Kalengada Bhemaiah Chinapa better known by his stage names Nikhil Chinapa and VJ Nikhil is a video and radio jockey. Nikhil was born on 6th of June, 1973. His major projects have seen him presenting TV shows in the renowned channel of MTV India. He originally derives from the city of Bangalore, India. However, he has spent most of his childhood in Agra. Other than working on TV shows, Nikhil has also seen the highs in the music industry. Earlier, he was the Festival Director of the famous Sunburn Festival which is held in Goa, India.
Nikhil Chinapa is also known for appearing on a few movie titles like Shaitan and David. He made his Bollywood debut in the year 2000 in the movie Snip! along with famous celebrity Sophia Haque. Nikhil married fellow disk jockey DJ Pearl in the year 2006. He follows the Hindu religion. He comes from a defense background with his father being a retired paratrooper for India. Nikhil has hosted TV shows like MTV Splitsvilla 2 MTV Chillout (India) has made various appearances in MTV Roadies as well. Now, let us discuss is physical statistics, filmography, and much more.
Here are the physical statistics of Nikhil Chinapa.
- Height (in feet): 5 ft 9 inches
- Weight (in kg): 77 kg
- Age: 44
- Hair color: Black
- Eye color: Dark brown
- Zodiac sign: Gemini
- Body measurements: Chest:- 41”
Nikhil Chinapa has made appearances in 5 Indian movies so far. Here is the list of all of them.
- Snip! (2000)
- Pyaar Kiya Nahin Jaathan (2003)
- Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamaana (2006)
- Shaitan (2011)
- David (2013)
Role in the Music Industry
As previously mentioned, Nikhil Chinapa has worked in the music industry for a long time. In fact he was the senior Festival Director of the Sunburn Festival held in Goa, India before parting terms with the organization.
He currently runs a music company called Submerge Music which he founded in the year 2003 along with his associate Hermit Sethi and his wife DJ Pearl. His company aims at submerging the electronic dance music from around the world. The company is known to provide the Indian dance music supporters the joys by holding shows with various international star DJs from around the world.
Nikhil Chinapa’s career as a TV show host/video video jockey goes a long way back. He started off as a VJ for MTV India’s famous TV show “MTV Select”. Since then he has made appearances on various TV shows like Fame X in 2006, India’s Got Talent, MTV Roadies (season 4, 5 and 7) and making most of his TV appearances in the show MTV Splitsvilla.
Nikhil Chinapa comes from a defense family of Bangalore, India. He’s completed his primary and secondary studies from St. George’s College, Agra. Then, he shifted to Bangalore and completed his high school education and also got his bachelor’s degree there. Chinapa studied Bachelors of Architecture from the BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore.