Astha, a two men band formed by two music enthusiasts who carved to create some new kind of music is one of the most popular bands in Nepal. Astha means “Faith” and the band members, Naren Limbu and Sudip Gurung, definitely had faith in themselves that they could create music that would be loved by all. The band was formed during the early days of their college and they released their first album in 2003. The album was self titled and their first video ‘Harpal’ remained on top of the charts for a longtime. The music as well as the video was very well received by the audiences and the band became everyone’s favorite with their first album. The success of their first album made it clear that the two guys hailing from Dharan had made a start into the world of Nepali music.