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June 29, 1981 |
Trivandrum, Kerala, India
|Years active||1991 - present|
Nischal was born to Chandra Mohan and Mani Mohan in Kuwait. He did most of his schooling in Kuwait until the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, at which point he came to Kerala and joined Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram. He was cast by music director M.G Radhakrishnan for the movie Ayitham. He went on to do "Kizhakkunarum Pakshi" with director Venu Nagavally and "Aham" with director Rajiv Nath..Nischal was cast to play the lead role for a TV series Chapalyam for which he received the Kerala State's Best Child Actor award. Nischal then was cast as a child in Jackpot. He followed this with a role as a sidekick in Gandharvam. At this point in time, director Fazil got him a role in Tamil movie titled Kilipechu Kelkava.Nischal has worked with K.G George for a lead role alongside Mammootty in the movie Elavankode Desham.In 1998, Nischal moved to the United States for his higher studies. He graduated with a Telecommunications degree in 2002.He went on to work as a consultant for a Wall Street investment bank. He started up the software company InfoSoft Solutions while in college and later Ambientwave Technologies.In 2004, Nischal was cast for the movie For the People and in 2006 he went on to perform in the sequel By the People.
Nishal got married to the famous malayalam actress Kavya Madhavan on 5 February 2009 at Kollur Mookambika Temple but shortly after filed for divorce.The couple got divorced in June 20 2011.He got married an IAS officer from Mavelikara on 13 May 2013.