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

Palash Muchhal

Palash Muchhal is an Indian director, music composer, and film score composer who mainly works in the Hindi film industry. He hit the headlines in 2023 after some reports stated that he was in a relationship with the Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana.


Palash R. Muchhal was born on Monday, 22 May 1995 (age 28 years; as of 2023) in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He pursued a bachelor of commerce degree at a college in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. His family moved to Mumbai in 2006 to support both his and his sister’s musical dreams.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 1″

Weight (approx.): 70 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Palash Muchhal (full-size image)

Family & Caste

Palash Muchhal belongs to a Marwari family. [1]Palak Muchhal – Facebook

Parents & Siblings

His father, Rajkumar Muchhal, was an accountant. His mother, Amita Muchhal, is a homemaker. His sister, Palak Muchhal, is a singer and lyricist.

Palash Muchhal with his family

Palash Muchhal with his family


He is not married.


Palash Muchhal is reportedly in a relationship with the Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana. For the past four years, he has reportedly been in a relationship with Smriti Mandhana, and they often share pictures of each other on social media. On 18 July 2023, Palash Muchhal surprised Smriti on her 27th birthday in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where she was playing in an ODI series against Bangladesh Women; Palash flew to Dhaka from Mumbai to surprise Smriti. After a picture of them went viral, it led to speculations about their relationship status. According to some reports, the tattoo on his left arm refers to the initials of Smriti Mandhana and her jersey number, 18.

Palash Muchhal and Smriti Mandhana

Palash Muchhal and Smriti Mandhana




He appeared in a few advertisement commercials before his debut as a Bollywood actor. It was during this time that the Indian director Ashutosh Gowariker noticed him and decided to cast him in his upcoming film. Reportedly, Gowariker was charmed by the composer’s curly hair. Palash made his acting debut in Ashutosh Gowariker’s Indian Hindi-language historical action-adventure film titled “Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey.” The film, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles, was released on 3 December 2010. Palash played the character of Subodh Roy.

A still of Palash Muchhal and Abhishek Bachchan from the Hindi-language film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey

A still of Palash Muchhal and Abhishek Bachchan from the Hindi-language film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey

Music Composer

Some reports suggested that the Indian actor and producer Harman Baweja first met Palash at the premiere of the movie “Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey,” and after the premiere, Baweja took the chance to listen to some of Palash’s songs and later introduced him to Shilpa Shetty Kundra. Shilpa Shetty Kundra was impressed when she heard Palash’s songs. As a result, she offered him an opportunity to work in the film “Dishkiyaoon,” which she produced. In 2014, when he was 18 years old, he made his debut as a composer. In an interview, Palash shared a touching story about his song ‘Tu Hi Hai Aashiqui’ from Dishkiyaoon. His sister sang for him in Dishkiyaoon and described it as an incredibly touching experience for both him and his family. Furthermore, the song received numerous compliments from fans not only in India but also in Pakistan, the US, and Dubai.

Palash Muchhal at his studio

Palash Muchhal at his studio

Palash’s song ‘Party Toh Banti Hai’ was included in Bhushan Kumar’s film Bhootnath Returns. While he was asked about his experience working in the film, Palash mentioned that The Meet Brothers were already working on the project and supported him throughout, making the collaboration a fantastic experience. He also shared how his excitement soared when Amitabh Bachchan himself danced to his tunes. 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 worked on the music for a video called “Tu Jo Kahe,” which featured Parth Samthaan and Anmol Malik.


The Indian Hindi-language drama film “Ardh” was written and directed by Palash Muchhal. This film starred famous actors Rajpal Yadav and Rubina Dilaik. On 10 June 2022, the film premiered on ZEE5. Palash’s work as a debut director was widely recognized, and he was honoured with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award for Best Debut Direction.

A photograph of Palash Muchhal from the shooting location of the Hindi-language film Ardh

A photograph of Palash Muchhal from the shooting location of the Hindi-language film Ardh


Altercation During An Event

Palash Muchhal was booked by the Uttar Pradesh Police on 2 March 2018 for misbehaving with someone from the organising committee during the Taj Mahotsava event in Agra. Sudhir Narain, a member of the committee, complained that during Palak Muchhal’s performance on 27 February 2018 at the event, Palash got into a big argument with him. Palash accused the committee of treating his mother poorly. According to Sudhir Narain, he was slapped and threatened by Palash during the incident. The FIR was registered under sections 323, 504, 506, 332, and 427 of the Indian Penal Code.

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • 2014: Golden Book of World Records – Youngest professional music composer
  • 2022: Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award for Best Debut Direction (Ardh)


  • He got the word ‘Believe’ inked on his right arm.

    Palash Muchhal's right hand tattoo

    Palash Muchhal’s tattoo

  • He got ‘SM18’ inked on his left arm.

    Palash Muchhal's left hand tattoo

    Palash Muchhal’s left-hand tattoo

Car Collection

He owns a Mahindra Thar.

Palash Muchhal with his Mahindra Thar

Palash Muchhal with his Mahindra Thar


  • He is known for arranging many stage shows in India and other countries to collect funds and help children in need, especially those with heart diseases. Since 2000, Palak and her brother have been travelling extensively across India and other nations for their charity shows named “Dil Se Dil Tak” in Hindi and “Save Little Hearts” in English. It has been reported that until October 2020, Palak Muchhal and her brother saved the lives of 2,200 children through their charitable work.

    A childhood photograph of Palash Muchhal and his sister performing at a function

    A childhood photograph of Palash Muchhal and his sister performing at a function

  • As per some reports, Bollywood director Gowariker once said to Palash’s mother that he thought her son would become an actor in the future. Nevertheless, she firmly believed that her son would stay committed to music. As fate would have it, her judgment turned out to be true.
  • Palash composed the song ‘Party Toh Banti Hai’ to promote a gym product. Coincidentally, the gym owner lived in the same building as Bhushan Kumar. When the gym owner played the song for Bhushan Kumar, he loved it so much that he called and asked for the song to be used in the film Bhootnath Returns.
  • In an interview, he talked about his experiences working with singers like Arijit Singh, Mika Singh, and Javed Ali, who treated him respectfully during song recording sessions, even calling him ‘sir.’
  • Palash has an impressive talent for playing approximately 10 musical instruments. These include the guitar, piano, drums, pianika, harmonica, tabla, dholak, congo, bongo, flute, and violin. Out of all these instruments, he finds playing the guitar especially enjoyable.

    Palash Muchhal during a performance

    Palash Muchhal during a performance

  • In an interview about his career, he revealed that his love for music began at four years old. He mentioned that his sister, Palak Muchhal, who is a singer, performed in London once and brought back gifts and chocolates for him. This inspired him to think that he could also receive such treats if he sang like her. As a result, Palash joined Kalyanji-Anandji’s Little Stars group, where Anandji Shah became his mentor. This gave him the chance to be involved in Anandji Shah’s global music projects.
  • He follows a vegetarian diet.

    A screenshot of Palash Muchhal's Instagram story

    A screenshot of Palash Muchhal’s Instagram story

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