the Patan Musuem from 6 pm onwards, on Saturday, December 18.

Currently bedridden with paralysis, Kancha is living with his wife and two sons in Mumbai and in a video uploaded earlier on YouTube, the singer can be seen appealing to his fans and Nepali music lovers to help him financially.

“I have been bedridden for a month now. I have been left paralyzed from the waist down after a spinal cord operation. For those who can help me financially, please do and for those who can’t, I ask for your prayers,” he appeals. Read the rest of this entry »

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