Early Years and Hardships: Despite her family’s supportive nature, Bartika faced numerous challenges growing up. Societal expectations and conservative views in Nepal often clashed with her aspirations to pursue a career in music. These external pressures, coupled with financial constraints, made her journey arduous. She often found herself at a crossroads, torn between following her passion for music and adhering to a more conventional career path.

Education and Musical Beginnings: Bartika moved to the United States to further her education, attending Bennington College in Vermont. There, she majored in Music and Literature, immersing herself in a diverse range of musical genres and literary works. This educational experience was pivotal, allowing her to refine her songwriting and performance skills.

Career Beginnings and Struggles: Post-graduation, Bartika relocated to New York City, a melting pot for aspiring artists. The initial years were filled with struggle as she worked to establish herself in a competitive industry. Performing at small venues and open mics, she gradually built a loyal fan base, laying the groundwork for her future success.

Breakthrough and Success: Bartika’s breakthrough came with the release of her debut album, “Bimbaakash,” in 2016. Self-funded and produced, the album garnered critical acclaim for its poetic lyrics and melodic compositions. Tracks like “Khai” and “Umer” struck a chord with listeners, propelling her to recognition in Nepal and among the Nepali diaspora.

The success of “Bimbaakash” was followed by her second album, “Taral,” which further solidified her reputation in the Nepali music industry. Her music, characterized by its emotional depth and lyrical sophistication, continued to resonate with a growing audience.

Real Name: Bartika Eam Rai

Date of Birth: April 24, 1994

Birth Place: Lalitpur, Nepal

Residence: New York City, USA

Nationality: Nepali

Religion: Buddhism

Partner: Not publicly disclosed

Father: Name not publicly disclosed

Mother: Name not publicly disclosed

Horoscope: Taurus

Age: 30 (as of 2024)

Height: Approximately 5 feet 4 inches

Body Type: Slim

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Hair Color: Black