Rajesh Hamal was born on June 9, 1964 in Palpa, Nepal. He started his career with the movie "Yug Dheki Yug Samma" in 1994.
He is considered a dominant figure in bringing professionalism in the Nepalese movie industry.
Rajesh completed his schooling from Moscow, higher education (MA in English) from Punjab University, India. Studied in Nepal for a year at St Xavier's School in grade eight. He had modeled for Fashion Net, an Indian fashion magazine in 1985 and had also walked the ramp in Kathmandu and New Delhi in 1986. In one year, on an average, he works on 10 to 12 films. The maximum was 16 films in 1994. Among all his movies, Devata and Basanti are his favorite.He was linked with Kristi Mainali in his earlier carrier and both couple shared the great on screen chemistry. Later on people talk about Rajesh Hamal and Karishma Manandhar on screen as the best pair in the Nepalese film industry.