Originally, from Sri Lankan origin, Nigel Rajaratnam is a music producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He has been playing instruments since 2010. He is a saxophonist, guitarist, pianist, melodica player, vocalist, and teetotaller. In 2008, he won a scholarship and went to study musical performance and production at the Northeastern University, Boston. After graduating in 2012, he came back to Mumbai. In 2009, he began to produce music alongside working as a motivator and marketing strategist for Diane Vaz Photography.
It was not until in 2009 that he stepped foot into the music industry. He began by working as a music arranger for
and arranged music for films, television, and background scoring. His musical journey began in 2010 when he joined an indie band, Dischordian as an instrumentalist. In 2011, he worked as a musician and comedic improviser for Improv Comedy Mumbai. In 2013, he founded a production company, Scream Biscuit Productions, with his friend,
. Nigel got his first Bollywood break in 2019. He worked as a Vocals arranger for a song, ‘Jahaan TuChala’ of the movie,
, along with
. From a boy who hated music in his childhood, Nigel Rajaratnam has come a long way. Beginning from a music composer, he is now a musician.