Dot aka Aditi Saigal Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: New Delhi
Age: 25 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried

Aditi Saigal

Profession(s)Singer, Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown
DebutAs a Singer
Extended play (EP): Khamotion (2021)
EP Khamotion by Dot aka Aditi Saigal
As an Actor
Film: The Archies (2023) as Ethel Muggs
The poster of the film The Archies
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 September 1998 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023) 25 Years
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownNew Delhi, India
School• Mirambika – Free Progress School in New Delhi
• Woodstock School in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand (2014-2016)
College/University• Bangor University, Wales, UK
• University of Glasgow, Scotland
Educational Qualification(s) [1]Aditi Saigal – LinkedIn• Bachelor of Arts in Music and Creative Writing at Bangor University, Wales (2016–2020)
• MSc in Education at the University of Glasgow (2020-2024)

Note: She pursued an MSc in Education online as a part-time course.
Food HabitNon-vegetarian [2]Bandit Fiction
HobbiesCycling, Sewing Clothes
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Amit Saigal (rock musician, founder of Rock Street Journal (RSJ))
Aditi Saigal's father Amit Saigal
Mother- Shena Gamat (theatre artist, actor)
Dot aka Aditi Saigal’s mother, Shena Gamat
SiblingsShe is an only child.

Aditi Saigal aka Dot

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dot aka Aditi Saigal

  • Aditi Saigal’s father, Amit Saigal, was fondly called “Papa Rock” in the music community. He died in Goa after drowning in the sea on 5 January 2012. [3]The Hindustan Times
  • Born to a singer father, she developed a passion for music at a very young age. In an interview, while talking about the same, she said,

    I remember waking up to music a lot. Sometimes it would be Frou Frou (Imogen Heap) or Diogal Sakho playing his Samba Alla. Dad would be playing his djembe along as I tumbled out of my bedroom. I also remember singing to this one cassette that used to be in my nani’s car called Dances from Around the World.”

  • Her parents divorced in 2006.

    Childhood picture of Dot aka Aditi Saigal with her mother, Shena Gamat

    Childhood picture of Dot aka Aditi Saigal with her mother, Shena Gamat

  • After that, she was raised by her paternal grandparents, Ashok Kumar Saigal and Madhu Saigal.
  • She started her YouTube channel on 29 August 2010.
  • In 2016, she worked as an assistant audition manager at the Barefoot Theatre Company in New Delhi for 2 months.
  • She started her musical journey in New Delhi with a band called Blank, which comprised musicians from Gurgaon’s One World College of Music.
  • In 2016, she moved to Bangor, Wales, UK to study music.
  • In 2017, she became active on her YouTube channel, Dot, where she uploaded raw recordings of herself singing on the piano.
  •  The first song she uploaded on YouTube was ‘Reassure Me’ on 22 February 2017.
  • On 28 February 2017, she came into the limelight with the song ‘Everybody Dances to Techno,’ which went viral on the internet.
  • Later, she uploaded various singles on her channel like Unwanted Opinions (2017), Normal Things (2017), Bet You Believe (2017), and Sunny Days (2018).

    Dot aka Aditi Saigal performing at the Spoken Fest 2024

    Dot aka Aditi Saigal performing at the Spoken Fest 2024

  • She worked as a sales assistant at Accessorize in Bangor from December 2017 to February 2018.
  • She received The School of Music Prize for Outstanding Overall Achievement in her second year at Bangor University, Wales (2018).
  • From August 2018 to June 2019, she was an administrator at the International Education Centre (IEC) at Bangor University.
  • In 2019, she was a teaching intern at Dankook University, Cheonan, South Korea for 2 months.
  • From August 2019 to September 2019, she worked as an Administrative Assistant and Database Designer for Eastwind Academy for Advanced Music & Performance in Gurgaon, India.
  • In March 2020, she started working as a freelance language teacher online.
  • In the same year, she was awarded the Philip Pascall Memorial Prize for Outstanding Overall Achievement in the School of Music.
  • She draws inspiration from singers like Regina Spektor, Paulo Nutini, Fiona Apple, KT Tunstall, Jack Johnson, Peggy Lee, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, and Aretha Franklin.
  • On 16 July 2021, she released her own album named Khamotion, which had a series of songs that she wrote for her final year project in college.
  • She adopted the stage name “Dot.” at the age of 10 while filling colours in a colouring book along with her mother. She explained the same in an interview and said,

    So I liked to colour within the margins but my mom was fond of making dots outside the margin. She also made small designs. l used to be mad at my mom and said, ‘Mom, why do you do this? Keep it inside the line.’ She always answered, ‘A little dot never hurt anyone and it greatly improves the whole picture.’ That was my inspiration for this name.” [4]The Times of India

  • In 2023, she was featured in a digital advertisement for the perfume brand LoveChild by Masaba.

    Dot aka Aditi Saigal in a digital advertisement for the perfume brand LoveChild by Masaba (2023)

    Dot aka Aditi Saigal in a digital advertisement for the perfume brand LoveChild by Masaba (2023)

  • During an interview, she shared that she followed the concept of slow fashion. She said that she often bought second-hand clothes and maintained a capsule wardrobe to avoid unnecessary shopping. [5]Verve Magazine
  • Her artistic career is managed by Anirban Chakraborty, director of the music publication Rock Street Journal.
  • Saigal was included in the 2024 edition of Forbes India’s 30 Under 30 list.
  • During an interview, she mentioned that the squirrel was her spirit animal. [6]Verve Magazine
  • Her debut film, The Archies (2023), attracted a lot of criticism for promoting nepotism. The film features celebrity kids including Khushi Kapoor, Suhana Khan, Amitabh Bachchan‘s grandson Agastya Nanda, along with actor Mihir Ahuja, Yuvraj Menda, and Vedang Raina. [7]The Times of India

    A still from Archies first trailer revealing the cast of the movie including Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, Aditi Saigal and others

    Star cast of the film The Archies (2023)