Nikhil Chinapa’s real name is Kalengada Bhemaiah Chinapa. He is an Indian DJ, host and festival curator. DJ Nikhil is a very handsome and hardworking person. He has been working with MTV India since the late 90s and did many television shows. Nikhil Chinapa co-founded Sunburn along with his wife Pearl which is a very popular commercial electronic dance music festival in India.
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Nikhil Chinapa Age
He was born on 6 June 1973 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Nikhil Chinapa is 46 years old. In addition, he belongs to an army family as his father was an army paratrooper.
Nikhil Chinapa Wiki
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|Nikhil Chinapa Bio-data|
|Real Name||Kalengada Bhemaiah Chinapa|
|Birthdate||6 June 1973|
|Religion | Caste||Hinduism|
|Profession||Actor, Disco Jockey, Radio/Video Jockey|
|Hobbies||Traveling,Biking, Gymming, Adventures|
|Debut Appearance||MTV Select (1992)|
|Famous For||Roadies Revolution(2020)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Height||5.8 in Feet|
1.77 in Meter
|Family Background, Education|
|Father Name||Lt. Col. Bhemaiah Chinapa (ex-Indian Army Paratrooper)|
|Mother Name||Ganga Chinapa|
|Brother Name||Nitish Chinapa|
|Born Place||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Current City||Mumbai, India|
|School||Bengumpet's Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad|
Faust High School, Secunderabad, India
St. Joseph's Boys High School, Bangalore
|College||St. George College, Agra|
BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Architecture|
|Girlfriend, Wife, Affairs|
|Wife Name||Pearl Miglani (DJ)|
|Daughter Name||Anouka Maia Chinapa|
|Social Media Accounts|
Nikhil Chinapa Biography
Nikhil Chinapa was born in Bangalore, Karnataka(India). He had to move to different cities during childhood as his father served in the Indian army.
Hence, he completed his schooling from three different schools including Bengumpet’s Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad / Faust High School, Secunderabad, India & St. Joseph’s Boys High School, Bangalore, India.
He was a very active child in his childhood and always took part in festival programs and extra-curricular activities.
After that, he studied in St. George College, Agra and then he completed his graduation in Architecture from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore.
During his college days, he used to do gigs as a DJ in parties and since then his interest in music grew significantly.
He made his debut in acting in 2000 with film Snip! and then he hosted and judged many reality television shows of MTV India.
At present, he is a well-known DJ, Host and festival curator in India. In 2020, he appears in MTV’s Roadies Revolution Season 17 as a Gang Leader along with Prince Narula, Neha Dhupia, and Raftaar.
Nikhil Chinapa belongs to an Indian family and follows the Hindu religion. His father’s name is Lt. Col. Bhemaiah Chinapa. Moreover, his father is an ex-Indian Army Paratrooper.
Nikhil’s mother’s name is Ganga Chinapa who is a homemaker.
Moreover, Nikhil has one brother whose name is Nitish Chinapa. Apart from that, there is not any information available about his family.
Height in Feet & Body Stats
Nikhil Chinapa’s height is 5.9 feet or 1.75 in a meter and his weight is around 77 kg. He has a muscular body.
In addition, Nikhil’s Body measurement is about Chest-41, Waist-32 & Biceps-14 inches approximately and he likes to maintain his body. He has a tattoo of magician’s head on his right shoulder. Moreover, he has dark brown eyes and black hair.
Wife, Daughter, and Relationship
Nikhil Chinapa had a relationship with Pearl Miglani, a Disco Jockey. After a long time relationship of six years, he married her in 2012.
Then the couple is blessed with a beautiful girl whose name is Anouka Maia Chinapa. Apart from that, there is not any information available about his girlfriends and affairs.
Television Acting & Career
Nikhil Chinapa started his career with participating as a contestant in the show MTV VJ Hunt in 1999 and he also won this show. Then after Nikhil hosted some television shows such as;
- MTV Select in 2000
- In 2009: MTV Rock On
- From 2009-2014: MTV Splitsvilla
- India’s Got Talent in 2010
He also judged the television shows like Rock On, Fame X, MTV Mashups & MTV Roadies season 4/5/7.
In 2017, Nikhil appeared as a gang leader in the thirteenth season of MTV Roadies.
Film Acting Career
Nikhil Chinapa debuted as an actor with the film Snip! in 2000. Then from 2000 to 2011, he featured in some films such as Pyar Kiya Nai Jata(2003), Kudiyon Ka Hai Jamaana(2006), 42 km(2009) and Shaitan(2011).
Nikhil Chinapa is the co-founder of a music company ‘Submerge Music’ along with his wife Pearl and Hermit Sethi which brings most prominent DJs to India such as Hardwell, Tiesto, Deniz Koyu, Zedd, Swedish House and many more.
Presently, this is one of the largest EDM companies in India. Prior to that, in 2007, Nikhil co-founded the Sunburn music festival.
But, because of some internal issues, he parted ways with the Sunburn franchise and started Vh1 Supersonic with his wife pearl.
In 2013, he directed ‘Asia’s Premier Music Festival’ and ‘Sunburn’ in Goa.
Apart from that, he created some remix soundtracks such as; Om Shanti Om(2007), Shootout at Lokhandwala(2007), Zinda(2006), Dus(2005), Stop! (2004) and Salaam Namaste(2005).
Nikhil Chinapa is an Indian DJ, actor, and a festival curator from Mumbai.
Nikhil is 46 years old.
Nikhil married his long-time girlfriend Pearl Miglani. His wife is also a prominent DJ.
His daughter’s name is Anouka Maia Chinapa.
Some interesting facts about Nikhil Chinapa
- Does Nikhil Chinapa smoke? Not Known
- Does Nikhil Chinapa drink alcohol? Yes
- Nikhil Chinapa is a Radio/Video jockey and also a television presenter.
- His favorite food is Idli and Dosa.
- Nikhil is a big fan of Cricket and his favorite cricket player is Rahul Dravid and KL Rahul.
- In Bollywood, he follows a very famous actor Akshay Kumar.
- Nikhil was criticized for his explicit scenes with actress Sophia Haque in the film Snip(2000).
- He is the owner of a music company ‘Submerge Music’.
- Nikhil has a huge fan following on twitter of 2 million followers.
- He hosted MTV Splitsvilla season 2, 4 & 5 as a solo host and co-hosted season 3 with Deepti Gujaral, season 6 with Sherlyn Chopra and season 7 with Sunny Leone.
- Nikhil has a deep love for music and created Sunburn along with his wife Pearl which is a commercial electronic dance music festival held in India.
- Nikhil Chinapa is quite famous on social media and he likes to keep in touch with his followers on social accounts like Instagram(614K), Twitter(2M)& Facebook(504K).
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