Marital Status: Unmarried
|Profession(s)||Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist|
|Physical Stats and More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 176 cm
in meters- 1.76 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
|Date of Birth||21 November 1981 (Saturday)|
|Age (as of 2021)||39 years|
|College/University||St. Xavier's College, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||Majored in Geology |
|Hobbies||Running, Baking Bread|
|Relationships & More|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Nikhil D’Souza
- He made his debut as a playback singer with his hit single “sham” in Rajshree Ojha’s movie Aisha(2010).
- Nikhil D’Souza’s major influences were Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley and Eric Clapton.
- He is currently signed with a London based record label – East west Records which a subsidiary to Warner Music UK and has already released three songs with them which are Silver, Gold and Beautiful mind.
- He got featured in Rolling Stone Music Magazine(India) several times due to his catchy melancholic sounds.
- He also got featured on MTV’s Coke Studio Season 3 (2013) where he sang Moh along with Hitesh Sonik, Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar.
- He performed two of his original songs – shades of grey and still in love at Sofar Sounds Mumbai.
- In an interview he said is a self -trained singer and guitarist.
- He spent a lot of time in the US honing his songwriting skills.
- He claims to have become a better singer after coming to bollywood.
- In 2020, D’Souza along with Dhvani Bhanushali won the Listeners’ Choice Awards for their 2019 release “Vaaste” in Independent music category.
- In an interview, he said,
It made sense for someone like me to move there, so I began spending a lot of time in the US, while returning to India occasionally for gigs here.”