Nikhil Chinapa Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Nikhil Chinapa is a well-known DJ, host, festival curator, and a social media personality in India. He is mainly known for his appearance in the TV reality show “MTV Roadies” as a judge in many seasons. He is also the co-founder of a commercial electronic dance music festival in India titled “Sunburn” along with his wife.

Nikhil Chinapa Wiki/Biography

Born on 06 June 1973, Nikhil Chinapa’s age is 47 years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a well-settled army family in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. His real name is Kalengada Bhemaiah Chinapa. He completed his early schooling from Bengumpet’s Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad, Faust High School, Secunderabad, and St. Joseph’s Boys High School, Bangalore, India. After that, he enrolled himself at St. George College Agra and BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore from where he completed his graduate course in Bachelor of Architecture.

Since childhood, he was very active in co-curricular activities and used to participate in many school events. During his college days, he used to do gigs as a DJ at parties. He lived in so many different cities in his childhood as his father served in the Indian army.

Family, Girlfriend & Relationships

Nikhil Chinapa belongs to a well-to-do Hindu family in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He follows the Hindu religion and holds an Indian nationality. His father’s name is Lt. Col. Bhemaiah Chinapa who is an ex-Indian Army paratrooper and his mother’s name is Ganga Chinapa who is a homemaker. He also has one sibling, his brother’s name is Nitish Chinapa.

Nikhil Chinapa’s marital status is married. He is married to Pearl Miglani who is also a well-known Disco Jockey in India. The couple dated each other for a long time of six years and after that, they decided to get married in 2012 in a private ceremony in the presence of their parents and other close family members. The couple is blessed with a baby girl, his daughter’s name is Anouka Maia Chinapa.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx) in centimeters: 178 cm
in meters: 1.78 m
in feet inches: 5’ 9”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 77 kg
in pounds: 168 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Nikhil Chinapa is a handsome man with a dashing personality. He has a strong body build up with an impressive physique. He is a fitness freak and follows a strict diet and gym schedules to keep himself fit and healthy and to maintain his super good physique. His body type is rhomboid muscular. He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall and his body weight is around 77 Kg.

He has stylish black color hair and also has blistering brown color eyes. He has inked a tattoo of magician’s head on his right shoulder.


Nikhil Chinapa started his career with his debut appearance on the television screen in the TV reality show “MTV VJ Hunt” in 1999 as a participant and won the show. After that he worked as a host in many TV shows like “MTV Select” in 2000, “MTV Splitsvilla” from 2009 to 2014, “India’s Got Talent” in 2010, and many other popular TV reality shows.

He also appeared as a judge in many TV shows like Rock On, Fame X, MTV Mashups, and MTV Roadies in season 4,5, and 7 and appeared as a gang leader in season 13 in 2017. Apart from his television career Nikhil also made his appearance on the big screen with the movie “Snip!” in 2000.

After that, he made his appearance in many Bollywood movies like “Pyar Kiya Nahi Jata”, “Kudiyon Ka Hai Jamaana”, “42 Km”, and “Shaitan”. Along with this, he is also the co-founder of a music company “Submerge Music” with his wife Pearl and friend Hermit Sethi. This is one of the largest EDM companies in India which brings popular DJs to India like Hardwell, Tiesto, Zedd, Swedish House, and many more other popular DJs.

He also co-founded a music festival titled “Sunburn Music festival” along with her wife Pearl in 2007, but later on, he left the franchise due to some unknown reasons and conflicts. He also worked as a director in the “Asia’s Premium Music Festival” in 2013. Along with these profiles Nikhil also created some remix soundtracks like “Om Shanti Om”, “Shootout at Lokhandwala”, “Salaam Namaste”, and many other popular soundtracks.

He also works as a radio jockey, video jockey, and a television show presenter. He also hosted famous TV reality show “MTV Splitsvilla” in many seasons as a solo host as well as with co-host.

Facts and Information

  • In many interviews, he revealed his hobbies as he likes traveling, gyming, biking, and adventures. He has a deep love for music and hosts many commercial music festivals in India.
  • He also revealed that he is a huge cricket fan and his favorite cricketers are Rahul Dravid and KL Rahul. He is also a die-hard fan of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar.
  • He is also very active on social media and always posts his pictures and videos on his social media handles to keep in touch with his followers. He has over 2 million followers on his Twitter account and has over 614K followers on his Instagram account.
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