In the heart of South Goa lies Kamona, the hometown of the extraordinary Akhil Ulhas Dessai. A maverick in his own right, Akhil defied the conventional path by dropping out of engineering college in pursuit of his true passion. In 2016, he took the plunge into the world of music, emerging as a dynamic rapper and lyricist on his YouTube channel, aptly named “Akhil Dessai.”
Akhil’s artistic journey hit its stride in 2016 to 2024 propelling him to the limelight with over 35,000 subscribers and a substantial viewership on YouTube. His lyrical finesse and melodic compositions soon captured the attention of the Bollywood industry, earning him a coveted role as a lyricist for an upcoming film.
Beyond penning successful lyrics, Akhil seamlessly transitions to composing soul-stirring songs and delivering captivating performances. His versatility recently earned him the title of Best YouTuber of the Year 2024 at the prestigious Digital India Icon Awards.The honor, presented by ABM and handed over by Pune Movie Director Mr. Amol Bhagat and Maharashtra Patrkar Sangh ke Honarable Mr. Krishna Deshmukh, National Award Winning Actor Mr. Hansraj Jagtapunderscores Akhil’s impact.
Akhil Dessai’s story is one of resilience, talent, and unwavering dedication, proving that sometimes, the unconventional path leads to extraordinary success. Keep an eye on this rising star as he continues to redefine the landscape of Indian music.