Chirag Batliwalla is an Indian navigator and sailor who works as the first officer at Cordelia Cruises. He is also a drone pilot. He is known for being the fiancé of the Indian television actress Krishna Mukherjee.
Chirag Rumi Batliwalla was born in 1990 (age 32 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai. After completing his schooling, he enrolled himself at the Vishwakarma Maritime Institute, Pune, to pursue a Bachelor of Science in BS Nautical Science and Maritime Studies (2011- 2012).
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Chirag Batliwalla’s mother’s name is Delna Batliwalla.
Chirag Batliwalla with his mother
On 8 September 2020, Chirag exchanged rings with the Indian actress and his girlfriend Krishna Mukherjee after dating her for around a year. The destination engagement was set up in Manali in a Navy style. While Krishna Mukherjee wore a stunning off-shoulder white gown, Chirag opted for his Navy uniform for the occasion.
Chirag Batliwalla’s engagement picture
During an interview, while sharing her feelings about her engagement with Chirag, Krishna Mukherjee said,
I’ll be Mrs. next year but yes, it feels great to be with someone forever who’s so loving, caring and funny. Me, my sister and friends did all the preparation and planning but mostly they were taking care of everything and I was just approving them. There are so many surprises for me and my fiance.”
In the same interview, Krishna shared that she had manifested her dream of getting engaged in the hills.
Chirag Batliwalla and Krishna Mukherjee during their engagement in Manali
Chirag Batliwalla belongs to a family of sailors. His great-grandfather was the first Indian Master during the British era (in the late ’80s). His grandfather was a chief engineer in the early ’90s.
Chirag Batliwalla’s Great Grandfather
Chirag Batliwalla’s Grandfather
Chirag Batliwalla met Krishna Mukherjee for the first time through a mutual friend in 2021. They instantly fell in love with each other and started dating.
Chirag Batliwalla with Krishna Mukherjee
During an interview, talking about how she met Chirag, Krishna Mukherjee said,
We met through mutual friends in December last year and clicked instantly. He is not a part of this industry; he is in the Merchant Navy. I met him for the first time when he was in his uniform and was immediately attracted to him. He isn’t used to my profession, so I am not sharing his name because he is a private person.”
Their friends fondly refer to them as KrishRag.
Chirag started working as a sailor (Second Officer) at Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement in August 2013. He worked there till March 2020 and subsequently, resigned from the position.
Chirag Batliwalla in a Marine Engine Room
Thereafter, he joined Cordelia Cruises as the Second Officer. After a while, he was promoted to the position of first officer.
Chirag Batliwalla at his work station
- Chirag loves listening to music, playing the guitar, and playing football in his leisure time.
- An Adrenaline Junkie, Chirag loves doing activities like sky diving and cliff jumping.
- Chirag is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog.
Chirag Batliwalla’s Instagram post about his pet dog
- He is often spotted consuming alcohol on various occasions.
Chirag Batliwalla’s Instagram Post