Dhruv Visvanath Age, Girlfriend, Family & Biography

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Hometown: New Delhi
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 31 Years

Dhruv Visvanath

Profession(s)Percussive Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) 5’ 10” (178 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown
Debut AlbumOrion (2015)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Featured among the '30 Great Guitarists Under 30' in the world in the Acoustic Guitar Magazine (2014)
• Selected for Spotify Worldwide's RADAR programme (2021)
Dhruv Visvanath poster for the Spotify's RADAR Programme
• Best Pop Artist/ Singer-Songwriter of the Year by the Indian Music Diaries (2022)
• Honoured by the Coke Studio Bharat for 'Khalasi' song (2023)
Dhruv Visvanath's honour by Coke Studio
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 July 1992
Age (as of 2023) 31 Years
HometownNew Delhi
School• Island School, Hong Kong (2003-2007)
• Sanskrit School, New Delhi (2008-2010)
College/University Dyal Singh College, University of Delhi (2010-2013)
Educational QualificationBA Honours in Geography [1]LinkedIn - Dhruv Visvanath
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Dhruv Visvanath's Instagram post about his food habit
HobbiesReading, Drawing
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affair/GirlfriendNiyati Singh
Dhruv Visvanath with Niyati Singh
ParentsFather- Shekhar Visvanath (died in 2008)
Dhruv Visvanath's father
Mother- Jyoti Singh Visvanath (painter, blogger, Former Managing editor at SHRM India)
Dhruv with his mother in 2020
SiblingsBrother- Jay Visvanath (Hip-Hop Artist)
Dhruv Visvanath's brother
BandAlter Bridge, Foals, Snarky Puppy
CitiesMontreal, Hong Kong
Song(s)• One Day Remains by Alter Bridge
• Greatest Hits by Phil Collins
• Echoes, Silence, Patience, Grace by Foo Fighters.
MusicianA. R. Rahman
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Dhruv Visvanath

  • Dhruv was 7 years old when he started playing the piano because his mother told him that women are attracted to men who play the piano.
  • His great-grandfather, Saligrama Nanjundaya, was the first Indian administrator of Visakhapatnam port from 1945 to 1958.
  • In his college days, he joined the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Morning College Music Society.
  • Dhruv Visvanath’s unique guitar spanking technique has earned him titles like ‘Guitar Spanker’ and ‘One Man Band.’ He blends the classic technique of playing the guitar with percussive guitar technique.
  • He has a rock band  ‘Dhruv Visvanath & The Trio,’ modelled as the Eighties rock band.
  • Before entering the music industry in 2015, Dhruv worked at various jobs. He was a location manager at Music Basti from 2011 to 2013, an intern at Nokia from 2013 to 2014, an Intern at Microsoft from April 2014 to December 2014, and Senior Design Executive and Digital Head at
  • Dhruv’s music genre is Jazz and Country style, which includes acoustic, electro-acoustic, hard rock, and alternative.
  • He was the finalist in the 2023 series ‘My Kind of Country,’ an American music reality show.

  • He is fond of composing and writing the cinematic music.
  • In an interview, Dhruv said that the trial-and-error technique works best for him to grow as a musician.
  • He was featured on the cover of Spotify’s Indie English playlist in 2021.

    Dhruv Visvanath's cover feature on Spotify's Indie English playlist

    Dhruv Visvanath’s cover feature on Spotify’s Indie English playlist

  • He enjoys travelling and is often seen posting about it on social media.

    Dhruv Visvanath's Instagram post about travelling

    Dhruv Visvanath’s Instagram post about travelling

  • Andy Mckee, Don Ross, and Antoine Dufour are the guitarists whom Dhruv Visvanath credits as his great teachers. Watching them reignited his interest in playing the guitar during the days when he had given it up.
  • He has worked as a sound designer in a short film titled ‘Rizwan – Keeper of The Gates of Heaven. He also contributed his music to the 2019 film ‘Sonchiriya.’
  • Dhruv Visvanath likes to spend time in nature. He particularly likes mountains and often shares pictures of nature on social media.

    Dhruv Visvanath's Instagram post about mountains

    Dhruv Visvanath’s Instagram post about mountains

  • His debut album, ‘Orion,’ was produced by Vishal Dadlani. His other two albums are ‘The Lost Cause’ and ‘ The Book of I.’
  • Dhruv Visvanath has collaborated with A. R. Rahman on the songs ‘Dil Bechara’ and ‘Blinded By The Light.’
  • He is an animal lover who often shares pictures of cats and dogs on his social media handles.

    Dhruv Visvanath playing with a dog

    Dhruv Visvanath playing with a dog

  • Dhruv Visvanath loves music from the 80s, and his song ‘Moondance’ is dedicated to the times when he used to hear the 80s songs in his Walkman. These were songs from his parents’ huge music collection.
  • He has been featured in various popular magazines, and many international brands have selected him as a brand ambassador.
  • Dhruv also works for social causes by participating in various fundraising events.

    Dhruv Visvanath's Facebook post about his performance for the blind children

    Dhruv Visvanath’s Facebook post about his performance for the blind children

  • Dhruv has names for his guitars, keyboard, and laptop. His 7 guitars are named Andrea, Lucy, Catherine, Naomi, Sophie, Sara, and Lauren. He has named his laptop as Betty and keyboard as Christa.
  • Dhruv has a collection of hats, which has lately become his style statement while performing live.

    Dhruv Visvanath's collection of hats

    Dhruv Visvanath’s collection of hats