Bipin Karki (Nepali:बिपिन कार्की, born 21 August 1982 on Bahuni, Nepal is a Nepali actor, film writer, theatre artist and author. Karki is one of the leading actors in Nepali cinema, known for his versatility.
Karki began his career at a young age by appearing in stage plays with his brother Arjun Karki. Karki performed stage plays with Kamal Mani Nepal and his guru Sunil Pokharel in Gurukul Theatre in Kathmandu in 2005. As a screen actor, he first appeared in Loot (2012) as a Gangster (short role) and then had a role in Chhadke (2013) He rose to prominence after starring in Pashupati Prasad in a villain role and won a National Film Award.
Karki was born on 21 August 1982 in Bahuni, Morang District, Nepal. He is married to Reshma Katuwal (now Reshma Katuwal Karki) from 2016.
From a young age Karki appeared in various stage plays in his hometown Bahuni. Than he moved to Kathmandu, Nepal, to appear in theatre plays. He acted with his friend from his village Kamal Mani Nepal, now a Nepalese actor. After appearing in a few theatre plays, he met Sunil Pokharel, who helped him improve his acting skills. He joined Gurukul Theatre in 2005.
He appeared in Nischal Basnet’s Loot (2012) in a short role as a Gangster. He then acted in Chhadke (2013), appearing in a lead role as Bindu.
In 2014 he appeared in Suntali (2014) as Bidur. Karki rose to fame after appearing in Pashupati Prasad (2016] and won many awards after the film’s release, including the National FIlm Award. Then he appeared in Jatra (2016) in the lead role; the film became one of the successful films of Karki’s career and he won 9th Dcine Award for the best actor.
Year Film Role Note
2012 Loot Gangster – Short Role
2013 Chhadke Bindu Debut Film
2014 Tandav Pratik
2014 Suntali Bidur
2015 The Black Hen
2016 Pashupati Prasad Bhasmey Don
2016 Jatra Phadindra Timsina
2017 Loot 2 Pittal
2017 Naakaa Goldie
2018 Lalpurja Nursing
2018 Hari Hari
2019 Jatrai Jatra
Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2016 National Film Award 2016 Best Actor in Supporting Roles Pashupati Prasad Won
2016 8th Dcine Awards 2016 Best villain Pashupati Prasad Won
2017 9th Dcine Awards 2017 Best Actor Jatra Won
2017 FISCON Critic Award 2017 Best Actor Jatra Won
2018 Kamana Film Award – 2075 Best Actor in a Negative Role Naakaa Nominated
2019 Dcine Awards 2019 Best Actor in a Leading Role (male) Prasad Won