Swapnil Sharma is not only a rock star but also a successful entrepreneur. He is the lead vocalist of The Shadows Nepal, a rock band that has revolutionized the Nepali music scene with their songs about real-life pain and struggles. He is also the co-founder and managing director of several ventures in the entertainment industry, such as Purple Haze Rock Bar, Fuchey Restaurant, Fuzz Studio, and Sangeet Pathshala.
|Swapnil Sharma (Swopnil Sharma)
|Date of birth
|March 10, 1976
|46 (as of 2023)
|5’11” (180 cm)
|165 lbs (75 kg)
Ace’s Institute of Management, Kathmandu
Singer, composer, entrepreneur, educationist
Lead vocalist of the rock band The Shadow Nepal
National Music Award for Best Male Vocalist (2004)
$1-2 million (estimated)
Singing, writing, traveling
Early Life and Education
Born in a middle-class family in Chitwan District, Nepal, Swapnil discovered his love for singing at a young age. He used to sing Bhajans at family functions and also won many awards at school-level singing competitions. He pursued his higher education at Ace’s Institute of Management, Kathmandu, where he earned a Business Administration and Management degree.
Career as a singer and musician
In 1997, Swapnil and his bandmates formed The Shadow Nepal and released their debut album, ‘Suna Hamro Sano Awaaz’, which introduced rock music to Nepal for the first time. They also broke the stereotypes of romantic pop songs by composing songs that reflected the real-life stories and challenges of the Nepali youth. Their songs, such as ‘Ke pais Nepali’, ‘Prakriti’, and ‘Hidne Manche Ladcha,’ became instant hits and earned them widespread popularity and acclaim. Their song ‘Hinde Manxe Ladcha’ won the best band, music, and Performance awards in 2006 and raised awareness about social injustice. The band has performed in several foreign countries as well.
Career as an entrepreneur
Besides being a successful singer and musician, Swopnil is also a savvy entrepreneur. He has established several ventures in the entertainment industry, such as Purple Haze Rock Bar, Fuchey Restaurant, Fuzz Studio, and Sangeet Pathshala. He is the co-founder and managing director of the first three and the CEO of the last one. He has been able to balance his artistic and business pursuits with excellence.
Swapnil is married to Ranju Swaran, his partner in life and business. They often share their love on Instagram and are one of the cutest couples in Nepal. Swapnil has an estimated net worth of 1-2 lakh per month from his various sources of income. He is active on social media platforms like Instagram and LinkedIn, with 27.4K and 1K followers, respectively.
Swapnil Sharma is a Nepali singer, musician, and entrepreneur who has made a mark in music and business. He inspires many aspiring artists and entrepreneurs who want to pursue their dreams with passion and dedication.