Nepal TV host gets Guinness World Record for longest talk show, clocked at 62 hours and 12 minutes

Reuters correspondent Gopal Sharma (via ABS-CBNNews.com) reports that "Rabi Lamichhane, a former TV journalist from Nepal turned manager of a fast food restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland returned to his homeland to talk on air non-stop for 62 hours and 12 minutes, a feat certified by the Guinness World Records as the longest marathon talk show."

Reuters correspondent Gopal Sharma (via ABS-CBNNews.com) reports that "Rabi Lamichhane, a former TV journalist from Nepal turned manager of a fast food restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland returned to his homeland to talk on air non-stop for 62 hours and 12 minutes, a feat certified by the Guinness World Records as the longest marathon talk show."

 

The report noted that 36-year-old Lamichhane engaged in "a marathon discussion about the founder of Buddhism" with politicians, artists, diplomats, businessmen, social workers, and journalists. He used the Nepali language and the producers put in English subtitles.

 

The report further revealed: "Guinness World Records allowed Lamichhane a break of five minutes every hour. It was not clear how many people watched the show. Lamichhane said he did not sleep during the show, ate mainly fruits, drank up to 15 cups of coffee a day and lived on energy drinks."

 

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