Navneet Aditya Waiba
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Navneet Aditya Waiba
Navneet Aditya Waiba
Background information
Born Kurseong, Darjeeling
Genres Nepali Folk, Tamang Selo
Nepali Folk Singer
Labels OKListen

Navneet Aditya Waiba (Nepali: ) is a Nepali folk singer from Darjeeling, India and daughter of Legendary Nepali folk singer the late Hira Devi Waiba. Hira Devi Waiba is hailed as the pioneer of Nepali folk songs.[1]

Education and prior profession

Navneet Aditya Waiba received her Master of English (MA) degree from North Bengal University, West Bengal, India.

She is a former senior flight purser and served with Cathay Pacific Airlines, Hong Kong.

Musical career


Satya Waiba, her brother, produces and manages the music.[2][3][4][1]


Navneet sings traditional Nepali folk songs in collaboration with Nepali folk band Kutumba from Kathmandu.

Beginning of the musical journey

After their mother's death in 2011,[5] the brother and sister duo decided to re-arrange and re-record her songs and in 2015 they handpicked Hira Devi Waiba's most iconic and popular songs for this album. They named the album 'Ama Lai Shraddhanjali - Tribute to Mother' and released it on 3 November 2017 in Patan Museum, Kathmandu, Nepal.[6][7][8][9][10][11]

"I would like to inspire the younger generation to go back to the roots we belong to. I feel that the songs will bring back those memories." -Navneet Aditya Waiba[2]


Album Ama Lai Shraddhanjali - (CD, digital download, online radio)
1."Aye Syangbo"4:23
2."Chuiya ma Hah"4:12
4."Ramri ta Ramri"3:27
5."Jhilke Naachayko"4:23
6."Phariya Lyaaidiyechan"4:35
7."Kahu Bela"1:23
Total length:23:30

See also

Further reading


  1. ^ a b "Daughter revives Mother's songs". The Telegraph. 26 January 2017. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Songs of Tribute". Archived from the original on 2017-12-12. 
  3. ^ Author. " ". Archived from the original on 2018-03-12. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ " " (in np). Archived from the original on 2017-06-20. Retrieved . 
  5. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | North Bengal & Sikkim | Hira Devi dies of burn injuries". Archived from the original on 2018-02-16. Retrieved . 
  6. ^ "Kantipur News". Archived from the original on 2017-06-20. 
  7. ^ "Tribute to a Mother - Namsadhim". Archived from the original on 2018-02-23. 
  8. ^ "Daughter of Legendary Singer Late. Hira Devi Waiba Revives Her Songs". Darjeeling News, Kalimpong News, Kurseong News, Darjeeling Hills, Gorkhaland News by Darjeeling Times. 2017-01-28. Retrieved . 
  9. ^ " ? ?  !". Sambad Post. 2017-11-04. Archived from the original on 2018-03-12. Retrieved . 
  10. ^ " ? ? ? - ". . 2018-02-03. Archived from the original on 2018-03-27. Retrieved . 
  11. ^ "Sounds of 2016". My Republica. Archived from the original on 2016-12-30. Retrieved . 

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