Kathmandu,Dec 11.‘Rabi Lamichhane (Nepali: रवि लामिछाने) is a Nepali television presenter who set the world record for hosting the longest-ever television talk show which was broadcast in News24 Television in April 2013. He is one of the most popular TV journalists working in Nepal. Regardless of having US degree and best job prospects over there, deep hearted patriotism toward motherland brought him back to his country. Popular telvision show, sidha kura janata sanga, addressing root cause of problems inside the country has made him more popular among many Nepalese people.
Lamichhane stayed on the air for more than 72 hours during a live broadcast by News24 Television. To set the record for the longest talk show, he interviewed politicians, journalists, and celebrities on the theme “Buddha was born in Nepal”, and took phone calls from viewers. The previous record was set by two Ukrainian presenters who stayed on the air for 52 hours in 2011.