Nikhita Gandhi (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Biography & More

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Full NameNikhita Gandhi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)33-29-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 October 1991
Age (as in 2017)26 Years
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal
Zodiac SignLibra
HometownKolkata, West Bengal
SchoolLa Martiniere For Girls, Kolkata
CollegeRamachandra College, Chennai
K. M. College of Music and Technology
Educational QualificationBachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Singing DebutTamil: 'Modern Kalyanam' from the movie- Kalyana Samayal Saadham (2013)
Telugu: 'Ladiyo' from the movie- I (2014)
Hindi: 'Lady O' from the movie- I (Hindi Version, 2014)
Bollywood: 'Raabta Title Song' from the movie "Raabta" (2017)
FamilyFather- Udey Vir Gandhi (Dentist)
Mother- Nipa Gandhi (Dentist)
singer Nikhita Gandhi with her parents
Brother(s)- 2 (Niru and 1 other)
Nikhita Gandhi with her brother
Sister- None
HobbiesPlaying Carrom, Travelling
ControversyDuring an interview, Nikhita said, "Music labels tend to interfere in creative content." However, later, she took to her social media handles to clear the misunderstanding. She wrote that words were misinterpreted and there was a confusion in what she had said and what was published.
Favourite Things
Favourite ActressPriyanka Chopra
Favourite Music DirectorsA. R. Rahman, Anupam Roy
Favourite SingersBenny Dayal, Rekha Bhardwaj, Usha Uthup, Ghulam Ali
Favourite DirectorA. R. Murugadoss
Favourite MusicianAlicia Keys
Favourite Food/BeverageItalian Cuisine, Cappuccino
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known

Nikhita Gandhi singer

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nikhita Gandhi

  • Does Nikhita Gandhi smoke: Not Known
  • Does Nikhita Gandhi drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Originally hailing from Kolkata, Nikhita belongs to a family of Bengali-Punjabi origin.
  • After graduating from school, Nikhita moved to Chennai to become a dentist. However, dentistry took a back seat when she was selected to be a part of her college’s choir troupe.
  • Interestingly, Nikhita had a chance meeting with maestro A. R. Rahman during an Indo-German music exchange Program. This meeting, however, turned the tables for the budding dentist as Rahman promised to offer her a song if she was willing to have some professional training in the field. For this purpose, Nikhita enrolled in A. R. Rahman’s K. M. College of Music and Technology and simultaneously pursued both dentistry and music.
  • The Mozart of Madras kept his promise and offered her the song, ‘Ladiyo’, from the movie- I (2014), which was released in three different languages viz. Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Interestingly, Nikhita gave her voice to all the three versions of the song.
  • Her Bengali album titled Kotha, a re-arrangement of ‘Nazrul Geeti’, songs written by renowned poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, became an instant success upon its release in 2012.
  • Despite being a Bengali, Nikhita has managed to handle both Tamil and Hindi songs quite well. She shot to fame in the Hindi film Industry after lending her voice to the title track of Sushant Singh RajputKriti Sanon starrer Raabta.

  • A philanthropist at heart, Nikhita has been conscientiously working towards a number of social and environmental welfare programs. Aside from organising free dental camps every now and then, she actively participates in drives that promote tree-plantation and dog adoption.
  • Nikhita has lent her voice for 3 tracks from the Iranian film “Muhammad (SAL): The Messenger of God.”
  • She has sung three songs for the Hollywood film “Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016),” a biographical film based on the life of the Brazillian footballer “Pelé.”
  • Gandhi has received training in the Odissi and Hindustani music for around 12 years.
  • She is a lead vocalist of a 5-member band, ‘Noor,’ which performs regularly at concerts and music festivals.
  • In 2018, she released her first independent single “Humshakal.” The song is composed and produced by Nikitha herself.
  • As the lead vocalist of a 5-member band, Noor, she now performs regularly at concerts and music festivals.
  • She is also a trained Odissi dancer.
  • On 25 November 2023, four students died due to a stampede at the annual festival of Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kochi, Kerala, where Nikhita Gandhi was scheduled to perform. Nikhita later addressed the matter and conveyed her grief through a post on Instagram. She mentioned that the incident occurred before she could leave for the event. [1]Hindustan Times

    Nikhita Gandhi's Instagram post about the Kochi incident

    Nikhita Gandhi’s Instagram post about the Kochi incident