Prateek Kuhad Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 34 Years
Hometown: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Education: Major In Mathematics And Economics

Prateek Kuhad

Profession(s)Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutEP (Extended Play): Raat Raazi (2013)
Prateek Kuhad's EP- Raat Raazi
Full-Length Album: In Tokens & Charms (2015)
Prateek Kuhad's Full Length Album- In Tokens & Charms
Bollywood: 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan' from the film "Baar Baar Dekho" (2016)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Indian Indie Album of the Year 2019 by iTunes and Spotify: Top Indian Indie Hits for the album, "Cold/Mess"
• Radio City Freedom Awards - Best Pop Artist in 2018
Prateek Kuhad with his Award
• MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) - Best India Act in 2016
Prateek Kuhad-EMA
• Indie Album of the Year 2015 by iTunes for the album "In Tokens & Charms"
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 March 1990 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 34 Years
BirthplaceJaipur, Rajasthan
Zodiac signAries
HometownJaipur, Rajasthan
SchoolMaharaja Sawai Man Singh Vidyalaya, Jaipur
College/UniversityNew York University's College of Arts & Science
Educational QualificationDouble Major in Mathematics and Economics
HobbiesDoing Photography, Writing, Reading Poems and Novels
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNiharika Thakur (doctor)
Prateek Kuhad with Niharika Thakur

Note: In November 2022, Prateek Kuhad and Niharika Thakur parted ways. [1]Hindustan Times
ParentsFather- Name not known (Lawyer)
Mother- Name not known (Teacher)
SiblingsBrother- None
Sisters- 2
Prateek Kuhad with his sisters
Favourite Things
AuthorHaruki Murakami
Band(s)Euphoria, Strings,
Singer(s)Lucky Ali, Elliott Smith
Poet(s)Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Amrita Pritam
Poem"Do not go gentle into that good night" by Dylan Thomas

Prateek Kuhad

Some Lesser Known Facts About Prateek Kuhad

  • Prateek Kuhad grew up listening to the Bollywood songs on TV and Radio. He also listened to his parent’s favourite artists- Harry Belafonte and Cliff Richards, also listened to his sister’s favourite bands Pink Floyd, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam. All of them instilled the music interest in him. Prateek Kuhad as a Child
  • At the age of 16, Kuhad started learning the guitar but left it after a short time. He also had a band and was writing songs but only for the fun; as he didn’t have a plan on pursuing music as his career.
  • After completing his schooling, he went to New York for further studies. There, he was introduced to the American singer-songwriter, Elliott Smith, who inspired him. He also started listening to Indian Folk Music, which influenced his music and songwriting.
  • While in New York, he was making songs and had started performing at local gigs. Schedule of Prateek Kuhad's First Gig
  • After completing his college, he worked as an Economic Consultant in New York. After working there for four to five months, he realized that he did not want to do the job for the rest of his life. He returned to India in 2013 and started to work on his music.
  • Prateek is an independent musician and also writes for advertisements and films. He makes both Hindi and English songs.
  • He has given performances in the world tours across India, and internationally, in the countries like Canada and the United States.
  • He has also performed at South by Southwest’s Music Festival alongside the artists like Alt-J and Mike Posner.

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  • He has appeared on the cover page of many magazines including GQ and Hindustan Times Brunch.
  • In 2019, Barack Obama posted his favourite music of 2019 on his social media account, which included Prateek’s album “Cold/Mess.” Sharing his feelings, Prateek, on his Instagram account, wrote-

    This just happened and I don’t think I’ll sleep tonight. Totally flipping out. I have no idea how cold/mess even reached him but thank you @barackobama, thank you universe ? I didn’t think 2019 could’ve gotten better, but damn was I wrong. What an honour.”

    Barack Obama's Post on his Favourite Music

  • He loves dogs and owns two pet dogs.
    Prateek Kuhad with his Dog
  • Apart from the guitar, he also knows how to play the piano.
    Prateek Kuhad Playing the Piano