Rajesh Payal Rai (born 30 September 1975) is a Nepali singer and actor. Referred to in the media as the ” Rai is King”, he is known as a versatile singer in the Nepali Music Industry. He has done playback singing for more than one thousand Nepali Movies. In addition, he has recorded several private albums such as Darshan Namaste, Rai is King and Syamuna, etc. He has sung Japanese and Bhojpuri songs as well. He performed on a worldwide tour and won several musical awards from 1995- 2015.