Age: 46 Years
Wife: Pearl Miglani
|Real Name||Kalengada Bhemaiah Chinapa|
|Profession(s)||Disco Jockey, Radio Jockey, Video Jockey, Actor|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 41 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||6 June 1973|
|Age (as in 2019)||46 Years|
|Birth Place||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Schools||• Begumpet's Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad, India
• Faust High School, Secundrabad, India
• St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Bangalore
|Colleges||St. George's College, Agra
BMS College Of Engineering, Bangalore
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Architecture|
|Debut||TV: MTV Select (1992)
Film: Snip! (2000)
|Family||Father- Lt. Col. Bhemaiah Chinapa (ex-Indian Army Paratrooper)
Mother- Ganga Chinapa
Brother- Nitish Chinapa
Sister- Not Known
|Hobbies||Gymming, Travelling, Biking, Doing Adventures like Scuba Diving and Flyboarding|
|Tattoo||A magician’s head on his right shoulder
|Controversy||He was heavily criticized for showcasing explicit scenes with the actress Sophia Haque in the film Snip (2000).|
|Favourite Food(s)||Idli, Dosa|
|Favourite Colours||White, Grey, Black|
|Favourite Destinations||Goa, Thailand|
|Favourite Cricketer||Rahul Dravid|
|Favourite Restaurant||Rosie cafe in Vietnam|
|Favourite Actor||Akshay Kumar|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife/Spouse||Pearl Miglani (DJ)
|Marriage Date||Year, 2012|
Daughter- Anouka Maia Chinapa
Some Lesser Known Facts About Nikhil Chinapa
- Does Nikhil Chinapa smoke?: Not Known
- Does Nikhil Chinapa drink alcohol?: Yes
- Nikhil Chinapa is an Indian radio jockey, video jockey and TV presenter on MTV India.
- He was born in Bangalore, and he had to move to different cities; as his father served in the Indian Army.
- He owns a music company called Submerge Music, which is known for bringing the most prominent DJs to India such as Above & Beyond, Swedish House Mafia, Alesso, Deniz Koyu, Armin Van Buuren, Zedd, Hardwell, and Tiesto.
- He has a huge fan following on Twitter among EDM (Electronic Dance Music) enthusiasts, and he is credited as a pioneer for EDM in India.
- He used to host a popular weekly radio show called ‘Together’ generally known as TGTR on Sunday nights on www.tgtr.in.
- He was the festival director of ‘Asia’s premier Music Festival’, ‘Sunburn’ in Goa before parting with Percept INC in 2013.
- He solo-hosted MTV Splitsvilla season 2, 4, 5 and co-hosted season 3 with Deepti Gujral, season 6 with Sherlyn Chopra and season 7 with Sunny Leone. He also hosted many other reality shows like Maldives Travel Awards, India’s Got Talent, etc.
- In 2014, he collaborated with Indian online fashion brand ‘Koovs.com’.
- He also judged youth-based reality show ‘MTV Roadies’- season 4, 5, 7 & ‘Roadies Rising’ (2017).
- Besides his stint as a VJ, Nikhil has also made small appearances in the films like Dus (2005), Zinda (2006), and Om Shanti Om (2007).
- In an interview, he revealed that his parents still ask him when would he get a real job.
- Nikhil was one year senior to Rahul Dravid in school.