Noted Writer and Academic

Manisha Koirala is a Nepali actress who works in Hindi films and has also worked in Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Nepali and English films. Known for her work in both commercial and independent cinema, she is the recipient of several accolades, including four Filmfare Awards. In 2001, the Government of Nepal awarded her with…

Professor Tulasi Diwasa Poet and Folklore Expert

Dr. Bibek Debroy is a prominent Indian economist, scholar, and policy expert known for his significant contributions to economics, public policy, and literature. With an academic background from esteemed institutions, he has authored numerous books and research papers on economics, while also actively participating in shaping public policy through his involvement in government committees and…

Kanak Mani Dixit, 66, is a writer and journalist as well as a civil rights and democracy activist. He is a campaigner for open urban spaces, and is also active in the conservation of built heritage. Dixit helped revive Nepal’s only public bus company and is involved in applying the concept of public transportation to…

Dr. Jagman Gurung Vice Chancellor, Nepal Academy

Maya Thakuri Noted Writer

Ashes Malla Noted Writer, Playwright and Director

Ms, Manju Kanchuli Tiwari Noted Writer

Bhishma Upreti Noted Poet and writer