Sohail D is an Indian social media influencer and a former TikTok model. He gained popularity after appearing as a contestant in the MTV reality show Splitsvilla Season 14 (2022).Fascinated by acting since childhood, Sohail used to participate in various inter-school competitions. Sohail Shaikh’s teenage image with his brother.At the age 0f 21, Sohail started his career as a TikTok influencer; however, on 29 June 2020, TikTok was banned in India. Sohail Shaikh had more than 10 million followers on TikTok before the app was banned. In an interview, Sohail talked about the Chinese app TikTok and said, TikTok was my main source of earning. And yes I was upset, but the nation comes first. Fortunately, so many apps have come into the picture now, like MOJ, and I have four million followers on that. The Tribune India An Instagram story shared by Sohail Shaikh after he gained 10 million followers on TikTok.Besides being a social media influencer, Sohail D is a certified gym instructor and nutritionist. In 2020, Sohail Shaikh launched his gym and fitness centre, Sohail D Fitness Centre. During an interview, Sohail talked about his gym and said that opening a gym was one of his dream projects. He said, I have started Sohail, The Fitness Gym, which has been my dream for a while now. When I started going to the gym from that day, I had a dream to open mine, that dream came true this year finally.”.In an interview with a media house, Sohail Shaikh recalled his first collaboration with the singer Millind Gaba and revealed that he got nervous during the interaction. He quoted, I remember my first interaction with a celebrity clearly. I had to meet Milind Gabba. I was a bit nervous because it was my first time to but it went off really well. Then, I had a chance to shoot with Hrithik Roshan sir. I was very excited because I was getting to work with someone who I love watching on screen. He was very kind and listened to my concept and we shot. I felt so lucky that I was the one who got a chance to shoot alone with Hrithik sir. The rest of the influencers there made a video in a group with him.”.In 2022, he made his television debut with the MTV reality show Splitsvilla Season 14.Sohail Shaikh, during an interview in 2020, expressed his interest in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. According to Sohail, he was supposed to sign a film in 2020; however, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, he had to drop his plan. Sohail said, I want to work both in TV and films. I was about to sign a film, but because of the Covid situation I couldn’t sign it. Maybe when the pandemic situation gets better I will sign it.”.