Pandit Nikhil Ranjan Banerjee (14 October 1931 – 27 January 1986) was an Indian classical sitarist of the Maihar Gharana. A student of the legendary Baba Allauddin Khan, Pandit Nikhil Banerjee was known for his technical virtuosity and clinical execution. Along with Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Vilayat Khan, he emerged as one of the leading exponents of the sitar. He was a recipient of the Indian civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan.
Nikhil (Sanskrit: निखिल) is a male name of Sanskrit origin. It is predominantly found in India, Nepal and the diaspora of these countries. The word means "complete" or "entire", or "Last one".
Nikhil Anand ( Hindi:निखिल आनंद) is an Indian -born beauty pageant entrepreneur and the president of Glamanand Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. He has taken over the Miss Earth and Miss International franchises, among others. In 2017, Nikhil acquired Miss Multinational pageant which will have its inaugural edition in New Delhi in December 2017.