About Sitaram Kattel(Dhurmus)
|Birth Place||Necha Bedghari, Solukhumbu, Nepal|
|Birth Date||18th June, 1983|
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Comedian and Writer|
|Home town||Gauradaha, Jhapa, Nepal|
|Wife||Kunjana Ghimire (married in 2009)|
Sitaram Kattel –
Sita Ram Kattel popularly known by his serial name Dhurmus is a Nepalese actor, Comedian, scriptwriter, director and social worker. He was one of the main characters of the Nepali TV series Meri Bassai. He was born in Necha Betghari VDC of Solukhumkhu district (known as the district of Mt. Everest). He was born as the elder son of Bograj Kattel and Kamala Kattel on 4th of Asadh, 2040 BS. When he was 8 years old, his family migrated to Gauradaha, Jhapa District where he completed his secondary level education. Since childhood he has to face the economic crisis due to low income of family. So, sometimes he used to plough the field or make a sketch of the others for getting money from which he used to buy the stationeries. Despite of compliance of completing all household works like working in the field, colleting fodder he was one of the genuine posing sharp mind and competitive student of his school. He passed his School Level Certificate in the first division. Then he came to Kathmandu for his further study with NRS. 1700 which his father took loan on 36% interest for his higher studies. He spent that money on renting a room and buying materials for the room.
The days were very struggling for him, he used to sketch and selling the utensils to collect little money which then he invested in admission in Ratna Rajya Campus. By cracking the joke and performing mimicry among his friends, he used to get a treat of foods. After few months of the settlement in Kathmandu, he desired to be an artist and started to share the room with comedian artist Khem Sharma. With Khem Sharma he extended his introduction with many national artists but unfortunately he didn’t get the great opportunity to expose himself.
Once he felt frustrated and returned back to Jhapa but sooner he decided to come back Kathmandu for struggling hard. At the same time, he got an opportunity for the short dialogue on Very popular TV show “Hijo Aaja ka Kura”. Infact comedian artist Jitu Nepal formally introduced him in this film industry. He get introduced with Kedar Ghimire(Magne Budo) on the set of Geetanjali Telefilm. In the same time, he worked in fourteen episodes of Tito Satya with Dipak Raj Giri.
After then, he with Kedar Ghimire made the concept of Meri Bassai. The duo gets very popular as Dhurmus and Magne Budo characters from Meri Bassai. He was then very popular with characters as Dhurmus, Khadkaji, Muskan Pasa, with mimicry of K.P Sharma, Khadananda and more than dozens of characters.
With the flow of time, he got married with his own co-star of Meri Bassai Kunjana Ghimire very popular as Suntali. At the date, they have a very lovely daughter Subihani.
Similarly, He recently is involved in film production and acted, production in comedy based hit films “Cha Eka Cha” and “Oda Number 6”.
After the devastating earthquake, 2072 B.S. Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) with his better half Kunjana Ghimire (Suntali) duo is very actively involved in social welfare works. In the initiation of them, the model village of 22 houses is built in Pahari Gaun, Kavre. Nepal’s first model village is very popular as Dhurmus Suntali Integrated Residency. Similarly, they have recently distributed the relief materials among the community people of Musahar people (one of the most deprived people of Nepal) of Bardibas. They have established Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation in 2072 B.S. for a continuation of their social welfare works.
Sitaram Kattel’s Net Worth: $1-5 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2020 Under Review
Previous Year’s Net Worth (2019) Under Review
Annual Salary Under Review
Source: Dhurmus Suntali Foundation