KATHMANDU – Dayahang Rai was born in April 13, 1980 in Khawa ,Bhojpur district , Nepal .He belonged to middle class family . His father had two wives . Dayahang has two younger sister and one elder brother. He completed his schooling from Pashupati Lower Secondary School in his hometown Khawa and finished his high school from Annapurna Secondary School, Dilpa ., Koshi zone .He completed his intermediate level with major in Geography from Bhojpur Multiple College.
At age of 21 , Dayahang came Kathamandu to pursue higher studies. He studied journalism in Nepal Maanawiki Campus . He wasnot good at studies but he was far more focused and intrested in doing plays . He scoured the Art Council and the Academy Hall, watching plays. Once, he watched a total of 20-22 plays in National Theatre Festival at the Academy Hall He wanted so bad to learn acting and direction but couldn’t meet and speak to the directors.
One day, he got to know about a workshop at Nach ghar,conducted by Anup Baral. Dayahang managed to get a small role that made him realize his passion for acting. . Eventually, he involved himself in theater plays . He debuted to filmline through movie Anagarika . The movie was Gurung community charitable film .
Eventually, he acted in Hamro Team (serial), Loot, Highway, Chadke and Badhshala, which have all been released to critical acclaim. His forthcoming movies are Karkash and Jholey. “He was a regular fixture in the audience of street plays and viewed them with a critic’s eye. He even had an interest in the fine arts and sketched while in school.