Nishadh is the son of eminent play-back singer Poornima (Sushama Shreshtha) and Harishchandra.
After having composed music for the film Ladies Tailor, he is currently working on the film Mr. Naamcheen and a Bengali film Shathee Amaar Bondhu Amaar.
He has also composed title track for the serial Jhansi Ki Rani whisch airs on Zee TV.
Nishadh is also amember of the band Bombay Stamp led by Shri. Taufiq Qureshi, son of late Ustad Allahrakha Khan Sahab. He is also the lead percussionist with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.