Kattel was born in Solukhumbu district of Nepal where his early life and schooling was completed. His arrival in Kathmandu and the massacre of King Birendra Family were coincident. His family moved from Solukhumbu to Jhapa when he was a child. He used to help his father in his field while going to the school.
He started his career from a hit comedy show called Geetanjali, in which he worked as temporary script writer. He also worked in Jire Khursani, a famous Nepali comedy TV series for a while. After that along with Kedar Ghimire and Daman Rupakheti he created the sitcom Meri Bassai, which helped him to establish as one of the most successful comedians in Nepal .