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Palash Muchhal Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 28 Years
Girlfriend: Smriti Mandhana
Hometown: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Palash Muchhal

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)• Director
• Music composer
• Film score composer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm: Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey - Subodh Roy (2010)
A still of Palash Muchhal from the Hindi-language film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey
Music Composer: Dishkiyaoon - Tu Hi Hai Aashiqui (2014)
Director: Ardh (2022)
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2014: Guinness World Records - Youngest professional music composer
2022: Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award for Best Debut Direction (Ardh)
Personal Life
Date of Birth22 May 1995 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023) 28 Years
BirthplaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Educational QualificationBachelor of Commerce degree
Food HabitVegetarian
A screenshot of Palash Muchhal's Instagram story
Tattoo(s)Right arm: Believe tattoo
Palash Muchhal's right hand tattoo
Left arm: SM18
Palash Muchhal's left hand tattoo
ControversiesCase registered against him

On 2 March 2018, during the Taj Mahotsava event in Uttar Pradesh, the Uttar Pradesh Police filed a First Information Report (FIR) against Palash Muchhal for allegedly misbehaving with a member of the organizing committee. The complaint was lodged by Sudhir Narain, who claimed that during a performance by Palak Muchhal on 27 February 2018, Palash got into a heated argument with him. Palash accused the committee of mistreating his mother, and according to Sudhir Narain, he was allegedly slapped and threatened during the incident. The FIR was registered under sections 323, 504, 506, 332, and 427 of the Indian Penal Code. [1]The New Indian Express
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSmriti Mandhana [2]Hindustan Times
Palash Muchhal and Smriti Mandhana
Family
ParentsFather- Rajkumar Muchhal (Accountant)
Palash Muchhal and his father
Mother- Amita Muchhal (Homemaker)
Palash Muchhal and his mother
SiblingsSister- Palak Muchhal
Palash Muchhal and his sister
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMahindra Thar
Palash Muchhal with his Mahindra Thar

Palash Muchhal (singer)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Palash Muchhal

  • Palash Muchhal is an Indian director, music composer, and film score composer who predominantly works in the Hindi film industry. He is reportedly in a relationship with the Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana.
  • Before venturing into films, he appeared in a handful of advertisement commercials. Later, the Indian director, Ashutosh Gowariker, noticed Palash and cast him in his next project. Gowariker was reportedly captivated by the composer’s curly hair. Palash made his acting debut in the Indian Hindi-language historical action-adventure film directed by Ashutosh Gowariker titled Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey. The film, with Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles, was released on 3 December 2010. Palash played the character of Subodh Roy.
  • During an interview about his career, he shared that his interest in music started at the tender age of four. He added that once his sister, Palak Muchhal, who is a singer, performed in London and brought back gifts and chocolates for him. This sparked the idea that he would also receive such treats if he sang like her. Consequently, Palash joined Kalyanji-Anandji’s Little Stars group, where Anandji Shah was his mentor. Muchhal had the opportunity to be part of Anandji Shah’s global music projects.

    Palash Muchhal with his sister

    Palash Muchhal with his sister

  • Originally from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, his family relocated to Mumbai in 2006 to support his and his sister’s musical aspirations. His sister, Palak, guides his work. She sang for him in Dishkiyaoon, which marked his debut as a composer in 2014; according to him, it was an incredibly touching moment for him and his family. While discussing their relationship in an interview, he mentioned that they enjoy plenty of sibling fun at home. However, once they step into a music studio, they would try to maintain a professional approach. Additionally, they always make it a priority to attend the first screening of their films.
  • According to reports, Gowariker even expressed to Palash’s mother that he believed her son would grow up to become an actor. However, she confidently asserted that her son would remain dedicated to music. As fate would have it, his mother’s judgment proved to be accurate. Harman Baweja met Palash at the premiere of the movie “Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey,” which marked Palash’s Bollywood debut. Afterwards, Baweja listened to some of Palash’s songs and introduced him to Shilpa Shetty Kundra. When she heard his songs, she was impressed and offered him a chance to work in the film “Dishkiyaoon,” which she produced. During an interview, he shared that when his song ‘Tu Hi Hai Aashiqui’ from Dishkiyaoon was released, it evoked strong emotions from his family. His parents were moved to tears as they listened to it on the radio, and he received numerous compliments from fans in India, Pakistan, the US, and Dubai.
  • Additionally, he composed the song ‘Party Toh Banti Hai’ for the promotion of a gym product. The owner of the gym, who happened to reside in the same building as Bhushan Kumar, played the song for him. Kumar liked it so much that he called and requested the song for the film Bhootnath Returns. Palash added that The Meet Brothers were already involved in the project and supported him, and pointed out that collaborating with them proved to be a fantastic experience. In an interview, he said that the excitement heightened further when Amitabh Bachchan himself danced to their tunes. During the film’s success party, he had the opportunity to meet Amitabh and asked for a photograph together. To his astonishment, Amitabh suggested taking a selfie instead and left the composer overwhelmed with joy.

