Born in Kathmandu, Nepal. Arpan Karki (Ap) the founder and front man of NepCali calls himself a dreamer. With not much background on music in his family, Arpan became really attracted to music and very persistent singer and songwriter since his early childhood. He arrived in States in 2007 as a F1 exchange student and his career didn’t start until he moved to long beach, California on 2011.
He started the band along with Sushant Amatya in 2015. He never gave up his dreams and finally everything came along when they met Sunny Shrestha (Guitarist) and Scott Collins (Drummer). Devoting his life in music, Arpan don’t have any intentions to break his vows. Highly influence by grunge, alternative, metal and classic rock music, he calls Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of Dog) and Narayan Gopal (Nepali Vocal Maestro) his great inspirations in his singing and songwriting style.