Bijay Shrestha was born to Tabla Maestro Rabin Lal Shrestha and sitar player Bina Shrestha.
Coming from a musical family and under the guidance of his father Maestro Rabin Lal Shrestha, Bijay completed a master’s degree in tabla at the age of 18.
Along with tabla Bijay also started learning sitar under the guidance of Sitar Maestra Uma Thapa.
As a result of his numerous years of training in both sitar and tabla, he is hailed as one of the most promising, young exponents of classical music, who constantly endeavors to infuse interest and respect for this traditional art in the hearts and minds of the younger generation.
Bijay has shared the stage with the world renowned flutist Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia and has recorded in the critically acclaimed recordings such as Maestro Duets on Sarod. Moods of Meed, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia Live in Nepal.