    Palash Muchhal with his sister at his studio

    Palash Muchhal with his sister at his studio

  • During an interview, when asked about any potential issues with starting as a composer at the age of 18, he stated that age doesn’t matter in the music industry. He emphasized that your work speaks for itself. He mentioned working with singers like Arijit Singh, Mika Singh, and Javed Ali, who treated him respectfully during song recording sessions, addressing him as ‘Sir.’ However, he also shared that some people initially dismissed him due to his age. Nevertheless, he managed to prove himself through his impressive work, and eventually, many of them signed him up for their projects.
  • Palash is skilled in playing around ten musical instruments, including the guitar, piano, drums, pianika, harmonica, tabla, dholak, congo, bongo, flute, and violin. Among them, he particularly enjoys playing the guitar.

    Palash Muchhal performing at an event

    Palash Muchhal performing at an event

  • He composed music for several movies like Bhoothnath Returns (2014), Dishkiyaoon (2014), and Amit Sahni Ki List (2014). Some of his famous songs include “Party Toh Banti Hai” from Bhoothnath Returns, “Tu hi hai Aashiqui” from Dishkiyaoon, and “What The Fark” from Amit Sahni Ki List. In 2017, he composed the music for a video called “Tu Jo Kahe,” featuring Parth Samthaan and Anmol Malik. Then, in 2018, he worked on the music for two more videos: “Nishaa,” starring Parth Samthaan and Charlie Chauhan, and “Fans nahi Friends,” which featured Parth Samthaan, Niti Taylor, and Varun Sharma.
  • He is well-known for organizing numerous stage shows in India and abroad to raise funds and support financially disadvantaged children, especially those with heart diseases. Since 2000, Palak and her brother have been travelling extensively across India and other countries for their charity shows called “Dil Se Dil Tak” (“From Heart to Heart”) in Hindi and “Save Little Hearts” in English. It has been reported that up until October 2020, Palak Muchhal and her brother managed to save the lives of 2,200 children through their charitable efforts.
  • According to reports, during a performance by Palak Muchhal on 27 February 2018 in Uttar Pradesh, India. Palash engaged in a heated argument with a member of the organizing committee. He accused the committee of mistreating their mother.

  • Some reports suggested that he is in a relationship with Smriti Mandhana for the past four years, and the tattoo on his left arm represents Smriti Mandhana’s initials ‘S’ and ‘M’ and her jersey number, 18. They often post pictures of each other on social media. Smriti celebrated her 27th birthday on 18 July 2023 in Dhaka while participating in an ODI series against Bangladesh Women. The Indian team organized a birthday party for her on the night before the second 50-over match. Palash Muchhal travelled to Dhaka to be a part of the celebration and shared a picture of them on Instagram, sending his birthday wishes to the Indian cricketer.

    Palash Muchhal and Smriti Mandhana

    Palash Muchhal and Smriti Mandhana

  • Palash Muchhal, a talented filmmaker, wrote and directed the Indian Hindi-language drama film “Ardh.” The movie featured renowned actors Rajpal Yadav and Rubina Dilaik. The film had its premiere on ZEE5 on 10 June 2022. Palash’s exceptional work as a debut director earned him the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award for Best Debut Direction.

    Palash Muchhal with the Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award

    Palash Muchhal with the Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award

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