"Chettri stands apart with an unpretentiousness that reflects the simplicity of mountain life. Eschewing studio over-production, his music has a rare transportable quality, and not just for the guileless singing or the effortless blending of instruments such as the Nepali sarangi"
His debut EP 'Sketches of Darjeeling' was received by listeners with huge appreciation by critics and listeners alike. Subsequently, he released the first Single ‘Syndicate’ from his follow-up album 'Maya' at the end of Jan ‘15. He was the 'Top Selling Artiste' for 2014-15, and was in the Top Ten for 2015-16 on the indie-focussed online platform OKListen.
He released his full-length album ‘Maya’ in 2016. Two brand new singles, ‘Basant’ and ‘Gahiro Gahiro’ were released in 2017 and 2018 respectively. He has since released 4 more singles, ‘Aashish’, ‘Teesta’, 'Mughlan' and 'Neela Akash'.
A LTCL (Licentiate of Trinity College, London) Diploma holder in classical guitar, he is also the first and only Nepali language singer/songwriter to have been endorsed by Epiphone Guitars (Gibson India). His music's popularity is evident on online social platforms and has received tremendous airplays across the world. He is the head of the Arts Department at the Vasant Valley School in New Delhi when he is not travelling to perform.
He has performed at sold out concerts in New York, Boston, Dallas, Baltimore, San Francisco, St. Paul, Seattle & Los Angeles in the U.S., Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth in Australia while also having performed for four consecutive years in London apart from Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE as well as various cities in India and Nepal. He is one of a few indie musicians who has headlined a Music Festival in London at the SSE Wembley Arena.
He has also performed at music festivals all across the world; the NH7 Weekender at Shillong, Pune, and New Delhi, Joon Festival in the U.K. at the Wembley Arena and Basingstoke, Momo Festival at Melbourne, Nepal Music Festival at Kathmandu, The Winter Festival in Darjeeling, Sikkim Winter Carnival at Gangtok, Maya Winter Festival in Sydney ASEAN Music Festival at New Delhi and Udaipur Music Festival to name a few.
He is currently in the studios recording some more tunes which he hopes to release soon.