Renowned Nepali singer and composer Yogesh Vaidya passed away at 77 on Thursday night at Kathmandu Valley Hospital due to health complications from diabetes and recent kidney transplant issues. The veteran artist was hospitalized after experiencing discomfort on Thursday afternoon.
Vaidya, born in 2003 BS in Nardevi, Kathmandu, retired as a joint secretary in 2005 after dedicating 33 years to civil service. A Ghent University graduate in food and nutrition, he left an indelible mark in music, winning accolades for songs like ‘Sapana Bhulaye Saara’ and ‘Nepal Mero Timilai Upahar Bhayo.’
Survived by two daughters and a son, Vaidya’s body will be at the Nepal Academy of Music and Drama in Naxal for tributes, with cremation rites at Pashupati Aryaghat in the afternoon. His family appreciates the love and invites all to honor his musical contributions.
In memory of Yogesh Vaidya, his disciples, fellow musicians, and admirers are invited to pay respects at the Nepal Academy of Music and Drama. The family thanks everyone for their support in celebrating the late maestro’s legacy in Nepali music.