Mridul Ghosh was born in Gruah, India, on 4 June 1988. When his father passed away, Mridul was left with all the responsibilities of the family. He then joined the Indian Air force. Whilst on active service in 2010, he was involved in an accident in which he injured his C5 and C6 vertebrae. After three years of treatment, he was discharged from the service in 2013. He now leads his life confined to a wheelchair with four paralysed limbs at the Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre in Pune.