Tragic news struck the music and film industry on Tuesday as singer and actor Robin Tamang, beloved for his vibrant performances, passed away at his residence in Budhanilkantha. The sorrowful announcement was made by Tamang's sister, Bhagwati Tamang, who discovered his lifeless body inside his home on Tuesday evening.
The local authorities were promptly informed of the heartbreaking incident, with Bhagwati contacting the police around 6 pm. Budhanilkantha Police Inspector Dipendra Chand shared that Tamang's remains were subsequently transferred to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj for a post-mortem examination.
Born in Singapore, Robin Tamang was the youngest of five siblings and hailed from a family with a strong military background, his father having served as an officer in the British Army. In 1996, he arrived in Nepal, where he wholeheartedly embraced the realm of music.
Captivating Performer and Iconic Musician
As the frontman of the Nepali rock band 'Robin and the New Revolution,' Tamang captivated audiences with his dynamic stage presence and also left an indelible mark in the world of cinema.
His infectious tunes, including the hits 'Dam Maro Dam,' 'Keta Keti,' and 'Bhool Ma Bhulyo,' resonated deeply with the younger generation, solidifying his reputation as a prominent musician. Tamang's artistic journey extended beyond music, as he ventured into acting, earning accolades for his portrayal of 'Chewang' in the 2013 film 'Chhadke,' which propelled him into the limelight.
Since then, he graced the silver screen in several other notable Nepali productions, such as 'Chiso Astray,' 'Mukuta,' 'Naka,' and 'Chhadke-2.' The devastating news of Tamang's passing has elicited an outpouring of grief and tributes on social media from the public, fellow musicians, and filmmakers alike.
Users expressed their sorrow, reminiscing about their recent encounters with the artist and emphasizing his eternal youthfulness. The loss has left a void in the hearts of those who cherished Tamang's contributions to the arts.
Dipendra Kumar Khanal, a renowned film director and writer, offered his heartfelt condolences, acknowledging the immense talent and impact of the late singer and artist Robin Tamang. The void left by his untimely departure will be keenly felt by the industry and his adoring fans, who will forever remember him as a charismatic performer and an everlasting source of inspiration.