Who We Are

Discover Chai Town

Ajie Mathew
Class of 2018 - Tenor 2
Hometown: Mount Prospect, IL
Major: Information Technology
Favorite Artists: Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith
Favorite CT Songs: Amplifier, Birthday Cake, Bumpy Ride
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Standing outside the gates of the White House in Washington DC at 2am and yelling for the President to come out and watch us perform the next day.
Akhil Mallavarapu
Class of 2016 - Tenor 2
Hometown: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Major: Computer Science
Favorite Artists: Kanye, Steven Wilson, Sufjan Stevens, Ed Sheeran
Favorite CT Songs: Give Me Love/Amnesia, Amplifier, Bumpy Ride
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Spending the day touring the monuments in the nation's capital with the DC crew.
Anto Sagayaraj
Class of 2017 - Tenor 1
Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL
Major: Aerospace Engineering
Favorite Artists: Mumford and Sons, Justin Timberlake, Chai Town
Favorite CT Songs: Mann Mera, Amplifier, Birthday Cake
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Driving to St. Louis at 4 AM after a performance for another performance because, why not get there early and check out the zoo?
Anshuman Girdhar
Class of 2016 - Tenor 2
Hometown: New Delhi, India
Major: Computer Science
Favorite Artists: Madeon, Metallica, Justin Timberlake
Favorite CT Songs: Tujhe Bhula Diya, Dhadke Jiya, Mann Mera
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Meeting Jonita Gandhi in Toronto
Chirantan Neogy
Class of 2017 - Baritone
Hometown: Acton, MA
Major: Finance, Minor in CS
Favorite Artists: Coldplay, The Script, Udit Narayan, Aalok Gandhi
Favorite CT Songs: Mann Mera, Sajda/Tere Naina, Teri Justajoo/Maula Mere
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Staying up all night freshman year in Miami to watch the sunrise on the beach
Giri Sharma
Class of 2016 - Baritone
Hometown: Princeton, NJ
Major: Materials Science and Engineering, with a dual minor in Computer Science and Business
Favorite Artists: Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Ed Sheeran
Favorite CT Songs: Tum Hi Ho, Teri Justajoo/Maula Mere, Amplifier
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Filming the Give Me Love music video across the city of Toronto
Manan Shah
Class of 2018 - Tenor 1
Hometown: Oak Brook, IL
Major: Accounting, Philosophy Minor
Favorite Artists: Sam Smith, Drake, Enrique Iglesias
Favorite CT Songs: Jee Le Zara/Kabhi Jo Badal, Bumpy Ride/Turn Me On (Because who doesn’t like sexy songs)
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: When I have to drive from 3am to 8am to University of Connecticut, and everyone in the car passes out and I fall asleep while driving numerous times putting everyone’s life in danger. Not one of my favorite, but this was one of the most memorable.
Mason Qian
Class of 2018 - Bass
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Major: Chemistry
Favorite Artists: Porter Robinson, John Mayer, Knife Party, Coldplay
Favorite CT Songs: Give Me Love
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: DC trip
Milan Shah
Class of 2016 - Tenor 2
Hometown: Oak Brook, IL
Major: Accounting & Finance with Hoeft T&M Mino
Favorite Artists: Ed Sheeran, Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith
Favorite CT Songs: Give Me Love/Amnesia, Mann Mera, Mirrors
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Getting the entire State Theater in New Jersey to light up their phones and sing along with us.
Niranjan Jayanth
Class of 2017 - Baritone
Hometown: Buffalo Grove, IL
Major: Electrical Engineering
Favorite Artists: A.R. Rahman, Shankar Mahadevan, Arijit Singh
Favorite CT Songs: Teri Justajoo/Maula Mere, Give Me Love/Amnesia, Imma Put It On Her/Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai/Love In This Club
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: The whole Texas trip, including a crazy game of “Hail to the Governor” we played at the Lubbock airport.
Paarth Joshi
Class of 2017 - Baritone
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Major: Computer Science
Favorite Artists: Arijit Singh, Kanye West, Sonu Nigam
Favorite CT Songs: Mann Mera, Amplfier, Tum Hi Ho
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Hotel shenanigans and hitting the sauna at 4am in Toronto
Sergio Arroyo
Class of 2018 - Tenor 1
Hometown: St Charles, IL
Major: History, Minor in Secondary Education
Favorite Artists: Chance the Rapper, Manu Chao, Mana
Favorite CT Songs: Bumpy Ride
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: The entire D.C roadtrip. Especially when playing “contact” in the car and taking an awesome photo at the Lincoln memorial.
Shanay Thakkar
Class of 2018 - Bass
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Favorite Artists: Ed Sheeran, Hanz Zimmer, Beethoven
Favorite CT Songs: Amplifier, Birthday Cake, Bumpy Ride
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: Stripping down to our boxers, putting on towels as capes, and running down to the front desk of the hotel to talk to the manager to convince her to let us use the hot tub at 2am.
Shan Tulshi
Class of 2019 - Tenor 2
Hometown: Cupertino, CA
Major: Computer Science
Favorite Artists: Justin Timberlake, Pentatonix, Fun.
Favorite CT Songs: Give Me Love
Favorite CT Roadtrip moment: TBD