Balen Shah Biography ,Family,Relationship,NewYork Times News [Updated]

We know Er. Balen Shah in multiple ways. Some know him by his profession as an Engineer whereas some are familiar with him by his singing career “Hip-hop”.

Now, most of us know him by his candidacy for the position of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City. He lives in Sinamangal.

Er. Balen is best known for his freestyle in Battle raps (Raw-Barz). He is the winner of the Second Season of Raw Barz ( A Nepali Rap Battle League).

He got into highlight after winning a battle against Litl Grizl with 13 Rebuttals and multi-syllable rhymes in a freestyle.

Er. Balen Shah Biography, Wiki, Updates

In this ongoing political moment, Er. Balen Shah started to be on Nepalese politics soon. Starting from the candidate of local politics, he is preparing to stand as a candidate for Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City in the upcoming Local Election.

Er. Balen’s Biography
Full Name Balendra Shah (Balen)
  • Structural Engineer,
  • Civil Engineer,
  • Construction Engineer,
  • Music composer,
  • Lyricist,
  • Rapper,
  • Video Director,
  • Scriptwriter,
  • Social Activist
  • Bridge Engineer (Asian Construction Company Pvt. Ltd)
  • Shelter Engineer (Help Nepal Org)
  • DDA engineer (National Society of earthquake Technology NSET)
  • Transportation Engineer (Bajra Guru Constructions)
  • Technical Advisor (ASF Nepal)
  • Project Manager (Soaltee City, Platinum Developers)
  • Managing Director (Balen Consulting And Construction Pvt. Ltd)
  • Deputy General Manager (Padma Group of Companies)
Personal Life
Date of Birth

27 April 1990


31 years old

Birthplace Garigaun, Teenkune Kathmandu
Personal Websites
Nationality Nepalese
Hometown Kathmandu
Schools Alliance Academy
College V.S Niketan College.
  • White House Institute of Technology
  • Structural Engineering from VTU, Karnataka
Educational Qualification Professional Engineer
Religion Hindu
Caste Shah
Ethnicity Kschettri
Latest News Joining Politics
Address Sinamangal, Kathmandu
  • Rap Singing
  • Cricket
  • Music
  • Politics
  • Writing

Popular Nepali Rapper/ Structural Engineer Balen Shah is now a Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City. He has done a bachelor’s in Civil Engineering & in Structural Engineering.

Er. Balen’s Relationships and Family

Balen Shah is a Nepali Rapper, Music Composer, Song Writer, Director and Structural Engineer.

His Home town is Kathmandu. He is well-known for his famous video on youtube “Raw-Barz”. Lately, his new song album was released.

Relationships and Family Status
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse/GirlFriend Sabina Kafle (From Blogs)
  1. Dr Ram Narayan Shah (Father)
  2. Dhruva Devi Shah (Mother)

Er. Balen Shah has also contributed to the Nepalese Hip-Hop community. Some of the super hit albums and videos are listed below.

Er. Balen Shah Wife

It is stated on different blogs that Er. Balen Shah is married. But, from some blogs and online media, Sabina Kafle is the name of Balen Shah’s wife/spouse/girlfriend. He is a graduate bachelor with profession of Engineer.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. Who is Er Balen Shah?

Er. Balen Shah is multi-talented by his profession as an Engineer, singing career “Hip-hop” and now, most of us know him by his candidacy for the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

2. Is Er. Balen Shah Mayor of Kathmandu?

Yes, He is currently actively involved in a local election for the mayor position of Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

3. Is Er. Balen Shah from Madhes?

It was a controversy in one of the public television programs that Sthapit accused Balen Shah of hiding Madhesi’s identity.

4. Who is Er. Balen Shah Wife?

It is stated on different blogs that Er. Balen Shah is married. But, from some blogs and online media, Sabina Kafle is the name of Balen Shah’s wife/spouse/girlfriend

5. What is Er. Balen Shah age?

Er. Balen Shah was born on 27 April 1990. So he is a 31-year-old male.

6. What is Er. Balen Shah’s Political Party name?

Er. Balen Shah is standing as the candidate for mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City from Independent Candidate. He has not joined any political party yet.

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