Rabi Lamichhane is a Nepalese television presenter who set the world record for hosting the longest-ever television talk show broadcast in April, 2013. He currently hosts a popular television show, Sidha Kura Janta Sangha, which “addresses the root causes of different problems inside the country”. He is best known for his “detective-style” journalism and raising direct questions to Nepal’s bureaucracy regarding the problems of their offices in various sectors.
Rabi Lamichhane stayed on the air for more than 62 hours during a live broadcast by News24 Television. To set the world record for the longest talk show, he interviewed politicians, journalists, and celebrities on the theme “Buddha was born in Nepal”, and took phone calls from viewers. The previous record was set by two Ukrainian presenters who stayed on the air for 52 hours in 2011.
Before moving to the U.S., he hosted an online show by the name “Ma Rastrako Sewak”. He also hosted a show on Nepal Television He wrote the lyrics for Nabin K Bhattarai’s song “Timilai Man Paraunchhu” and the song “Timro Aagamanle feri” sung by Ram Krishna Dhakal. Currently, he hosts a show called “Sidha Kura Janta Sanga” in News 24 television. Recently, it reached its 400th episode.