Sajjan Raj Vaidya Biography (Who is Sajjan Raj Vaidya?)
Sajjan Raj Vaidya is a Nepali young and talented singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer, and producer. Currently, he lives in New York, US. He started his musical journey as a cover singer, he had done many cover songs that are upload on his official youtube channel.
Now, he has more than 370 thousand subscribers on his youtube channel and thousands of followers on social networks. This is all due to his unique singing style, unique voice, and hard work.
Sajjan began publishing his songs through YouTube and SoundCloud. He released his first original, ‘Aaja Matra’, in 2014. His first major production was the original ‘Hawaijahaj’, in 2016, which was accompanied by a music video produced by the Kathmandu-based Fuzz Factory Productions.
|Name||Sajjan Raj Vaidya|
|Nepali||सज्जन राज वैद्य|
|Date of Birth||23 March 1994|
|Current Residence||New York, USA|
|Height||5 Feet 8 Inches|
|School||Aadarsha Vidhya Mandir, Man Bhaban Lalitpur|
|Family Member||Father, Mother & Brother|
|Brother||Sushen Raj Vaidhya|
|Sister in Law||Shrita Vaidhya|
|Profession||Singer, Song Writer, Guitarist|
|Genres||Acoustic, Pop music, Indie, Electronic|
|Debut Song||Aaja Matra in 2014|
|Favorite Food||Buff Chilli, MoMo|
|Favorite Football Club||Arsenal Football Club|
|Inspiration and Favorite Singer||John Mayer, Ed Shreen, Damien Rice|
|Nepali Favorite Singer/Band||Sabin Rai|
|Favorite Songs||Gravity (John Mayer), Can't Help Falling In Love (Elvis Presley)|
|Notable Songs||Chitthi Bhiitra and Hawaijahaj|
|Hobbies||Drawing, Travelling & Reading Books|
Early Life and Education
Sajjan Raj Vaidya was born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. He has schooling from Aadarsha Vidhya Mandir, Man Bhaban Lalitpur.
He was introduced to music by his family and friends. His family belonged to the musical background and most of the time they spend on sing a song and listen to different types of music.
His father, mother, and brother always taught him what he had learned. Most of his father listened to English songs such as Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley, Eagle – Take It Easy, Hotel California, and her mother listened to Nepali songs such as Aruna Lama songs and so on.
That helps him to learn different types of genres like his father used to teach rock and pop and his mother used to teach classical and Nepali folk.
Vaidya’s started performing live during his school days and later began publishing his work through Facebook. He has done so many covers songs. Some hit cover songs are “Hello” by Adele “Stay with Me”by Sam Smith, “One” by Ed Sheeran, and “Cherry Wine” by Hozier.
After that, he started to write a song and sing his own way. Surprisingly, he has not taken any music classes and you know what most of his songs become popular in the Nepalese music industry.
Vaidya is very much popular in today’s Nepali music industry. He is providing a different taste of music in Nepal. Some of the hit numbers of Vaidya are Hawaijahaj, Chitti Bhitra, Mooskaan, Anauthyo Mutu, etc. Most of his songs are melodious and touchy.
Sajjan Raj Vaidya Career in Music
Sajjan Raj Vaidya’s first major release was “Aaja Matra” (2014). And after a few years back he releases his single, “Hawaijahaj” (2016). The music video for the song was produced by Fuzz Factory Productions.
The song became very popular in the Nepali music industry. All Nepali music lovers started listening to his songs and following him on various social platforms.
Then he released back to back hit songs Mayaloo (2017), Chitthi Bhittar (2018), and “Anountho Mutu” (2018), “Mooskaan” (2018). Besides these Chitthi Bhittra is one of his notable songs and the song is most viewed on his youtube channel which is cross 23 million-plus views.
On 1 January 2019, Sajjan released a single titled “Hataarindai, Bataasindai”. The screenplay features a straight couple and a gay couple, and the video depicts a gay couple kissing.
And recently he releases another video Pahaar (Just Another Love Story), the screenplay features a lesbian couple, and the video depicts a lesbian couple kissing which is uncommon in Nepali media. Vaidya is one of the very few Nepali artists to represent the LGBTQ community through the video’s release.
Sajjan Raj Vaidya started “KATHA” in 2018. Katha is a video series that delivers the stories behind songs beyond the song-writing. The series debuted in the artist’s YouTube channel. The video series features a live, acoustic rendition of a song published by the artist or other artists, and also includes a section discussing the origin and the composition process of the song.
- Katha Episode 1: Nothing In My Head Besides Timi
- Katha Episode 2: Mellow
- Katha Episode 3: Marijau (featuring Bikki Gurung)
- “Aaja Matra” (2014)
- “Hawaijahaj” (2016)
- “Mayaloo” (2017)
- “Chitthi Bhitra” (2018)
- “Anountho Mutu” (2014, re-release: 2018)
- “Mooskaan” (2014, re-release: 2018)
- “Nothing In My Head Besides Timi” (2018)
- “Hataarindai, Bataasindai” (2019)
- “Mellow” (2018)
- “Pahaar” (2019)
- “Kurakaani” (2019)
- “Somebody Else” (2020)
- “Sukumbasi” (2020)
- “‘BLYHL” (Baraali Lagyo Yo Hawaa Le) (2020)
Sajjan Raj Vaidya Girlfriend
Most of the people don’t know Sajjan Raj Vaidya is married. He is married to Arogya Khadka. His wife is an artist manager at team Sajjan Raj Vaidya.
Sajjan Raj Vaidya Future Plan
Sajjan Raj Vaidya says music is not his profession, it’s a passion. But he will not give up music until the end of his life.
He says there will be more and batter songs in the future. And also collaborate with other Nepali singers. We wish you all the best for your upcoming songs and for a better future.